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GERMANE COMMENTARY – Oklahoma House of Representatives: Hypocrisy in Wonderland

by Mike W. Ray   OKLAHOMA CITY (3 March 2017) – The Oklahoma House of Representatives is demonstrating yet again that it is a hyper-partisan institution. Exhibit 1 was the House Rules Committee meeting March 1. Multiple bills authored by Republicans and heard in committee that day violated a House rule about germaneness. House Rule […]

Around the City: Conference of Churches plans gala, local sales taxes surge, Mayor Mick raises money for governor’s race

Staff Report   There is never a lack of news in Oklahoma City. That is certainly the case in fall 2017, as the weather turns cool. An always edifying event is on tap from a local ecumenical group, local tax collections are positive, city operations are moving a new site, Mayor Mick is raising money […]

COMMENTARY – Halloween surprises: Politics and Raids

by Ernest Istook Politicians are messing up our holidays. Halloween is the latest holiday to be spoiled by injecting political agendas. The Department of Energy is asking us to turn our pumpkins into biofuel instead of wasting them as jack-o-lanterns. These are the folks who messed up our corn supply because government pays farmers to […]

Oklahoma executions set to resume as controversy and legal appeals continue

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The infamous “botched” Oklahoma execution of Clayton Darrell Lockett last year launched a flurry of global media coverage and litigation. On April 29, Lockett writhed, moaned and tried to get up before the curtains were pulled closed to the witnesses. The execution was stopped, but it would be 43 […]

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