Recent Commentaries

THE FED'S EXTRAVAGANCE

Wednesday, October 16, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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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]

SOA'S INSTRUCTION MANUALS

Tuesday, October 15, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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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]

PENTAGON LIES ABOUT GULF WAR SYNDROME

Monday, October 14, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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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]

FREE-ENTERPRISE: THE JFK LIMO TOUR

Friday, October 11, 1996   |   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 into the boundless world of Tourism .... [read more]

CHEERS FOR A SCRAPPY LITTLE PAPER

Thursday, October 10, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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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]

GE WANTS YOU TO GO INTO DEBT

Wednesday, October 9, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Here in Austin, Texas, there's a band that calls itself "Two Nice Girls." It's a three-girl band.

Well it's easy to tell who's NOT nice in the world of credit-card... [read more]

CLINTON/DOLE TRADE ADVISORS

Monday, October 7, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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On a lot of issues, I look at Bill Clinton and Bob Dole and see almost no difference between them. One is Tweedledumb and the other is Tweedledumber.

Take trade... [read more]

TOTALLY DIRT CHEAP BEER

Friday, October 4, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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OK, Americans Attention! Here's an issue that truly hits us where we live. Here's a matter of national security that concerns me mightily and personally.

Beer prices. They are... [read more]

RECYCLING WORKS

Thursday, October 3, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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The New York Times, which immodestly claims on its masthead that it publishes [quote] "All the news that's fit to print," recently printed a curious diatribe called: "Recycling is Garbage."

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SHIPS JOBS ABROAD

Wednesday, October 2, 1996   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Uh-oh . . . here comes another case of "Trichotillomania." Trichotillomania is the uncontrollable desire to tear your hair out, and that's the feeling that came over me when I heard this story.

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