LANGLITZ LEATHERS: A QUALITY COMPANY

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/2/97 Bookmark and Share

In these times of lean-and-mean corporate business practices, when nothing matters but the bottom line -- what a joy it is to learn about Langlitz Leathers of Portland, Oregon.

The Wall... [read more]


CORPORATE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/1/97 Bookmark and Share

Thomas Jefferson warned us 200 years ago that [quote] "Merchants give allegiance to no flag save their own."

He was not talking about little Main Street merchants, but about the sea-going... [read more]


"COTTON-FLUFF"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/31/96 Bookmark and Share

And now for something truly different: cotton toilet tissue.

Who says we do not live in exciting times?

Some Scots and some Texans (wouldn't you know... [read more]


LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH & INFAMOUS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/30/96 Bookmark and Share

If you are among America's upper crust, not only are you likely to have a live-in maid, a nanny, your own chef, a gardner and a chauffeur, but even a [quote] "personal shopper." This... [read more]


FREE-ENTERPRISE: CAFFEINATED WATER

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/27/96 Bookmark and Share

Time for another voyage [Far-out space music] . . . into the "Far, Far, Far-Out Frontiers of Free Enterprise."

Today's mission aboard Spaceship Hightower takes us into a strange new galaxy... [read more]


A SHORTER WORKWEEK

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/26/96 Bookmark and Share

How do you feel about work?

Abraham Lincoln, the last good Republican president, had this to say about it: "I never did like to work, and I don't deny it.... [read more]