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OKG Newsletter


Topic: commentary

Petals and prudence


Commentary

Jason Reese
You do not have look far these days to spot a political demonstration turned ugly. That is why it is so refreshing to find one focused on the very symbol of beauty. I refer to Rose Day, the day in whi...
 
Thursday, February 8, 2007

MAPS 3?


Commentary

Vince Orza
Nearly two decades ago, President George H.W. Bush made the promise "no new taxes," which gave every other politician cover to make the same promise. Then Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick didn't follow;...
 
Thursday, February 8, 2007

A right turn?


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
The nation may have veered left in the recent elections, but Oklahoma made a turn right when it voted into office an equal number of Republican and Democratic state senators. Republicans now have the ...
 
Thursday, February 8, 2007

Power to the


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Who would have thought after all these grim years of death and destruction fighting religious extremism in the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, Americans would be fighting the same war right here ...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Obama isn't black enough?


Commentary

Robin Meyers
Sometimes I think America has a death wish. As the national nightmare of the Bush administration enters its final months, an amazing candidate steps forward with a constellation of traits rarely seen ...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

New life for old cat


Commentary

Judith Murphy
This is the story of a 70-pound greyhound that has brought back the joy of living to an ancient, timid cat.   I've always had cats. Fourteen years ago, five cats were on hand to greet Tigger, the firs...
 
Thursday, March 1, 2007

A smarter immigration policy


Commentary

Vince Orza
America is a nation of immigrants. With the exception of American Indians, all of us are from somewhere else. Many would argue (including me, the grandson of four Italians) that America's greatness co...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007

Beyond the bones of Jesus


Commentary

Robin Meyers
In case there is anyone out there who hasn't heard yet, filmmaker James Cameron, who gave us such believable movies as "Titanic," has made a new documentary called "The Lost Tomb of Jesus." In it, he ...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Attack of the crunchy conservatives'


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
Norman cleanly broke free of the long-term domination of local politics by developers to elect a "smart-growth" mayor, Cindy Simon Rosenthal, over local developer Trey Bates.   Why did the race turn o...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Good social policy


Commentary

Jason Reese
It is time for the franchise tax to go.   Interestingly, it may well be on its way out. Senate Bill 636 provides a needed first step in abolishing this pernicious levy by raising the tax's liability e...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007
 
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