Letters to the Editor Merle D. Wright
The Senatorial candidate T.W. Shannon knows what it takes to get elected
in Oklahoma, with his TV ad having a well-placed cross behind him as he
tells us how good he is.
Letters to the Editor David Slane
Recently, an Oklahoma County district judge ruled the secrecy element of
the state’s lethal injection death penalty process was
unconstitutional. According to the law, the exact components of the
three-drug cocktail used to execute death row inmates are supposed to be
confidential. The secrecy has extended to the drug supplier as well as
the name of the executioner.
Oklahoma City is the only non-border city in the nation with the ‘consuming fire’ of heavy drug movement. Why? Our highways.
News Ben Felder
An evidence recovery worker with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and
Dangerous Drugs (OBN) cuts open a kilo of cocaine, exposing the white
brick. On the surface of the brick, which was confiscated in a recent
bust, is the faint image of a footprint, almost as if an infant’s foot
was cast into a molding to be kept in a memory box.