Phil, Lamar and Little Stevie Become "Populists"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/11/92 Bookmark and Share

It's the silly season [silly cartoony music], Campaign '96 is loose on the land, with more presidential candidates than a circus has clowns! Speaking of which, Phil Gramm has declared himself --"now get this): "A blue-collar Republican." This is "Dollar... [read more]


Spy Agency Loses Billions

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Sun., 2/2/92 Bookmark and Share

Do you stash a little cash in various spots of your home -- a twenty in your tool chest or maybe a C-note in the bottom of your clothes hamper? "Rainy Day" money. But then the day comes when you... [read more]


FOOD LABELS THAT LIE

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Sat., 10/5/91 Bookmark and Share

Time for another voyage [Far-out space travel] to the Far, Far, Far-out Frontiers of Free Enterprise. On this mission, I take you to see things . . . that aren t there . . . and, things that are more... [read more]


The Ballpark In Arlington

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Sat., 10/21/89 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower, noting that the Texas Rangers baseball team is owned by George W. Bush, son of the ex-president. Like daddy, George W. was born on third, but thinks he hit a triple. So we ought not be surprised that... [read more]


Louisiana : Corporate Tax Exemptions

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/12/89 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower asking: Have you been billed for your property taxes this year? Yeah. Me too. Up again. So why not just ask for an exemption from these pesky taxes? Yeah, let your neighbors pay your share of school costs... [read more]