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Water is big money


Letters to the Editor

David Orr
Oklahoma Water Resources Board and Cherokee Nation member Ed Fite reminds us (News, “Water war,” Clifton Adcock, May 2, Oklahoma Gazette) that in spite of the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes’ well-produced PR campaign on water rights, "the two nations brought that suit against the state, and that's being lost” — in case anyone missed Gov. Fallin trying to shame the tribes into submission after they called OKC's bluff on their strong-arm tactic with the good ol’ boys at the Oklahoma Water Resources Board.
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Who’s on drugs?


Letters to the Editor

David Orr
The new session is barely underway and our legislators have found time to write all manner of bat@$&* crazy bills about zygotes, stem cell sweeteners and green lighting the teaching of mythology in science class, and now they want to drug test others?
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

‘Bait and switch'


Letters to the Editor

David Orr
In an Aug. 10 Gazette letter ("Why pay $30 million to move OGE substation?”), Larry D. Fry predicts revenue enhancements benefiting OKC from the recent decision to change the MAPS timeline and build the convention center before the projects citizens actually voted for, and with a $50 million tax incentive to spur construction of a multistory convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Pass the fried okra'


Letters to the Editor

David Orr
OKC Barons. Nothing says Oklahoma like English nobility decked out in curly wigs and fancy ceremonial robes. Pass the fried okra, Lady Baroness. The most famous Okies in the world are heroes of the pe...
 
Thursday, June 3, 2010
 
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