Fightin' Words: Fans can change college football culture...if they want to
Back in the 1970s and 80s, Italy saw remarkable economic growth and everyone was happy.
This is probably why for the longest time, no one took an opportunity to remove the glittered golden veil and uncover what turned out to be a boom fueled by corruption, back room deals and shady dealings with the mafia.
Editorial: Supporting tax is only real choice
We support the approval of a 3/4 cent sales tax renewal allocated for capital improvement projects.
Over the past two months, this tax has become the subject of controversy. The Grady County TEA Party led a compelling campaign, detailing the misuse of revenue generated from this tax since it was first approved 20 years ago. We agree with the TEA Party that former city representatives were poor stewards of this money.
How do we tell good guys from the bad in Syrian opposition
Lindsey Graham, perhaps the Senate's leading hawk on military intervention in Syria, says the most important part of U.S. strategy there is "supporting vetted opposition forces." Bob Corker, ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he is dismayed by "the lack of support we are giving to the vetted moderate opposition."
Tax Credits, Tort Reform and Tea in Boston Harbor for the Common Good
On December 16, 1773, One hundred sixteen men, several of whom were dressed as members of the Mohawk tribe, threw 342 chests full of tea into Boston Harbor.
Dorman looks toward special session
The call for the Special Session has legislators preparing to go back to the Oklahoma State Capitol next Tuesday. I have seen several members in their offices working on various issues, but the call by Governor Mary Fallin will only deal with the aspects of the Tort Reform legislation passed in 2009 and subsequently amended.
Little Boy Blue and the Man in the Moon
“A child arrived just the other day, came to the world in the usual way,” so says the first few chords of “Cats in the Cradle”, the 1974 Number 1 Hit song by Harry Chapin. Since that time, the song has been performed by such notables as Johnny Cash, Ricky Skaggs, Cat Stevens, Jim Croce and many more.
Dorman reflects on work outside of office
Occasionally, I hear comments about how legislators only work four months out of the year. I have to laugh at this a little and respond that I wish someone would tell me which eight months I have off.
- Cole to Host Town Hall Meeting in Chickasha
Defending the people’s law For the Common Good
Personal integrity is the benchmark of a commitment made and delivered. Such integrity is the same today as it was on an August day nearly 2,500 years ago. The location is Thermopylae, the “hot gates”, a narrow pass between the Aegean Sea and central Greece. The year is 480 B.C. and a young King of Sparta, Leonidas I, saw the urgent need to protect his homeland against the onslaught of the Persian Army.
No easy path for divided GOP in Obamacare fight
The move to defund Obamacare has been slow to gather support in the Senate. Really slow.
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