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]

Welfare Rhetoric vs. Real Welfare Reform

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/6/94 Bookmark and Share

Life is just a bowl of cherries . . . but look out for those pits!

Well, one of the worst pits in life is finding yourself on welfare. And about the worst thing about being on welfare is not... [read more]

Senator Alfonse D Amato: Piggy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/5/94 Bookmark and Share

This little piggy went to market.
This little piggy stayed home.
This little piggy had roast beef.
This little piggy had none.
And this little piggy cried, 'money, money, money' all the way home. [piggies squealing]

What fun! ... [read more]