To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sharon Martin

Educator & OEA member Sharon Martin lives in Oilton and is a regular contributor to The Oklahoma Observer.

Latest Articles

Rationing Healthcare

BY SHARON MARTIN Questionable bookkeeping, ideology, and the corrupt practice of using tax dollars to reward politician’s friends and donors have taken their toll on...

Speaking To The Faithful: A Poem For Mark Y.A. Davies

BY SHARON MARTIN I asked my mother, the preacher, If you have to make a vow to Jesus to go to heaven, what happened to all the people...

I Can’t Hear You!

BY SHARON MARTIN There’s a lot of disinformation available if you want to fool yourself into believing that everything is OK. Given my anxiety level...

Most Dangerous Man, Part II

BY SHARON MARTIN The most dangerous man in America believes in the Bible. This is not what makes him dangerous. What makes him dangerous is his disdain for...

Most Dangerous Man

First Of Two Parts BY SHARON MARTIN The most dangerous man in America thinks being gay is a choice. He believes the high rate of suicide among...

Scary Times

BY SHARON MARTIN The United States has never been kind to all its citizens. The natives of this continent weren’t even granted citizenship, the right...

Why We Need Reading Teachers

BY SHARON MARTIN I’m still trying to wrap my mind around why anyone would vote for a man who filed repeatedly for bankruptcy because “we...

Let’s Talk Taxes

BY SHARON MARTIN Nobody likes to pay taxes. Nobody likes to pay mortgage payments or rent, either, but we want the security of roof and walls. Taxes...

Wait! You Thought I Was Talking About Venezuela?

BY SHARON MARTIN Consolidate. Trim the government to just a few loyal minions.   Ignore the Constitution. Create an enemy, and promise to save us all, or at least the ones who...