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Chicken Little?

Reading through the environmental wish lists promoted by the legion of Democrats who hope to push Do...

 

Common Sense

"Contraband cell phones in state prisons are a public safety risk that desperately needs to be addre...

 

Not Good News

Jason Smalley was a good state senator. He worked hard, kept up with developments in and out of gove...

 

Nancy The Ripper

Well, it’s over. The Democrats have had their say and everything went precisely as most close...

 

Man-Made Mess

Senator James Lankford, R-Oklahoma: “Let me just walk through quickly some of the things the...

 

Oh, Woe Is Us...

Trying to write an editorial about an impeachment hearing while the hearing is limping along has to...

 

This And That

This and that about that and this: We have been and continue to be puzzled about a couple of things...

 

Does Stitt Fit?

This and that about that and this ... beginning with a simple question: Now that he’s been at...

 

And Next ...

All right. The Democrats are trying to do what so many of them have yearned for throughout the past...

 

More Waste

James Lankford, who through 2014 was Pottawatomie County’s voice in the House of Representatives,...

 

Our Holiday

The early grade-school portrait of American settlers — American pilgrims to be specific ...

 

Save Our Parks

How many state parks are there in Oklahoma? Don’t ask. We did what most people would in this... Full story

 

A Waste Of Time

When someone has been in the news business for as long as a select few of us can reasonably claim,...

 

A Good Thing

Oklahoma received a great deal of unquestionably positive, unusually rare and hopefully very...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    October 31, 2019

Sales Tax Split Again In September

Six up, five down ... and if some customer had shelled out a few more bucks almost anywhere in...

 

Not All The Time

Goodness. Things are getting dicey up in Washington, aren’t they? By the time you have an...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    News    October 24, 2019

Lankford Predicts Results of President's Impeachment

Democrats in the House of Representatives "are determined" to impeach Donald Trump but the...

 

Jamming The Jail

Every now and then, one law or practice gets in the way of another and messes everything up. Just... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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