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OKG Newsletter

Topic: political

A rhetorical analysis for ending violence

Letters to the Editor

Nathaniel Batchelder
Some argue that Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot by a deranged individual and that violent political speech had nothing to do with the murders. Perhaps, but shortly after the health care reform vote, which she supported, somebody jumped a gate and smashed the front door of her office.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Recs in effect

Legislative action is required to clarify and resolve discrepancies in the Political Subdivisions Ethics Act.


Clifton Adcock
The state Ethics Commission is considering requesting several major changes to the laws governing municipal elections.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011


Ralph Bakshi makes movie magic.


Rod Lott
Ralph Bakshi's Wizards is an imperfect animated feature in script, but told with such imagination and artistry that it's a winner nonetheless. Like much of the writer/director's work, if not all, the 1977 film has survived on cult following alone. Why else would it be getting a 35th-anniversary edition?
Monday, March 19, 2012

Democrats step up


Kurt Hochenauer
Have progressive Oklahomans found some political mojo in recent months?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The toll of Islamophobia

Letters to the Editor

Jillian Holzbauer-Frazier
“Islamophobia” has become a prominent buzzword in the realm of political rhetoric. Some see it as the pinnacle of a climate of discrimination in America; others view it as a smear tactic to inhibit free speech. What is the real pulse of our great nation when it comes to the delicate balance between freedom of religion and freedom of speech?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Peace it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Peace — be it personal or political, at home or abroad — is the theme for a 33-piece exhibition of art now on display inside Oklahoma City Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, 7777 S. May. Women Call for Peace features painting, sculptures and prints, and is viewable from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, through Aug. 29. Admission is free. Call 682-7576 or visit occc.edu/cp.

Daily, ongoing

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

What are Oklahoma progressives to do?


Kurt Hochenauer
Any particular political scene can change rapidly, but it’s fair to argue that Oklahoma Democrats are facing another dismal election year in 2014, especially in statewide offices.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Islamic advocacy group celebrates SQ755 defeat


Ben Felder
Defeating an anti Sharia law amendment was the highlight of the past year for an Islamic advocacy group in Oklahoma.
Monday, April 7, 2014