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OKG Newsletter


Topic: commentary

All fired up


Commentary

Keith Hazelton
Clean-burning natural gas or abundant, less-expensive coal? The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has been asked to approve a new power plant to be built in Red Rock, a joint venture between OG&E El...
 
Thursday, August 16, 2007

Debt-rimental


Commentary

Jason Reese
By now you have seen them on the corner, you have endured the commercials: businesses that promise to give you the cash you need right now, and all you have to do is leave a postdated check for payday...
 
Thursday, August 23, 2007

A successful failure?


Commentary

Richard Prawdzienski
August news bulletin: 29 arrested during a drug raid in Clinton. Yippee!   After the raid, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics director was quoted in a press release, saying, "I believe that the r...
 
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Our cup overflows


Commentary

Ron Black
I was driving on Interstate 270 in Columbus, Ohio, listening to my favorite talk-radio station, when a news alert interrupted the otherwise mind-numbing droning of the host. The alert indicated that a...
 
Thursday, August 30, 2007

Censoring Oklahoma artists


Commentary

Robin Meyers
Something strange is going on down at the state Capitol, where an Oklahoma artist named Narciso Arg├╝elles has a show of his photography in the North Gallery. Two of his pieces were censored, and then ...
 
Thursday, August 30, 2007

Oklahoma, stated


Commentary

Judith Murphy
What does the rest of the country think about Oklahoma in 2007? To answer this question, I recently completed an unofficial and unscientific survey of news stories about Oklahoma found in newspapers a...
 
Thursday, September 6, 2007

Building strong children


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
The famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass had it right about education in this often-cited quote: "It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."   Those words are as true t...
 
Thursday, September 6, 2007

The 101st idea


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
The 100 Ideas initiative for Oklahoma " 100IdeasOK.org " is in full swing. Around the state, residents are coming together in groups to brainstorm policy ideas for Oklahoma's future. The inspiration f...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Small world


Commentary

Vince Orza
I travel a lot, and I'm always amazed at how many people I meet with Oklahoma connections. Years ago, while I was in Moscow, Enid attorney Stephen Jones " the man who would defend Oklahoma City federa...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Theater of the absurd


Commentary

Robin Meyers
With all due respect to Gen. David Petraeus, the American people should not be fooled by one more staged event that requires us to believe the unbelievable. It is no accident that the testimony of Pet...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007
 
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