To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, June 21, 2021

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Cal Hobson

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

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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...

Trump-Nixon and the Abuse Of Power

Richard Nixon put John Mitchell in the Department of Justice for a reason. Donald Trump did the same with Bill Barr. They both were...

Lankford Thinks It’s Time To Move On

DEFINITION OF VOYEURISM: Enjoyment from seeing the pain or distress of others. The practice of gaining sexual pleasure from watching others when...

There Are But Two Things Of Value At Capitol; Stitt Has Neither

I have long said and still fervently believe that only 1. your word and 2. your knowledge base are of much value at the...

What Do You Mean There Is An Oklahoma Supreme Court?

That was the unreported response from Gov. Kevin "Kingfish" Stitt when he was advised that something called the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that...

With A Friend Like This, It Would Be Better To Get A Dog

For a few, there is never a better time to kick someone around than when that someone is at his/her lowest point. My Republican...

‘You Will Never Amount To A Damn Thing’

Those eight, straight forward and apparently impactful words may have been the most important ever spoken by Robert V. Cullison during his 22 years...