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OKG Newsletter

Topic: obama

Getting real


Gazette staff
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, surprised some hard-liners in his party recently when he denounced efforts by Senate Republicans to “gut” the Affordable Care Act — law of the land for, oh, going on four years now — by opposing any legislation that would fund it.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Expendable real estate


Gazette staff
Chuck Norris has been awfully quiet since last September, when he warned true American citizens — and Democrats — that the re-election of President Barack Obama would bring about “1,000 years of darkness.”
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Hobby Lobby deserves protection


Andrew Spiropoulos
In this time of polarized politics, it is hard to conceive of any significant bill that’s supported by the entire American political spectrum. But in 1993, the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) achieved just that.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Making connections

State transportation officials hold public meetings as part of the long process toward an OKC-to-Tulsa passenger rail line.


Tim Farley
Passenger rail public meeting
5:30 p.m. Thursday
Metro Technology Center
1901 Springlake Drive
Monday, August 12, 2013

Not our war

Letters to the Editor

Rep. Paul Wesselhoft and Nathaniel Batchelder
At a state Capitol rally, four speakers on the left and four speakers on the right addressed 200 participants gathered in near 100-degree heat. The message was, “President Obama must hear from all of us that Syria is a powder-keg that the U.S. must not become militarily embroiled in. Syria is not our war.”
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The smell of collusion?


Gazette staff
Resident climate-change denier U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Tulsa, smells a rat. Well, actually he smells collusion, but we hear that rats and collusion do have similar scents.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, where are your PR people, anyway?


Gazette staff
Apparently, they’re getting their wires crossed and leaving Gov. Mary Fallin to look like she’s not keeping up with the times.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Contraception empowers women


Ryan Kiesel
Almost a century has passed since Margaret Sanger was arrested in Brooklyn. Her crime? Establishing a clinic dedicated to offering free contraceptives to women.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Shut ’em down?


Gazette staff
Let the party begin — the party, of course, led by the Republican Party to defund Obamacare
Wednesday, October 2, 2013