To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Gary Edmondson

Gary Edmondson is chair of the Stephens County Democrats. He lives in Duncan, following a sporadic career as a small-town journalist, mostly in Texas, and as an editor of educational audio-visual materials. Some days he's a philosopher/poet, others a poet/philosopher.

Latest Articles

‘Short-Term’ Ruin

BY GARY EDMONDSON While letting the legal system pile up corruption convictions against all the president’s men – with Russia’s Agent Orange-hair in Mueller’s crosshairs...

Info War Front Lines

BY GARY EDMONDSON I answer my landline, which provides consistently higher quality service than my friend’s fancy phones. Thus, I deal with a couple annoyance...

The Guzzling Oil Party’s Way

BY GARY EDMONDSON On Aug. 1, Science Daily cited a report from Australia’s Monash University: “Heat wave deaths will rise steadily by 2080 as globe...

U.S.’s Nasty Nazis Betray Our Values

BY GARY EDMONDSON The crossword puzzle clue was “Led.” The answer was 11 letters. Nothing popped into my head, but, as I worked over that...

Heats Is On In DC, Too

BY GARY EDMONDSON Hot enough for you? Pretty miserable over the past week. My sister turns to watermelons. I find cold borscht refreshing as well. It has...

Apprentice Oligarch Meets With Old Pro

BY GARY EDMONDSON Twelve Russian intelligence officials have been indicted for hacking the Democratic Party during the last presidential campaign. The hacking began on July...

Tariff-ic Catastrophe For U.S. Economy

BY GARY EDMONDSON Oklahoma is not freezing over any time soon. But if we find ourselves ice-bound in August, look to June 27 for the...

Founding Fathers, Founding Scientists

BY GARY EDMONDSON Before becoming the conscience of the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin was a renowned scientist. His 1751 Experiments and Observations on Electricity Made at...

Medical Marijuana Makes Good Sense

BY GARY EDMONDSON If we live long enough, we eventually get around to doubting some of our memories. I remember watching my hometown Westfield Shamrocks overcome...