On April 5th Tulsa voters will be asked to INCREASE the city of Tulsa sales tax rate by 6/10th cent. The question remains:
WHEN IS ENOUGH EVER ENOUGH FOR GOVERNMENT TAX AND SPEND PROGRAMS?
FACTS ABOUT THE VISION FOREVER SALES TAX
STATE ECONOMY TANKING
The state economy is suffering a sharp and sustained decline. Collectively, the Oklahoma oil patch economy and state government are suffering, with $113 BILLION in net worth extinguished from balance sheets of our Oklahoma publicly-held oil & gas production companies in the past 12 months.
Chesapeake, Samson and Anadarko have announced significant layoffs and Samson has filed for bankruptcy. Others will follow. All this compounded with the state budget projected at a $900 million shortfall for the upcoming year, and higher unemployment the taxpayers are being hit hard.
NPR For The Rational Conservative
It’s Tuesday morning, in February. Trent England of OCPA is on a small radio station in the rural outskirts of the OKC metro area. He’s talking about the hypocrisy of government-run gambling ventures. The irony he explains is that the gambling venture was sold to our past Democrat-controlled legislature as a funding source for better education. But Trent’s own children tell jokes about the foolishness of gambling as a solution for personal poverty.
In Oklahoma, it would be bad politics to seek votes by asking them to participate in an SEC Primary. We’re not really sure who’s behind the effort to name the event after the college athletic conference from the southeast, but it really makes no difference who. We’re Okies and we’re againnit!
The 2016 Super Tuesday will be held on March 1.
Since Super Tuesday primaries are typically held in a large number of states from geographically and socially diverse regions of the country, Super Tuesday typically represents a presidential candidate’s first test of national electability. Convincing wins in Super Tuesday primaries have usually propelled candidates to their party’s nomination. The particular states holding primaries on Super Tuesday have varied from year to year.
The Tulsa affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness(NAMI) is set to hold a public forum on Mental Health and the Tulsa Sheriff’s Office. The event is planned for 2-4pm, Sunday. All of the filed candidates are eligible to partici…
Barry Goldwater relied on Ronald Reagan and William F. Buckleyto communicate the vision of ‘Conservatism’. So many politicians who cloak themselves in Reagan’s mantle, once trashed the icon, when it was politically advantageous. Ron Pa…
Another Republican has stepped up to offer his leadership for the vacated office of OKGOP Vice Chairman. Porter Davis has been an active GOP leader since the early 1980s. He emphasizes local and precinct party activism, constitutional reforms, and policies which reflect the liberties espoused in our nation’s founding documents.
The full thesis of Mr. Davis’ candidacy is well worth reading and we encourage everyone to study it. Find it here.