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GOLF: THE DANGEROUS GAME

Friday, September 26, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time again for [Sports theme] Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports."

Today's feature: Golf -- the Dangerous Game! Yes, golf, that genteel and leisurely exercise of... [read more]

THE COMPUTER-PRYING CLOWNS

Thursday, September 25, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Remember the circus act in which a tiny car driven by a clown would come scooting out into center ring and stop, then the driver would tumble out of the car, followed by another clown,... [read more]

A NEW DAY DAWNING

Wednesday, September 24, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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According to the Powers That Be, we're living in America's economic glory years! The Dow Jones Average is up 174 percent since 1990, the paychecks of top corporate executives are up 250 percent, and... [read more]

DON'T LET THE B-2 GET WET

Tuesday, September 23, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Would you buy a suit that you can't wear in the rain? Or a car that you have to keep in the garage when the weather gets warm? How about a house that... [read more]

HOW TO FIND OIL IN WASHINGTON

Monday, September 22, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Oil gazillionaire J. Paul Getty once offered this formula for achieving financial success: "Rise early," he intoned, "work late, strike oil."

Darn, why didn't I think of that?

... [read more]

IT'S A NOISY WORLD

Friday, September 19, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Shhhhhh. Let's all be just a little bit quieter.

I know that sounds strange coming from a talky radio commentator like me, but have you noticed that the old adage,... [read more]

BANKS RAID OUR RIGHTS

Thursday, September 18, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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We've just experienced another slip [long slide whistle down] down that slippery slope of individual rights.

This time it's the banks that are lifting our liberties. Apparently, not satisfied with... [read more]

ADS ON APPLES?

Wednesday, September 17, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another voyage [Far out space music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, Spaceship Hightower visits the Brave New World of . . . your refrigerator?... [read more]

HOGGISH INSURANCE COMPANIES

Tuesday, September 16, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Hogs tend to be . . . well, hoggish. Even when a hog is already stuffed from being overfed, it still wants its trough to be filled-up.

Let's check today's... [read more]

FOUL BALL BY BOTANIC GARDENS

Monday, September 15, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time again [Sports theme] for Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports."

Today's feature: A bad-sport connection between baseball legend Jackie Robinson . . . and the U.S.... [read more]

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