Lehman Brothers Typing Pool

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/14/94 Bookmark and Share

They say, The higher the building, the lower the morals [slide whistle].

Well, executives sitting high atop one of America's toniest investment banks -- Lehman Brothers, Inc. -- find their morals being questioned by some of Lehman's lowliest employees.... [read more]

An Economic Soap Opera

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/13/94 Bookmark and Share

Psychobabble. It's a pet peeve of mine -- the use of pop psychology to impute emotional motives to some group. No discussion of welfare, for example, is complete until some psychobabbler claims that welfare mothers have [quote]... [read more]

Lying Through Smoke-Stained Teeth

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/12/94 Bookmark and Share

Cowboys used to say: Never smack a man who's chewing tobacco.


Well, I'm sorry, I don't care how messy it gets, I think these lying, self-serving, cancer-dealing lowlifes in the tobacco industry are full of it ... [read more]

Clinton: Dance with Them That Pay You

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 7/11/94 Bookmark and Share

Some days, instead of reading the paper, I'd just as soon someone [whack-whack-whack] whack me over the head with it.

That's the way I felt reading about Bill Clinton's latest Big Mac Attack.

No, not one of his sudden lunges... [read more]

Hip-Hip Hooray: Janet Mangini

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/8/94 Bookmark and Share

Here at the Chat & Chew Cafe, [SFX: cafe clatter] we like to hail local heroes from time to time -- folks who stand up and fight back against the ignorance and arrogance of the The Powers That Be.... [read more]

Wall Street s Richest 100

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/7/94 Bookmark and Share

Averages can be more than deceptive . . . they can be dangerous!

Consider the 6-foot tall guy who drowned trying to wade across a river that, on the average, was only four feet deep.

Well, statistical averages are allowing economists and... [read more]