Who Owns the Federal Debt?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/1/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower...talking about our national debt.

Unless you've been like Rip Van Winkle for the last 12 years, you know the national debt is bigger than Jupiter. But what's not generally known is that the debt's got more attachments on... [read more]


NIMBY

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/26/93 Bookmark and Share

NIMBY. Stands for Not In My Back Yard.

It s a term of derision and disrespect that The Powers That Be apply to people like us when we have the audacity to say no to... [read more]


Cement Klins

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/26/93 Bookmark and Share

People in Millard County weren t just upset at Rollins Incorporated the company that wanted to burn the hazardous wastes. They were also upset at three of their four county commissioners plus their city... [read more]


Unemployment Rate

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/25/93 Bookmark and Share

On economic news, the media sometimes treats us like a crop of mushrooms. You know how they grow mushrooms? They keep em in the dark and pile layer-after-layer of manure on em.

For example, check this month... [read more]


High - Octane Snake Oil

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/24/93 Bookmark and Share

The oil giants spend millions to get you to buy their Super-Premium, 92 Octane gasoline.

But, unless you re driving a Rolls Royce or unless you ve got an old clunker with an engine knocking louder than a bill... [read more]


Motor Voter

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/24/93 Bookmark and Share

When election day comes around, about four out of ten of us are on the outside looking in unregistered.

In my state, registration ends a month before the election, so by the time things heat up and people... [read more]