Recent Commentaries

GET A WHIFF OF THE M.A.I.

Thursday, January 8, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Heeeere they come again: that cabal of government ignorance and corporate arrogance that brought us NAFTA, GATT and the WTO.

This time, their arcane acronym is M.A.I. -- Multilateral Agreement... [read more]

DOCTORS REBEL AGAINST HMOS

Wednesday, January 7, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Don't tread on me! Live free or die! Give me liberty or give me death!

These are the battle cries not only of America's founders, but also of an... [read more]

USDA'S UNNATURAL "ORGANIC" LABEL

Tuesday, January 6, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Organic food has moved from the fringes of the food economy into the mainstream, with sales now reaching $3.5 billion a year and consumer demand outstripping supply.

A problem, though, is... [read more]

THE ECONOMIC EXPERTS SPEAK

Monday, January 5, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Here's what the World Almanac says about the economy: "The Market is following natural laws of economics and there is no reason why prosperity and the market should not continue for years at this... [read more]

MAKING GOLF MORE ELITIST

Friday, January 2, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Let's go to the Sports Desk [Sports theme] for Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports."

Today's feature: How to make professional golf more elitist! Despite being played... [read more]

BOSSES WHO SPY

Thursday, January 1, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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If you're worried that Big Brother is watching you . . . well, don't look now, because Big Daddy is watching, too.

It's not just government that has us under surveillance,... [read more]

A SURPRISE IN YOUR DINNER: "TRANSGENICS"

Wednesday, December 31, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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"What's for dinner?" is no longer the relevant question. "What's in dinner?" is a much more important question.

In addition to old-fashioned, cyclospora and salmonella, there are virulent, new, mutant... [read more]

THE PEOPLE'S ECONOMY

Tuesday, December 30, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Politicians use statistics like a drunk uses a lamp post -- not for light, but for support.

Hence Bill Clinton's recent gloating about job statistics, claiming that [quote] "America's economy is... [read more]

REBELLION AGAINST ATMS

Monday, December 29, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You people are revolting!

Revolting against America's banking establishment, that is.

As you know, our friendly bankers have been trying to shove us small depositors out of... [read more]

VERMONT'S ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

Friday, December 26, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Officials in Vermont are taking even more extreme measures than California to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into their state. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Vermont has dispatched marksmen to shoot... [read more]

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