Money Makes a Mockery of Democracy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/27/95 Bookmark and Share

The great thing about America [Music: "America the Beautiful"] is that anyone, no matter how humble your beginnings, can rise-up to become a member of Congress, a Senator, even President!

Sure you can . . . as long as you're either... [read more]

Extra Hog Feed for Powerful Senators

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/26/95 Bookmark and Share

It's hard to keep-up with hogs. When they can't get what they want through the front door . . . they try to sneak around and get it through the back door.

Let's watch them . . . in today's... [read more]

Insurance Giants Take Stock in Tobacco

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/25/95 Bookmark and Share

Hightower Radio takes you on another trip [Space travel] to the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

As reported here before, the Big Four insurance companies no longer just insure you for medical care . . . now they also... [read more]

Dirty Money/Dirty Meat

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/24/95 Bookmark and Share

Let's talk turkey . . . by which I mean Sen. Bob Dole and those other gobblers in Congress who are absolutely gutting our government's effort to protect your family and mine from getting contaminated meat when we buy a... [read more]

Yuppie Gardening

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/21/95 Bookmark and Share

You stride into the jungle [jungle music], sweaty, but with a determined glint in your eye, attuned and ready for all the danger that awaits.

You're in your $46 Japanese style pants; your $59 eight-pocket, khaki vest; your $62 Brit Wellies,... [read more]

Marijuana as Medicine

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/19/95 Bookmark and Share

If there is a medicine that's remarkably effective in treating everything from the brutal side effects of cancer chemotherapy to the debilitating spasms and pain of multiple sclerosis; a medicine that has been in use in China and other cultures... [read more]