The Religious Right s Nostalgia for the Fifties

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/20/94 Bookmark and Share

Pat Robertson -- that High-Righteous-Potentate of the Republican Religious Right -- has just held another cacophonous confab of his political church {Church Organ}: "The Conservative Coalition," preaching Hell & Damnation for anyone who's not as totally bonkers as he... [read more]

Full Employment

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/19/94 Bookmark and Share

How many legs does a dog have if you call its tail a leg?

Four ... calling a tail a leg doesn't make it one [woof-woof, woof-woof].

But Washington is trying to twist your tail these days by claiming that our economy... [read more]

Who Killed Health Care Reform?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/18/94 Bookmark and Share

Tuesday's the name. Jim Tuesday.

There are a lot of stories on Hightower Radio, but this is a story of . . . [Dragnet theme] murder: "Who Killed Health-Care Reform?"

Just the facts, ma'am. We know how it... [read more]

Disney Retreats

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/17/94 Bookmark and Share

The Walt Disney Corporation turns out not to be completely Goofy.

This spring, the huge media conglomerate unveiled a Daffy plan to build a $650-million ersatz "American History" theme park in Virginia . . . smack-dab on top of a mother... [read more]

Doug Jones Average: October

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/14/94 Bookmark and Share

If the economy is growing so robustly, as politicians and economists insist, if corporate profits are gushing, if top executives are hauling away record pay, and if the Dow Jones Average is still flying high above 3800 . . .... [read more]

Growth Drugs for Children

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/13/94 Bookmark and Share

Despite my big mouth, I'm not your typical "Tall Texan." Some might even be rude enough to call me "vertically challenged," since I top-out at five-feet, seven-and-three-quarters inches . . . though on certain hot, humid days I... [read more]