Jim Hightower

01/23/2015 - 2:29am

    Until recent years, marijuana prohibitionists have been able to intimidate most reform-minded politicians by simply threatening to brand them as “soft on drugs.”

    But finally, thanks to determined activists and broad support from the...

01/15/2015 - 4:16am

    Growing up in Texas, I learned that God and guns were important, but football — well, football was the real religion.

    So I can understand the hyperbolic exuberance of a radio hypester in...

01/08/2015 - 7:20pm

    Congress, which had been so tied up in a partisan knot by right-wing extremists that it became unable to move, suddenly sprang loose at the end of the year. Before heading home for the holidays, it put on a phenomenal show of acrobatic lawmaking....

12/24/2014 - 4:06pm

    As the weather turns colder in this month of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the Winter Solstice, our hearts grow warmer and our thoughts turn to kindness and goodwill toward all.

    Unless, of...

12/18/2014 - 4:11am

    An old bumper sticker offered a stinging response to the Bush-Cheney regime’s enthusiasm for waterboarding: “Impeach Bush,” it urged. “Torture Cheney.”

    Bush and...

12/11/2014 - 4:02pm

    Only a few months ago, President Barack Obama announced the good news that our combat role in Afghanistan — the longest war in U.S. history — would finally end by New Year’s Day.

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