Jamison Faught

Column: Still Reason to Celebrate the 1889 Land Run

Still Reason to Celebrate the 1889 Land RunBy Tyler WilliamsonIn a telling example of the outrage mob, cancel culture, and the deep-seated need to get offended at everything, the 1889 Land Run has been canceled. You may remember the controversy surroun…

9/11: 20 years later, we still remember

Today we mark twenty years since the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. I was eleven at the time, and this was the defining world event of my childhood.

We watched the memorial services on television this morning, much like we watched the events unfold on that fateful day. Our oldest two children, aged six and three, learned more about 9/11 this week than in previous years, and as they grow up we will tell them more as appropriate for their maturity.

It seems hardly possible that it’s been twenty years. We have an entire generation of kids who have no comprehension of what life was like before September 11th, 2001.

Have You Forgotten? is a poignant song by country music artist Darryl Worley. This video contains images and video from that day — reminders of what our nation suffered and experienced 20 years ago today.

May we never forget:

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OCPA column: Helping kids is good sense – and popular

Helping kids is good sense – and popularBy Jonathan Small, President of OCPAOklahoma ranks poorly in national comparisons of educational achievement. This year lawmakers have a proven way to start improving those statistics.Senate Bill 407 would increa…

OCPA statement on Medicaid expansion ballot initiative

Statement from Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council for Public Affairs, on the filing of a ballot initiative to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot. “There isn’t support in the Legislature or the public for forcing Obamacare’s Medica…