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OKG Newsletter

Topic: conservative

Left and right

A state lawmaker wants to unite Oklahoma’s conservative and liberal factions for a Friday rally opposing U.S. involvement in Syria.


Molly Evans
Syria Not Our War Rally
7 p.m. Friday
State Capitol,
South Plaza
2300 N. Lincoln

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Unlikely allies

Facing criminal blackmail charges, a state Tea Party leader enlists the help of Oklahoma’s ACLU.


Brendan Hoover
Sooner Tea Party co-founder Al Gerhart has a surprising new ally in his defense against state blackmail charges stemming from a threatening email he sent to a state senator. Citing First Amendment concerns, the Oklahoma chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has agreed to aid the carpenter-turned-political-activist who pleaded not guilty.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Tom coburn’s gone ... liberal?


Gazette staff
Honest, straightforward comments about Obamacare have pushed U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee) out of the conservative circle, according to some. Coburn is finishing nine years in the Senate and has received high conservative ratings each year — at least until now.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Kiss my political buns

These days, businesses are good at sharing polarizing opinions ... but is sharing polarizing opinions good for business?

Food and Drink Features

Malena Lott

When ordering a burger, a side dish of politics may be served free of charge. In Oklahoma, that typically means dishing out conservative opinions blaming Obamacare and/ or President Barack Obama for, well, fill in the blank. But is it a bad marketing strategy or a good way to make the cash register ring?

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The gents of politics


Gazette staff
Esquire magazine loves Okie pols. For the uninitiated, that’s Oklahoman politicians, y’all.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

What about the women?


Cassi Peters
Since Senator Tom Coburn announced his retirement, Oklahoma news and social media has been full of speculation about who will represent our state in the United States Senate.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Capital kumbaya


Gazette staff
Who says it’s all vitriol and partisan backstabbing in Washington, D.C.? Well it is, but sometimes our elected leaders set their anathema for those in the opposite party aside and actually say nice things to each other, especially in a time of illness or loss.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

He’s No. 5!


Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s own, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Tulsa) is the fifth most conservative lawmaker in the nation, according to a recent report from National Journal. Oh, and Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee) didn’t even break the top 10. Sigh. He hit No. 13.
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Bang, bang!


Gazette staff
Looks like longtime Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn finally has something for the longevity of his service of our country.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Dorman says he’s an underdog who’s gaining ground


Ben Felder
The March Madness college basketball tournament brings out America’s love for an underdog, and Joe Dorman, D-Rush Springs, Democratic candidate for Oklahoma governor, hopes that spirit carries over to his campaign to unseat Gov. Mary Fallin.
Friday, March 28, 2014