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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]
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]
Time for another trip [Space music] into the Far, Far, Far-Out Frontiers of Free Enterprise.
Today Spaceship Hightower takes you to the dogs . . . into the strange world of... [read more]
According to park rangers, a tourist to the Grand Canyon actually asked: "Was this man-made?"
Well, the Middle Class these days finds itself in a hole that's even deeper than... [read more]
Some days I think that rather than reading the newspaper, it'd be a lot less frustrating to just [whap, whap] whap myself upside the head with it.
This New York Times... [read more]
Time again for Hightower Radio's [Sports theme] "Wide, Wide, Wide, WILD World of Sports!"
Today's feature: That sneaky sneaker-maker, Nike. Not content to flood the airwaves with its ads... [read more]
There never has been a warm spot in the hearts of Americans for bankers. But these days, that normal chill has become an icy deep freeze, as local banks have become tentacles of powerful,... [read more]
[Lifestyle theme] Time for another peek into "The Lifestyles of the Rich . . . and Cranky."
Speculators and stock brokers on Wall Street had a very good year in... [read more]
Commonsense has been called "genius with its work clothes on."
Finally, some economic-development specialists in America's rural areas are beginning to apply a little common-sense in their work. For decades,... [read more]
Two years ago, when Senator Bob Dole stood in his hometown of Russell, Kansas, to announce his candidacy for President, he said that if he won, he'd be going to the White House . .... [read more]