Eat Your Broccoli: Science Catches Up with Momma

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/20/94 Bookmark and Share

Isn't it wonderful that ever so slowly, tiny-step by tiny-step, modern science is gradually catching up with what your momma always told you?

First these white-smocked geniuses burst out of the lab to announce their amazing conclusion that -- hold the... [read more]

Top Corporate Bosses: Sharing the Pain

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/19/94 Bookmark and Share

I, for one, think there's been way too much whining by you working stiffs who are seeing your pay shrink and your jobs go south.

It's time for you people to realize that things are tough all over . . .... [read more]

Smoking and Big Daddy Corporations

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/18/94 Bookmark and Share

Some days instead of reading the newspaper, I'd feel better if someone just [whack. whack, whack] whacked me over the head with it.

This is one of those days. Here's a story reporting that Lockheed is one of thousands of... [read more]

Public-Interest Pretenders vs. The Real McCoy

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/17/94 Bookmark and Share

"Kid McCoy" was a legendary boxer in the 1890s who won most of his fights by knockout. He was so terrific that a host of imitators began roaming the country claiming they were "Kid McCoy."

But the Kid himself erased... [read more]

Bringing Health Coverage to the Doctor s Office

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/16/94 Bookmark and Share

Pioneering movie mogul Sam Goldwyn was better at making "talkies" than he was at getting the English language straight. He once mangled a good metaphor by declaring: "You've got to take the bull by the teeth."

Umm . .... [read more]

What Alexandria Johnson Told Bill Clinton About His Plan to Cut Library Funding

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/13/94 Bookmark and Share

Here's an interesting fact: even in the depths of the Great Depression, not a single library in America was forced to close its doors. Think about that.

Banks closed, right and left. Factories folded. But these little... [read more]