Fannie Mae Gets Down

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/30/94 Bookmark and Share

And now, we have this offering from the Chat & Chew Cafe's "hallelujah chorus": [counter clatter] All right, all together now -- a-one, a-two, a-three [chorus: "Hip-Hip Hooraaay!"].

Fannie Mae, that cheer's for you!

What, you don't know Fannie Mae?

Well, Fannie's... [read more]

Stop All Commercial Trading with Haiti

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/29/94 Bookmark and Share

Will Rogers said, "Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock."

Well, in facing those growling military dogs in Haiti, the Clinton administration has been saying "nice doggie" for more than a year, but instead... [read more]

It s a Jobs Program We Need, Not Retraining

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/28/94 Bookmark and Share

I was once on a plane that pulled onto the runway, revved-up for takeoff . . . then suddenly cut back, and taxied off the runway.

The pilot popped on the intercom and told us: "Aahh, folks, our gauges up here... [read more]

It s About Time: Spring

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/25/94 Bookmark and Share

Time again for another titillating segment of Jim Hightower's [Echo] "Well it's about time!"

A report on small but positive advances in our world that make you wonder why it took the gooberheads in charge so long to get it right.

[Spring... [read more]

Time for Doctors to Start Treating Pain

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/24/94 Bookmark and Share

A few years back, I "experienced," as they say, a kidney stone.

Now, "experiencing" a kidney stone is like saying Los Angeles "experienced" an earthquake -- these things hurt! It felt an asteroid was ripping through me . . .... [read more]

Ollie North Runs for Senate

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/23/94 Bookmark and Share

We know that a "democracy" is supposed to mean government by the people, but do you know what a "kakistocracy" is? It's government by the worst people in society.

Well, just when you think Congress couldn't get any worse, along... [read more]