Election Day

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/8/94 Bookmark and Share

OK, let's take this slowly so as not to panic anyone. It's national election day. You just part that curtain, step into the voting booth, and then, as caaaaalm as you can be . . . look at... [read more]


More Flim-Flam About Race and IQ

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/7/94 Bookmark and Share

[Carnival show music] Step right up, pay your money and take your chances, folks . . . come see "The Voo-Doo Men."

Well, if it's snake oil you want, Professors Charles Murray and Richard Herrnstein are your men -- two... [read more]


The Corporate Football League

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/28/94 Bookmark and Share

Professional golf has always struck me as the most corporate of big-time sports. Not only do most tournaments bear corporate names -- the Buick Westchester Classic, for example -- and not only do the pros cover themselves head-to-toe with... [read more]


Roadkill on the Information Superhighway

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/27/94 Bookmark and Share

High-tech is threatening to overwhelm us. A lady gave a ballpoint pen to her six-year-old son. He examined it for about a minute, then said: "OK, I give up. How do you turn it on?"

I'm doomed, old... [read more]


Prison Life Magazine: In Touch with the Inner Self

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/26/94 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower reporting to you from the New Frontiers of . . . Freeeeee . . . Enterprise.

Actually -- not so free in this case. Well, the enterprise is free, but the customers are not.

Joe Strahl, who managed the... [read more]


Pollution, Cancer and You

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/25/94 Bookmark and Share

Once when Yogi Berra bought a pizza, the waitress asked if he wanted it cut in four slices or eight. "Better make it four," Yogi said, "I don't think I can eat eight."

Well, no matter how we slice it,... [read more]