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The funny thing about OKC


Commentary

James Cooper
With only 5 percent of Oklahomans citing immigration as their greatest concern, one might imagine Oklahoma's local and state politicians would respond accordingly.
 
Thursday, October 7, 2010

What's the point?


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
State Questions 751, 755 and 756 will probably pass by landslides as voters vent some anger or make larger political statements. But is it really worth the trouble?
 
Thursday, October 7, 2010

Jailhouse blues


Commentary

Kyle Loveless
Two central questions need to be addressed: First, why do we need a new jail; and second, when will we vote on it?
 
Thursday, September 30, 2010

The small elements


Commentary

Chris Smith
I'm a firm believer that we should give credit where credit is due, and the City of Oklahoma City is due some credit.
 
Thursday, September 23, 2010

Point: Political Russian roulette


Commentary

Carlos J. Toledo
Politicians are jeopardizing their viability in the long run by targeting citizen children of illegal immigrants, for it risks alienating the fastest-growing voting bloc in Oklahoma.
 
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Counterpoint: Open to interpretation


Commentary

Ernest Istook
The Supreme Court decided that when nondiplomatic foreign nationals are here legally, their children indeed become citizens. But it has not decided the issue regarding illegal aliens.
 
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Alcohol in grocery stores


Commentary

John A. Maisch
Oklahomans may be asked what costs they are willing to pay in terms of drunk driving fatalities, teen consumption, alcohol-related deaths and illnesses for greater alcohol accessibility.
 
Thursday, September 9, 2010

MAPS 3.1


Commentary

Blair Humphreys
The idea of spending $30 million for just 1.7 acres of land " a price of over $400 per square foot " seems patently absurd.
 
Thursday, September 2, 2010

Prop 8 and Oklahoma


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
But what does the ruling really mean for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) community in Oklahoma?
 
Thursday, September 2, 2010

A grape idea


Commentary

Jason Reese
Voters are demanding more and more say in policies ranging from health care to education, and there is no reason why alcohol sales should not be included.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Counterpoint: Ultrasound law empowers women


Commentary

Anthony J. Lauinger
Knowledge is power. An ultrasound provides knowledge.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Point: Ultrasound law is unconstitutional


Commentary

Martha Skeeters
The injunction that prohibited House Bill 2780, the "Ultrasound Law," from going into effect serves Oklahoma's citizens well.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

The great taco caper


Commentary

Nathan Gunter
Don't eff with a town that's in its third week of triple-digit temperatures.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

Why not, Oklahoma?


Commentary

Phil G. Busey Sr.
CNBC released a report recently concluding that Oklahoma has lost ground to neighboring states in business development, slipping to 25th from 23rd.
 
Thursday, August 5, 2010

Share the road


Commentary

Chris Smith
In a city that wants to come off the "fat cities" lists and on to the "best places to live" lists, we have to be proactive in our approach.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010
 
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