Labor Day: A Call to Arms

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 9/1/97 Bookmark and Share

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.

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THE WEIRD RICH

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/29/97 Bookmark and Share

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

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/28/97 Bookmark and Share

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

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/27/97 Bookmark and Share

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

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/26/97 Bookmark and Share

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

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/25/97 Bookmark and Share

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]