Commentary Todd Lamb
Americans have a fundamental choice about our future. Do we continue
along the path of increasing government intervention into our businesses
and personal liberties, or do we reverse the course? Following are a
few examples of places where Mitt Romney will take our nation in a
different direction than the current administration. Through this broad
range of issues, it is clear that Romney should be the choice for
Letters to the Editor Jalal Farzaneh
years ago my family started Home Creations to build quality homes at a
great value. We believe in the American dream of homeownership and
strong communities, things that help improve our state in innumerable
Letters to the Editor Jim Ammerman
Romney recently divulged in his tax release that there were deductions
he had elected not to take. On face value, one could assume Mitt was
just paying his fair share. I do not make that assumption.
Comedy Rod Lott
In any other year but an election year, I’d like to think The Campaign
would have been a bigger hit. It's certainly funny; it's also certainly
too close to the truth: American politics is a game of money.
Commentary Jonathan Small
Remember State Question 744? It required the state to raise its annual
per pupil expenditures to at least the average rate of surrounding
states. The measure did not raise taxes or designate funding. It was
estimated that, if passed, SQ 744 would have increased state spending on
common education by $830 million.
Five years after a controversial state law sought to reduce illegal immigration, the impact on OKC’s Latino community appears minimal.
News Peter Wright
The Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007, better known
as House Bill 1804, was tough for its day. It remains the gravitational
center of illegal immigration arguments in Oklahoma, even as it has been
dissected by lawsuits, eclipsed by bills in other states and rendered
less relevant by an increasingly young and legal Latino community.
Former state senator Andrew Rice is back in OKC, this time as head of the Variety Care Foundation.
News Mark Beutler
Less than a year ago, Oklahoma lost one of its rising young political
stars when former state Sen. Andrew Rice announced he was leaving. The
twoterm senator had been the Senate’s Democratic leader and in 2008 lost
a hard-fought race against U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe.