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Bud Shuster is not anyone you've ever heard of, but this Pennsylvania Republican is the perfect poster boy for congressional slickem.
In essence, he's a thief, but since he's a lawmaker,... [read more]
It's a new year . . . do you know where your cable-TV bill is?
Through the roof, that's where!
The typical cable subscriber now pays $36... [read more]
Here's Hightower Radio's man-of-the-day: Jacques Zwahlen.
Never heard of him? I wish we had a hundred more like him in the US of A. Jacques Zwahlen owns one... [read more]
Do you know anyone who is a chronic collector? Maybe it's your old Aunt Emma who finally had to have an extra room built on the house to hold her ever-growing collection of salt... [read more]
In these times of lean-and-mean corporate business practices, when nothing matters but the bottom line -- what a joy it is to learn about Langlitz Leathers of Portland, Oregon.
The Wall... [read more]
Thomas Jefferson warned us 200 years ago that [quote] "Merchants give allegiance to no flag save their own."
He was not talking about little Main Street merchants, but about the sea-going... [read more]
And now for something truly different: cotton toilet tissue.
Who says we do not live in exciting times?
Some Scots and some Texans (wouldn't you know... [read more]
If you are among America's upper crust, not only are you likely to have a live-in maid, a nanny, your own chef, a gardner and a chauffeur, but even a [quote] "personal shopper." This... [read more]
Time for another voyage [Far-out space music] . . . into the "Far, Far, Far-Out Frontiers of Free Enterprise."
Today's mission aboard Spaceship Hightower takes us into a strange new galaxy... [read more]
How do you feel about work?
Abraham Lincoln, the last good Republican president, had this to say about it: "I never did like to work, and I don't deny it.... [read more]