Richardson to Challenge Tax Hikes in Supreme Court
Tulsa, OK, June 22, 2017– Gary Richardson held a press conference at the Tulsa Press Club today at 3 p.m. to announce his plan to file a lawsuit in the Oklahoma Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of House Bills 1449, 2348, and 2433.
House Bill 1449 creates the “Motor Fuel Tax Fee” which charges a fee to owners of electric and compressed natural gas vehicles in order to make up for the fact that they don’t pay the motor fuel tax; House Bill 2348 effectively raises taxes on the millions of Oklahomans who take the standard deduction when filing their tax returns by uncoupling the state deduction rate from the federal rate; and House Bill 2433 adds a new 1.25% sales tax on motor vehicle sales on top on the existing excise tax already charged on car sales. All three of these laws were enacted in violation of Article 5, Section 33 of the Oklahoma Constitution which was enacted by State Question 640 in 1992.
Uber investors forced C.E.O. Travis Kalanick out of the company he founded yesterday. Here’s Reuters: The resignation sent shockwaves through Silicon Valley and leaves Uber’s board of directors with the problem of finding a dynamic leader who also has a steady hand needed to heal Uber after a bruising six months. Uber Founder Ejected And here’s MIT
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The co-chairs of the House Platform Caucus are endeavoring to build an organization whereby it’s selected members can promote the Republican values of the OKGOP.
Chuck Strohm (R-Jenks) & Sean Roberts (R-Hominy) came to a local cafe’, to speak with the Tulsa Area Republican Assembly, on Tuesday night. They spoke of the events and conditions which fostered the organization’s development.
Strohm explained that matters came to a head in early April, and Strohm says he took the initiative to speak with House Speaker, Charles McCall, to explain and coordinate the mission of the group.
“We do not wish to be obstructive. I believe in ‘chain of command’ .” – Strohm
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Published on Jun 20, 2017
In this wide-ranging exclusive interview, former intelligence analyst turned whistleblower Edward Snowden tells all. What to say to those who argue that they’ve got nothing to hide so nothing to fear from the intrusive ears of the state? Snowden is engagingly philosophical yet frank about his current position and where we are headed as a society.
Video is approximately 35 minutes long and as over 14k view at time of posting
h/t Charles Burris via email for link
Visit Freedom of the Press Foundation, where Edward Snowden is Board President:
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TULSA, OK- Representative Chuck Strohm has withdrawn his candidacy for State Senate District 37. The seat is being vacated by Senator Dan Newberry who is resigning. Strohm has represented Jenks, Bixby and areas of South Tulsa in House District 69 in the Oklahoma House of Representatives since 2014.
“I have been humbled by the outpouring of support as people have asked me to step forward and represent District 37 in the Oklahoma Senate.
Part of leadership is the wisdom to recognize when you have made a decision that is not in the best interests of our State. As Angela and I have prayed and considered the impact to the newly formed GOP Platform Caucus if elected to the Senate, the peace that must accompany every major decision in life has not been there. Therefore, I am withdrawing my candidacy for Senate District 37.
The GOP Platform Caucus was formed in early April and has 4 key goals including:
- Honor God as we Serve the People of Oklahoma.
- Judge policy and legislation against a standard that reflects the will of the people; The Republican State Platform
- Provide an educational tool by grading legislation per the state platform.
- Provide a UNIFIED Conservative voice.
Because we are in the very early stages of implementing these goals and growing the Platform Caucus, I don’t have peace leaving the Oklahoma House at this time.
It is a joy to represent the communities of Jenks, Bixby and the South Tulsa at the state capital and I look forward to serving my House district in this upcoming session. Please join me in prayer as we ask for Gods favor as we elect a new Senator to represent us in District 37.”
Strohm has a strong record of supporting conservative Oklahoma values through positions of leadership in the State House. Strohm currently holds a 97% lifetime conservative rating from The Oklahoma Constitution.
By DANIEL LARISON • June 19, 2017, 12:39 PM
I mentioned the illegality of U.S. actions in Syria in an earlier post, but I wanted to say a bit more on that point. There has never been a Congressional vote authorizing U.S. military operations in Syria against anyone, and there has been scant debate over any of the goals that the U.S. claims to be pursuing there. The U.S. launches attacks inside Syria with no legal authority from the U.N. or Congress, and it strains credulity that any of these operations have anything to do with individual or collective self-defense. The U.S. wages war in Syria simply because it can.
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What a timely and powerful message this is!
Jonathan Cahn updates people on the Harbinger cycles, end times timing and some very interesting personal experiences in Cuba blowing the shofar and proclaiming freedom in the land.
This video was uploaded May 13, 2017. It is approximately 1 hour long and has over 327k views at the time of this post.
Video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eZDqBOup3k
New Harbinger Cycles 2017-2018 – Jonathan Cahn
See related post from 2015 here: God’s Warning to America via Rabbi Jonathan Cahn at the U.S. Capitol on April 29th
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