Chinese Cheetos

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/6/94 Bookmark and Share

Who says Free Trade won't bring progress to all the world's people?

Check this: America's new wide-open trade arrangement with the repressive, dictatorial government of China is only four months old and it's already paying off! Pepsico, the... [read more]

Food From the Hood

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/5/94 Bookmark and Share

Not everyone is a savvy entrepreneur. Take my uncle, who invented a 24-hour sundial. He made the dial luminous . . . so you could read it in the dark.

It's because I know entrepreneurship is not easy that I... [read more]

Marion Berry: Doing Street Time

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/4/94 Bookmark and Share

Someone once told Yogi Berra that the mayor of Dublin, Ireland, was Jewish. Yogi shook his head and said: Only in America.

Well, only in America could a big-city mayor -- who only four years ago... [read more]

Ban Dioxin

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/3/94 Bookmark and Share

The old "cowboy code" teaches that when you're confronted with a big, coiled snake [rattlesnake rattling] you don't appoint a committee to study the thing . . . you kill it!

A deadly snake called Dioxin has been confronting us for... [read more]

Lawyer Therapy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 9/30/94 Bookmark and Share

What do lawyers use as a contraceptive? Their personalities [rim shot].

What's black and brown and looks good on a lawyer? A Doberman.

A lawyer stepped in some cow dung and panicked. He thought he was melting [delirious laughing,... [read more]

The Nutritional Value of Organic Food

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 9/29/94 Bookmark and Share

Near the bus station in Pittsburgh there's a diner called: [echo mike] "Terminal Lunch."

Mmmmm ... no thanks, I already ate.

But with all the pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and other chemicals used in today's industrial agriculture, who knows whether every... [read more]