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"EBONICS" AND BILINGUAL EDUCATION

Friday, January 24, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Big Bruhaha in Oakland, California! School officials there recently claimed that the street lingo spoken by young African-Americans in this city amounts to a separate language they call "Ebonics". As such, these officials... [read more]

THE CORPORATE CHARTER

Thursday, January 23, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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"I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country . . . Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in... [read more]

THE SPORTING NEWS 100

Wednesday, January 22, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time now for [sports theme music] Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports."

Today's feature: America's sport's powerhouses. No, I don't mean such teams as the Yankees,... [read more]

CLINTON'S COFFEE KLATCHES

Tuesday, January 21, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Welcome to the hot & happening new coffee shop, on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. [cafe sounds].

It's called The White House, and it's the in place to be, especially for... [read more]

WORKPLACE STATISTICS

Monday, January 20, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Let me call-out a few names to you [undertone of a church bell tolling] : Tom Fishback of Turtle Lake, Wisconsin; Danny Gilchrist of Eddy County, New Mexico; Dereck Bridges of northwestern Alabama; Anthony... [read more]

HAIR OF THE DOG

Friday, January 17, 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.

Spaceship Hightower takes you today on a journey to the outer fringes of: ... [read more]

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Thursday, January 16, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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The dapper sophisticate, Fred Astaire, once noted: "The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any."

Same thing for kids these days who are told they must... [read more]

LUXURY GOODS ARE HOT!

Wednesday, January 15, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Hey, who says the economy isn't booming? Maybe not in your neighborhood, but in the exclusive enclaves of the privileged, conspicuous consumption is in again!

Want a purse by Herm‚s?... [read more]

THE WHITE HOUSE B&B

Tuesday, January 14, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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From Hightower Radio's "Travel Desk", I am delighted to report that there is a fabulous Bed & Breakfast in Washington, D.C., that you might consider on your next vacation.

It's an... [read more]

DOLE & CLINTON: FREQUENT FLIERS

Monday, January 13, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Fasten your seatbelts, please [jet taking off] . . . you are being taken for a ride, courtesy of both Bob Dole and Bill Clinton.

The Center for Public Integrity --... [read more]

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