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College shouldn’t be never-ending


Commentary

Vince Orza
When I was a kid attending college, the general rule was it would take four years to complete a degree.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

McClendon's genius


Letters to the Editor

Vince Orza
As you’ve heard, Aubrey McClendon is stepping down as CEO of Chesapeake Energy. Aubrey and his former partner, Tom Ward (who now heads SandRidge Energy), own KSBI Channel 52.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Government and the private sector


Commentary

Vince Orza
At a time when many Americans are mad at big business, perhaps it's time to take a step back and get a longer view of what made our nation the only superpower on earth.  Capitalism is now a dirty ...
 
Thursday, September 3, 2009

Gaming the system


Commentary

Vince Orza
Have you noticed the ever-increasing visibility of elected officials using taxpayer dollars to tell you all the great things they are doing for us? Drive down a county road, and you'll likely see ...
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Oklahoma geniuses


Commentary

Vince Orza
A decade ago, Oklahoma decided to create a biotech industry. The area south of the Capitol has become home to a nationally recognized group of scientists who are finding cures for diseases, solutions ...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Earmarked


Commentary

Vince Orza
Virtually everyone seems to agree earmarks are part of the problem with the out-of-control spending in Washington. Yet, Oklahoma's lawmakers tucked $68 million worth of earmarks into the recently appr...
 
Thursday, March 26, 2009

Sentence correction


Commentary

Vince Orza
At Channel 5 in the 1980s, I interviewed Roger Dale Stafford, one of Oklahoma's most notorious serial killers. Like almost everyone on death row, Roger proclaimed his innocence until his execution. Ye...
 
Thursday, February 12, 2009

Breaking news' is breaking the news


Commentary

Vince Orza
Anybody out there fed up with the lack of news in the newspapers and on news programs? Have you noticed all our newspapers have gotten smaller? It's not just The Oklahoman; The New York Times, The Wal...
 
Thursday, December 11, 2008

Giving thanks


Commentary

Vince Orza
Oklahoma has enjoyed a pretty good string of successes over the last few years. Economic growth, cultural enhancements, community improvements, educational gains and corporate developments have been f...
 
Thursday, November 13, 2008

Who's leading Oklahoma today?


Commentary

Vince Orza
As America and the world struggle with an economy sliding toward recession, the threat of an awakening Russian bear and an expanding list of economic competitors, it's important for Oklahoma to have a...
 
Thursday, October 9, 2008

Oklahoma's next governor


Commentary

Vince Orza
The speculation has begun for the open governor position in 2010. Be it a Republican or Democrat, the next governor will face many of the same obstacles Oklahoma governors have battled for decades.&nb...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Generational shift


Commentary

Vince Orza
Some of you may be old enough to have experienced the moment you realized you were becoming your parents. We find ourselves saying to our kids the things our parents said to us. Here's where I reall...
 
Thursday, August 7, 2008

Suited for business


Commentary

Vince Orza
I've spent more than 30 years of my life in the public eye " on television, as a candidate for governor, and as CEO and now dean of the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University. When it...
 
Thursday, June 26, 2008

The new Oklahoma City


Commentary

Vince Orza
Things are good in Oklahoma City. Forbes ranks us the most recession-proof city in the country. Executive Traveler magazine has a story about what a great city we live in. The New York Times had a fro...
 
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Wasting energy


Commentary

Vince Orza
You can always tell an election year. Whether it's in the state capital or Washington, politicians find someone to blame for whatever the current crisis is. Nationally, Republicans and Democrats up ...
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008
 
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