WALL STREET'S BONUS BABIES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/4/97 Bookmark and Share

Did you get your bonus yet?

They did on Wall Street. January to March is bonus-paying season for the speculators and hustlers who pull-off the slick deals at Goldman Sachs,... [read more]


BOSKIN LIES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/3/97 Bookmark and Share

They say that the art of statistics involves drawing a mathmatically straight line from a wrong assumption to a foregone conclusion.

Meet Mr. Michael J. Boskin, who is drawing a straight... [read more]


THE END OF THE UNIVERSE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/28/97 Bookmark and Share

Let's take a long-distance journey today ["Twilight Zone" theme]. . . into the way out future . . . indeed, so far into the future that we will see the end of the world as... [read more]


RAISING HEMP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/27/97 Bookmark and Share

You can eat it, for it has great cooking versatility and even more nutritional value than soybean foods. Doctors use its oil to boost your immune system and fight heart problems. You can... [read more]


JOB BALONEY

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/26/97 Bookmark and Share

New figures are out on the job situation in America, and -- wow -- everyone from the White House to Wall Street is absolutely thrilled with the good news.

"Pinch me,"... [read more]


CLINTON'S WELFARE SWITCH

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/25/97 Bookmark and Share

If hypocrits could fly, politicians would be jumbo jets.

Last year, Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich, shouting that they were "ending welfare as we know it," locked arms to shove hundreds... [read more]