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Oklahoma is not OK


Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
In support of Republican plans to eliminate the state income tax, the deranged Oklahoma Council on Public Affairs claims that “states with no income tax and with the lowest overall tax burdens consistently outperform the high-tax states, the national average and Oklahoma.” (Commentary, “Point: Phase out state personal income tax,” Feb. 1, Oklahoma Gazette).
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Limit mercury


Letters to the Editor

Susan Schmidt
A 7-month-old relative has a mass in her brain located where doctors could only cut out 10 percent or cause blindness. She will soon start chemotherapy.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Workplace dangers prevalent


Letters to the Editor

Niki Bauer
In March 2011, my 21-year-old daughter, Cheryl Marie Bauer, was involved in a workplace accident that claimed her life. She was a great kid — a hardworking honors student who was generous to a fault.
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Love, Oklahoma Gazette style


Letters to the Editor

Sheila Crow
In November 1994 I resolved to start dating again, to perhaps even meet a man suitable for marriage … again. Every week I perused Oklahoma Gazette’s personal ads with curiosity. So on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, I sat down to craft my own ad.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Move school board elections


Letters to the Editor

Jay Means
The need to move local school board and city council elections to November is never more apparent than now.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Meth is not mirth


Letters to the Editor

Andy Behrens
I must say a few words about your choice of cover for the Jan. 25 issue (News, “I want a new drug”), because I don't think I've ever seen a major publication in our city or state run something so exploitative and repulsive.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Fetal food


Letters to the Editor

Jamie Levescy
New legislation for consideration by the Oklahoma legislative body includes a bill by Sen. Ralph Shortey stating roughly that no person or entity shall sell food containing aborted fetuses as an ingredient.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Voters need to know


Letters to the Editor

Jim Henry
Like Bill Bleakley (Commentary, “Time for full disclosure,” Jan. 25, Oklahoma Gazette), I knew what was coming when the U.S. Supreme Court handed down the Citizens United ruling.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Setting the record straight


Letters to the Editor

Jim Gipson
The Oklahoma Gazette’s Jan. 12 “Chicken-Fried News” column, “The ol’ shell game?” — based on a Reuters story — needs the benefit of a few key facts.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

‘A true statesman’


Letters to the Editor

Robyn Lemon Sellers
What a gift Gazette readers received with Andrew Rice’s “A senator’s parting thoughts” (Commentary, Jan. 11).
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Protect the Internet


Letters to the Editor

Brandon Wertz
On Jan. 18, many sites on the Internet either shut down or allowed limited access in an attempt to illustrate the potential oppression that could come from the proposed Internet regulations referred t
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Don’t discriminate


Letters to the Editor

Rob Bennet
In response to “Bad move, Oklahoma City Council” by Steve Kern (Letters, Dec. 7, Oklahoma Gazette): as an Oklahoman, religions scholar and self-proclaimed independent when it comes to religious affiliation, I would like to say to Steve Kern, your hypocrisy was a bad move.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

‘Back to the Dark ages’


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
I watched with interest the recent presidential debates in New Hampshire as candidates pandered to extreme right-wingers.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

‘Welfare queens' a myth


Letters to the Editor

Michael Hopkins
Tom Furlong (Letters, “Enough, already!” Dec. 28, Gazette) seems to think that black woman are intentionally having babies and kicking out daddies to cash in on lucrative government welfare.
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Off the grid, on the mark


Letters to the Editor

Ron Ferrell
Thanks to Oklahoma Gazette for the article about my local heroes and neighbors, Bruce Johnson and Barbara Hagen (“Off the Grid,” Clifton Adcock, Dec. 7).
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
 
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