Recent Commentaries

KICK THE P.L.A. OUT OF THE U.S.A.

Wednesday, July 23, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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In a cabal of Washington arrogance and Wall Street avarice, the will of the People was stiffed when special trade privileges were recently extended to China -- a move that will further exploit millions of... [read more]

DEAD MAN CALLS IN

Tuesday, July 22, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Richard Keyes III is one of those names that flash spectacularly across our media screens . . . then disappear.

He was involved in the quirky "Republic of Texas" movement that... [read more]

NEWT'S TAX-CUT HYPOCRISY

Monday, July 21, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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If hypocrisy was hydrogen, Newt Gingrich would be the Hindenberg.

He's been all over the TV talk shows lately, bragging about how the Big Tax Cut he rammed through the House... [read more]

E-GIFTS

Friday, July 18, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another trip [Far-Out Space Music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, Spaceship Hightower takes you deep, deep, deep into one of the stranger galaxies of... [read more]

MAD PIGS, TOO

Thursday, July 17, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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"Mad Cow" disease -- that's something that only attacks cows in England, right?

Not quite, Little Nellie Sunshine. In fact, an American version of this destroyer of animal brains appears... [read more]

CREATIVE CREDIT-CARD FEES

Wednesday, July 16, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Oh, dandy! Oh, swell! Oh, this is just peachy!

Some days you don't know whether to read the paper or . . . [thwack] just whack yourself over the... [read more]

OKLAHOMA POLICE SEIZE THE TIN DRUM

Tuesday, July 15, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Just before July 4th, control of Hong Kong was turned over by the British to the Chinese government, and there was much tongue clucking by American pundits and politicians about how this move might threaten... [read more]

ANDY YOUNG WHITEWASHES NIKE SWEATSHOPS

Monday, July 14, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time again to salute [Beanie Cap Breakdown] another of Hightower Radio's Gooberheads -- giving recognition to those who have their tongues running at full speed . . . but don't have their brains in gear.

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MAKING GOLF MORE ELITIST

Friday, July 11, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Let's go to the Sports Desk [Sports theme] for Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports."

Today's feature: How to make professional golf more elitist! Despite being played... [read more]

DON'T DUMP ON YUCCA MOUNTAIN

Thursday, July 10, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Have you noticed that when corporate lobbyists and our lawmakers get together in the Washington's back rooms we hear a great, big [smoooooch] wet smooching sound?

When they get to romancing... [read more]

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