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OKG Newsletter


Topic: commentary

Park it


Commentary

Ron Black
Memorial Day is behind us, and it is more than obvious that the high transportation fuel costs greatly impacted the vacation decision-making processes. With no relief in sight, summer vacations will b...
 
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Killed bills


Commentary

Laura Boyd
In my Jan. 30 commentary, I challenged this Legislature to a session focused on issues of concern to a bipartisan electorate. I also posed another scenario in which elected officials could instead "pa...
 
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Workforce 2.0


Commentary

Jason Reese
In an age when workers no longer live a short walk or train ride from their places of employment; in an age when more and more workers can commute at the click of a mouse; in an age when parents are t...
 
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Nothing new for teachers


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
When the Oklahoma Legislature declined to give the state's teachers raises this session, it didn't seem to make much news. After all, the mantra went, everyone must make sacrifices. Revenues are down...
 
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Much ado about nothing


Commentary

Robin Meyers
Almost a decade ago, when my beloved Mayflower Congregational Church voted to become "open and affirming" (a United Church of Christ congregation that publicly and prayerfully welcomes lesbian, gay, b...
 
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Finding miracles


Commentary

Judith Murphy
Nothing is more beautiful than a miracle. I've been watching one take place. The night after Christmas, my gentle, beloved greyhound Annie got into a fight with or was attacked by another dog. Whatev...
 
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Suited for business


Commentary

Vince Orza
I've spent more than 30 years of my life in the public eye " on television, as a candidate for governor, and as CEO and now dean of the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University. When it...
 
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Interurban blues


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
Old-line Oklahoma residents didn't enjoy the first two rounds of oil shocks that hit the U.S. in the Seventies and Eighties. The most recent round visited Oklahoma, and the reality of automotive and o...
 
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Beating around the ethics bush


Commentary

Ron Black
The legislative session is behind us and sadly, the Oklahoma Legislature failed to pass meaningful ethics reform. Regardless of what you may have heard, the so-called ethics reform that passed and rec...
 
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Point: Support the troops: Barack Obama


Commentary

Robin Meyers
Sen. Barack Obama represents the best hope we have of ending the disastrous war in Iraq. One can argue that in addition to his charisma, it was his public opposition to the war before it started that ...
 
Thursday, July 10, 2008
 
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