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EDITORIAL: Money, media and apathy got us in this political mess
From the coffee shops to the pubs, Americans are frustrated their duly elected leaders can’t figure out how to operate our government in a reasonable way. It may be no panacea for those folks, but it’s worth discussing how we let it get this far out of hand, out of control.
EDITORIALS: Shield law needed; No more excuses for inaction on global warming
While there is general support for a federal shield law in Congress and by journalism organizations, a key sticking point has been the seemingly simple question of defining “journalist.” / The remaining uncertainty over global warming — primarily its longer-term impact — hardly justifies inaction. And common sense says that the longer the world waits to properly address this issue, the harsher the consequences will be.
We can all use a little more Will Rogers
It’s quite an honor in Congress to represent the home county of the great Will Rogers.
Shooting the messenger
Shooting the messenger.
EDITORIALS: College spending reform; Manning's not a whistleblower
College students and their families should be grateful President Obama elevated an issue that’s pressing pocketbooks across the country into the national discourse.
Bradley Manning is no Edward Snowden. And though both are accused of going public with secret government documents, the comparisons pretty much end there.
EDITORIALS: Back to school costs; Rodeo clown over-reaction
Store aisles are already crowded with parents and children shopping for back-to-school needs. We trust that teachers have been judicious about their requests in empathy with family finances. *** The most ridiculous story of the year — perhaps of the past several years — erupted last week when a rodeo clown at the Missouri State Fair dared to ply his trade wearing a rubber mask of President Obama.
Repealing Obama’s ethanol mandate
Corn should be saved for the kitchen table, not burned as fuel in Americans’ vehicles.
Letter: New electric metering system a money grab
Dear Editor,Your recent article about the City of Claremore wanting to send $1,000,000 to General Electric, headquartered in Connecticut, really caught my attention
Special Session: Judges aren’t the problem
We’ve all heard the cry for a special legislative session following the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s ruling which invalidated Oklahoma’s 2009 tort reform bill.
Obamacare unsustainable, unworkable
The devil is always in the details.
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