The Health Care Opportunity

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/11/93 Bookmark and Share

Boy, those right-wing, talk-radio hosts are in a stew about Hillary Clinton.

You've heard their tirades: "Why can't she be more like Barbara and Nancy," they ask, "more lady-like, more . . . well, more wifey? Doesn't she... [read more]

Adopt - A - Bat

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/8/93 Bookmark and Share

Sure, you've been out there for all kinds of good causes -- saving the baby seals, rescuing dolphins, protecting the American Bald Eagle.

But have you adopted-a-bat, yet?

And you call yourself a concerned citizen.

This is Jim Hightower . . . ... [read more]

Levamisole : A Case Study In Drug Company Price Gouging

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/7/93 Bookmark and Share

Ooooh, I'm suffering bad from another case of Trichotillomania. Do you ever get it? It's the uncontrollable desire to tear your hair out.

I'd take a pill for it . . . but it's a pill called "levamisole"... [read more]

Outlaw Lobbying By Former Public Officials

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/7/93 Bookmark and Share

How do you feel about defenestrating in public?

No, it's not a sexual act. Defenestrating is the act of throwing someone out the window!

What say we start by defenestrating these Washington officials who put in a few years of public... [read more]

Frank Lorenzo : The Pirate Returns

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/7/93 Bookmark and Share

Ohhh, poor Frank. As the old country song puts it, "I've got tears in my ears from lying on my back in my bed while crying over you."

It's Frank Lorenzo, I'm talking about -- the airline pirate of the... [read more]

NAFTA : Lee Iacocca With Feathers In His Mouth

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/4/93 Bookmark and Share

Chrysler's macho honcho Lee Iacocca is like a strand of barbed wire: He's got his good points.

But being a credible spokesperson for the White House on how their North American Free Trade Agreement will be a good deal for... [read more]