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OKG Newsletter


Topic: debate

Separation deliberation

Two pastors, including Sally Kern’s husband, debate whether the Constitution was intended as a religious document.


News

Clifton Adcock
The hour-and-a-half-long debate was full of historical references, statistics, philosophical viewpoints and well-delivered arguments.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Class act

Keep out!


CFN

Gazette staff
During a recent debate on one of his bills, our favorite south Oklahoma City legislator who never returns our calls (sniff, sniff), Sen. Ralph Shortey, cracked wise about the state erecting a wall around its borders to keep out illegal immigrants.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Gravity debate, anyone?


Letters to the Editor

Randall L. Smith
There has been debate in this forum on non-scientifically based intelligent design versus the scientifically based theory of evolution.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Design unintelligent


Letters to the Editor

Clinton Wiles
The Rev. Kern’s letter (“Fuel for fossil debate,” July 27, Gazette) on the scarcity of intermediate fossils indicates he still lacks an understanding of evolution.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Tit for tat


CFN

Gazette staff
Drop by the state Capitol during the legislative session sometime and you’d be hard-pressed to think of Oklahoma as an oasis of folks who can master subject-verb agreement, much less honest-to-goodness debate.
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

OKC mayor to appear on State of the Union PBS special


News

Jennifer Chancellor
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will join a PBS NewsHour for a two-hour broadcast of President Obama's State of the Union Address and the Republican response. The show airs 8 p.m. Tuesday on PBS.
 
Monday, January 27, 2014

Mayoral candidate denied access speak at City Council meeting


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City officials refused to let longtime resident Joe “Sarge” Nelson speak to the council Tuesday about dilapidated buildings because of his mayoral candidacy.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Debating the debates

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Choosing not to participate in community forums isn’t necessarily a bad decision for an incumbent, experts say.


News

Kelley Chambers
An incumbent who chooses to not participate in a political debate against his opponents can face a conundrum that may work for or against him, political science experts said.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

BREAKING: Botched execution creates new chapter in capital punishment debate


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 
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