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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Commentary

No dead soldiers, please


Commentary

Robin Meyers
Another Memorial Day has come and gone, but instead of a sobering reminder that war is hell and requires the ultimate sacrifice, we are more disconnected from the war in Iraq than ever. Most Americans...
 
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Banishing misery


Commentary

Judith Murphy
I have discovered true misery. All it takes is a case of old-fashioned, "killer-diller" flu " the kind that can be endured only if you curl up in a fetal position and sleep " combined with a sick dog ...
 
Thursday, June 7, 2007

Pa-rum-pa-pum-dumb


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Oklahoma County District Judge Richard Freeman's decision a decade ago to ban the Academy Award-winning film "The Tin Drum" still goes down as one of the most embarrassing moments in local history. ...
 
Thursday, June 14, 2007

Vacation, y'all!


Commentary

Ron Black
In a May 25 editorial, Gov. Brad Henry encouraged readers to "see Oklahoma first" this summer, and soon I will be sending the "Read Y'All" governor an invoice for a replacement keyboard. You see, I sp...
 
Thursday, June 21, 2007

Super duper or party pooper?


Commentary

Pam Fleischaker
Front-loaded. "First, at all costs." "Super Tuesday." "Super-Duper Tuesday." If you haven't already heard these buzz words, get ready.   Just eight months from now, on Feb. 5, ...
 
Thursday, June 21, 2007

The real Bush export


Commentary

Robin Meyers
If everything Midas touched turned to gold, then surely everything George W. Bush touches turns to blood. He now has accomplished something that no other U.S. president can claim: starting a Palestini...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Command performance


Commentary

Vince Orza
Several recent stories highlight the inefficiency of government and the often tragic results that follow. By April 20, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services had learned about a day care program op...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Real choice in education


Commentary

Jason Reese
In health care, we currently have choice for those who can afford it and government subsidies for those who cannot to help them go to public or private hospitals. What we lack is a sufficient level of...
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

A bad case of 'reportitis'


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Call it "reportitis" or report burnout, but Oklahomans have to be tired of hearing about all the latest studies and rankings that show the state has major problems.   One of the ...
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Herd is the word


Commentary

Richard Prawdzienski
Edmond says it has an underage drinking problem, and so does Yukon and Enid. Soon we will be told we have a problem throughout the state and folks will be asking our legislators to write a...
 
Thursday, July 12, 2007
 
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