Clothes Connection: Naked Greed

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/23/95 Bookmark and Share

Mark Twain once wrote: "Clothes make the man . . . naked people have little or no influence on society."

Well here comes a corporation that's standing naked before us -- naked in the way it treats its employees. Ironically,... [read more]

Eye-on-Newt: Frequent Flyer

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/22/95 Bookmark and Share

Time to check Hightower Radio's "Eye on Newt" for you [Theme: Eye on Newt].

Well, it seems Newt Gingrich has really been flying high [Jet plane taking off] . . . Indeed, there he goes . . . leaving on yet... [read more]

Good, Bad and Unbelievable Bosses

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/19/95 Bookmark and Share

Let me take you now into the world of [echo mike]: "The Good, The Bad . . . and, the Downright Unbelievable."

Bosses, that is. Every year, the "9 to 5" National Association of Working Women conducts a contest to... [read more]

HMO Fat Cats

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/18/95 Bookmark and Share

These giant HMOs -- Health Maintenance Organizations -- promise in their ads that if you give up your family doctor and join their corporatized medical system, you'll come out ahead because they have the market clout to [echo mike] "Hold... [read more]

Big Money Pollutes Congress

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/17/95 Bookmark and Share

A former Congresswoman, Leslie Byrne of Virginia, tells about advice she received from a Big-Money political colleague: "Lean to the green," she was told . . . and, she added: this guy "was not an environmentalist."

Indeed, the only green that... [read more]

$3 Teller Fees: Bank Robbery

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/16/95 Bookmark and Share

The famous Muppet, Miss Piggy, once pointed out that all you need to know about bankers . . . is that they attach little chains to their ballpoint pens.

Ahh, Miss Piggy, sad to say, but the greed of bankers has... [read more]