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OKG Newsletter


Topic: mary fallin

Be it resolved ...

Celebrated Oklahomans make their New Year’s resolutions … and share them with you!


Features

Phil Bacharach
Aside from 2012 meaning the end of the world (a big shout-out to those kooky Mayans), the new year provides an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start anew.
 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Falling down


CFN

Gazette staff
Reality knows a good metaphor when it sees one. The state Capitol building is falling apart.
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

End academic segregation


Commentary

Mike Brake
The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended race-based school segregation recognized that it was unconstitutional to jam black kids into inadequate schools.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Oil vey!


CFN

Gazette staff
It’s not as if President Obama and Oklahoma’s Republican lawmakers have been exactly chummy, but the White House’s rejection of a proposed oil pipeline connecting Canada to Texas has state politicians forgetting everything they might have learned in Anger Management 101.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

There’s something about Mary


CFN

Gazette staff
Governing magazine digs our gov. A Feb. 10 story assessing the performance of rookie governors gave Gov. Mary Fallin high marks for maneuvering the tricky split between mainstream Republicans and tea party supporters.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Oklahoma is not OK


Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
In support of Republican plans to eliminate the state income tax, the deranged Oklahoma Council on Public Affairs claims that “states with no income tax and with the lowest overall tax burdens consistently outperform the high-tax states, the national average and Oklahoma.” (Commentary, “Point: Phase out state personal income tax,” Feb. 1, Oklahoma Gazette).
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

In the Red

Saturday’s Red Tie Night marks 20 years of partying with a purpose.


Features

Mia Cantu
Red Tie Night
6 p.m. Saturday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
okaidscarefund.com
$500-$20,000
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Like a prayer


CFN

Gazette staff
A bill recently passed by the state House would allow churches to speak to you about getting your soul to heaven before they blow your ass to hell. Authored by Rep. Mike Ritze, House Bill 2988 seeks to give church officials legal authority to smoke your candy-heathen ass in a place of worship if they deem it necessary.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Drip, drip, drip

The slow-going battle for water rights in southeast Oklahoma now heads to the federal court system.


News

Clifton Adcock

In the latest move over a fight about water, a lawsuit to determine water rights in southeast Oklahoma was removed from state court when the U.S. Department of Justice filed action March 12 to bring the case to federal court.

 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

A Sooner snubbing?

In his first presidential visit to Oklahoma, Barack Obama delivered a speech on energy to a crowd largely devoid of state officials.


News

Clifton Adcock

A palpable energy ran through the crowd at the Ripley High School parking lot, despite the cold and rainy weather that hung overhead.

It was March 22, and several hundred people were waiting for a bus to take them to a muddy location in the Payne County countryside that soon would play host to the leader of the free world.

 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
 
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