Sen. Don Barrington’s, R-Lawton, proposed hoodie ban amendment is troubling not because it is likely to pass or be accepted but because it has emerged at a violent and tense period in American history.
Word fight Ben Felder’s article (News, “Cultural clash,” Jan. 14, Oklahoma Gazette) reports a forum held by Oklahoma City Public School District on the use of Native American mascots. Felder said, “The forum began with a reading of the definition and origin of the term ‘redskin,’ which refers to the bloody scalps or bodies of…
Republican State Senator Don Barrington has authored a bill to make it unlawful to wear masks and hooded sweatshirts in public places.
A few months ago, I started reading your paper, as it began being delivered to the hotel I work at.
The Oct. 8 article “Faith and fear” (News, Ben Felder, Oklahoma Gazette) at first struck me as more Islamic faith propaganda, but as I read, I realized that some of it might be true, or at least honest.
Responding to Pete Lepo’s letter, “‘Liberal’ bias” (Commentary, Letters, Nov. 26, Oklahoma Gazette), I have only a few counterpoints to offer and one clarification to request.
Oklahoma has a painkiller epidemic with new addicts every day and prescription drug accidental overdoses happening too frequently.
Obama is the smartest man in the room, at least any room that he shares with other politicians.
For the record, I support any and all choices to live a full, nourishing life, and gobs of Oklahomans are doing vital work all over the country.
Allen Hutson’s commentary on the workforce readiness of college graduates (Commentary, “Are college grads workforce-ready?” Sept. 17, Oklahoma Gazette) suffers from a fundamental misunderstanding of higher education.