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.

Cartoon: Puppet masters

Cartoon: Write guilt

Commentary: Getting clean

Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharmaceuticals is a step toward fighting the state’s opioid epidemic.
Purdue Pharmaceuticals, the company currently paying dues for the severity and scale of the current nationwide opioid epidemic, recently settled a lawsuit with the state of Oklahoma.

Cartoon: The writing on the wall

Commentary: Unbridled hate

Oklahomans should voice their opposition to new legislation that would protect hate speech on campus.
Oklahoma Senate Bill 361 claims to “protect free speech” on Oklahoma’s public college campuses by requiring administrators to allow all lawful expressions of speech — regardless of content — while simultaneously forbidding any responsive protests or opposition.

Cartoon: "Free speech" impediment

Commentary: Words matter

Journalists need to be fair when describing acts of terror.
Timothy McVeigh was a white nationalist, Turner Diaries-reading terrorist.

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