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OKG Newsletter


Topic: commentary

Equal


Commentary

Vince Orza
Don't you just love it when elected officials see themselves as so much better than the rest of us? The latest example of this is five "lawmakers/breakers" who are too busy to file their income taxes....
 
Thursday, February 21, 2008

Plan B-ball


Commentary

Keith Hazelton
Plan A for the proposed Ford Center upgrade is a Tuesday vote to extend Oklahoma City's 1-cent MAPS for Kids sales tax for a year to fund major improvements and another three months to build a practic...
 
Thursday, February 28, 2008

Eyes wide open


Commentary

Laura Boyd
I'm proud of us Oklahomans. Like much of the country, we, too, showed up to vote on Feb. 5. Democrats and Republicans alike not only exercised a basic civic responsibility, but also clearly made many ...
 
Thursday, February 28, 2008

The need for a narrative


Commentary

Jason Reese
These have been a rough few months for the Oklahoma GOP.   The House of Representatives, the only locus of Republican power outside of the Corporation Commission, lost one speaker and another ...
 
Thursday, March 6, 2008

Big League Hoax'


Commentary

Robin Meyers
By the time you read this, it will all be settled. Oklahoma City will have either continued the national trend of subsidizing the construction or renovation of sports venues through tax dollars by pas...
 
Thursday, March 6, 2008

Hoop dreams, man


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
So, last week, I'm driving around Oklahoma City and I keep seeing these little signs that proclaim "Big League City." My mind recalls the riff "brand new state!" at the beginning of the song "Oklahoma...
 
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Another deceptive initiative


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
An Oklahoma House bill called "The Religious Viewpoints Anti-discrimination Act" is just another deceptive initiative to further erode the country's constitutionally guaranteed separation of church an...
 
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Point: Sally knows hate speech


Commentary

Robin Meyers
When someone recorded Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, making vile, homophobic comments, she thought no one would hear them but the hard-core faithful. Now it's another national embarrassment for Okl...
 
Thursday, March 20, 2008

Counterpoint: Feigned tolerance


Commentary

Ron Black
How would you feel if someone in your family were called a "little fruitcake?" If you were black, how would you feel if someone said publicly that "all of your children were born out of wedlock"? Or i...
 
Thursday, March 20, 2008

Plate speaking


Commentary

Judith Murphy
A proposal to provide new license plates to Oklahoma drivers passed the state House in mid-March and is expected to gain Senate approval without significant opposition. The legislation will provide ne...
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008
 
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