Dan Fisher: Tearing Down Monuments

“Tearing down historic monuments because of supposed principles has led to unnecessary and destructive civil unrest. Interestingly, news accounts show that the two groups leading this purge of American history are hate-filled, Hitleresque white supremacists (who if they had their way would begin oppressing people groups they don’t like) and the Stalinist “Antifa” (who agitate to promote their communist beliefs). Even liberal lawyer Alan Dershowitz is against this attack on …

(originally published August 28, 2017)
Sooner Politics/Brogdon: The Real Concerns of Convening the States To Amend Our Constitution

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series of guest editorials on the option of convening the states to reform how Washington works.    There is an ongoing debate about whether we should have an Article V Constitutional Convention (CON CON) or not. Supporters like to call it a Convention of the States (COS) because it sounds less “federal” and the detractors call it a Constitutional Convention because they believe it more accurately describes what it…

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Sooner Politics:  Coburn: A Convention of States Can Restore Our Constitution

This is Part 1 of a 2-part series of guest editorials on the option of convening the states to reform how Washington works.    From the very beginning of our country, Americans have wrestled with how best to govern ourselves within the framework of the Constitution. Do we want a strong federal government, or a weaker one? Do we want decisions made closer to home, or in a faraway capital? Does the Constitution itself mean what it says, or have…

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FBI Flipped the Bird At Congress

William McGurn says in the in the WSJ that FBI Director Christopher Wray flipped the bird at Congress. Wray refused to provide information about applications for  FISA warrants used to spy on Americans.

Flipped the Bird at Congress

He says it’s classified information. And besides, he’s preparing a report for the Inspector General.

Congress can wait.

 

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MuskogeePolitico:  Did Fallin botch her veto?

During yesterday’s meeting of the House Special Investigative Committee, looking into the Oklahoma Department of Health scandal, State Rep. Josh Cockroft (R-Wanette) turned up an interesting question: did Governor Fallin botch her veto of the special s…

MuskogeePolitico:  Murdock wins SD27 GOP Primary

State Rep. Casey Murdock (R-Felt) emerged victorious in the field of six Republican candidates seeking the nomination in the Senate District 27 special election primary held today.Preliminary results from the Oklahoma Election Board:Casey Murdock – 33….

Sooner Politics Guest Editorial: Turnpikes and Toll Hikes - OTA Wasteful

  Jordan Green of the Blackwell Journal-Tribune has an insightful research paper on the wasteful legacy of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. It’s well worth reposting and sharing with every motorist who’s forced to throw daily coins in the hopper. ​  The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) decided on December 7 to raise toll prices on the state turnpikes. The raises are quite controversial the […]

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