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December 27, 2002

Corporations now charge you to pay them; and Calpers corrals big business deserters.

Jim Hightower

December 20, 2002

Christmas tree growers treat the poor in an un-Christian manner; Oliver North re-invades Grenada.

Jim Hightower

December 13, 2002

Bob Dole scolds us from his taxpayer-funded penthouse; and, "This police rescue is brought to you by: Hooters!"

Jim Hightower

December 6, 2002

Corporations launder money to cheat the IRS; Homeland Security makes for good comedy.

Jim Hightower

November 29, 2002

Thank your local family farmer; and the military sets up camp in our schools.

Jim Hightower

November 22, 2002

HealthSouth's ethics need rehabilitation.

Jim Hightower

November 15, 2002

It's my 737, I'll land if I want to; and a Day of Action against Wal-Mart.

Jim Hightower

November 8, 2002

Organics: good enough for the pilgrims, good enough for us; and, trailer trash go upscale.

Jim Hightower

November 1, 2002

Saudi Arabia puts lipstick on a pig; and Gary Winnick puts lipstick on his greed.

Jim Hightower

October 25, 2002

Bush preserves democracy by coddling tyrants; Phil Gramm cashes in at the bank.

Jim Hightower

October 18, 2002

Awash in Money; Fighting FrankenFish

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October 11, 2002

Terror strikes Georgetown … not quite; and Bush warms up to polluters.

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October 4, 2002

Be a Jewel; Truly Beautiful Art

Jim Hightower

September 27, 2002

George W. Bush makes war on evildoers -- except the ones he likes; and W and his cohorts love war -- unless they're the ones who have to fight.

Jim Hightower

September 20, 2002

San Diegans pay for sorry sports teams; and a small town stuffs Ronald McDonald back into the clown car.

Jim Hightower

September 13, 2002

Who decided that the WTO rules the U.S.?; who decided that the U.S. rules Iraq?

Jim Hightower

September 6, 2002

Accenture proclaims its Bermudan heritage; Paul O'Neill calls the kettle black.

Jim Hightower

August 30, 2002

Bush's long vacation benefits America; his Ag Department pick ain't exactly a family farmer.

Jim Hightower

August 23, 2002

Bush's Social Security Fantasies; Congress Does It Again

Jim Hightower

August 16, 2002

Dubya plays corporate performer -- but it's just pretend; and Congress sells out its trade authority for cold, hard cash.

Jim Hightower

August 9, 2002

Bush keeps emphasizing the "shadow" in "shadow government" and Segway tries to push you off the sidewalk.

Jim Hightower

August 2, 2002

It's easy to make nuclear waste safe -- just pass a law saying it's so; and, dishonesty permeates the corporate culture -- even CEOs' golf games.

Jim Hightower

July 26, 2002

Bush barks but barely bites, and MBNA buys a Congressman … on credit.

Jim Hightower

July 19, 2002

George W.'s corporate scolding reeks of hypocrisy; the Pentagon buys into Hollywood.

Jim Hightower

July 12, 2002

The state department says good journalism is treason; and San Antonians fight a golf course over the aquifer.

Jim Hightower

July 5, 2002

Bush wants to spend your taxes on missile defense, but won't tell you if it works; and, WWJD -- What Would Jim Do?

Jim Hightower

June 28, 2002

The Business Roundtable fights for CEOs' rights to rip off stockholders; Bushites fight for more bureaucracy and big government; and Tom DeLay fights for the rich.

Jim Hightower

June 21, 2002

Reliant CEO Finds Religion; Edison Has the Vapors

Jim Hightower

June 14, 2002

The "outernet industry want advertising on the inside of your eyelids; WorldCom moneyslinger Bernie Ebbers dies by his own gun; and the un-American activities of Stanley Works.

Jim Hightower

June 7, 2002

Ari Fleischer serves as Fibber-in-Chief; Cadillac puts on its hat and boots; and truth is stranger than fiction in CorporateWorld.

Jim Hightower

May 31, 2002

George W. puffs out his chest over Cuba, and Dick Cheney invites Jim to dinner.

Jim Hightower

May 24, 2002

Wal-Mart cares about its employees -- especially the dead ones; giving the finger to corporations could cost you your privacy; and Tattered Cover stands up for its customers' rights.

Jim Hightower

May 17, 2002

Bush's policy toward democracy is loaded with irony; Corporate Big Brother is watching you shop; Our government legal robs us -- of our rights.

Jim Hightower

May 10, 2002

The Smithsonian gets sold to the highest bidder; a tiny university builds a first-rate baseball stadium; and a common weed killer plays havoc with Mother Nature.

Jim Hightower

May 3, 2002

Kmart gives its CEO the blue light and workers the pink slip; corporate taxes disappear into the Bermuda Triangle; Vignette rewards failure.

Jim Hightower

April 26, 2002

Bush likes democracy, except when he doesn't; business is a poor model for government; The Book Thing gives reading material to the needy.

Jim Hightower

April 19, 2002

Alan Greenspan's laissez faire fantasy; a Congressman teaches the wrong lesson; and readers re-name Enron.

Jim Hightower

April 12, 2002

Dubya will save us from pollution -- with gas masks; polluters get "greenwashing" awards; the Cardinals pitch St. Louis a screwball.

Jim Hightower

April 5, 2002

The new campaign finance reform law still has big loopholes; Bush's Army Secretary is a stealth Enronite; and toys make some kids very unhappy.

Jim Hightower

March 29, 2002

Disney shows its commitment to journalism with the Koppel-Letterman flap; the Bushites are Bozos.

Jim Hightower

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