The " Con " In Conservatives

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/17/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower really enjoying their high-grade hypocrisy that rises to the surface in a big budget battle.

Especially fun to me are the Holy Willie Conservatives, who piously pound the podium with shouts of "pork, pork, pork" when any spending to... [read more]


Clinton's Corporate Agenda

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/16/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower amazed that Bill Clinton keeps getting pounded for being too liberal. Would that he were!

Sure, he started full of vinegar and paisano, with that stirring State of the Union speech, rousing the passions of us progressives.

[Pause]

Little did... [read more]


The Scent of Advertising

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/13/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower conceding that smells have long been part of American Marketing. Who can resist popcorn in movie theaters? And how about those devious real estate agents who have a pie baking in the oven when they show... [read more]


State " Captains " To Promote NAFTA

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/12/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower checking-up on the latest from USA-NAFTA. You never want to let this bunch too far from your sight. It's a coalition of big U.S. corporations formed to be chief cheerleader and lobbyist for the North American... [read more]


Historical Analogy Police

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/12/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower sympathizing with a gaggle of academics who say that the "historical knowledge" of politicians is "appallingly bad."

Well, yes it is. But then, so's their knowledge of literature, of the English language, of math . . . even... [read more]


Amory Lovins : Grassroots Genius

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/11/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower saying that the genius of Amory Lovins is that he took to heart the old aphorism, "A penny saved is a penny earned."

Now we've all heard that, but the difference between us and Lovins is that we said... [read more]