November 16, 2011 RSS feed / Opinions

Bank of America: Thinking of you

By JIM HIGHTOWER

One way you can tell that a bank is in trouble is that it suddenly starts buying full-page ads in large daily newspapers across the country that tell us what great shape it’s in and what a fine job it’s doing for our communities.   More...

Defining poverty in the USA

The “poverty issue” opens a vast highway system of social and economic observations headed in every direction. Some say poverty is a national disgrace. Some say it’s the poor people’s own fault. More...

Tax and trade policy need to be integrated

Herman Cain and his catchy 9-9-9 plan for tax system simplification is attracting widespread attention lately. Not to be overshadowed, Rick Perry has joined the flat tax parade on the advice of Steve Forbes, a longtime flat tax advocate.  More...

Salome's Stars

ARIES ( March 21 to April 19) Keep those sharp Sheep eyes focused on a hazy situation. More...

Better cup-holders bring more happiness

“My cup runneth over,” says the Bible, expressing the joy of having more than enough. But these days, if you really want your cup to runneth above and beyond, what you needeth is more cup-holders.   More...

The true conservative scandal

Conservatives need to contemplate what the Rick Perry and Herman Cain stories say about the state of their movement and the health of their creed.   More...

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