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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Commentary

Oklahoma's education problem


Commentary

Vince Orza
The Art Buchwald quote too many cannot read or write, but they can multiply, sums up some of Oklahoma's education situation. In spite of years of work and signs of progress to improve our public schoo...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Auditing the auditor


Commentary

Bill Bleakley
There's no time like the present to abolish the office of state auditor and inspector. It's one of those obsolete state offices created 100 years ago that should have been eliminated when the offices ...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Paying attention


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
It's time Oklahomans pay attention to how money has polluted the state's political systems.   What many Oklahomans, no matter their political affiliation, may well conclude after...
 
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Democracy: Can you do it?


Commentary

Pam Fleischaker
The current state legislative session has been a good civics lesson, reminding us that our democracy exists only if we participate in it.   Senate Bill 714, a bill that is bad fo...
 
Thursday, May 10, 2007

The virtue of losing


Commentary

Robin Meyers
In the late Seventies, when I was still in seminary, William Sloane Coffin Jr. came to Enid to deliver the J. Clyde Wheeler Lecture. The former chaplain at YaleUniversity and minister of The Riverside...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Ruffling feathers


Commentary

Ron Black
America has a love-hate relationship with media. We complain about the lack of substantive programming, the bias of news reporting and the media fascination with Lindsay Loha...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Tort deform?


Commentary

Vince Orza
At a time when Tulsa and Oklahoma City are enjoying an economic renaissance, the state's business climate and reputation took a blow to the head, thanks to a tort-reform veto by the governor. What cou...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Bricktown U?


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Why not establish a public university in the Bricktown area of Oklahoma City?   This university would secure the financial viability of the entertainment area, offer conveniently...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Let them eat watermelon!


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
The 51st Oklahoma Legislature has completed its 2007 session. This historic session, which featured a tied Senate, a Republican House and an unfettered governor, will be remembered for a variety of re...
 
Thursday, May 31, 2007

Curing the system


Commentary

Jason Reese
The economy is booming, but why does the middle class feel so squeezed? For parents, the soaring cost of higher education is an ever-present concern, and each of us is stunned by the price at the pump...
 
Thursday, May 31, 2007
 
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