To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Observercast

Cal Hobson

Cal Hobson, a Lexington Democrat, served in the Oklahoma Legislature from 1978-2006, including one term as Senate President Pro Tempore.

Latest Articles

Stitt’s Standards

With the announcement that Gov. Kevin Stitt has selected nondescript Tulsa lawyer John O'Connor as our next attorney general I thought it would be...

Sue ‘Em Stitt Strikes Again!

For someone who almost always has lost in any court, whether it be district, appellate or supreme, Sue ‘em Stitt sure seems to love...

Stitt’s ‘Box Canyon With No Exits’

I'll bet our tone deaf dandy of a governor wishes he had just stayed in bed a couple of days ago instead of tooling...

Stupid Is As Stupid Does

Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi have soaring rates of COVID-19 driven primarily by the very virulent delta variant. Obviously we border on three...

Hard, But Necessary Decisions

I live in small town Oklahoma, specifically Lexington, population about 2,000 conservative souls. However, a few miles east of town, there are two major...

Just Not Going To Do It And You Can’t Make Me!

That's the message many, many House and Senate members of the Oklahoma Legislature are telling Gov. “My Way or I'll Pout” Kevin Stitt about...

The Upshot Of Corporate Welfare

It is very hard to oppose handing out the candy to the corporate Canoo's of the world because good paying jobs are becoming increasingly...

We’re Spending Too Much! We’re Not Spending Enough!

I've already dinged my “doggedly determined to confuse me” U.S. Rep. Tom Cole but what's wrong with doing it twice? Not a damn thing...

Cole Must Think Our Memory Is As Bad As His. That’s Not Possible.

When it comes to the federal budget, year after year, president after president, my congressman and friend Tom Cole is like the chameleon, changing...