Liberty on Tap

Ron Paul photo via Liberty on Tapby Ron Paul from Pursue the Cause of Liberty: A Farewell to Congress

America now suffers from a culture of violence. It’s easy to reject the initiation of violence against one’s neighbor but it’s ironic that the people arbitrarily and freely anoint government officials with monopoly power to initiate violence against the American people—practically at […]

The Best Help For Mental Illness Is Not A Jail

County Budgets Pay the Price For State Govt. Failure Perhaps the most glaring example of legislative failure, in Oklahoma, is illustrated by the terrible abuse of the county jail. Tulsa’s jail is taking on a role that is was never designed for – nor should it be!  County jails are supposed to serve to protect […]

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After seven days, the Ardmoreite has done a story on the dog shooting that consists largely of Chief Ken Grace’s statement. In it he says, “Witnesses stated that the dog had been aggressive toward several residents in the area and postal carriers.” After reviewing the reports and all the statements, the only witness statements that […]

Actions Should Follow Beliefs: Pro-Life, Pro-Family

In its platform, the Republican Party asserts the sanctity of human life and affirms that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed. Well that’s fine and dandy. But what about children who are not unborn? What about the ones who are already born? Do they have a right […]

Fooled Ya! April 1st Proposed Tax Increase for Tulsa County

It has recently been announced that Tulsa will be faced with the choice of a tax increase on April 1st. Tulsa County voters will go to the polls on April Fool’s Day to decide the fate of a new 15-year 0.067-percent sales tax increase to fund a new juvenile center and expansion of the jail. […]

House Republicans better be careful what they ask for or they just may get it. I do not support the Republican sponsored Enforce the Law Act. I believe it is mainly, if not solely, partisan in nature and if by some miracle it became law, it would likely come back to bite Republicans in the future…and […]