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A CHRONOLOGY OF CAMPAIGN CORRUPTION

Tuesday, March 11, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Jim Hightower here [Dragnet theme] . . . Just the facts, Ma'am [Dragnet reprise]

Case number 014167A: "The Campaign Corruption Caper of Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd." Here's the story... [read more]

DISNEY IN HAITI

Monday, March 10, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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They say that ethics is Morality . . . divided by Profit. You don't need a PhD in Mathematics to know that this often results in negative ethics.

Take Walt... [read more]

THE ALCHEMY OF LOVE

Friday, March 7, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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It's a scary experience, but modern science is on top of the situation: Your heartbeat suddenly spikes-up to a furious pace, [computer beeps] electrical impulses sweep uncontrollably across your body, you are sweating, you... [read more]

ANTI-CHILD-LABOR AGITATORS SCORE A GOAL

Thursday, March 6, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Abraham Lincoln once said: "Good things might come to those who wait, but only the things that are left by those who hustle."

Thanks to the hustle of some mad-as-hell... [read more]

NAFTA II

Wednesday, March 5, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Some facts about the North American Free Trade Agreement. Before NAFTA was approved by congress three years ago, we had a trade surplus with Mexico of $1.7 Billion.

Today,... [read more]

WALL STREET'S BONUS BABIES

Tuesday, March 4, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Did you get your bonus yet?

They did on Wall Street. January to March is bonus-paying season for the speculators and hustlers who pull-off the slick deals at Goldman Sachs,... [read more]

BOSKIN LIES

Monday, March 3, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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They say that the art of statistics involves drawing a mathmatically straight line from a wrong assumption to a foregone conclusion.

Meet Mr. Michael J. Boskin, who is drawing a straight... [read more]

THE END OF THE UNIVERSE

Friday, February 28, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Let's take a long-distance journey today ["Twilight Zone" theme]. . . into the way out future . . . indeed, so far into the future that we will see the end of the world as... [read more]

RAISING HEMP

Thursday, February 27, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You can eat it, for it has great cooking versatility and even more nutritional value than soybean foods. Doctors use its oil to boost your immune system and fight heart problems. You can... [read more]

JOB BALONEY

Wednesday, February 26, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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New figures are out on the job situation in America, and -- wow -- everyone from the White House to Wall Street is absolutely thrilled with the good news.

"Pinch me,"... [read more]

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