The Congressional Ice Age

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/24/95 Bookmark and Share

You thought the Ice Age was over, right?

But I'm talking about the "Congressional Ice Age," which seems unstoppable.

As reported before on Hightower Radio, one of the free perks enjoyed by our pampered political poobahs on Capitol Hill has been the... [read more]

Clothes Connection: Naked Greed

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/23/95 Bookmark and Share

Mark Twain once wrote: "Clothes make the man . . . naked people have little or no influence on society."

Well here comes a corporation that's standing naked before us -- naked in the way it treats its employees. Ironically,... [read more]

Eye-on-Newt: Frequent Flyer

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/22/95 Bookmark and Share

Time to check Hightower Radio's "Eye on Newt" for you [Theme: Eye on Newt].

Well, it seems Newt Gingrich has really been flying high [Jet plane taking off] . . . Indeed, there he goes . . . leaving on yet... [read more]

Good, Bad and Unbelievable Bosses

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/19/95 Bookmark and Share

Let me take you now into the world of [echo mike]: "The Good, The Bad . . . and, the Downright Unbelievable."

Bosses, that is. Every year, the "9 to 5" National Association of Working Women conducts a contest to... [read more]

HMO Fat Cats

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/18/95 Bookmark and Share

These giant HMOs -- Health Maintenance Organizations -- promise in their ads that if you give up your family doctor and join their corporatized medical system, you'll come out ahead because they have the market clout to [echo mike] "Hold... [read more]

Big Money Pollutes Congress

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/17/95 Bookmark and Share

A former Congresswoman, Leslie Byrne of Virginia, tells about advice she received from a Big-Money political colleague: "Lean to the green," she was told . . . and, she added: this guy "was not an environmentalist."

Indeed, the only green that... [read more]