Newt Goes To The Movies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/20/94 Bookmark and Share

Is it just me, or has our government in Washington become so bizarre that reality is now wackier than satire?

Let me say just one name to you: Newt "The Newt" Gingrich [Newt's theme]. This fruit loop actually is... [read more]

Workers Not Saving Enough

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/19/94 Bookmark and Share

Well I just don't know what in the world to do with you people.

You are simply not behaving the way many top economists say you should and they're quite upset with you [Tsk-Tsk-Tsk-Tsk-Tsk]. Quite upset!

I'm talking about your savings... [read more]

Campbell Soup Dips Into Picante Sauce

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/16/94 Bookmark and Share

I once was watching a ballgame on TV with my father, when an ad came on for a chain of seafood restaurants. In a perky voice, the announcer assured us: "Our fish doesn't taste fishy!"

Daddy turned to me... [read more]

Deck The Halls With Consumer Debt

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/15/94 Bookmark and Share

[Echo mike] Attention shoppers: It's that time of year, so get in the Holiday Spirit, get in those stores, get out your wallets and buy, buy, BUY! [Music: Hooray for the Red, White and Blue].

The real music... [read more]

Jim Bob Moffett: Philanthropist

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/14/94 Bookmark and Share

Pull-up close to your radio, and I'll tell you the true-life tale . . . of "Jim Bob Moffett" [Bluegrass breakdown] -- and how he became a philanthropist.

Once upon a time, Jim Bob was a poor boy determined to get... [read more]

Missouri, Montana and Oregon Just Say No to Big Money in Politics

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/13/94 Bookmark and Share

Experts tell us there's no way we can pass real campaign-finance reform to stop Big Money from corrupting our political process -- since Big Money also controls the legislative process that has to enact the reform.

But as Yogi Berra once... [read more]