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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Commentary

Art and soul


Commentary

Ron Black
Francis Schaeffer is well-known for his book and video series "How Should We Then Live," in which he describes the ebb and flow of culture over the centuries. And, 30 years later, it is still a profou...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Point: No merit in merit pay


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
What will it take to make some Oklahoma politicians and leaders understand how detrimental it is for the state that teachers here are paid below regional and national levels?   Low teacher sala...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

Counterpoint: 'Rewarding success'


Commentary

Jason Reese
As someone who used to work under the dome of the state Capitol, I can tell you that many interim study hearings are not worth the ink spilled printing their agendas. A refreshing exception is the rev...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

Disclosure works


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
On Feb. 4, 2008, the Oklahoma Legislature will convene its second session. The first thing the Legislature should do immediately is assemble a concurrent special session and take up ethics reform. &n...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Damned Democrats


Commentary

Robin Meyers
I thought this might get your attention. We elected them to end the war, and they have failed us. We sent them to Washington to slow down the train wreck that is the worst administration in U.S. histo...
 
Thursday, October 11, 2007

Crediting Coburn


Commentary

Vince Orza
By any definition, Sen. Tom Coburn is very conservative. Some of his social positions have made him the subject of ridicule. On the other hand, he has distinguished himself as one of the most honest m...
 
Thursday, October 11, 2007

Trying to make sense of it all


Commentary

Bill Bleakley
The events and proceedings surrounding the applications of Public Service Co. of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. to build the Red Rock generating facility seem as tangled and confusing as "...
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007

Coming together


Commentary

William O'Brien
Author George Washington Cable wrote after the Civil War about how the Italian butchers in the French Market in New Orleans often would delight their customers by joyously singing as they cut meat for...
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007

Point: From red to blue?


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
It's too early to call it a progressive juggernaut and events with political ramifications could change everything, but recent polls and an election show some Oklahoman voters may be shifting away fro...
 
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Counterpoint: Progressive presumption


Commentary

Ron Black
Progressives and conservatives have more in common than we care to admit (in public, at least). We desire efficacious and transparent government, we expect our elected officials have an understanding ...
 
Thursday, October 25, 2007
 
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