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OKG Newsletter


Opinion
 

Legalize, regulate and tax


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
It might take some time before Oklahomans can hit their pot bongs without at least a pinch of police paranoia, but it’s an encouraging sign that state Sen. Constance Johnson has floated a bill for this upcoming legislative session that would legalize marijuana here.
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

LETTERS

Return nazi art


Letters to the Editor

Paul Wesselhoft
I encourage the University of Oklahoma to return Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep, to the rightful owner, Leone Meyer, the daughter of Raoul Meye.
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thou shalt not lose to Texas


Commentary

Robin Meyers
If Oklahoma wants to stop giving latenight comics their best material, then we are going to have to stop acting like children.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
In May, 2013 the Oklahoma Legislature passed House Bill 2226. This new law told females under age 17 that they must have a doctor’s prescription for getting over-the-counter emergency contraception (called Plan B or the morning after pill).
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Realizing the dream


Commentary

Adam Soltani
In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech calling for justice for individuals of all races, ethnicities and creeds.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

LETTERS

Equality for all


Letters to the Editor

Jason Weger
After a federal judge ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and Representative James Lankford quickly came out against the ruling.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Enterprise schools work best


Commentary

John Thompson
Fifteen years ago, participating in MAPS for Kids, I supported school choice. The first generation of choice benefited thousands of Oklahoma City students who attended selective magnet, charter and enterprise schools.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Should a former sundown town apologize?


Commentary

Christopher P. Lehman
It’s rare for local governments or the federal government to apologize for discrimination against a group of people.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Michael Jason Allred
So, Sen. James Inhofe sent me an e-mail today asking me to share my tale of woe and misery due to Obamacare. This was my reply, although I doubt it was what they were wanting.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Marty Zumpfe
Apparently, fear and the need to be superhuman is alive and well in Hollywood. Notice how many movies of superheroes have come out recently. In 1970-80, only four superhero movies were released, compared to 115 released since 2001.
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

What’s wrong with Christmas?


Commentary

Brady Henderson
There was a time in America when Christmas was illegal. In colonial New England, the opening salvo of the socalled “War on Christmas” came not from atheists, Jews or civil libertarians but from the same Puritan Christian pilgrims who gave America Thanksgiving.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Joe Courtney
I am always in awe (and laugh a little inside) when I see/read/hear someone who makes such obvious hypocritical statements either by mistake or on purpose.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Issues, not divorce records


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Can Oklahoma City become more walkable, provide more police and fire protection and improve its public transportation systems? These are just some of the basic issues that should be addressed in the current mayoral campaign between Shadid and current Mayor Mick Cornett between now and the March 4 election.
 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

In reform, real focus on needs on students


Commentary

Gene Perry
Oklahoma’s education debate spends a lot of time on a few familiar subjects: education funding vs. tax cuts, vouchers and charters vs. traditional public schools and high-stakes testing vs. letting teachers teach. 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

LETTERS

Also: Don’t lock up drug offenders


Letters to the Editor

Christopher Mock
In his Nov. 27 Oklahoma Gazette letter to the editor, Doug Rixmann makes the absurdly broad statement that “socialists are not happy people.” 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
 
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