To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, April 9, 2020

New Observercast

Sharon Martin

Educator, reading specialist and writer Sharon Martin's latest book, I've Got the Blues: Looking for Justice in a Red State, is available by sending $20 to PO Box 458, Oilton, OK 74052.

She also is the author of Not A Prodigal, a poetry collection and 2019 Oklahoma Book Award finalist available through Barnes and Noble, and Froggy Bottom Blues, a children's picture book available through Doodle And Peck or Amazon.

Latest Articles

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...

Let’s Talk About Guns

BY SHARON MARTIN It never occurred to me that a shotgun was anything but a necessary tool, on my grandfather’s ranch or on my small...

Let’s Get Uncomfortable

BY SHARON MARTIN Dear Oklahoma Legislators who voted against Lauren’s Law on Mar. 13: whatever makes you think consent will by taught by parents...

Why Are You Afraid?

BY SHARON MARTIN Why do some people get downright belligerent when you mention the word socialism? They’ve been programed to get mad about it. They’ve been conned...

Wrong Way Corrigan

BY SHARON MARTIN Gov. Kevin Stitt appointed former private school administrator Michael Rogers to be his Secretary of State. Then, he named former private school administrator...
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