Tobacco Companies: Pushing a Cancer-Causing Addictive Drug

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/26/94 Bookmark and Share

These tobacco companies are something else, aren't they?

For years they've tried to deny that smoking has anything to do with 100,000 folks a year gasping to death with lung cancer, even though practically every scientist not drawing a paycheck from... [read more]

Helping Terminally Ill Patients Die With Dignity

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/25/94 Bookmark and Share

Woody Allen spoke for a lot of us when he said, I'm not afraid of death. I just don't want to be there when it happens.

Well, who would today? Most Americans spend their final months in... [read more]

Doug Jones Average: Inflation Fears

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/24/94 Bookmark and Share

Well even the high and mighty Dow Jones Average has taken a little tumble.

For years, Wall Street's big investors have jacked up stock and bond prices to record levels, but this spring, the speculators have suddenly become as jumpy as... [read more]

It s About Time: One Week in Washington

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/23/94 Bookmark and Share

Time again for another titillating segment of Jim Hightower's [Echo] Well it's about time!

A report on small but positive advances in our world that make you wonder why it took the gooberheads in charge so long to get... [read more]

Eat Your Broccoli: Science Catches Up with Momma

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/20/94 Bookmark and Share

Isn't it wonderful that ever so slowly, tiny-step by tiny-step, modern science is gradually catching up with what your momma always told you?

First these white-smocked geniuses burst out of the lab to announce their amazing conclusion that -- hold the... [read more]

Top Corporate Bosses: Sharing the Pain

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/19/94 Bookmark and Share

I, for one, think there's been way too much whining by you working stiffs who are seeing your pay shrink and your jobs go south.

It's time for you people to realize that things are tough all over . . .... [read more]