The Newt s Ugly Side

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/7/94 Bookmark and Share

They say the higher up the ladder the monkey climbs . . . the more you see of its ugly side.

Well, check-out Newt Gingrich, incoming speaker of the US House of Representatives. He's scrambled up to the top of... [read more]

The Economy And The Elections

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/6/94 Bookmark and Share

Two things not long for this world: dogs that chase cars [Bark-bark, bark-bark-bark] . . . and politicians who lie to the people .

This is why Bill Clinton is in such political trouble -- he continues to bow to Wall... [read more]

The Republicans Term Limit Promise

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/5/94 Bookmark and Share

"I don't make jokes," said Will Rogers ---"I just watch the congress and report the facts."

And now that we have a whole new tent-full of Republican clowns to run the congress {Honk-Honk, zeeeeeee, "Bonk" and other "clown sounds"} - -... [read more]

Boo of the Month: Junk Mailers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/2/94 Bookmark and Share

No. no! Don't open that closet -- that's where we store the junk mail [things crashing out of closet] . . . aaaiiieeeee, too late.

Is your house covered up with special offers, catalogues, fliers, ([echo] you-may-already-be-a-winner) promos and other come-ons... [read more]

Trade with Indonesia: Hugging a Grizzly

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/1/94 Bookmark and Share

There's a saying from the Old West: "Never drop your gun to hug a grizzly [bear growling].

But in the Far East today, that's exactly what America's foreign-trade policy has come down to. In dealing with brutally-repressive Asian regimes,... [read more]

The Republicans Real Agenda: Money

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 11/30/94 Bookmark and Share

So there they are, Mr. and Ms. America, your new "Agent of Change" in Washington [short fanfare]: The brand-spanking new, 100-percent pure naugahide, right-wing Ree-publican Congress [one hand clapping].

Yeah, well, they are the same old crew that's been part and... [read more]