BELLSOUTH RINGS-UP NEWT

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/24/95 Bookmark and Share

Does the name Jackie Zyla ring a bell?

Not to you, I m sure, but it does to BellSouth, the giant phone monopoly based in Atlanta.

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BUDGET CUTS: SACRED SWINE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/23/95 Bookmark and Share

How can you keep hogs down on the farm . . . after they ve seen DC? Washington, DC that is, Pork Heaven!

As you know, Republican congressional... [read more]


CONGRESS TOBACCO ADDICTION

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/22/95 Bookmark and Share

Ever wonder why Congress doesn t finally do something about those greedhead tobacco executives who are blowing smoke and billions-of-dollars in advertising at our kids, hooking 3,000 of them a day on their addictive and... [read more]


TELECOMMUNICATIONS RIP-OFF

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/21/95 Bookmark and Share

Question: When a handful of huge conglomerates spend about $60 million on lobbyists plus stuffing another $40-million-worth of campaign funds into the pockets of our lawmakers -- all for one single piece of legislation --... [read more]


THE OVERCLASS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/18/95 Bookmark and Share

Ooooo -- how trendy!

Newsweek magazine, which gave us the term Yuppie back in 1984, has just come out with a divine new term to pigeonhole those well-educated, well-positioned... [read more]


JERK-OF-THE-MONTH: HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/17/95 Bookmark and Share

It s that moment so many of you Hightower Radio listeners cherish: time to hand out our Jerk-of-the-Month Award.

This time, it goes not to an individual,... [read more]