To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Observercast

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.

Latest Articles

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...

‘The First Rough Draft Of History’

BY VERN TURNER The title of this piece is a quote from the late Phil Graham, the former owner and publisher of the Washington Post. He said...

Seeing What We’re Made Of

BY VERN TURNER The cascade of events in our country and around the world have challenged me regarding putting out an essay or two. When...

Sav[or]ing The Victory

BY VERN TURNER Let us not marginalize our return to sanity from the November elections. Yes, Democrats regained the majority in the House of Representatives....

Democracy Lost

BY VERN TURNER Every time I tried to write an essay over the last two weeks, events sprang so quickly as to make every sentence...

Enemies Of The People

BY VERN TURNER The president of the United States has repeatedly accused the constitutionally empowered news media of being the enemy of the people. In...

The Surrender Summit

BY VERN TURNER July 16, 2018, a day which will live in infamy, saw the president of the United States give comfort to the enemy,...