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OKG Newsletter


Opinion
 

LETTERS

Planned Parenthood prevents abortions


Letters to the Editor

Nathaniel Batchelder
I have learned that 99 percent of Planned Parenthood’s budget probably goes for programs that extend health and contraceptive services to women in need.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

LETTERS

Barbarians at the gates


Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
Ya have to love the Grand Old Tea Party these days. Fresh off being trounced by a black “Muslim-Kenyan-Socialist,” the unrepentant loonies are at it again, closing down the federal government until the president caves on their perpetual crusade to kill Obamacare (41-plus times and counting).
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

LETTERS

Let’s get real


Letters to the Editor

Geof Spry
As long as any politically useful segment of the American electorate believes that preachers can cure cancer with their bare hands or that intelligence is a product of education rather than a pr
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
All five of Oklahoma’s U.S. Congressmen voted on September 19 for House Resolution 3102, a measure that cuts $40 billion, over ten years, from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. They are Jim Bridenstine (Tulsa), Tom Cole (Moore), James Lankford (Oklahoma City), Frank Lucas (Cheyenne), and Markwayne Mullin (Muskogee) — all Republicans.
 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The problem is cost, not coverage


Commentary

Jonathan Small
One of the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare,” is expansion of Medicaid to most individuals up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Susan Schmidt
My husband and I are volunteers, ushering regularly at the Civic Center for the past 7 years. We found the current production of Wicked to be among the top two shows we have seen in 7 years, second only to The Lion King.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Reece Kepler
Is that the silhouette of a flying pig I see by the light of a blue moon? Or did this conservative reader agree with something Rev. Robin Myers penned in Oklahoma Gazette?
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Shelley Reeves
I am sorry. I am sorry for my lack of concern for the state of the Oklahoma Public Schools until it affected my child directly.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

‘No tolerance’ doesn’t teach


Commentary

John Thompson
The bipartisan MAPS for Kids Student Achievement Committee knew that Oklahoma City could not increase student performance without first creating safe and orderly schools. We also knew that would be our toughest challenge.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

J.S. McLure
Is this hearing place obsolete? After founding, nursing, and sustaining numerous theater companies, those ineffable entities, neither thing nor place, nor just knots of artists contending with themselves, but also made of the eyes and ears of those...
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Oklahoma’s public defenders


Commentary

Robin Meyers
I am not talking about those brave, idealistic, underpaid lawyers who work to protect the last and the least, but KFOR, KOCO, KWTV and other local media outlets whose job it has become to defend the honor and reputation of our state when it is under attack by “foreigners” — aka, Australian politicians, lying journalists at Sports Illustrated or even the “unorthodox” Ed Shadid.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Kelly Kossuth
Typically, I look forward to reading Oklahoma Gazette each week, but this week, I was pretty surprised and disappointed to read about the “Ex-gay brigade” (News, Sept. 11), or as I shall call it as I see it, the “bully brigade.”
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Richard Hardin
Ref: “On the right side of history” by Adam Soltani (Commentary, Aug. 28, Gazette). Our freedom of religion in this country has always allowed us to criticize other religions, even the Pope, and has allowed us to try to explain our religion to others in hopes they will join ours, which we, naturally, think is the best.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Thanks for publishing that great commentary (Sept. 11, Gazette) titled “Contraception empowers women” by Ryan Kiesel. Kiesel said that Oklahoma legislators passed an amendment to “limit access to emergency contraception in Oklahoma.” Limiting access to emergency contraception would undoubtedly mean more unintended pregnancies, thus the likelihood of more abortions — abortions which these same legislators fanatically oppose! What a revolting development!
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Kari Myers
I have to express my complete disdain and frustration in regards to your “Best of OKC” awards (Life, Aug. 21, Gazette).
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 
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