Recent Commentaries

THE WHITE HOUSE HOT TUB

Friday, August 22, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Bill Clinton is in hot water . . . literally!

Thanks to Steve Hancock, head of a California company, a White House hot tub has been installed near the south lawn... [read more]

THE TRUE AMERICAN SPIRIT

Thursday, August 21, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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The great thing about America . . . is Americans -- you ordinary workaday folks who are the strength of our country, even when the Powers That Be are kicking you in the teeth.

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TIGER'S MORAL HYPOCRISY

Wednesday, August 20, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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"Beware of the tiger's smile," goes a saying in India.

Well, Nike Inc. is making a killing on the smile, talent and global popularity of one particular tiger -- Tiger Woods,... [read more]

ARMS SALES TO LATIN AMERICA

Tuesday, August 19, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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An ad for a car repair shop asked: "Why go elsewhere to be cheated? Come here first."

Well, we citizens and taxpayers are being cheated by a Clinton administration decision... [read more]

ATOMIC FALLOUT IN AMERICA

Monday, August 18, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Remember the classic, late-night ad that ran on cable TV, featuring an elderly woman sprawled on the floor, saying: "Help, I've fallen and I can't get up"?

Well, tragically, tens... [read more]

A&M TRADITION v. SKYBOXES

Friday, August 15, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time again for [Sports theme] Hightower Radio's "Wide Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports."

Today's feature: A football stadium that's going to the dogs.

Well, Kyle Field... [read more]

WTO ATTACKS MASSACHUSETTS

Thursday, August 14, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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When Bill Clinton and the congress teamed up to hang an albatross called the World Trade Organization around our necks, they scoffed at people like me who predicted that this secretive trade bureaucracy in Geneva... [read more]

TWO GOOBERS IN A POD

Wednesday, August 13, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time to present another of Hightower Radio's "Gooberhead Awards" [Beanie Cap Breakdown] -- given to those public figures whose tongues are going 80-miles-an-hour . . . without their minds ever getting in gear.

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THE CORPORATE BUDDY SYSTEM

Tuesday, August 12, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Down on your luck, Bucko? Been fired and finding it hard to get rehired anywhere? Trying to make ends meet in the Lean & Mean, Corporate Nineties with only a few weeks severance... [read more]

PORK FOR PENTAGON PIGS

Monday, August 11, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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[Military band music] The few. The proud. The hypocritical.

I speak not of the men and women of America's armed forces, but of the men and women of the... [read more]

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