Recent Commentaries

Beware of Your Kitchen

Friday, February 7, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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It s a dangerous world we live in [threatening music]: You can get assaulted on the streets in broad daylight; or some deranged co-worker could gun you down at work; and, of course, there... [read more]

FREE ENTERPRISE: FLOOR ADS

Thursday, February 6, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another journey [Far-out space music] . . . into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today's voyage on Spaceship Hightower takes us into the boundless world of:... [read more]

WELFARE HOUSING FOR THE RICH

Wednesday, February 5, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Enough is enough!

We've just got to stop doling out so much welfare, like giving people all these federal housing subsidies. I mean, let 'em pay their own way like you and I do, without Uncle Sugar's help, right?

[Alarm going... [read more]

EXPERT LIES

Tuesday, February 4, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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A recent New York Times headine blared some comforting news . . . comforting to the pesticide industry, that is. It read: "Chemicals on Food? A Panel of Experts Finds Little Danger."

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Pampering Corporate Directors

Monday, February 3, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You've eaten "Hushpuppies," haven't you -- those little fried balls of cornmeal served with catfish? These tasty bites were first made by cooks on overnight hunting trips -- they tossed them to the hound-dogs to "Hush-up" their yelping.

Today, top... [read more]

MEXICAN FOOD GOES GRINGO

Friday, January 31, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Buenos dias, muchachos [underlay of Mexican instrumental] . . .and welcome to the exciting flavors of Mexican cooking!

The humble tortilla and frijole have become some of the hottest items in... [read more]

FREE ENTERPRISE: ADVERTISING LIES

Thursday, January 30, 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 takes you into the strange world of product advertising claims, where reality... [read more]

CLINTON'S GREEN-GATE

Wednesday, January 29, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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The Clinton White House has been immersed in File-gate, Paula Jones-gate and Lippo-gate . . . but what about [Dragnet Theme]: Green-gate?

It involves documents being shredded, dead flowers being spread... [read more]

"CONTINGENCY" WORKERS

Tuesday, January 28, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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All kinds of "doublespeak" words have been coined by greedheaded corporate executives trying to cover-up the fact that they are dumping middle-class workers by the millions: "downsizing," "decruiting" and "negative hiring," for just a... [read more]

LOBBYISTS GREET NEW CONGRESS

Monday, January 27, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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It's the opening of the new congress, and that can mean just one thing: [Rock & Roll party music] Party Time!

As they arrived back at the Capitol, the first order... [read more]

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