Joycelyn Elders: Hip-Hip-Hooray!

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/4/94 Bookmark and Share

Here's a heartfelt offering to U.S. Surgeon General, Joycelyn Elders, from the Chat & Chew Cafe Chorus [counter clatter] -- OK, all together now: [chorus: "Hip-Hip-Hooray!"].

I like this lady's honesty. The Clinton administration takes a national poll, consults... [read more]

Doug Jones Average: New Year

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/3/94 Bookmark and Share

How 'bout that Dow!

The Dow-Jones average, I mean. It's Wall Street's pulse -- a measure of how the economy looks from the perky perspective of big corporate investors.

They're doing juuust fine, thank you, and the Dow Jones Average is... [read more]

Pesticides : The Delaney Clause

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/31/93 Bookmark and Share

Out in Boot Hill, Arizona, there s a tombstone inscribed: I was expecting this, but not so soon. Well, if timing is everything, it s no wonder the Clinton administration is behind. Jim Hightower . . .... [read more]

Ship Out American Executives, Not Jobs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/30/93 Bookmark and Share

Wrigley -- the chewing gum baron -- once said, There are highly-successful businesses in the [U.S.]. There are also highly-paid executives. The [secret] is not to intermingle the two. Jim Hightower . . . right... [read more]

Trashing Mount Everest

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/29/93 Bookmark and Share

Growing up in Denison, Texas -- long ago -- the environment was not yet a cause, but it was . . . well, part of us. As a little boy, the environment was drinking from a pure-water creek in... [read more]

Downsizing America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/28/93 Bookmark and Share

President Calvin Coolidge once said: When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results. Now, I know Coolidge was never considered a very bright light, but surely someone was fooling with his dimmer switch... [read more]