Agnew s Capitol Bust

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/15/95 Bookmark and Share

Have you ever been to our nation's Capitol building? Ahh, the majesty of that edifice [Panoramic, patriotic music].

The panoramic sweep of America's glorious history is chronicled inside as you walk among the statues and busts of such patriotic giants... [read more]


Preserving Congress Pay and Perks

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/14/95 Bookmark and Share

I went into the men's room at the airport and there above the Hot-Air dryer was some graffiti saying : "Press button for a message from your Congressperson" [Hot air dryer].

Well, our lawmakers have been huffing-and-puffing for weeks in Washington,... [read more]


Phil Gramm: Wagon Rider

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/13/95 Bookmark and Share

Look out America -- here he comes: ["The Gramm Strut"] "Dollar Bill Phil" Gramm, the money-grubbing Texas senator who desperately wants to be President.

Phil's central campaign strategy is to position himself as the Republican candidate who'll be the most generous... [read more]


Full - Body Scanners

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/9/95 Bookmark and Share

OK, that's it, I'm fed-up-to-here with the technological invasion of our privacy!

Fed-up to where? Well, exactly! Now they'll be able to see "where," in living detail, if this... [read more]


America: Land of Liberty?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/8/95 Bookmark and Share

Here's a story you'd think could happen in China or another totalitarian regime . . . but not in America, not in the "sweet land of liberty." But it did.

It happened just last year to James Garcia and... [read more]


Phil Porno-Gramm

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/7/95 Bookmark and Share

Oh, Phil . . . you randy scamp you!

Sen. Phil Gramm I mean -- the Presidential pretender who's been carefully courting the extreme religious right-wing in his campaign, posing as a 100%-pure, family-values-first, Pat Robertson kind of Republican.

But -- whoops... [read more]