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 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    October 17, 2019 

A Better Way?

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association — better known in school circles merely as...

 

A Good Bill

Danny Sterling probably knows a great deal more about education than most of his colleagues in the...

 

Sales Tax Collections Split Across The County

Six were up, five were down and one was getting ready to join the fun for the first time. A horse...

 

It's Stupid

In the memory spans of many aging loyal Americans, two presidents of these United States have...

 

The Gray Lady

Back in those good old days when newspapers were rarely challenged as the No. 1 source of...

 

About Trusts

This and that about that and this: Every now and then, you know, it seems like a few people in...

 

A Big Difference

As of this year, government figures reveal, 113,114 people work for the United States Department of...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    August 29, 2019

Earlsboro Records Largest Sales Tax Revenue Increase

When the Oklahoma Tax Commission issued its July sales tax report last Thursday, there wasn’t...

 

Mysterious Forces

All right, fellow Oklahoma taxpayers, welcome to the land of can-do, can’t do and might work on it...

 

All-American Grief

In the history of these United States of America, few weekends have been as tragic as Saturday,...

 

This And That

This and that about that and this: √ Good things come to those who keep working! Don’t believe...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Nothing Is Right

If someone asked you where the idea of a national minimum wage began, what would you answer? Would...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    July 18, 2019

June 2019 Sales Tax Looks A Lot Like June 2018

Call it the doles of summer. Blame it on all this wet heat. Or just come up with a theory you can...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 18, 2019

That Mouth

Far be it from us to attempt to regularly advise or criticize Donald Trump on the way he handles...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 11, 2019

A Good Move

How would you react if you were told that people who work for your state government are spending...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 11, 2019

Self-Made Man

Ross Perot will likely go down as a footnote in American history but he deserves a great deal more...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    July 11, 2019

Campaign Recalls Busing Song Memories

You gotta hand it to Joe Biden. Very few politicians have the ability to grab hold of a...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    July 4, 2019

The Declaration Of Independence

In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 27, 2019

The Lankford Way

“Good working relationships and respect for the people we represent are essential to a functional...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    June 20, 2019

Sales Tax Collections Up For Seven Municipalities

Seven up, four down ... and if you include the county itself you can make that eight up, four down a...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 20, 2019

Hidden Virtues

“In this administration, we are committed to working together to be a Top Ten state. It starts by...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 13, 2019

Not Happening

“I believe in being passionate. I do. But when it gets passionate and I say that now it’s...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    June 6, 2019

Our Weather

Some people might think it doesn’t make a lot of sense for Tecumseh to have its own weather...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    May 30, 2019

Two Communities Show Big Gains In Sales Tax Revenue

April is a month most people moan, groan and deal with their own federal and state taxes, but the...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Opinion    May 30, 2019

At Last

Anyone and everyone who follows the doings and undoings of the Oklahoma Legislature is familiar...

 

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