More Flim-Flam About Race and IQ

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/7/94 Bookmark and Share

[Carnival show music] Step right up, pay your money and take your chances, folks . . . come see "The Voo-Doo Men."

Well, if it's snake oil you want, Professors Charles Murray and Richard Herrnstein are your men -- two... [read more]

The Corporate Football League

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/28/94 Bookmark and Share

Professional golf has always struck me as the most corporate of big-time sports. Not only do most tournaments bear corporate names -- the Buick Westchester Classic, for example -- and not only do the pros cover themselves head-to-toe with... [read more]

Roadkill on the Information Superhighway

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/27/94 Bookmark and Share

High-tech is threatening to overwhelm us. A lady gave a ballpoint pen to her six-year-old son. He examined it for about a minute, then said: "OK, I give up. How do you turn it on?"

I'm doomed, old... [read more]

Prison Life Magazine: In Touch with the Inner Self

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/26/94 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower reporting to you from the New Frontiers of . . . Freeeeee . . . Enterprise.

Actually -- not so free in this case. Well, the enterprise is free, but the customers are not.

Joe Strahl, who managed the... [read more]

Pollution, Cancer and You

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/25/94 Bookmark and Share

Once when Yogi Berra bought a pizza, the waitress asked if he wanted it cut in four slices or eight. "Better make it four," Yogi said, "I don't think I can eat eight."

Well, no matter how we slice it,... [read more]

The Dilbertization of the American Workplace

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/24/94 Bookmark and Share

Does your paper carry the comic strip "Dilbert"?

Dilbert's a nebbish of a character, an Olympic-class Nerd who's a white-collar employee of some Great Big Corporation, Incorporated -- probably an insurance company.

In this issue [unfold funnies] Dilbert's boss comes into his... [read more]