DINNER BY DUPONT

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/19/98 Bookmark and Share

The question is no longer "What's for dinner?" . . . but "What's in dinner?"

You don't have to be Oprah Winfrey to be revolted by Mad Cow Disease, E.coli and... [read more]


CLINTON'S BUDGET FLIM-FLAM

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/18/98 Bookmark and Share

There's an old country song called, "It felt so good when it stopped hurting."

Well, that's my sentiment exactly whenever I hear Republicans and Democrats alike saying they plan to "fix"... [read more]


SOCIALIZING SPECULATORS' LOSSES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/17/98 Bookmark and Share

The U.S. Government, the International Monetary Fund and others are rushing to the aid of Asia, seeking to stem the financial collapse there. They tell us taxpayers that we must "save the Asian economies,"... [read more]


"GOOD TIMES" FOR WHOM?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/16/98 Bookmark and Share

In the opening sentence of Bill Clinton's self-congratulatory State of the Union speech in January, he declared: "these are good times for America . . . the state of our union is strong."

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THE YACHTING LIFE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/13/98 Bookmark and Share

Time for another report on [Lifestyle music] "The Lifestyles of the Rich . . . and Cranky."

Imagine a place like this: glass spiral staircases, entwining cockatoo cages, leading up... [read more]


SHRUB, THE SELF-SERVING SOCIALIST

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/12/98 Bookmark and Share

George W. Bush is son of the ex-president. Now George W -- or, "Shrub," as he's known here, in deference to his more intellectual father -- is Governor of our fair state of Texas.

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