Veteran s Day

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

From Shay's Rebellion in 1787 to the Bonus March of 1932, America's war veterans often find that they survive the enemy. . . .only to have to fight a protracted, bitter and often losing war with their own government once... [read more]


Giants Threaten Local Breweries

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 11/10/94 Bookmark and Share

I'm an exercise buff. No. . . .none of that jogging, swimming or bicycling stuff.

I do the full, rigorous regimen of daily "Beer Exercises." You know: repetitive walking, stretching, lifting, and bending -- walk from the La-Zee-Boy to the... [read more]


Make Environmentalism Mean Business

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 11/9/94 Bookmark and Share

As Kermit the Frog tells us on Sesame Street: "It's not easy being green." [ribbit, ribbit]

In fact, as documented in a new book called "The War Against the Greens," if you're an environmental activist, being "green" can be downright dangerous.... [read more]


Election Day

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/8/94 Bookmark and Share

OK, let's take this slowly so as not to panic anyone. It's national election day. You just part that curtain, step into the voting booth, and then, as caaaaalm as you can be . . . look at... [read more]


More Flim-Flam About Race and IQ

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/7/94 Bookmark and Share

[Carnival show music] Step right up, pay your money and take your chances, folks . . . come see "The Voo-Doo Men."

Well, if it's snake oil you want, Professors Charles Murray and Richard Herrnstein are your men -- two... [read more]


The Corporate Football League

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/28/94 Bookmark and Share

Professional golf has always struck me as the most corporate of big-time sports. Not only do most tournaments bear corporate names -- the Buick Westchester Classic, for example -- and not only do the pros cover themselves head-to-toe with... [read more]