MBNA's "MAGIC" CAMPAIGN DONATIONS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/1/96 Bookmark and Share

As magicians demonstrate to us all the time, the hand is quicker than the eye.

It's this same "magical" principle that lets corporations play tricks with our campaign finance laws. ... [read more]


CORPORATE MANAGERS GO "NEW AGE"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/31/96 Bookmark and Share

The lights are dimmed, the room is silent [New Age Music underneath] except for the ethereal strains of New Age music in the background to set the mood. Then the "Visioning Guru" urges her... [read more]


THE MAINE CLEAN ELECTIONS ACT

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/30/96 Bookmark and Share

There is a Spanish saying: "Poderoso caballero es Don Dinero" -- Mr. Money is a powerful gentleman."

Nowhere is this more evident than in American politics, where the two-party system... [read more]


MR. PORK BECOMES MR. CHAIRMAN

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/29/96 Bookmark and Share

You don't have to be bent over double with intellect to know that it's a bad idea to put a dog in charge of guarding the meat counter.

But here come... [read more]


SPORTS: REEBOK AND THE U OF WISCONSIN

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/26/96 Bookmark and Share

Time for [Sports Theme] Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide WILD World of Sports!"

Today's feature: Not the players, not the owners, not the fans . . . but what is... [read more]


MITCH McCONNELL'S SPONSORS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/25/96 Bookmark and Share

What do Philip Morris, General Motors, Chase Manhattan bank, Coca Cola, Lockheed-Martin, Exxon, Aetna insurance, Fruit of the Loom, Bristol-Meyers, Sizzler Steakhouses, AT&T, Delta Airlines and Harrah's gambling casinos have in common?

... [read more]