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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Letters to the Editor

Ambivalent education


Letters to the Editor

Bryan "Bootsy Louis" Mitchell
It's not the intention of this Gazette letter to beat a dead horse; however, there has been much debate about the Genesis/intelligent design/ Darwinism/Big Bang/etc. systems, and their place in educat...
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Whine of the weak


Letters to the Editor

Glenn Gore
I was not surprised when I read that the Legislature had defeated in committee the proposal to allow sales of wine and strong beer in grocery stores in Oklahoma and Tulsa counties (Commentary, Kurt H...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Hunt club


Letters to the Editor

Doug Rixmann
Kudos to Scott Cooper and the powers that be at Oklahoma Gazette for the concise and informative page dedicated to the election for mayor of Oklahoma City (News, "Election," Feb. 24, 2010). It was a ...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Burying the plight of slaves


Letters to the Editor

Gerald E. Dwyer
Reading the article "Ex-slaves" (Rob Collins, Feb. 24, 2010, Oklahoma Gazette) brings to mind the tragedy and dereliction of the educational system in the United States. When I was a boy, I never hea...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

The Video Vigilante' comments on electronic security act legislation


Letters to the Editor

Brian Bates
Ah, that warm cozy feeling of paper tiger legislation. Those times when our elected officials join together in unity to proclaim that with a wave of their wand all will be right with the world. In th...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

I don't think it's so bad here'


Letters to the Editor

Don Foster
The "OKC's drunken elephant" column by Professor Kurt Hochenauer in your Feb. 24 issue starts by commenting favorably on the "big league" issues of the arrival of the Thunder and the MAPS 3 programs. ...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Wine in grocery stores


Letters to the Editor

J.P. Richard
Sen. Andrew Rice's Senate Bill 2205 was defeated several weeks ago for good, sound economic reasons. His argument was that passage would bring Oklahoma liquor laws out of the Dark Ages and deliver int...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Liquor lobby is holding back the state


Letters to the Editor

Delores Jackson
In 1974, I moved from Orlando, Fla., to Birmingham, Ala. Talk about culture shock. Alabama still enforced blue laws, which meant virtually no businesses were open on Sunday. The state owned and operat...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

For the health of it


Letters to the Editor

Nathaniel Batchelder
My friend in Canada is a retired teacher whose life in their universal health care system astonishes me. Twenty years ago, she had a hysterectomy requiring a hospital stay. She brought in baskets of o...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Firsthand accounts are key to understanding American history


Letters to the Editor

Amy Caswell Roff
The "Ex-slaves" article (Rob Collins, Feb. 24, 2010, Oklahoma Gazette) is such a striking piece! Before even reading the story, I broke down upon seeing ex-slave Charlotte Johnson's photo, in which he...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010
 
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