CORPORATE-WELFARE TRADING CARDS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/9/96 Bookmark and Share

Let's go to the Sports Desk now [Music: Sports Theme] . . . time for Hightower Radio's "Wide, Wide, Wide WILD World of Sports."

Today's feature: a hot, new set... [read more]


MAX'S POT

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/8/96 Bookmark and Share

Henry David Thoreau defined commonsense as "genius with its work clothes on."

Thoreau had in mind people like Pliny Fisk and Gail Vittori, co-directors of a remarkable, non-profit outfit called Center... [read more]


IBM's SHOW ON NBC

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/7/96 Bookmark and Share

Don't worry," they told us. "Yes, the increasing conglomeration of the media is putting control of our public airwaves into a very few corporate hands, and yes, some pesky critics of such total... [read more]


GOUGING US WITH BANK FEES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/6/96 Bookmark and Share

[AP-Wire Clatter] . . . This just in on Hightower Radio . . . "First Quarter Profits of Banks Set New Record." This comes on top of record-level bank profits last year . .... [read more]


GOUGING US WITH BANK FEES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/6/96 Bookmark and Share

I recently received a mailing from my bank. Well, it used to be my bank -- now it's been bought-out by Norwest Banks. I don't live in the Norwest, I live in the Southwest, but... [read more]


THE HYPE ABOUT HIGH-TECH JOBS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/5/96 Bookmark and Share

The corrections column of a small newspaper noted: "Our paper carried the notice that Oscar Hoffnagle is a defective on the police force. Mr. Hoffnagle is, of course, a detective on the police... [read more]