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JANET RENO'S "GLOBAL CARTEL PROTECTION COMMITTEE"

Monday, December 15, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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From phone companies to the media giants, from banks to software, whole industries are being merged, contracted, conglomeratized and globalized in such a way that is destorying real competition, leaving us consumers and our communities... [read more]

CONDO A MONDO

Friday, December 12, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Realtors say that the three most important factors in selling property are: location, location and location.

Well here's a condominium deal that you might want to get into. This... [read more]

PRAYING FOR NIKE'S SOUL

Thursday, December 11, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another "Gooberhead Award" [Beanicap Breakdown] . . . extended by Hightower Radio to pompous pontificators who've got their tongues racing . . . but can't seem to get their brains in gear.

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THE PENTAGON'S "OPERATION MONGOOSE"

Wednesday, December 10, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Just when you think the federal government doesn't have a sense of humor, along come those wild and wacky guys at the Pentagon [woo-woo, woo-woo] clowning it up and making you laugh . . .... [read more]

REAL CAMPAIGN REFORM

Tuesday, December 9, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Let's get real here: Campaign finance reform ain't gonna happen. Not if you're waiting on Congress and the White House to bring it to you.

Asking Washington to deliver this... [read more]

NO BAILOUT OF ASIAN SPECULATORS

Monday, December 8, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Heeere they come again, lining-up for a handout.

Not down-and-out panhandlers . . . but fat-cat speculators. These are real bums, and instead of asking for a little spare change,... [read more]

IT'S A NEIMAN MARCUS WORLD

Friday, December 5, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Well Ho-Ho-Ho and Jingle All the Way -- I've gotten my holiday shopping done, thanks to the Neiman Marcus Christmas catalog.

Wondering how to find something for your mom that's a... [read more]

CONSUMER DECEPTIONS: COLLEGES AND CARS

Thursday, December 4, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another trip [space music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, Spaceship Hightower takes you to the Galaxy of Deceptions -- a place filled with come-ons,... [read more]

THE MIDDLE-CLASS IMPLOSION

Wednesday, December 3, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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One day, one newspaper, one page.

The day is Nov. 12th, the papers is the New York Times, the page is C4 . . .[newspaper rustling] and the issue is jobs.... [read more]

TAXPAYERS TRAIN TELEMARKETERS

Tuesday, December 2, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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In a suggestion box at one of our national forests, someone who's clearly not much of a nature lover left this comment: "Too many bugs. Please spray the wilderness to get rid of... [read more]

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