Prison Life Magazine: In Touch with the Inner Self

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/26/94 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]

Pollution, Cancer and You

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/25/94 Bookmark and Share

Once when Yogi Berra bought a pizza, the waitress asked if he wanted it cut in four slices or eight. "Better make it four," Yogi said, "I don't think I can eat eight."

Well, no matter how we slice it,... [read more]

The Dilbertization of the American Workplace

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/24/94 Bookmark and Share

Does your paper carry the comic strip "Dilbert"?

Dilbert's a nebbish of a character, an Olympic-class Nerd who's a white-collar employee of some Great Big Corporation, Incorporated -- probably an insurance company.

In this issue [unfold funnies] Dilbert's boss comes into his... [read more]

Send Binky to Congress

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/21/94 Bookmark and Share

I've got a new hero: Binky the polar bear!

Binky lives in the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage . . . and I'm joining just about everybody in Alaska in going full-tilt Bonkers with "Binkymania."

You see, Binky might be in a... [read more]

The Religious Right s Nostalgia for the Fifties

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/20/94 Bookmark and Share

Pat Robertson -- that High-Righteous-Potentate of the Republican Religious Right -- has just held another cacophonous confab of his political church {Church Organ}: "The Conservative Coalition," preaching Hell & Damnation for anyone who's not as totally bonkers as he... [read more]

Full Employment

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/19/94 Bookmark and Share

How many legs does a dog have if you call its tail a leg?

Four ... calling a tail a leg doesn't make it one [woof-woof, woof-woof].

But Washington is trying to twist your tail these days by claiming that our economy... [read more]