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WTO ATTACKS MASSACHUSETTS

Thursday, August 14, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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When Bill Clinton and the congress teamed up to hang an albatross called the World Trade Organization around our necks, they scoffed at people like me who predicted that this secretive trade bureaucracy in Geneva... [read more]

TWO GOOBERS IN A POD

Wednesday, August 13, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time to present another of Hightower Radio's "Gooberhead Awards" [Beanie Cap Breakdown] -- given to those public figures whose tongues are going 80-miles-an-hour . . . without their minds ever getting in gear.

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THE CORPORATE BUDDY SYSTEM

Tuesday, August 12, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Down on your luck, Bucko? Been fired and finding it hard to get rehired anywhere? Trying to make ends meet in the Lean & Mean, Corporate Nineties with only a few weeks severance... [read more]

PORK FOR PENTAGON PIGS

Monday, August 11, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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[Military band music] The few. The proud. The hypocritical.

I speak not of the men and women of America's armed forces, but of the men and women of the... [read more]

LIFE'S LITTLE WARNINGS

Friday, August 8, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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It's a dangerous world we live in. Your job can kill you in many horrible ways, as 10,000 Americans a year find out. Something as simple as a hamburger at lunch can contaminate... [read more]

CONGRESS' CHINESE CONNECTION

Thursday, August 7, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Isn't it interesting that those looking for sin never look in the mirror?

Take the senate committee now probing campaign finance corruption in the recent presidential election. The focus... [read more]

THE DOW . . . AND THE REST OF US

Wednesday, August 6, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Wow! The Dow! Above 8000!

The media can't find adjectives glowing enough to tell us how swell today's economy is. One analyst simply said: "It doesn't get... [read more]

LET'S SIDE-TRACK "FAST TRACK"

Tuesday, August 5, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Get ready for "Fast Track" [Locomotive building steam]!

Fast Track is the term Washington insiders use for a legislative ploy to let the President and his Wall Street cronies negotiate job-destroying... [read more]

BIPARTISAN POLITICAL STINK

Monday, August 4, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Watching the Republicans flail and wail in congress about the fundraising misdeeds of Bill Clinton and the Democratic Party is like watching a toad call a frog ugly.

Yes, the performance... [read more]

PET BAKERY

Friday, August 1, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Let's journey again [Far-Out Space Music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, Spaceship Hightower ventures with you into the extremely strange world of . . . pets.... [read more]

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