Organochlorines : An Environmental Cause Of Breast Cancer

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/1/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower noting that when trying to figure the cause of an illness, medical researchers have a commonsense rule-of-thumb. They say: "When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses."

Well, more and more researchers, doctors and patients are convinced that... [read more]


Boycott BGH Dairy Products

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/30/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower wishing I had a nicer way to put this, but that carton of milk you bring home to your kids could soon contain an added amount of cow pus and bacteria, as well as residues of dangerous antibiotics.

That's... [read more]


Clinton : The Political Price Of NAFTA

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/29/93 Bookmark and Share

Well, the big NAFTA vote in Congress came down to a choice between working stiffs and Wall Street . . . and guess who got stiffed?

Again.

The President managed to cobble together a majority made of Republicans and what he calls... [read more]


Deja Shoe : Making Cash From Trash

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 11/26/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower thinking of the old comedy shtick of the guy who goes to the doctor and says, "It hurts when I do this," so the doc says: "Well stop doing that" [drum bump].

Well, the real cure for the pain... [read more]


Thanksgiving : Monopolistic Middlemen Carving Up America's Food Dollar

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 11/25/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower asking how much you think goes to the farmer out of each dollar you spend at the supermarket? Sixty cents? Fifty? Forty?

Well, just a dozen years ago, farmers were getting forty cents, but now they're down... [read more]


It's About Time : Thanksgiving

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 11/24/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower noting that as we approach Thanksgiving in these raucous and tumultuous times, let's be grateful for a few small favors that play to our gentler, more peaceful sides.

For example, while phone companies, cable systems and others are merging,... [read more]