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OKG Newsletter

Topic: collapse

Questionable commemoration


Gazette staff
What better way to commemorate the centennial of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation than with a postcard exhibiting one of the state’s most notorious transit disasters?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Bank shot

The failure of Penn Square Bank still reverberates 30 years later.


Dean Anderson
The Wikipedia version of the 1982 Penn Square Bank failure goes something like this: A small commercial bank in Oklahoma City made numerous high-risk energy loans that ultimately led to its demise.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Day

‘Day’ for naught.


Rod Lott
So many Republicans took the news of President Obama’s re-election to such an illogical extreme, they took to Facebook and Twitter to warn the apocalypse was nigh, and you’d better grab all the guns you can. It’s almost as if they want societal collapse to happen. If they view The Day, however, they may rethink their stance, because the movie makes post-apocalyptic life look deathly boring.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012