Clinton Is Whiffing With His Job - Training Program

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/2/93 Bookmark and Share

In 1876, Lord Gormley Whiffle was playing an important golf match at Scotland's Saint Andrews golf course. Putting for the silver medal, Lord Whiffle didn't just miss his four-inch tap-in . . . he completely missed the ball! ... [read more]

Local Hero : Bill Addington, Sierra Blanca, TX.

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/1/93 Bookmark and Share

Being a "Local Hero" sometimes takes you a long way from home. This week, Bill Addington is 2000 miles away from his West Texas ranch. He's traveling the state of Maine, asking voters there to take a stand... [read more]

Halloween : The Real Scaries

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/29/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower bringing you the Horrors of Halloween. I don't mean the little costumed tricksters who'll knock on your doors tonight, but the REAL scaries, the things that really do "go-bump-in-the-night."

Like the hundreds of vampire lobbyists for insurance... [read more]

Automobile Executives : Out Of Touch With Reality

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/28/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower pointing out that many top executives today are learning that they can improve their products and services by going incognito into their own stores -- and experiencing first hand how their customers are treated.

But Detroit's top brass hasn't... [read more]

Arron Ahearn : Whistleblower

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/27/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower saying to Aaron Ahearn: [Whistle] This whistle's for you.

This nineteen-year-old ocean-loving gung-ho navy recruit didn't set-out to be a whistleblower. But sailing aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, the world's largest aircraft carrier, Ahearn was given an assignment... [read more]

Phil Gramm's Health Care : Pay Or Else

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/26/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower with my ten-foot-pole, poking into an "alternative" health plan just proposed by Senators Phil Gramm, Paul Coverdell, John McCain, Daffy Duck, Goofy, Pluto and the entire insurance lobby.

The essence of their approach is to make consumers indentured servants... [read more]