The OKGOP Chairmanship Is Changing

  Chairman Pam Pollard recently announced her decision not to seek another term at the helm of the Oklahoma Republican Party. This happens to coincide with the change of governor for Oklahoma.  Reports tell Sooner Politics that the transition team is keenly aware of the importance of a close working relationship between the governor’s office and the state GOP leadership. To that end he and Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell (a former chairman and national GOP office […]

Read the full article at Oklahoma’s Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .

​  The Oklahoma Ethics Commission was formed to monitor the behavior only of our elected officials and our govt. agencies.  But this current Ethics Commission is mulling new rules that would force private citizens to file paperwork or face fines, if they petition their government for redress of grievance (a constitutional right).  They held public hearings this past week on a set of rules which will become law […]

Read the full article at Oklahoma’s Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .

Stitt Inauguration: details for public attendees

DETAILS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC ATTENDING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 28TH GOVERNOR OF OKLAHOMA, J. KEVIN STITT

Oklahoma City, Okla. (Jan. 11, 2019) – Oklahomans are invited to attend the inauguration of the 28th Governor of Oklahoma, J. Kevin Stitt. The ina…

The Steele Dossier Was Planned As Hillary’s Insurance Policy

By Washington Times

Photo by: Evan Vucci
FBI agent Peter Strzok made a reference to an “insurance policy” in a message to his paramour, signaling it was to be used not to harm Donald Trump’s campaign, but rather in case he won the presidency. (Associated Press/File)

Op-Ed by Larry O’Connor via the Washington Times:

It’s been over a year since the highly damaging text messages between FBI agent Peter Strzok and his paramour, FBI lawyer Lisa Page, were revealed to the American public. The correspondence showed two senior Justice Department officials engaged in the most petty, vitriolic political diatribes while making decisions on the most sensitive investigations of the 2016 political season.

Their hatred toward then-candidate Donald Trump as well as their contempt for his supporters gave reasonable observers every reason to question whether the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the counterintelligence investigation into alleged Russian influence in the Trump campaign (Mr. Strzok and Ms. Page played key roles in both inquiries) were handled in a fair, unbiased and judicious manner.

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Oklahoma Watch: Meet The Audit Masters

  As we await the first 6 performance audits that were commissioned by the Agency Performance & Accountability Commission(APAC); it would be helpful to understand the private sector members of the commission.  Jeff Raymond of Oklahoma Watch recently published an excellent set of biographies on each of them.​  None of these members are being paid for their work, including monthly meetings at the state capitol.  […]