Patience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy

Jim Hightower

The Koch brothers would love to replace majority rule with a new governing order that empowers the owner class. In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin … Read morePatience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy

How Low Can the Barons of High Finance Go on Student Debt?

Jim Hightower

Betsy DeVos should not be conspiring with fast-buck educational exploiters of student debt. Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, ideological know-nothingism, imperiousness and incompetence? Answer: Betsy DeVos. She is Donald Trump’s multi-billionaire … Read moreHow Low Can the Barons of High Finance Go on Student Debt?

Exposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat

Jim Hightower

As a lifelong con-man, our plutocrat president* reflexively uses an extra dose of bluster. Why does Donald Trump constantly preface his outlandish lies with such phrases as: “To be honest with you,” “To tell the … Read moreExposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat

A Corporate Supercell Spawning a Hailstorm of Special Interest Legislation

Jim Hightower

ALEC is sponsoring corrupt special interest bills across America Just days after last November’s election, jubilant members and top staffers of the notorious corporate front group, American Legislative Exchange Council, gathered for a celebratory lunch … Read moreA Corporate Supercell Spawning a Hailstorm of Special Interest Legislation

Wall Street Thieves Find New Ways to Steal from Us

Jim Hightower

Only a decade later, here come the Wall Street burglars again! The self-described “Geniuses of Wall Street” are being stupid. Again. In 2007, their stupid schemes and frauds crashed our economy, destroying middle-class jobs, wealth … Read moreWall Street Thieves Find New Ways to Steal from Us

Should We Entrust Our School Children to Corporate Profiteers?

Jim Hightower

DeVos and Trump would like to turn the public school system into a corporate mill. Where are Charlie and Dave, Mrs. Koch’s two mischievous boys? While the Koch brothers have stayed out of the national … Read moreShould We Entrust Our School Children to Corporate Profiteers?

White House Adds ‘Dignity and Morality Waivers’ to Ethics Waivers

White House Adds ‘Dignity and Morality Waivers’ to Ethics Waivers

Move will ‘supplement recent ethics waivers,’ providing relief for an ‘administration beleaguered by fake moral concerns,’ said Spicer. In a move George Orwell called “Me-ian” from the grave today via GoogleSeanceTM technology, the White House … Read moreWhite House Adds ‘Dignity and Morality Waivers’ to Ethics Waivers

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