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GERBER FEEDS LIES TO CONSUMERS

Thursday, April 10, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Time again to take a journey [Far-out space music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today spaceship Hightower takes you deep into the convoluted claims of product advertising... [read more]

"THE SHUSTERS"

Wednesday, April 9, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Now for another edition of, [Soap Opera Theme] "The Shusters," an ongoing soap opera about power, and money on Capitol Hill.

Little Bobbie Shuster wanted to be in Congress, like his... [read more]

WHY PEOPLE HATE BANKS

Tuesday, April 8, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You want to know why people hate banks? It's because banks hate people.

Some years ago when I took out a mortgage from Franklin Savings to buy my little house... [read more]

GREENSPAN THE VOODOO MAN

Monday, April 7, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Alan Greenspan is at it again [Voodoo Music]. He's the Voodoo Doctor of our national economy . . . only he's scarier and far more dangerous than real voodoo doctors.

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FIGHT CANCER: EAT A TOMATO

Friday, April 4, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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I am in hog heaven. Or, more precisely, tomato heaven.

Something I like to eat has actually been declared by the medical researchers as GOOD for me -- Tomatoes!

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CLINTON'S WELFARE CON

Thursday, April 3, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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You can't make chicken salad out of chicken manure, but Bill Clinton is trying his best to do so.

Get a whiff of his welfare reform act, which summarily tosses about... [read more]

TV NETWORKS COVER-UP CAMPAIGN CORRUPTION

Wednesday, April 2, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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One group that has been suspiciously quiet about the national scandal of corporate money polluting America's politics is the very group that usually loves a juicy scandal: TV networks.

While... [read more]

A FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP

Tuesday, April 1, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Commonsense is a stranger among America's economic leaders.

Wall Street celebrates everytime the workaday majority in our country gets socked. Newt Gingrich says the power of working families to organize into... [read more]

LEGALISTIC LIES

Monday, March 31, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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There's an old cowboy saying: Tell the truth, but ride a fast horse.

The truth is that more and more of our national political leaders are incapable of telling the... [read more]

WALL STREET SHORT-CUTS

Friday, March 28, 1997   |   Posted by Jim Hightower
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Those at the very tippy-top of our economic pyramid are making money faster than a hog eats supper.

I recently reported to you, for example, that the top 200 partners at... [read more]

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