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(Jack Fowler / for Oklahoma Gazette)

Letters to the Editor: April 12, 2017

Letters to the Editor: April 12, 2017

But since the adolescent gang is too immature to understand what all the fuss is about, they not only don’t see the need to save anything.

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Letters to the Editor: Jan. 4, 2017

Let’s hope that the changes that are forthcoming to the U.S. Supreme Court will include jurists that will follow the letter and spirit of the writers of the First Amendment without inserting creative, erroneous interpretations of what is clear English.

Point: Phase out state personal income tax

On Nov. 29, 2011, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs and Dr. Art Laffer, an economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan, released the findings of a new research study. If Oklahoma were to phase out its income tax over a 10-year period without raising any other tax rates or burdens, Oklahoma would have the lowest

Heroes of the Old West

One inexpensive way to find out: Mill Creek Entertainment’s release of “Heroes of the Old West.” Let’s run the numbers: For less than $10, you get almost 22 hours of material on four DVDs. That’s 10 feature films, 20 television shows and, hopefully, one happy camper. With the exception of John Wayne in 1963’s “McLintock!,”

Reactor reaction

First, he states nuclear plants in the U.S. “… are robust and designed to withstand significant natural disasters.” Isn’t that what the Japanese said as well? And aren’t those nuclear plants the same specs as U.S. plants? Plants that big business will not fund since the investments are so risky and the liability is so

Nine tax facts hardly anyone knows

The theory goes like this: Lower tax rates will encourage more investment, which in turn will mean more jobs and greater prosperity — so much so that tax revenues will go up, despite lower rates. The late Milton Friedman, the libertarian economist who wanted to shut down public parks because he considered them socialism, promoted

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