Sooner Politics Editorial: The Fallin Tax Crusade Begins 4th Assault

  State Treasurer, Ken Miller, seems to know things that Gov. Fallin doesn’t. Perhaps her cognitive dissonance is willful and anchored in ulterior motives?   Whatever the motivation, Gov. Mary Fallin is trying for a 4th time in less than a year, to raise over a billion dollars in permanent recurring taxes on the Oklahoma people.  Fallin has failed to grow the economy in most of her 8 years in office. Few companies have migrated here and the larges […]

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Sooner Politics:  Tulsa Republicans Hold Symposium On Medical Marijuana

  The Tulsa Republican Assembly held a town hall tonight, to hear from community members who have been or will be impacted by marijuana policy.​ Navy Veteran, Cody Barlow shared his struggle with PTSD and the current treatment he’s getting from the Veterans Hospital.  He was a recent participant in a medical trial in Colorado, using Cannabis products.He hopes that a change in state policy will allow him to utilize the mew medicine so he can return to work.  Kim Goodman shar…

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Sooner Politics:  Fisher Calls On Oklahoma To End Dependence On Federal Subsidies

  The Dan Fisher For Governor campaign released a video on the subject of state dependence on federal funding.  He advocates a willingness to forego the funding if & when the federal govt. ties the money to regulations which Oklahomans reject.   This is similar to the decisions of the California Assembly which recently defied federal authority by stating that they will openly provide ‘sanctuary’ to illegal aliens.   The federal agencies have not yet responded…

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Sooner Politics:  South Dakota's Bid To Overturn Supreme Court Ruling Is A Pro Life Blueprint

  One of the hallmark issues of the Dan Fisher Campaign is a commitment to end selective abortion in Oklahoma.  The objective is often expressed in tandem with the campaign’s commitment to restore constitutional state sovereignty, as expressed in the 10th Amendment of the US Constitution.   This is not as unusual as one might think. Currently, California is defying federal policies on immigration and marijuana poli […]

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Sooner Politics:  How Did Senator Todd Lamb Used To Vote? We'll Tell You.


Lt. Governor Todd Lamb was once a state senator. He was first elected in 2004, and became Majority Floor Leader in 2009.  He voted on hundreds of bills and authored several. While this all happened in the past decade   The good journalists at the Oklahoma Constitution have provided the voters of Oklahoma with a record of key legislative voting records since the early 1980s. Steve Byas and Ron McWhirter have worked with the members of Oklahoma […]

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Sooner Politics:  New Poll Reports 62% Support For Medical Cannabis  In Oklahoma

  KOKI Fox23 reports that Oklahomans For Health released the results of a statewide poll regarding the medical use of Cannabis products under direct supervision of a licensed physician.  According to Oklahomans for Health, a new poll  found that 62% of Oklahomans support State Question 788, a measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.  Oklahomans will cast their votes on SQ788 on June 26.​  Oklahomans for Health issued […]

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Sooner Politics:  The Asset Forfeiture Practice Gets More Aggressive

Edwin Meese  The Tulsa Frontier reports that Oklahoma’s law enforcement and prosecutors greatly ramped up their asset forfeiture practices during 2017. The complete numbers include both civil asset forfeiture and criminal forfeiture(after a successful prosecution).  A few court districts reported $0 forfeiture practices. A growing number of current and former prosecutors now repudiate the practice of Civil Asset Forfeiture.  Among them is the Former US Attorney General…

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Sooner Politics:  Clive Bundy Defeats Obama's Justice Dept.

  Clive Bundy has been locked up in a local jail for 2 years. Today the federal court set him free and order the Justice Dept. to never press these charges against him, again. A federal judge dismissed felony conspiracy and weapons charges Monday against Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and an independent militia member.U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro, who granted a mistri […]

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