Stonyfield Farm Yogurt: Agitating Against BGH

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/14/94 Bookmark and Share

Do you know how mushrooms are grown? They're kept in the dark . . . then they have layer after layer of manure dumped on them.

Well, Monsanto company and the Food & Drug Administration are treating us... [read more]

The C.I.A.: Bring On the Clowns

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/13/94 Bookmark and Share

Every time you think that government surely can't get any more inept or sillier, along comes our very own CIA to [Crash! Whoa! Smash! Tinkle!] stumble on-stage like a slapstick combination of Inspector Clouseau, Detective Frank Drebbin... [read more]

Clinton s China Policy: Winkin , Blinkin and Nod

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/12/94 Bookmark and Share

Here we go again. Our foreign policy seems to be based on "Winkin', Blinkin' and Nod."

Aren't we supposed to stand for certain basic principles in the world? Things like liberty and justice -- old-fashioned principles maybe, but still... [read more]

Bonus Time for Those At The Top

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/11/94 Bookmark and Share

And now, for a musical interlude Hightower Radio offers this rendition of that popular classic: "Ballad of the Chief Executive."

[Hmmmmm] "There's a time just for sowing / A time just for reaping / A time just for giving... [read more]

The Dilbertization Of The American Workplace

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/8/94 Bookmark and Share

Does your paper carry the comic strip "Dilbert"?

Dilbert's a nebbish of a character, an Olympic-class Nerd who's a white-collar employee of some Great Big Corporation, Incorporated -- probably an insurance company.

In this issue [unfold funnies] Dilbert's boss comes into his... [read more]

Today s High-Dollar, Class-Conscious TV Reporters

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/7/94 Bookmark and Share

It used to be that rich, cigar-smoking media barons owned the presses -- and reporters were working stiffs who pounded a beat, drank at joints called "Shorty's" and identified with other working people.

But, today, the big reporters themselves are wealthy... [read more]