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OKG Newsletter


Topic: politicians

Politicians say the darndest things


CFN

Gazette staff
Take Rep. Mike Ritze (R-Broken Arrow), for instance. In the scramble to convince his constituents that the Affordable Care Act is a bad idea, he has resorted to wondrous fantasy.
 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

LETTERS

Good guys don’t have a gun problem


Letters to the Editor

Joe Moore
For “gun-control” politicians: On one side of the issue are roughly a hundred thousand armed criminals (bad guys). On the other side are a hundred million lawful, responsible gun owners (good guys) who are definitely not part of the problem.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

That’s a lot of money


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s Ethics Commission didn’t do itself or the public any good when it gave lobbyists more influence over state lawmakers and their votes.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Follow the money


CFN

Gazette staff
Private prison companies have significant influence in Oklahoma thanks in large part to the campaign donations they make to such office holders as Gov. Mary Fallin and Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon, the Tulsa World reports.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

LETTERS

Equality for all


Letters to the Editor

Jason Weger
After a federal judge ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and Representative James Lankford quickly came out against the ruling.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Fort Sill tour highlights secrecy of detention facility


News

Ben Felder
A Thursday tour designed to offer transparency of a Fort Sill facility holding 1,000 unaccompanied minors from foreign countries only highlighted the secrecy the federal government is operating under in its response to a recent immigration crisis.
 
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Media granted guided, scripted tour of immigration detention facility


News

Ben Felder
During a controlled and scripted tour, members of the media were shown a secure, clean and humane detention facility at Fort Sill housing nearly 1,000 unaccompanied minors who have cross the United States border illegally.
 
Thursday, July 10, 2014
 
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