Doug Jones Average: Inflation Fears

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/24/94 Bookmark and Share

Well even the high and mighty Dow Jones Average has taken a little tumble.

For years, Wall Street's big investors have jacked up stock and bond prices to record levels, but this spring, the speculators have suddenly become as jumpy as... [read more]

It s About Time: One Week in Washington

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/23/94 Bookmark and Share

Time again for another titillating segment of Jim Hightower's [Echo] Well it's about time!

A report on small but positive advances in our world that make you wonder why it took the gooberheads in charge so long to get... [read more]

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]