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OKG Newsletter


Topic: amendment

Last call for ethanol?

Sen. Coburn’s attempts to eliminate an ethanol tax credit have drawn support from The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and Investor’s Business Daily.


News

Clifton Adcock
A controversial amendment by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, that would end a tax credit for ethanol blending may come up for a vote when the Senate resumes session in May.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A question of equality

A state question on next month’s ballot seeks to ban affirmative action in the public sector.


News

Rachel Curtis
A state question appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot would effectively end affirmative action for women and racial minorities in the public sector statewide.
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

What's to hide?

Nothing, says mayoral candidate Ed Shadid. But a battle looms to keep his divorce records private.


News

Tim Farley
Disclosing sealed court records connected to Oklahoma City mayoral candidate Ed Shadid’s divorce in 2007 outweighs embarrassment or harm it may cause the Ward 2 councilman, his ex-wife or their children, according to a leading expert on government openness and public records.
 
Monday, December 9, 2013

It’s about gun rights for everyone


CFN

Gazette staff
Representative Sally Kern is just thinking of the children, especially the right for them to bear, well, things in the shape of arms. In a funny little piece of legislature proposed by her, it would make it illegal for teachers to punish children for having weapons on their minds and indulging in playtime activities such as drawing a gun, using fingers or hands in the shape of a gun or making gun noises.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Hold elected officials accountable


Commentary

Adam Soltani
According to the website for the United States Senate, “Upon taking office, senators-elect must swear or affirm that they will ‘support and defend the Constitution.’” Our elected officials are not only voted upon by people within our state to represent Oklahoma but are also expected to protect and defend rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

American Hustler

Larry Flynt has made a career (and a lot of money) out of defending the First Amendment.


Features

Devon Green
Larry Flynt, with his raspy, bullfrog voice, has always had his work cut out for him. Villified in the media, he continually has to overcome the image of him as a lecherous smut peddler.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
 
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