Border Purge

Trump canned Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen via Twitter on Sunday night. Howard Kurtz says “in the end, she got the worst of both worlds.” She will forever be defined as the Cabinet member who presided over the forced separation of migrant children from their families, leading to such devastating worldwide reaction that Trump was forced

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Nick Sandmann’s Deplorable Friends

Nick Sandmann is the boy who smiled nervously while Native American activist Nathan Phillips pounded on a drum in his face. CNN’s Bakari Sellers called  him “deplorable.” Sellers also seemed to want the old guy to step up his game and punch the kid in the face. Reza Aslan shared that sentiment in a tweet. And

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R3publicans:  Mike Pompeo Has No Excuse

The secretary of state has accomplished almost nothing. At least Rex Tillerson could blame the president.

By Daniel R. DePetrisApril 2, 2019

When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the rounds on Capitol Hill last week to explain the Trump administration’s latest State Department budget request, he got a beating from both sides of the aisle. The request, a 21 percent reduction in funding from the previous fiscal year, was dead on arrival for members of the House Foreign Affairs and Appropriations committees. The same man who promised to bring “swagger” back to U.S. diplomacy was now trying to justify a $13 billion reduction to the department’s accounts. Members of Congress simply couldn’t square the circle.


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Sooner Politics:  How Dare They! Tulsa Public Schools Condemns Charter Schools

  The worst among us cannot muster the dignity to take correction for dismal failures. Instead they divert the discussion to how bad someone else is. We see this in little developing children, but we expect adults to act like adults.  We expect community 7 govt. leaders to even surpass the rest of us. But sadly the state’s largest public schools pay their superintendents twice the salary of our governor; and then watch them act worse than some of the juveni […]

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Sooner Politics:  Various Reflections On The 2019 OKGOP Convention

Liza GreveJust got home from the OK GOP State Convention and had to get my comfy shirt on that we each received as a “participation trophy”. ?We elected a new State Chair and Vice Chair! Congratulations David L. McLain and Mike Turner, and adopted a state party platform of solid conservative values and principles. Read it here:…/2019_OKGOP_Platform_Final_P…Senator Julie Daniels did a fabulous job chairing the event. She ke […]

Sooner Politics:  The New Oklahoma Republican Party Leadership

  The Oklahoma Republican Party reloaded with brand new leaders at the top of the organization. The former chair of Tulsa County Republicans, David McLain, received overwhelming support on the first ballot in a field of 3 candidates. The convention body of nearly 1000 delegates gave 70% support to McLain, followed by 22% for Oklahoma County former Chair, Daren Ward; and 8% for Darren Gantz of the Tulsa County Republican Mens Club. Vice Chair Michael Turner is a former state …

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