Cartoon: Sun's out, guns out

Cartoon: Inaction in action

Cartoon: Information age

Cartoon: Having reservations

Commentary: Ogle, lost

KWTV anchor Kelly Ogle’s ‘My 2 Cents’ betrays a crush on authoritarian treatment of the press and political opponents.
On July 16, as a nation processed what it meant to have a president who explicitly engaged in what the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission calls “potentially unlawful conduct including insults, taunting, or ethnic epithets, such as making fun of a person’s foreign accent or comments like, ‘Go back to where you came from,’ whether made by supervisors or by co-workers,” KWTV anchor Kelly Ogle took the side of the bully.

Commentary: History repeating

Even a disastrous radio promotion from 1979 tells us something about our current situation and how we look at history.
For my July 13 edition of Spy 101, the music history “class” I host on The Spy FM/KOSU, I told the story of Disco Demolition Night, a July 12, 1979 event staged by the Chicago White Sox during a twi-night double-header against the Detroit Tigers at Comiskey Park.

Cartoon: Tanks for nothing

Commentary: Mechanical bull

Because of the times, Kings of Leon’s free concert to open Scissortail Park drew the ire of Oklahoma City’s easily unimpressed.
Caleb, Jared and Nathan Followill spent their youth and young manhood shuttling between Oklahoma and Tennessee while their father spread the word of God on the itinerant preaching circuit.

Cartoon: Betsy DeVos

Cartoon: Rank amateur

Cartoon: Unhappy campers

Cartoon: Throw in the towels

Commentary: Opioid rejection

Oklahoma’s lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson rightly argues that their cure is often worse than the disease.
At age 19, I was just one year into my military service when I was tasked, along with about a dozen guys my age, with pulling all of the food supplies off the USS Midway (CV-41) and restocking them onboard the ancient troop carrier from the 1930s that we would live on while the Midway was in dry dock.

Cartoon: Overdue bills

Cartoon: Tariffied

Commentary: Handmaid’s senator

U.S. Sen. James Lankford’s fixation on anti-choice legislation goes against the majority of U.S. citizens.
Next week, Hulu’s acclaimed adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale begins its third season on the streaming service.

Cartoon: Circle of life (in prison)

Cartoon: Money business

Commentary: 10 months

James Gallogly’s tenure as University of Oklahoma president was only slightly longer than the human gestation period. Fixing the university’s problems will take much longer.
A former high-powered executive sweeps into office with experience in an unrelated field.

Cartoon: Still settling, America

Cartoon: History lessened

Commentary: Clearing smoke

Oklahoma Gazette chooses cannabis over marijuana.
Nearly a year ago, just before passage of State Question 788, I wrote an article in Oklahoma Gazette about the historic demonization of cannabis and how political and industrial forces conspired to destroy the market for the plant.

Cartoon: Minimum rage

Commentary: ‘Open-carry hate’

This month, as Oklahoma City observed the 24th anniversary of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing, it became clear that disinformation about this mass murder has thrived around us.


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