To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, July 11, 2020

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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

It’s Time To Be Happy

BY VERN TURNER Finally! The Republicans have picked themselves a candidate to run against Hillary Clinton. Man, I'm glad that's over. It was a brutal...

Stealing Razor Blades

This world of ours must avoid becoming a community of dread, fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and...

The Biggest And Most Dangerous Con Job In Our History

BY VERN TURNER Sometimes the motivation to write another essay comes from multiple sources. I am blessed to have many activist friends who send me...

Thresholds And Beyond

BY VERN TURNER The cumulative effect of recent world events on my psyche produced enough incentive to write yet another summary of the human condition...

Amendments With A Purpose

BY VERN TURNER This election cycle is producing a lot of chatter about amending the U.S. Constitution, that venerable document that has endured over 200...

The Lust For Power

Editor’s Note: As you read this account of what’s happening in Texas, feel free to substitute Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for Texas Gov....

The Importance of Learning From Mistakes

 BY VERN TURNER To err is human, of course, but is not learning from mistakes also human? It seems so when it comes to economics...

Knowledge Helps … If You Want It To

BY VERN TURNER Too often we all start expostulating on things, including our own fears, without having a working knowledge of the topic at hand....

CALM DOWN!!

BY VERN TURNER This sage advice would serve us all well, especially in light of the hysteria occurring around the world and around the...
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