BUYING THE INAUGURATION

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/17/96 Bookmark and Share

"Them that gets is them that's got," goes the old song, but then there's another old song: "You've got to give a little, to get a little."

Both tunes are... [read more]


NEIMAN MARCUS CHRISTMAS, '96

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/16/96 Bookmark and Share

Oh joy, oh joy, it's here at last!

Our 1996 Neiman Marcus Christmas catalogue has arrived, and all of us here at the Chat & Chew Cafe are just thrilled that... [read more]


FREE ENTERPRISE: SHOPPING

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/13/96 Bookmark and Share

Let's take another trip into [Far-out space music] . . . The Far, Far, FAR-OUT World of Free Enterprise."

Today, spaceship Hightower takes you into the dangerous territory of advertising claims... [read more]


GOOBERHEAD: MITCH MCCONNELL, AGAIN

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

Here it comes again [Beanie-cap Breakdown] . . . Hightower Radio's "Gooberhead Award," presented to those in the news who have tongues heavier than their brains.

Today's "Goober" is a repeat... [read more]


STOP CHILD LABOR

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/11/96 Bookmark and Share

I worked as a kid, and maybe you did too. At 10 or 12 years of age, many of us had paper routes, mowed yards and took on other part-time jobs.

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THAILAND'S "CASH DEMOCRACY"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/10/96 Bookmark and Share

On his recent post-election victory trip to Asia, President Bill Clinton made a special stopover in Thailand.

Why Thailand as opposed to Indonesia or Malaysia or, as Bob Dole would have... [read more]