Ban Dioxin

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/3/94 Bookmark and Share

The old "cowboy code" teaches that when you're confronted with a big, coiled snake [rattlesnake rattling] you don't appoint a committee to study the thing . . . you kill it!

A deadly snake called Dioxin has been confronting us for... [read more]

Lawyer Therapy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 9/30/94 Bookmark and Share

What do lawyers use as a contraceptive? Their personalities [rim shot].

What's black and brown and looks good on a lawyer? A Doberman.

A lawyer stepped in some cow dung and panicked. He thought he was melting [delirious laughing,... [read more]

The Nutritional Value of Organic Food

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 9/29/94 Bookmark and Share

Near the bus station in Pittsburgh there's a diner called: [echo mike] "Terminal Lunch."

Mmmmm ... no thanks, I already ate.

But with all the pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and other chemicals used in today's industrial agriculture, who knows whether every... [read more]

The Toys R Us Chain Gang

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 9/28/94 Bookmark and Share

As you know, a lot of big companies have gotten pretty innovative when it comes to cutting-back on employees.

Like those that fire a full-timer and fill the slot with two part-timers, because part-time wages are lower and pay no benefits.... [read more]

Give Em Hell, Bill

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 9/27/94 Bookmark and Share

So there he is: A president only 20-months into his term and already the political pros pronounce him a Lame Duck [quack-quack]; a president who can't get Congress to pass a national health care plan; a small-town president widely... [read more]

The White-Collar Wage War

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 9/26/94 Bookmark and Share

The term "wages" is rooted in a Latin phrase meaning: "To challenge in combat" [combat sound -- swordfighting? gunfire?].

There's no doubt that it's a war out there in the workplace today, nor that America's majority -- the working... [read more]