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OKG Newsletter


Topic: commentary

One-seat map


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
This election season, the Oklahoma Senate is a one-seat map with Democrats and Republicans tied at 24-24. There is room for either party to gain one seat, perhaps two. The Democrats need to take thre...
 
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Point: Remember the 10th


Commentary

Jason Reese
In deciding between presidential candidates, we usually stop to consider the direction we want the country to go for the next four years. In this election, the stakes are much higher. The U.S. Supreme...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Counterpoint: Save the Supreme Court


Commentary

Robin Meyers
One of the biggest scandals of the current Bush administration was what it tried to do to the U.S. Department of Justice. In order to destroy its political opponents, only right-wing Republicans got i...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Oklahoma's next governor


Commentary

Vince Orza
The speculation has begun for the open governor position in 2010. Be it a Republican or Democrat, the next governor will face many of the same obstacles Oklahoma governors have battled for decades.&nb...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

FIRE' economy drowning


Commentary

Keith Hazelton
A year ago, our state's business outlook appeared bright. But over the horizon, storm clouds were gathering and a malaise of Seventies-style stagflation " higher prices, falling asset prices and slugg...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Sealed records shield court cases from public scrutiny


Commentary

Joey Senat
District court judges in Oklahoma have sealed at least one record of a case in more than 2,300 court cases between 2003 and 2007 " typically because attorneys in the cases had simply asked, the Tulsa ...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Horton redefines victory


Commentary

Judith Murphy
The official motto for the Olympic Games is "Citius, Altius, Fortius" " Latin for "Faster, Higher, Stronger." After watching University of Oklahoma gymnast Jonathan Horton compete in the men's horizon...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Hope and promise


Commentary

Laura Boyd
DENVER " I write this from the Democratic National Convention in Denver as a Clinton delegate representing Oklahoma. Only halfway through the week's events, I have heard Sen. Hillary Clinton at t...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

A tale of two conventions


Commentary

Robin Meyers
I went to the Democratic National Convention in Denver because I could not help myself. As a lifelong and long-suffering Democrat, I wanted to be present for the making of American history. I heard lo...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Counterpoint: Palin by comparison


Commentary

Pam Fleischaker
Sarah Palin scares me. Not because she shoots guns or talks tough to good ol' boys or wants more money for her state. Palin scares me because she could become president of the United States and not...
 
Thursday, September 18, 2008
 
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