Companies Not Acting Right About The Family Leave Act

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/30/94 Bookmark and Share

A company Big Shot rushed up to an employee and shouted, I'll have your job for this! The worker looked him in the eye and said, Great, you deserve it.

It's interesting that those on the... [read more]


Tony Coelho: The Money Party

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/29/94 Bookmark and Share

It's been twenty years developing, but the merger is now complete.

The National Democratic Party -- hand-built by working stiffs to be the party of and for ordinary workaday families -- has now merged with Corporate America, those same Martini-sipping, Gucci-wearing,... [read more]


Common Ground Network for Life and Choice

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/26/94 Bookmark and Share

OK, fair warning: This is going to get a little touchie-feelie . . . and those of you who know me realize that I'd just as soon suck on dry ice as to get into a touchie-feelie discussion.

But, the venom,... [read more]


Congress OK s Blood Profits from China Trade

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/25/94 Bookmark and Share

Mark Twain wrote: Statesmanship is getting the formalities right, and neverminding about the moralities.

Well, the media virtually ignored it, but now both parties in Congress have joined Bill Clinton in neverminding about the moralities of America's... [read more]


The Fed: Those Wacky-Baccy Bankers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/24/94 Bookmark and Share

Oh goody, it's working!

The Federal Reserve -- that quasi-governmental board made up of wacky, pipesmoking bankers -- has been trying to slow down our economy this year by raising our interest rates. And it's working [cheers, fireworks]!

These bankers (whom... [read more]


Making Executions Fun

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/23/94 Bookmark and Share

If you're a sports fan, you had to be wowed by the Triple-Header pulled off by the State of Arkansas this month.

[Baseball crowd noise, w/organ building enthusiasm] It was a quick but dramatic game, beginning at 7 p.m. and... [read more]