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OKG Newsletter


Topic: commentary

An idiotic law


Commentary

Vince Orza
Send them all back, let them stay, amnesty, prison, give them driver's licenses or don't, build a wall "¦ this is about as deep as the discussion on illegal immigration gets. Politicians have managed t...
 
Thursday, January 10, 2008

What Oklahoma does well


Commentary

Vince Orza
I sat down to write a list of famous and distinguished people who have ties to Oklahoma. The list turned out to be too long to print.   The state has been a leader in energy for more than a cen...
 
Thursday, January 17, 2008

MAPS for Hoops'


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
The Metropolitan Area Projects tax " or MAPS " passed in 1993, and the consequences are all around us: new stadiums including the $92 million Ford Center, a new library, a revitalized downtown, a tour...
 
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Why weight?


Commentary

Judith Murphy
If you live in Oklahoma City, you owe Mick Cornett two pounds.   This isn't a new MAPS tax in British currency. It's more like a voluntary "FATS tax," on behalf of the mayor's "This City Is Goi...
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008

OCU and 'The Great Debaters'


Commentary

Robin Meyers
The year was 1931, and Oklahoma City University was about to make history in a way long forgotten " until now. Wiley College of Marshall, Texas, a small black liberal arts college established by the U...
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Bipartisan balance


Commentary

Laura Boyd
One can only wonder about the course of the many promises grabbing headlines now. In these days prior to Monday, the start of this session of the Legislature, platforms, caucus agendas and leadership ...
 
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Just the good ol' boys


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Oklahoma's reputation as a state dominated by good ol' boy politics and corruption lives on in the 21st century. This reputation is rooted in the state's historical legacy of corruption.   This...
 
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Channeling 'Supernanny'


Commentary

Ron Black
She arrives in her smart blue dress with sensible shoes, her face adorned with glasses created to provide an increased sense of credibility. Her British accent is disarming at first, but when she roll...
 
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Primary solution


Commentary

Jason Reese
This column will appear more than a week after Super Tuesday, when Oklahomans voted for president in a closed primary. I am glad my preferred candidate (John McCain) won, if for no other reason than b...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Do you want change?


Commentary

Robin Meyers
The wisdom of the "Tao Te Ching" captures the chaos and the energy of this remarkable political season: When you think you know, that is when you do not know. But when you know that you do not know, t...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008
 
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