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].

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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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CEOs CASH-IN ON DOWNSIZING

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/3/96 Bookmark and Share

Let's go out to the barnyard [Hogs grunting] . . . time for another Hightower Radio "Hog Report."

Why it's a herd of chief executives. These guys -- and they're all... [read more]


GRAMM'S "DOMINANT-MONKEY DISORDER"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/31/96 Bookmark and Share

Boy do I owe a great big apology to Senator Phil Gramm!

Time after time, I have pointed to Dollar Bill Phil as a classic case of an oily, overbearing, mean-spirited,... [read more]


POLITICAL ACCESS FOR SALE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/30/96 Bookmark and Share

Early this year, the Republican Party raised $16.3 million in a single sitting -- a record for a Washington fundraiser, and nearly all of it from corporate fat cats and lobbyists.

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VOTE FOR NOTA

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/29/96 Bookmark and Share

As Yogi Berra said," It's deja vu all over again."

The presidential campaign I mean. You thought Clinton, Bush and Perot were an uninspiring choice in '92? Well that... [read more]