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Theater of the absurd


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Robin Meyers
With all due respect to Gen. David Petraeus, the American people should not be fooled by one more staged event that requires us to believe the unbelievable. It is no accident that the testimony of Pet...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Censoring Oklahoma artists


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Robin Meyers
Something strange is going on down at the state Capitol, where an Oklahoma artist named Narciso Argüelles has a show of his photography in the North Gallery. Two of his pieces were censored, and then ...
 
Thursday, August 30, 2007

Is our children learning' the right things?


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Robin Meyers
Through last week's headlines, you can mourn the loss of a great newspaper, The Wall Street Journal, which will go the way of FOX News, with Bill O'Reilly doing guest editorials. Or, you can argue ove...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

United we stand


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Robin Meyers
GREEN MOUNTAIN FALLS, Colo. " I write from a small cabin perched on the shoulder of Pikes Peak where my family goes in July to pull the plug on the "wired life." We have no television set ...
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007

The real Bush export


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Robin Meyers
If everything Midas touched turned to gold, then surely everything George W. Bush touches turns to blood. He now has accomplished something that no other U.S. president can claim: starting a Palestini...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

No dead soldiers, please


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Robin Meyers
Another Memorial Day has come and gone, but instead of a sobering reminder that war is hell and requires the ultimate sacrifice, we are more disconnected from the war in Iraq than ever. Most Americans...
 
Thursday, June 7, 2007

The virtue of losing


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Robin Meyers
In the late Seventies, when I was still in seminary, William Sloane Coffin Jr. came to Enid to deliver the J. Clyde Wheeler Lecture. The former chaplain at YaleUniversity and minister of The Riverside...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Double your pleasure, double your guns'


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Robin Meyers
As the nation grieves the worst single act of gun violence in our history, there is one topic that the corporate media will not let us discuss rationally: gun control.   Less th...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Death by lying


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Robin Meyers
Once upon a time, a "straight-shooting" Texas oilman without a single accomplishment to his name decided to run for president as God's chosen one. Proud of being a C student, and clumsy of speech like...
 
Thursday, April 5, 2007

Beyond the bones of Jesus


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Robin Meyers
In case there is anyone out there who hasn't heard yet, filmmaker James Cameron, who gave us such believable movies as "Titanic," has made a new documentary called "The Lost Tomb of Jesus." In it, he ...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Obama isn't black enough?


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Robin Meyers
Sometimes I think America has a death wish. As the national nightmare of the Bush administration enters its final months, an amazing candidate steps forward with a constellation of traits rarely seen ...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

He just doesn't get it


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Robin Meyers
President Bush is famous for telling other people that they just don't get it. He lives in the bubble of entitlement and dismisses critics as unpatriotic, uninformed or just plain weird. Now the Ameri...
 
Thursday, February 1, 2007

Hangman, be not proud


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Robin Meyers
More than 3,000 American servicemen and women are dead. Forty-seven thousand reportedly are injured. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis are dead, and the region is awash in sectarian violence that never ...
 
Thursday, January 11, 2007

More denial, more dysfunction


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Robin Meyers
When Oklahoma Gazette readers pick up this issue, the results will all be in, and the voters who bother to vote will have spoken. My hunch is that however much the Democrats gain, the country will hav...
 
Thursday, November 9, 2006
 
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