Jim Hightower

  • Billionaire Bullies

    Not all bullies are in schoolyards these days—quite a few have graduated to the executive suites of Corporate America. Take Charles and David Koch, […] Full Story

  • EPA Revokes a Permit for Decapitating Mountains

    Wrap-up – The Brand New Texas Observer Rabble Rouser! The 10th annual Rabble Rouser Round-Up and Fat Cat Schmoozefest shook the halls of the […] Full Story

  • Another BP Outrage

    With the BP well capped and former CEO Tony Hayward exiled to Russia, perhaps you thought the BP horror story was coming to a […] Full Story

  • Big Tobacco’s Big Whine

    Do you hear that long, low, wheezing whine? That’s Big Tobacco, moaning that it’s being picked on by a new law passed this year […] Full Story

  • Online Voter Registration

    Ah, progress! I’m not exactly a model citizen for the technologically advanced, Internet-connected world we inhabit. For example, I don’t have a doorbell at […] Full Story

  • A Traitorous Assault on Our Democracy

    In opposing Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court nomination, Republican senators loudly denounced judicial activists who would use the bench to rewrite the founders’ intent and […] Full Story

  • The Gooberhead Sessions

    Time for another Gooberhead Award, presented periodically to those in the news who’ve got their tongues going 100 miles per hour, but forgot to […] Full Story

  • Of Friends and Fruit

    Some years ago, a young, sorta-hippyish couple knocked on my front door. They had noticed I had fig trees in the yard laden with […] Full Story