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TV NETWORKS COVER-UP CAMPAIGN CORRUPTION

Wednesday, April 2, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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One group that has been suspiciously quiet about the national scandal of corporate money polluting America's politics is the very group that usually loves a juicy scandal: TV networks.

While... [read more]

A FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP

Tuesday, April 1, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Commonsense is a stranger among America's economic leaders.

Wall Street celebrates everytime the workaday majority in our country gets socked. Newt Gingrich says the power of working families to organize into... [read more]

LEGALISTIC LIES

Monday, March 31, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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There's an old cowboy saying: Tell the truth, but ride a fast horse.

The truth is that more and more of our national political leaders are incapable of telling the... [read more]

WALL STREET SHORT-CUTS

Friday, March 28, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Those at the very tippy-top of our economic pyramid are making money faster than a hog eats supper.

I recently reported to you, for example, that the top 200 partners at... [read more]

THE 30-HOUR WORKWEEK

Thursday, March 27, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Hey, you're working too hard! Yeah you . . . and you.

I know, the Powers That Be say we've got to have a strong work ethic, that we are... [read more]

GOOBERHEAD: AL DUNLAP

Wednesday, March 26, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for Hightower Radio's "Gooberhead" Award [Beanicap Breakdown] . . . presented periodically to those whose tongues do not seem to be connected in any way to their brains.

Today's awardee:... [read more]

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

Tuesday, March 25, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Oh Splendid! Our stalwart members of Congress, in a show of breathtaking political opportunism, have come-out four square for the Ten Commandments.

This heroic stand comes in response to a... [read more]

DAN BURTON GOES GOLFING

Monday, March 24, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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AT&T and Rep. Dan Burton have given a whole new meaning to the term "golf green."

The phone giant is the sponsor of the annual Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament. This... [read more]

THE TRUE HORRORS OF CLONING

Friday, March 21, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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[Reverb] This is JH0137. I am the clone of Jim Hightower. There are hundreds of us, and we are taking-over the air waves.

Science fiction is now passe', nowhere... [read more]

CLEAN RUGS

Thursday, March 20, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Few furnishings can beautify a home as much as one of those hand-knotted, traditional carpets from India, Nepal or Pakistan. They are durable too, and generations of little tykes first learn to crawl, then... [read more]

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