It s About Time: Spring

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/25/94 Bookmark and Share

Time again for another titillating segment of Jim Hightower's [Echo] "Well it's about time!"

A report on small but positive advances in our world that make you wonder why it took the gooberheads in charge so long to get it right.

[Spring... [read more]


Time for Doctors to Start Treating Pain

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/24/94 Bookmark and Share

A few years back, I "experienced," as they say, a kidney stone.

Now, "experiencing" a kidney stone is like saying Los Angeles "experienced" an earthquake -- these things hurt! It felt an asteroid was ripping through me . . .... [read more]


Ollie North Runs for Senate

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/23/94 Bookmark and Share

We know that a "democracy" is supposed to mean government by the people, but do you know what a "kakistocracy" is? It's government by the worst people in society.

Well, just when you think Congress couldn't get any worse, along... [read more]


Congress Must Stop Taking Gifts from Lobbyists

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/21/94 Bookmark and Share

They say you shouldn't bother trying to teach a pig to sing -- it wastes your time and it annoys the pig [oink-oink-oink].

Well, members of Congress are acting like annoyed pigs these days, because you the public keep trying to... [read more]


Beanbags, Sticky-Foam, The Silver Shroud, Slick-Ems, and Other Non-Lethal Weapons

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/18/94 Bookmark and Share

On the Triborough Bridge crossing New York City's East River is a sign with this cryptic command: "In Event Of Air Attack, Drive Off Bridge." [Splash!].

Fear not though: First, New York doesn't get a lot of air attacks (unless you... [read more]


Doug - Jones Average: St. Patrick s Day

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/18/94 Bookmark and Share

Wow, how about that dow! The Dow-Jones Average is getting higher than an old Hippie, now topping 3800.

The Dow is like that $5,000 Rolex wristwatch your Wall Street investors like to flash around [tick-tick-tick-tick-tick-tick . . .] -- it... [read more]