Macro - Economists

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/15/93 Bookmark and Share

A macro-economist, you see, doesn't deal with everyday happenings, like your income going down or the price of Spam going up. Too real. Instead, these theorists use computer models and mathematical formulas to... [read more]

NAFTA -- Part One

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/15/93 Bookmark and Share

Our country's not just losing companies--we're losing whole industries.
There's only one company left making TVs in the U. S. of A. for example.
Only... [read more]


Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/16/92 Bookmark and Share

Thomas Jefferson warned us 200 years ago that [quote] "Merchants give allegiance to no flag save their own." He was not talking about little Main Street merchants, but about the sea-going Merchant Trading Companies of his time. Today, these companies... [read more]


Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Sat., 6/13/92 Bookmark and Share

I once sat with my father in front of the TV enjoying a casual chat and a baseball game, when an ad for a national chain of fish restaurants appeared. With a bouncy little jingle playing in the background, this... [read more]


Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/28/92 Bookmark and Share

You thought Clinton, Bush and Perot were an uninspiring choice in '92? Well that was a heart-stopping thriller compared to what '96 has in store for you: Clinton, Dole and Perot. Wake me when it's over! According to pollsters"and according... [read more]


Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/22/92 Bookmark and Share

Get ready, I'm about to hit you with a cuss word: "Banker." Greedhead bankers are gobbling up the fattest profits in American history -- taking nearly $49 BILLION in profits from us last year. They're getting fatter than a butcher's... [read more]