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21 House Freshmen Who Got 'Pawned'

Part 4 of Rep. Jason Murphey’s Review of the 2017 Oklahoma Legislature Senior House member,  Jason Murphey , continues his ‘no holds barred’ report on the disastrous 2017 legislative session.   In this report he calls out the appropriations gang who manipulated freshmen legislators and details the overwhelming success that was had by this scheme.  According to the 2017 RINO Index, 21 freshmen Republicans voted rather consistently f […]

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Sooner Politics: Priebus Emerges As Lead Suspect In Leaks Probe

  It appears that the Trump White House is setting up for a purge. The Scaramucci hire is just the precursor.  In the last 24 hours, Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci posted a tweet where he suspiciously tags Priebus in connection to a leaking of personnel files which are he believes are protected by federal law.    It may be that the Republicans in the DC establishment have constructed a system to take down or at least paralyze this Tru […]

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Tulsa GOP held a meeting of the county Committee members. It is their first such meeting in 5 years. Nearly 100 showed up to get the latest news and grassroots party-building tools. David L. McLain is building a precinct partnership so that the county GOP is strengthened by having strong precincts. […]

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   The Tulsa Area Republican Assembly met tonight to endorse a candidate in the upcoming Special election for House District 76 (Broken Arrow). Numerous candidates appeared before the group to make their case for the support of this conservative group.   The candidates were given extended  time for speeches at last month’s meeting. Then they were asked  20-questions in a written inquiry. Finally, they were asked to be available to t […]

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  By 9pm the news was known. Oklahoma Democrats swept two races. Both of the districts had been in Republican hands for several years.  In both cases the Republicans were tactically outplayed. The Republican machine failed to connect and voter turnout was extremely low.  While the candidates themselves had some strong messaging, their label had lost a significant clarity. We can look to the legislative leadership and the governor for an explanation of […]

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 AG, Mike Hunter, has submitted his legal argument to the supreme court, regarding the challenge to the new tobacco tax, brought by retailers and associated distributors.  The 26-page document makes many novel claims including an attempt to tell the court to bar statements from any legislator.  The AG claims that the only legislative statement which should be considered is the majority vote tabulations, and that, in itself, should be the testimony […]

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  Kyle Loveless will accept a lifetime ban on any government employment or professional lobbying. The Oklahoman first carried the story of a settlement between the Oklahoma ethics Commission and former senator, Kyle Loveless.   On Friday, he signed a settlement agreement with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission acknowledging he misused more than $100,000 in donations to his 2012 and 2016 campaigns. &n […]

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Brogdon Calls On Jones & Lamb To Support Tax Challenge

Former senator, Randy Brogdon, joined the Pat Campbell Radio Show on Thursday morning, to express his strong support for the legal challenges to the controversial new tax hikes which the legislature is attempting to impose. Listen to the full interview with Richardson, and the resulting comments from Brogdon, here. “I am very disappointed in Gary [Jones] & Todd [Lamb]for not jumping on this lawsuit with Gary Richardson.That’s the first thing they should h […]

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