MuskogeePolitico:  Coburn launching taxpayer revolt at 1pm today

With the passage of a $530+ million tax hike, taxpayers are outraged at the lack of transparency and openness in the Oklahoma Legislature, and their refusal to consider other methods besides raising taxes.At 1pm today, former Sen. Tom Coburn will be an…

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House passes $530M tax hike under cover of darkness

Under a cloak of secrecy and the cover of darkness, last night the Republican-led Oklahoma House of Representatives passed the largest tax increase since at least 1990 by a vote of 79 to 19.Below is the roll call vote for HB1010XX. 51 Republicans and a…

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Integrity Has Vanished From The West

Paul Craig Roberts

Among Western political leaders there is not an ounce of integrity or morality. The Western print and TV media is dishonest and corrupt beyond repair. Yet the Russian government persists in its fantasy of “working with Russia’s Western partners.” The only way Russia can work with crooks is to become a crook. Is that what the Russian government wants?

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  Rep. Roger Ford wanted much more for the public school teachers. He voted ‘No’ because this massive new tax fell short of his goals. He believes that the teachers will now lose the moral high ground if the go on strike.  Ford supports some of the tax package but wants to raise much much more. He also wants to spend much much more.  Here is his assessment of the issue. So this morning when […]

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MuskogeePolitico:  Republican Aiya Kelley announces for SD20

Republican Aiya Attaway Kelley Announces for State Senate, District 20March 26, 2018 — Republican Aiya Attaway Kelley announces her candidacy for the State Senate seat currently held by exiting State Senator AJ Griffin.“With Senator Griffin’s announcem…

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  Rep. John Bennett delivered another of his classic fiery speeches last night on the House floor. the occasion was historic as the legislature voted for the Democrat’s dream tax package by a tally of 79-19.  Bennett decried the complete failure to conduct performance audits of the largest agencies.  He points out that the tight fiscal crunch of last year exposed an illegal shell game in the Dept. of Health. He is suspicious that the similar practice i […]

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