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THE TRUE HORRORS OF CLONING

Friday, September 5, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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[Reverb] This is JH0137. I am the clone of Jim Hightower. There are hundreds of us, and we are taking-over the air waves.

Science fiction is now passe', nowhere... [read more]

WORKPLACE STATISTICS

Thursday, September 4, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Let me call-out a few names to you [undertone of a church bell tolling] : Tom Fishback of Turtle Lake, Wisconsin; Danny Gilchrist of Eddy County, New Mexico; Dereck Bridges of northwestern Alabama; Anthony... [read more]

THE LONG ARM OF THE WTO

Wednesday, September 3, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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The mountainmen had some sensible advice: "Never drop your gun to hug a grizzly."

But America's Powers That Be have done just that in failing to protect our sovereignty --... [read more]

POLITICAL CONSULTANTS

Tuesday, September 2, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Remember the old movie, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," with Jimmy Stewart playing the honest citizen who battles corruption in our Nation's Capitol?

How times have changed. Today, Mr. Smith... [read more]

Labor Day: A Call to Arms

Monday, September 1, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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T.G.I.L.D. -- Thank God It's Labor Day!

Fire up the old grill, do a few twelve-ounce elbow bends to stay limber and . . . just kick back.

... [read more]

THE WEIRD RICH

Friday, August 29, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time for another edition of [Soap Opera Organ] "Lifestyles of the Rich . . . and Cranky."

It's been written that the rich are different from you and me. Of... [read more]

TAKING THE "P" OUT OF PBS

Thursday, August 28, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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In a school exam, a student wrote that William Tell was the fellow "who shot an arrow through an apple while standing on his son's head."

Well, students aren't the only... [read more]

AMBASSADOR SASSER AT WORK

Wednesday, August 27, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You know those orange and black signs you see at highway and bridge construction projects informing us that this is: "Your tax dollars at work"?

Well, Jim Sasser should have one... [read more]

TWO SEVERANCES

Tuesday, August 26, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Get ready for this sad tale [plaintive violin music] . . . you're going to need a hankie.

The number two man at AT&T, the man slated to become the next... [read more]

THE UNDERWEAR WAR

Monday, August 25, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Just when you think it can't get any weirder in Washington, here comes: "The Underwear War."

In the recent budget-and-tax deal cut by Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich, there was... [read more]

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