To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, May 16, 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.

Latest Articles

The Curious Case Of McGirt v. Oklahoma

From this case, beware, you could get hurt. Not by McGirt. No, not by him. But maybe from other men.  It's just a Supreme Court decision But some...

A Superb Choice

Good luck to OSU President-elect Dr. Kayse Shrum. She'll need it after the adulation poured on her by almost every person who commented about...

‘Georgia, Sweet Georgia’ Isn’t Just On Ray Charles’ Mind

Georgia, yes. Sweet, not so much. Think about this. Of the entire 50 states, Georgia has had its voting system investigated more than any other,...

Breaking … And Non-Breaking News!

The breaking part is rather routine in America. Ten innocent folks murdered, nine of them while just out buying bacon, bread, maybe toothpaste and...

Dumb And Dumber: Who’d A Thunk It?

I didn't think it was possible to find two senators from another state who, put together, are even a greater embarrassment to their constituents...

In Oklahoma, Nothing Is Certain But Death And Tax Cuts

Question No. 1: What’s the hardest thing to do in the Oklahoma Legislature: Answer: Raise taxes. Question No. 2: What’s the easiest? Answer: Cut taxes. And No. 2,...

Not So Below The Surface This Time

As some of us scanned social media outlets, early morning TV news, radio reports or even the front page of The Oklahoman newspaper on...

Oklahoma’s ‘Slippery Seven’ Can’t Hide Their Lyin’ Eyes

Just because Donald J. Trump was and is a congenital liar doesn’t mean he should be a role model for our congressional delegation to...

Senate Redefines ‘Conflict Of Interest’

In constitutional language for Oklahoma's elected officials, one must declare that he/she has a personal conflict of interest on a proposed piece of legislation,...