Jim Hightower

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 Cheney escaped unscathed. The Senate has just released...

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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12/04/2014 - 2:57pm

    Most Americans — from the Obama family in the White House to my little family in Texas — will get a much-deserved break from work on Thanksgiving Day. But millions of others won’t.

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11/27/2014 - 7:01pm

    Reflecting on World War I, California Senator Hiram Johnson famously said: “The first casualty when war comes is truth.”

    Actually, in America’s recent wars, officials have...

11/20/2014 - 2:40pm

    The demigods of Silicon Valley like to present themselves as miracle workers, able to create electronic wonders (and wondrous profits) from nothing but their vaunted imaginations and entrepreneurial prowess.

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11/13/2014 - 3:53pm

    I have breaking news from the frontlines of the war.

    No, not the new war in Iraq. That really is Iraq War III for us — our nation’s third trip there in just 25 years. Maybe the third...

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