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Why Trump Is So Wrong On Iran

BY JOE CONASON The dangers of arrogance and ignorance are nowhere more starkly illustrated than in Donald Trump’s Oval Office, where anguished advisers seek constantly to steer a rogue president away from international disaster. And now the stakes of his stubborn stupidity have gone nuclear. Having disparaged the Iran nuclear deal for years – without...
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The Climate Deniers

BY BOB BEARDEN It’s abundantly clear that climate has a cause and effect upon the weather. It is also clear that humans have a cause and effect upon the climate and that what we do to our Mother Earth has a definite effect upon the climate and the weather. But there are still wild flat...
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Ending Culture Of Excess

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Bankers have never been much loved, but gollies, this Wall Street bunch seems hell-bent on being loathed. As a consequence of their avaricious grab for outrageous personal enrichment during the past decade, these arrogant titans of financial gimmickry have caused a vast economic collapse that is presently costing million of Americans their...
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Stimulus Skeptics Wrong – Again

BY JOE CONASON Mythology is overshadowing history in the debate over President Barack Obama’s plan to stimulate the depressed economy. Excessive airtime is devoted to the prejudices of cable hosts and radio personalities who regurgitate ideas they barely understand [and who haven’t entertained an original thought since the Reagan era]. Urgent action that could prevent...
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Trusting Tom Daschle?

BY FROMA HARROP Where did Tom Daschle get the idea that he didn’t have to pay his taxes? The question sets off wild mood swings about the man President Obama has picked to remake the American health-care system – his apology notwithstanding. On one hand, the former senator from South Dakota brims with smarts on...

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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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Aug ’17 Oklahoma Observer Newsmakers

From left, Oklahoma Observer Editor Arnold Hamilton, state Rep. Mickey Dollens and Oklahoma Education Association President Alicia Priest discuss the state of public education in Oklahoma at our Aug. 24 Newsmakers event at Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City.
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