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Wild rice actually is not rice. It's an oat.
Likewise, not every Washington watchdog group is a watchdog -- some are actually lapdogs. This certainly is the case with... [read more]
Corporate lobbyists in Washington aren't called cockroaches for nothing -- they swarm in the dark, jump on anything that hits the floor and consider nothing too low for them to do.
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Oh joy! The Pentagon has come-up with a brand-new way to spend $2 Billion more of our tax funds.
Yes, the people who brought you the $1,600 hammer and the... [read more]
Let's go to the sports desk [Sports Theme] . . . for Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports."
Today's feature: the shame of drug addiction in American... [read more]
Hey fellows, what do you have in common with eagles and alligators, fleas and whales?
Messed-up sexuality, that's what.
Thanks to a family of man-made, industrial chemicals... [read more]
Long live Henry B. Gonzalez, the populist Congressman who is a thorn-in-the-side and a royal pain-in-the-behind to the feudal lords who rule America's money system. I mean the Federal Reserve Banks -- a Frankenstein-of-a-system... [read more]
Have you killed a nun lately? Or assassinated a political leader? Or tortured anyone?
Of course not. But it is done often in your name, and with your... [read more]
War is hell, they say . . . but peacetime isn't exactly heavenly either -- not for a lot of war veterans.
Consider the 60,000-plus vets of 1991's "Desert Storm" operation.... [read more]
Time for another trip [Far-out space music] . . . into the "Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise."
Today, Spaceship Hightower takes you into the boundless world of Tourism .... [read more]
I've got the Chat & Chew Cafe chorus with me today to send-out our cheers [Chorus: "Hip, Hip, Hooray"] to a scrappy little paper that has dared to tell the truth . . .... [read more]