The Chlorine Zero-Discharge Act

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/18/94 Bookmark and Share

There it is again. That great big, wet [smooooch] smooching sound that comes out of Washington every time government and big corporations get together in the back rooms.

This time it's the chemical and paper industries making whoopie with both... [read more]

Tax Day: Who Pays What?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/15/94 Bookmark and Share

It's that time again [Aaaaaagh, chains rattling, ohhh-ohhhhh, scruuuunch, shriek!] -- that's right: [echo] "Tax Day."

More and more, America's tax burden falls on the working class -- folks making under, say, $40,000 a year -- as politicians of both... [read more]

Stonyfield Farm Yogurt: Agitating Against BGH

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/14/94 Bookmark and Share

Do you know how mushrooms are grown? They're kept in the dark . . . then they have layer after layer of manure dumped on them.

Well, Monsanto company and the Food & Drug Administration are treating us... [read more]

The C.I.A.: Bring On the Clowns

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/13/94 Bookmark and Share

Every time you think that government surely can't get any more inept or sillier, along comes our very own CIA to [Crash! Whoa! Smash! Tinkle!] stumble on-stage like a slapstick combination of Inspector Clouseau, Detective Frank Drebbin... [read more]

Clinton s China Policy: Winkin , Blinkin and Nod

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/12/94 Bookmark and Share

Here we go again. Our foreign policy seems to be based on "Winkin', Blinkin' and Nod."

Aren't we supposed to stand for certain basic principles in the world? Things like liberty and justice -- old-fashioned principles maybe, but still... [read more]

Bonus Time for Those At The Top

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/11/94 Bookmark and Share

And now, for a musical interlude Hightower Radio offers this rendition of that popular classic: "Ballad of the Chief Executive."

[Hmmmmm] "There's a time just for sowing / A time just for reaping / A time just for giving... [read more]