Interest in our system for electing the President of the United States is high. I actually understand why voters feel disenfranchised by the Electoral College as it is presently constituted within 48 states, but the media and political party “powerful” aren’t explaining how the system works, why it was designed as it was. Instead, many people are working to circumvent or abolish it altogether. Read full articleWhat’s Wrong With the Electoral College?
I spent my entire morning reading both the Affidavit for Search Warrant for Chad Alexander’s cell phones (following his 2014 Controlled Dangerous Substance possession charge in May of 2014 – which led to the current charges against State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister and others) and all 32 pages of the Affidavit Of Probable Cause including the charges, the background, the investigation – all
Tulsa talk show host, Pat Campbell, discusses the Hofmeister scandal. Here are some highlights.Chad Alexander, in his earlier years, was a high powered lobbyist.A lot of politicians were connected to Alexander.Will more indictments be forthcoming, from the data on Alexander’s electronic devices?You do not want to screw around with David Prater.Known for crossing his ‘t’s. He usually puts forth just enough to get the indictment.Janet Barresi may be the happiest […]
The United States government has never formally charged the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a civil and religious rights advocacy group, with an offense. However, this fact is lost on a sizeable number of people who hate and fear all things Muslim. And state legislatures, preceded by the Federal government, bear a significant part of […]
Oklahoma has made strides to bring some transparency to our politics. The State Ethics Commission now makes the candidates post up complete & accurate accounting of every dollar contributed and spent. You can now find out which lobbyists already made deals with which candidates. We can see which consulting firms are assisting which candidates. This past week we saw the co-founder of the state’s mo […]
With the election literally around the corner, here is how I plan to vote. I’ve focused on what will be on the ballot in Muskogee County, but also included some of the important, competitive legislative races throughout the state.President: Anybody but…
This week, the group Oklahoma’s Children, Our Future unveiled an ad supporting State Question 779, the permanent, 1% statewide sales tax on the Nov. 8 ballot in Oklahoma.
Together, the ad and an accompanying post on the group’s website make four claims, three of which are most certainly false, while the fourth is blatantly misleading.