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Letters to the editor: Sept. 10, 2014

Obama could halt violence In reply to the letter featured in your Aug. 20 issue from Michael Hopkins (News, Letters to the editor, “Ignorance isn’t bliss,” Aug. 20, Oklahoma Gazette): Saddam Hussein violated the 1991 Ceasefire Agreement repeatedly throughout the Clinton administration, but that feckless politician did nothing as Iraqi air defense gunners threatened to

Robin Meyers

If only I was a corporation

I should have expected the Hobby Lobby decision, given the record of the Roberts court, but it still made we wonder, yet again, if people are paying attention to what we are becoming — or more accurately, what we have become. Because Oklahoma’s Green family, which owns the company, objects on religious grounds to the

Chicken-Fried News: Curses!

Dammit, Oklahoma City. Why is it that every time we teeter on the edge of Big League City status, something happens to nullify the progress we have made? For instance, you know that sweet new outdoor music venue we have, OKC Downtown Airpark? Well, apparently we can’t even have concerts there anymore without upsetting local

Shadid is ‘We the people’

A conversation between two ordinary people about their community happened next. Mostly, Shadid just listened — patiently. At the end of our conversation, for the very first time in my 50-plus years, I knew a political candidate had listened to what I said. Not only did Shadid win a landmark victory over an opponent that

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