Tag Archives: Oklahoma

Open letter to Mayor Fitch of Lawton OK

Mayor Fitch, I’m writing to you as a concerned citizen. 10 years ago the Lawton Alcoholics Foundation, a non-profit group, set down plans to build a new building. Our current building was moved from Ft Sill to 1204 SW F some … Continue reading

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Police build case against man who drove into crowd – KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo –

Police build case against man who drove into crowd – KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo –. Juneteenth DUNCAN, Okla._Investigators in Duncan are building a case against a man who drove into a block … Continue reading

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LOGAN LAYDEN: Losing Little Dixie: How Decades Of Democratic Dominance Came To An End In Southeast Oklahoma

“Southeast Oklahoma is an unusual place, politically. Many southerners settled in the area after the Civil War, leading to its nickname “Little Dixie.” Through the 20th century, it became the center of political power in Oklahoma, and the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t Folks Saying the Word Neo-liberalism Much in Oklahoma?

A word many folks are not using as much as they should is this: neo-liberalism. There, I said it. Yet, many people I fear are still using that ole Cold War lexicon of some socialist doom/overthrow of the US way of life; … Continue reading

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Mary Fallin Minimum Wage Queen

Our illustrious governor Mary the Fallin’s signing of a bill fast tracked in the state legislature to prevent cities in Oklahoma from passing a minimum wage has gotten Oklahoma more unwanted media attention. Me thinks Mary, Mary awful contrary doesn’t … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s Law Banning Same-Sex Marriages

In what for me seems a slight bit of whimsical irony a Federal Judge struck down Oklahoma’s Law Banning Same-Sex Marriages, although he issued a stay preventing same-sex couples from proceeding to get married right away pending the outcome of … Continue reading

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Duck Dynasty Much Needed for Louisiana Tourism

Now comes the Light Governor of Louisiana (I’m not sure how one could be lighter than Bobby Jindhal) who allows the Duck Dynasty are much needed for Louisiana tourism. So I guess in Louisiana tourism incorporates bigotry, hate and racism … Continue reading

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