To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Vern Turner

Denver resident Vern Turner is a regular contributor to The Oklahoma Observer. His latest book, Why Angels Weep: America and Donald Trump, is available through Amazon.

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Unraveling Democracy

BY VERN TURNER The Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision tells us, in no un-certain terms, “If you are not a major player in...

We Are Children Of Our Earth

BY VERN TURNER The principles of evolution do not include the phrase survival of the fittest. These principles – now greatly supplemented, proven and accepted since Charles...

The Darkest Of Dark Times

BY VERN TURNER Fighting depression is becoming a daily chore for me. The nation I love and fought for is coming apart at the seams...

The Sum Of All Ills

BY VERN TURNER Another day, another scandal, another portrayal of incompetence and outright madness ... That is the state...

Why Republicans Fail – Part III

Last In A Series BY VERN TURNER The gap between Part II and this final part is, in part, due to the cascade of events surrounding the...

Why Republicans Fail – Part II

BY VERN TURNER In Part I we introduced the operating philosophy comparisons between conservatives and progressives. It should be noted that most, but not all,...

Why Republicans Fail – Part I

BY VERN TURNER Sometimes it just comes at you as so obvious that it can be comical. What motivated me to write this piece are...

Another Opportunity Missed

BY VERN TURNER When I retired from teaching in the small, central Texas town of Marble Falls, there was a local newspaper named The River Cities...

People, We Have A Problem

BY VERN TURNER One of my favorite comics is Bill Maher. No surprise there for those of you who read my stuff. On his latest...