The Justice Department appointed Robert Mueller special counsel this week. His mission is to investigate suspected collusion between Team Trump and Russia. And pretty much anything else that strikes his fancy once he gets going. Mueller’s a career creature of the Washington Swamp. But, as swamp creatures go, he’s one of the most respected. He served as
Sometimes paranoia is justified
PHILIP GIRALDI • MAY 16, 2017
President Donald Trump is not exactly known for his self-restraint. The recent firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey was not handled with any delicacy and has unleashed a firestorm of criticism coming from across the political spectrum. And since Comey’s abrupt dismissal the backstabbing has become even worse, with many coming around to the view that Trump is actually crudely threatening Comey over the issue of what might or might not have been said at dinners and meetings between the two men.
OKGOP Chair, Pam Pollard had scheduled EPA Director Scott Pruitt to be the keynote speaker at the State Republican Gala in Moore on May 5, according to an invitation sent out by the party. The event is meant to be a fundraiser for the OKGOP. Pruitt said the event was approved by the EPA’s ethics counsel. But Pruitt said it was instead, an error on the part of the OKGOP and Chairman Pam Pollard, that violated the law.“Wha […]
It is with deep regret, we announce the resignation of Kyle Loveless effective immediately. The news broke today on multiple outlets. We sincerely hope that someone else will pick up the torch and continue the battle on civil asset forfeiture in Oklahoma. As we all know experientially, people make mistakes and we need to hold people accountable in ways that bring restoration to them and their families and our society. Our prayers are extended in the hope that this will occur in this situation as well as all the others facing us as a state this year.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Kyle Loveless, R-Oklahoma City, has resigned his seat, effective immediately.
Loveless sent his letter of resignation to Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz, R-Altus, Thursday morning.
Schulz said in a press release:
Today, I received and accepted the resignation of Senator Kyle Loveless, effective immediately. I wish Senator Loveless and his family best wishes moving forward.
It was a question proffered to me by a wise Edmond resident: “Why would you want to do that?”The Edmond resident was responding to my visits to his home as I sought his vote during my initial effort to win election to the House of Representative. His…
How much do you think those elected to the State House respect their constituents? Not much according to all the legislative action to overturn the criminal justice reform ballot votes of the people from this past November. Apparently a great many legislators elected to represent believe their job is to go against the direct voice of the people. Their actions indicate a blatant disrespect for the voters. The excuses and reasoning given for these betrayals basically equate to we the voters being ignorant peasants too stupid to know what we were doing. Welcome to representative government that not only doesn’t represent but goes against the clear will of the people on enhancing justice. Be contacting your State Senators to tell them to respect your November votes and oppose this HB1482 and those like it.
Dr. Shannon Grimes
A few days ago I received the following text from the Majority Floor Leader of the House of Representatives: “Mr. Chairman, I respectfully request you hear my HB 1461 creating the Oklahoma Sunset Commission. It is based off the extremely successful…
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THIS IS EVERYTHING GOV FALLIN WANTS TO ADD A TAX TO STARTING JULY 1,2017:Source: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services
Proposed service taxes via Scribd – NewsOK
Shown is a list of services Gov. Mary Fallin is proposing to tax and the amount of money each would generate for the state, cities and counties.