Urban High Schools : Smaller Is Better

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/20/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower saying, I sometimes think if all the experts were laid end-to-end, it would be a good thing.

For example, "experts" designed America's urban high school system. Arguing that bigger-is-better, they've created vast educational warehouses, each one teeming with... [read more]


Environmental Whistleblowers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/18/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower wondering if you've ever seen some company dumping, bulldozing, spewing or otherwise violating pollution laws -- and wished you could do something about it.

Well, more and more ordinary citizens are doing something. They're not taking the law... [read more]


A Billion Dollar Loophole for Mutual Life Insurance Companies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/18/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower reporting that since 1984, 20 giant mutual insurance companies have driven a money truck through a tax loophole . . . letting them escape paying as much as $15 BILLION in taxes during the past nine years.

One of... [read more]


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]