$50 MILLION MORE FOR "TIMBER ROADS"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/23/96 Bookmark and Share

Longtime Chicago Mayor Richard Daley once declared: "We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievement."

Well, the mayor could've been speaking for today's Congress, a platitudinous bunch that keeps... [read more]


CLINTON PLAYS LOOSE WITH PRIVACY

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/22/96 Bookmark and Share

One of President Clinton's staffers once made this keen observation: "If we don't make some changes, the status quo will remain the same."

Well, yes, but redundancy aside, there is... [read more]


RANDY REPUBLICANS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/19/96 Bookmark and Share

What is it with these Republicans? Whew! They are one randy bunch.

Beneath their uptight demeanors, their conservative Brooks Brothers suits and their rhetoric about "family values," GOP leaders... [read more]


RANDY REPUBLICANS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/19/96 Bookmark and Share

What is it with these Republicans? Whew! They are one randy bunch.

Beneath their uptight Brooks Brothers suits and their righteous rhetoric about "family values," GOP leaders seem to... [read more]


LAWMAKERS BECOME LOBBYISTS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/18/96 Bookmark and Share

There goes that old congressional revolving door again -- fwhoop, fwhoop, fwhoop -- spinning faster than ever, spinning our ex-members of Congress into the high-dollar world of Gucci Gulch, where they become corporate lobbyists.

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SPORTS: CHEWING TOBACCO

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/17/96 Bookmark and Share

Let's go now to [Sports Theme] Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide WILD World of Sports."

Our leadoff story today is about one of the little-reported, unsportsmanlike plays in the game of baseball.... [read more]