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Children Of The Right Reverend

BY SHARON MARTIN The wind blowing under the house lifted the linoleum – fun house walk in spring, cold as hell in winter.   Dad’s parishioners had no cash for tithes. We drank raw milk, made cheese and butter, canned peaches and green beans, ate like children of God,   wore handmade clothes that we...
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The Mad Man Of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

BY HARRY T. COOK “He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind.” So said the sage of the Book of Proverbs. The Hebrew helps us understand the use of the word “wind.” In this instance, it may have meant a cyclonic force that could destroy a family and its life through endless fractiousness....

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Read This And Weep: Mike Pence For President

BY FROMA HARROP President Mike Pence. The words do not trip lightly off the tongue. But as special counsel Bob Mueller dives ever deeper into the murky waters of Trump family enterprises – and the campaign’s possible collusion with Russia – a Pence presidency must be contemplated. Donald Trump’s journey from abrasively transformative to annoyingly...
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Arrogance And Ignorance: The Story Of Mooch

BY SUSAN ESTRICH He lost his job before he even started, which comes as no surprise to anyone who has spent any time working in Washington. Which, of course, the president’s choice for communications director had not. The story of Anthony Scaramucci should be a cautionary tale for the Trump presidency, but there is no...

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  • Real Economics: Teacher Pay
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    Real Economics: Teacher Pay

    BY SHARON MARTIN The state legislator stared straight into the television camera and said that we don’t calculate teacher pay honestly. He suggested t...

    Tips For A Safe Halloween
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    Tips For A Safe Halloween

    BY JOE DORMAN With Halloween approaching, everyone has to be on the watch for ghouls and goblins. That does not mean to be fearful, but to be careful ...

    Another Oklahoma Scam
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    Another Oklahoma Scam

    BY SHARON MARTIN This year I got a small tax refund from the state of Oklahoma. It wasn’t a check; it was a debit card from a third party. Apparently,...

  • Public Money For Religious Purposes
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    Public Money For Religious Purposes

    BY DAVID PERRYMAN Most Oklahomans don’t want public tax dollars to be used for private and religious schools. That has pretty much been a part of the ...

    Birthers, Birchers, And Lee Harvey Oswald
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    Birthers, Birchers, And Lee Harvey Oswald

    BY DON WILKEY With the stoke of a pen, Peter Savodnik, in his book, The Interloper, discredited a billion dollar industry … the JFK conspiracy b...

    Three Monkeys
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    Three Monkeys

    BY VERN TURNER We are all familiar with the statuary of the three monkeys demonstrating their innocence from negativity. The statue kind of reminds me...

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