Clinton s Budget Priorities: Motion vs. Action

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/28/94 Bookmark and Share

Ernest Hemingway said, "Never confuse motion with action."

Well, the Clinton White House is sure whirling faster than a July dust devil. But, as you might know, a dust devil is nothing but a sudden swirl of dust and hot... [read more]


The Richard Nixon Gift Catalogue

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/25/94 Bookmark and Share

When I was a youngster, the arrival of that big, thick, Sears-Roebuck catalogue always set us kids off in delirious dreams of unbridled consumerism. "The Wish Book," people called it . . . and "wish" is about all we... [read more]


The Military Fat Inside Clinton s New, Streamlined Federal Budget

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/24/94 Bookmark and Share

When Bill Clinton laid his new, improved, streamlined, $1.5-Trillion budget on us, he claimed his team had gone through that thing with an industrial-sized squeegie to get all the fat out.

That claim made me think of little two-year-olds who believe... [read more]


Otis Spunkmeyer: Baking Muffins and Breaking Faith

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/23/94 Bookmark and Share

It was said of a certain banker in my hometown that he started every single day with a smile . . . just to get it over with.

Well, when it comes to dealing with employees, top executives today don't even... [read more]


A Green Olympics in Norway

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/22/94 Bookmark and Share

Yogi Berra once said, "Ninety-nine percent of this game is half mental."

Well, it does often seem to me that ninety-nine percent of Big-Time sports are run by half wits.

But let's give credit where it's due -- we owe a cheer... [read more]


Presidents Day : Hoakum vs. History

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/21/94 Bookmark and Share

Yogi Berra once said, "Ninety-nine percent of this game is half mental."

Well, it does often seem to me that ninety-nine percent of Big-Time sports are run by half wits.

But let's give credit where it's due -- we owe a cheer... [read more]