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Loving Guns More Than People

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES The only people with the power to do something comprehensive about mass shootings are the people we elect to public office, and the majority of the people we elect to public office not only do nothing, but they actively block anything being done and in many cases vote for legislation that...
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The Russians Have Never Been Coming

BY JEREMY KUZMAROV Saturday’s New York Times featured an editorial entitled “The Russians are Coming [Again]” next to a photo of a campaign poster with Vladimir Putin wearing a Make America Great Again hat. The piece discussed Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russian citizens for intending to “sow disorder” in the American political system by...
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Giving Hawks A Bad Name

BY SHARON MARTIN Sales tax. Fees. Property tax. Income tax. Every person in this country pays taxes, even visitors and undocumented workers. In return, we expect certain things – safe roads, clean water, firefighters with working equipment. The deficit hawks get loud and mean when working people need housing subsidies or help buying food. They...
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It’s Securities Fraud, Period!

BY FROMA HARROP Anyone who has watched “Law & Order” over the years, as I have, knows that the ending must feel right. The circumstances of the crime may be complex and the legal issues muddy, but in the end, most viewers are left feeling that some justice has been served. The great American audience...
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Grifters, Not Geniuses

BY JOE CONASON Having long flattered themselves as “masters of the universe,” the creative financiers of Wall Street and London are today exposed as grifters rather than geniuses. Their proud claim that society cannot prosper without them – voiced so often whenever anyone raised subjects such as taxation or regulation – would now provoke bitter...
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Remembering Ron Silver

BY SUSAN ESTRICH He was positively infuriating. I e-mailed his then-girlfriend – as the crowd was applauding him at Madison Square Garden in 2004 – that I hoped she wasn’t dating the [expletive deleted] anymore. She was. Ron hammered me about that e-mail: Did I like a friend less because I disagreed with him on...

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Jan ’18 Oklahoma Observer Newsmakers

From left, state Rep. Monroe Nichols, Observer Editor Arnold Hamilton and former Gov. David Walters discuss ways to fix Oklahoma’s broken political system, including Nichols’ proposal to repeal or modify anti-tax SQ 640 and Walters’ efforts to end partisan gerrymandering.
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