R3publicans:  Presstitutes, Deep State Urchins, and Lawyers Triumph Over Rule of Law

Paul Craig Roberts

I remember when a suspect was regarded as innocent until proven guilty in a fair trial. Today prosecutors convict their victims in the media in order to make an unbiased jury impossible and thereby coerce a plea bargain that saves the prosecutor from having to prove his case. In the United States law is no longer a shield of the people. Law is a weapon in the hands of prosecutors. (See Roberts & Stratton, The Tyranny of Good Intentions.)

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House passes tax credit for teachers' classroom supply spending

House Passes $1,000 Tax Credit for Teachers Who Purchase Classroom Supplies Out of Pocket

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 11th, 2019) – The House of Representatives today unanimously passed a measure that would provide Oklahoma school teachers some financial relie…

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R3publicans:  The Empire -- Now or Never

The Empire: Now or Never
Fred Reed

Many people I talk to seem to think American foreign policy has something to do with democracy, human rights, national security, or maybe terrorism or freedom, or niceness, or something. It is a curious belief, Washington being interested in all of them. Other people are simply puzzled, seeing no pattern in America’s international behavior. Really, the explanation is simple.

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OCPA column: Limited government should also be effective

by Curtis Shelton, policy research fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

Who runs Oklahoma’s largest state agencies?

This is a hard question to answer. Governors and legislators appoint members to ag…

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Governor Expected To Sign New Medical Marijuana Bill

  The Oklahoma senate gave final passage to a broad statutory overhaul bill to replace the current Medical Marijuana Law that was passed as SQ788, last june.  The measure changes several parts of the rollout parameters both in the text of SQ788 and the emergency rules of the Oklahoma Health Dept.  This 90 page proposal broadens some interpretations while removing many protections of privacy and employment.  Several representatives of Medical Marijuana Businesses(MMBs)…

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