Oklahoman, Jarred Smith has been working on this criminal justice reform for years.  Here’s his announcement:   “Man I’m so happy I could just cry, been fighting back tears all day. I have been so lucky to have had the opportunity to be a part of a very special commutation project. For the past 5 months I have worked for Tulsa County Public Defender’s Office along with Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform working to commute the sentences of inmate […]

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R3publicans on VETERANS DAY:  What Have We Learned?   Iraq and Afghanistan Vets on What It All Meant

Possibly the most poignant line of the 1984 breakout hit “19” by electronic musician Paul Hardcastle was the one it deliberately drove home with synthesized drumbeat repetition: “In World War II the average age of the combat soldier was 26. In Vietnam he was nineteen…nineteen.”

What have we learned? Five combat veterans put the Forever War and American civilian life into perspective…

read more at https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/ten-years-gone-iraq-and-afghanistan-vets-on-what-it-all-meant/

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Trump Investigations

Predicted waves of blue or red didn’t break on election day. Republicans extended their hold on the Senate by a seat or two but lost control of the House. That could mean more Trump investigations. And that might be enough to cause the president a little sea sickness. He warned House Democrats against a “war-like”

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Oklahoma State Election Board Reports Election Turnout Results

“We are extremely pleased with voter turnout in yesterday’s election. With nearly 1.2 million votes cast and turnout over 56 percent, this election ranks head and shoulders above any gubernatorial year turnout since at least 1986, and by a wide margin. Good voter participation is a sign of a healthy democracy, and Oklahomans should be proud of their engagement in the election process this year. We have set modern records for the number of candidates to file for office, turnout in a gubernatorial year primary election and turnout in a gubernatorial year general election. This is a banner year for elections in Oklahoma.”

[Editor’s note:  Notwithstanding the fact that the secretary of the state election board indicates that we are a ‘healthy democracy’ rather than a constitutional republic, this IS a significant increase in voter turnout!/sc]

OKGrassroots – Oklahoma State Election Board Reports Election Turnout Results

R3publicans:  Today’s Biggest Loser

Well done, Quisling. Couldn’t run your own caucus with the Speaker’s gavel and a 23 seat lead. Couldn’t kill Obamacare even after 8 attempts, couldn’t fund the border wall, couldn’t help bloating the budget, growing the deficit, and couldn’t stop ****** over the Republican base or backstabbing the President at every opportunity, then bolted for the door when the chickens were going to come home to roost. (Joined betimes by a basket of fellow GOPe RINOs who could smell the change in the political wind.)

read more at http://raconteurreport.blogspot.com/2018/11/todays-biggest-loser.html

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Election Day: Vote for Principle

Today is Election Day. Voters across the country are casting ballots to conclude a critical midterm election.If you’re in Oklahoma and need help finding your polling location, use this link from the State Election Board.Oklahoma election results will b…

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