"PERCOLATE-UP" ECONOMICS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/9/96 Bookmark and Share

Remember all the Gloom & Doom predicted by those lawmakers and lobbyists who fought the raise in minimum wage this past summer?

"Somebody's going to get hurt. Somebody loses a... [read more]


LINDA CAWLEY: LEGAL BEAGLE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/6/96 Bookmark and Share

There's an old story about two farmers arguing over possession of a cow -- one was pulling the cow by the horns, the other pulling it by the tail, both claiming it to be theirs.... [read more]


DISNEY IN BURMA

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/5/96 Bookmark and Share

Altogether now, let's sing the Mickey Mouse theme: "M-I-C . . . K-E-Y . . . B-U-R-M-A . . . Mickey Burma, Mickey Burma. . ."

Yes, Mickey Mouse... [read more]


"SAME NAMES" TOBACCO CAMPAIGN

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/4/96 Bookmark and Share

Here is some stunning news! R.J. Reynolds has just declared: "Smoking kills. Don't buy cigarettes." Also, Philip Morris now says nicotine is bad for you and you ought not to smoke,... [read more]


"CHAINSAW AL" DUNLAP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/3/96 Bookmark and Share

He's baaaaaaack.

Like some Jack Nicholson movie character with nothing but mayhem on his mind, "Chainsaw Al" Dunlap is on the loose again, ripping up companies and whacking people's jobs for... [read more]


THE ASIAN MONEY-CONNECTION: A MOVIE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/2/96 Bookmark and Share

In Hollywood, there's something known as "The Pitch."

This is when a writer or director pitches a movie idea to a studio executive, trying to get financing for the film.

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