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SPORTS-STADIUM SOCIALISM

Thursday, February 5, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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More billionaire welfare to report. This time from Dallas, Texas, where two sports moguls just got a $125-million contribution from taxpayers to cover more than half of the cost of building a new arena... [read more]

THE TEXAS T-SHIRT STINK

Wednesday, February 4, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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It's time for Hightower Radio's crime report. Today's case [Dragnet theme]: "The Offensive T-Shirt."

You'd better beware, because the T-shirt police could be targeting you for arrest next. ... [read more]

DOUG JONES AVERAGE: JAN. '98

Tuesday, February 3, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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The Dow Jones Average saw its value go up by a whopping 22 percent last year, prompting both Newt Gingrich and Bill Clinton to rush out with claims that their economic policies are the cause... [read more]

KMART'S TRICKY MANEUVER

Monday, February 2, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another of Hightower Radio's Hog Reports [Hogs snorting]

These are some of the corporate hogs that have been growing fatter and fatter recently at the expense of their employees.... [read more]

SAVE THE WOODEN CLOGS

Friday, January 30, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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As kids, we read about the "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" and about "The Little Engine that Could." Well now, from Holland, comes "The Little Old Shoe that Could."

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TRENT'S TRIP TO FANTASY ISLAND

Thursday, January 29, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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It's wintertime . . . do you know where your congressman is?

A-junketing they have gone/ A-junketing they have gone/ Hi Ho the merri-o/ A-junketing they have gone!

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DRUG COMPANY WAR CRIMINALS

Wednesday, January 28, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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They say you should never look a gift horse in the mouth . . . but take a look into this rotten deal.

During the bloody war in Bosnia, various drug... [read more]

CONGRESSIONAL GIFT-BAN TRICKS

Tuesday, January 27, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Anyone who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks . . . never served in the congress.

These tricky old dogs have quickly found their way around the 1996... [read more]

LUXURY LANES FOR THE RICH

Monday, January 26, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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There is an insidious and dangerous disuniting taking place inside our United States of America.

Those at the top of our society are steadily separating themselves further and further from America's... [read more]

SLEEPING ON THE JOB

Friday, January 23, 1998   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another trip [space music] into the Far, Far, Far-out Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, Spaceship Hightower takes you to a quiet, dark, safe and good place inside the world... [read more]

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