The Corporate Football League

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/10/94 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]

Good Environmentalism, Good Jobs and Good Business Converge in the South Bronx

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/9/94 Bookmark and Share

The Bible teaches that on the third day of creation, God created Earth, and on the sixth day, he brought in us humans.

Now, as I see it, God's only mistake was that he didn't require us to put up a... [read more]

GATT: A One-World Corporate Government

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/8/94 Bookmark and Share

Admit it.

You were relieved when that big NAFTA fight was over last fall -- even if you didn't like the outcome -- because it meant you wouldn't have to hear any more about international trade policy -- that arcane, toothache-of-an-issue.

But... [read more]

Zeroing Out The School of the Dictators

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/7/94 Bookmark and Share

A church newsletter reported that Miss Charlene Mason sang 'I will not pass this way again,' giving obvious pleasure to the congregation.

Well, as a congregation of one, I would shout Hallelujah! if a particularly nasty bit... [read more]

Hog Report: The $10-Billion Great Terrain Robbery

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/6/94 Bookmark and Share

Turning now to the commodities market, we bring you another edition of Hightower Radio's "Hog Report" [Hogs grunting].

This week's Blue-Ribbon Oinker is an outfit called American Barrick Resources . . . actually, a Canadian mining corporation who's "resources" really... [read more]

Washington Has Its Head in the Sand on Health-Care Reform

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/3/94 Bookmark and Share

In a courtroom, a witness was asked: Could you see him from where you were standing?

I could see his head.
And where was his head?
Just above the shoulders, said the witness.

Well, in the... [read more]