MEXICAN FOOD GOES GRINGO

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/31/97 Bookmark and Share

Buenos dias, muchachos [underlay of Mexican instrumental] . . .and welcome to the exciting flavors of Mexican cooking!

The humble tortilla and frijole have become some of the hottest items in... [read more]


FREE ENTERPRISE: ADVERTISING LIES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/30/97 Bookmark and Share

Time for another voyage [Far-out space music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, Spaceship Hightower takes you into the strange world of product advertising claims, where reality... [read more]


CLINTON'S GREEN-GATE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/29/97 Bookmark and Share

The Clinton White House has been immersed in File-gate, Paula Jones-gate and Lippo-gate . . . but what about [Dragnet Theme]: Green-gate?

It involves documents being shredded, dead flowers being spread... [read more]


"CONTINGENCY" WORKERS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/28/97 Bookmark and Share

All kinds of "doublespeak" words have been coined by greedheaded corporate executives trying to cover-up the fact that they are dumping middle-class workers by the millions: "downsizing," "decruiting" and "negative hiring," for just a... [read more]


LOBBYISTS GREET NEW CONGRESS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/27/97 Bookmark and Share

It's the opening of the new congress, and that can mean just one thing: [Rock & Roll party music] Party Time!

As they arrived back at the Capitol, the first order... [read more]


"EBONICS" AND BILINGUAL EDUCATION

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/24/97 Bookmark and Share

Big Bruhaha in Oakland, California! School officials there recently claimed that the street lingo spoken by young African-Americans in this city amounts to a separate language they call "Ebonics". As such, these officials... [read more]