U.S. Paper Companies Use Clorine Instead of Common Sense

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/23/94 Bookmark and Share

"Uh-oh, I'm in trouble now," a guy said. "I called my boss an ignoramus . . . and someone told him what it means."

Well, someone please explain it to the paper industry, because their insistence that they [quote] "MUST"... [read more]

NAFTA: I Told You So

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/22/94 Bookmark and Share

Well, I hate to be one who says "I told you so," but I did say: "NAFTA . . . We Shouldn't Hafta."

But Washington and Wall Street insisted we did hafta -- shoving the North American Free Trade Agreement... [read more]

The Money Party

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/21/94 Bookmark and Share

On the right, representing the Republican viewpoint: ex-congressman Vin Weber [Cheers, whistles]. On the left, representing the Democratic perspective, ex-Representative Tom Downey [More Cheers, whistles].

These are the point-counterpoint characters that National Public Radio has on their morning program,... [read more]

Don t Let C-Span Fall Off the Air

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/20/94 Bookmark and Share

A mountain climber slipped . . . and fell-off into the foggy abyss. His buddy shouted out: "Are you alright?"


"No broken bones?" the buddy asked.


"So climb on back up here."

"I can't . . . I'm still faaaaaaaaalling."

Well,... [read more]

Michael Jacobson: Hot Popcorn

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/17/94 Bookmark and Share

There's an old cowboy saying: "Speak your mind...but ride a fast horse."

Well, I thought consumer champion Dr. Michael Jacobson had finally climbed on a mighty slow horse when he popped off about popcorn in movie theaters. Even I... [read more]

Prison Life Magazine : In Touch With The Inner Self

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/16/94 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower reporting to you from the New Frontiers of . . . Freeeeee . . . Enterprise.

Actually -- not so free in this case. Well, the enterprise is free, but the customers are not.

Joe Strahl, who managed the... [read more]