Phil Gramm: Wagon Rider

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/13/95 Bookmark and Share

Look out America -- here he comes: ["The Gramm Strut"] "Dollar Bill Phil" Gramm, the money-grubbing Texas senator who desperately wants to be President.

Phil's central campaign strategy is to position himself as the Republican candidate who'll be the most generous... [read more]


Full - Body Scanners

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/9/95 Bookmark and Share

OK, that's it, I'm fed-up-to-here with the technological invasion of our privacy!

Fed-up to where? Well, exactly! Now they'll be able to see "where," in living detail, if this... [read more]


America: Land of Liberty?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/8/95 Bookmark and Share

Here's a story you'd think could happen in China or another totalitarian regime . . . but not in America, not in the "sweet land of liberty." But it did.

It happened just last year to James Garcia and... [read more]


Phil Porno-Gramm

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/7/95 Bookmark and Share

Oh, Phil . . . you randy scamp you!

Sen. Phil Gramm I mean -- the Presidential pretender who's been carefully courting the extreme religious right-wing in his campaign, posing as a 100%-pure, family-values-first, Pat Robertson kind of Republican.

But -- whoops... [read more]


IBM s Chief Eats High on the Hog

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/6/95 Bookmark and Share

Certain phenomena are so important in a society that a single word can't capture them. Like "snow" in Norway. In this frigid land, they have at least 16 terms to describe types of snow.

In our country, corporate executives... [read more]


Break Congress Dependency on Lobbyists

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/5/95 Bookmark and Share

In Washington, Gucci-clad Lobbyists and our Lawmakers have what scientists call [quote] "a symbiotic relationship." They use each other.

You and I would call the relationship: "Corrupt."

I mean, what is it with Congress and lobbyists? What part of "Stop-it"... [read more]