STOP NUCLEAR WELFARE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/10/96 Bookmark and Share

Look out, here comes Congress again [music: "Roll Out The Barrel"] . . . rolling out that old pork barrel loaded with corporate welfare.

This time it's a barrel-full of... [read more]


Stealing Milk Money

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/7/96 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower saying, talk about sour milk -- get a whiff of this! Whew!

Big brand-names like Borden, Pet and other milk processors have been conspiring to cheat our local school systems by rigging the bids on supplying chocolate milk... [read more]


CHILDREN'S ADS IN CYBERSPACE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/7/96 Bookmark and Share

[Dark, threatening music] It's 1996 . . . Do you know who's soliciting your children.

Brand-name marketers, that's who, creeping into your home through the wide-open window of your computer,... [read more]


CATO'S WELFARE LIES

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

Figures don't lie, but liars do figure.

Take the liars at the Cato Institute, the right-wing think tank in Washington that issued a report last fall in which they "figured" that... [read more]


ASIAN COMPETITORS GET U.S. LICENSES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/5/96 Bookmark and Share

Some days I think I'd be better off if, instead of reading the newspaper, I'd just whack myself upside the head with it [whack-whack].

Like this story from The New York... [read more]


CLINTON'S MONEY: HOWLING WITH WOLVES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/4/96 Bookmark and Share

Four years ago, Bill Clinton was running for president against what he called "high-priced lobbyists and Washington influence peddlers," he denounced the fact that our political system is [quote] "being held hostage by big-money interests."

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