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AARON AND CANDY SPELLING

Friday, April 18, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Hightower Radio proudly presents another chapter of [Donna Reed TV show theme music] "Lifestyles of the Rich and Cranky."

Today's visit takes us into the posh neighborhood of Holmby Hills in... [read more]

CHRISTIE WHITMAN'S "MAGIC"

Thursday, April 17, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Christie Whitman is a first-rate magician. You won't catch her act on stage, screen or television, but you can find her in Trenton, state capitol of New Jersey.

Christine Todd... [read more]

LAS VEGAS POLICE CRACK-DOWN ON NINE-YEAR OLD

Wednesday, April 16, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Police power has a way of encroaching on our liberties little bit by little bit.

For example, here's a little story about little Jeremy Anderson in Las Vegas. He and a... [read more]

THE TAX BURDEN

Tuesday, April 15, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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It's Tax Day [moan, scream] . . . time to pony-up for Uncle Sam.

Why do we have to pay so much? A couple of reasons. Start with the... [read more]

CLINTON'S CHINA POLICY

Monday, April 14, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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If you think the Chinese are inscrutable [Chinese music] . . . try the Clinton Administration's China policy.

It's based on ignoring the brutal human-rights crimes of that country's rulers in... [read more]

OLD LEVIS NEVER DIE

Friday, April 11, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Somewhere in Manhattan, an attorney heads for the airport in a limousine. Not only does he keep his briefcase with him at all times, but he has it handcuffed to his wrist.

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GERBER FEEDS LIES TO CONSUMERS

Thursday, April 10, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time again to take a journey [Far-out space music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today spaceship Hightower takes you deep into the convoluted claims of product advertising... [read more]

"THE SHUSTERS"

Wednesday, April 9, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Now for another edition of, [Soap Opera Theme] "The Shusters," an ongoing soap opera about power, and money on Capitol Hill.

Little Bobbie Shuster wanted to be in Congress, like his... [read more]

WHY PEOPLE HATE BANKS

Tuesday, April 8, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You want to know why people hate banks? It's because banks hate people.

Some years ago when I took out a mortgage from Franklin Savings to buy my little house... [read more]

GREENSPAN THE VOODOO MAN

Monday, April 7, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Alan Greenspan is at it again [Voodoo Music]. He's the Voodoo Doctor of our national economy . . . only he's scarier and far more dangerous than real voodoo doctors.

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