To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, June 6, 2020

New Observercast

Shorting The Middle Class

BY SHARON MARTIN I was trying to figure out why so many people hate our president when I had an insight: too many people have...

Brianna’s Baby: A Family’s Adoption Journey

BY KARLIE TIPTON It wasn't the alarm clock on my cell phone that had so cruelly jarred me from a peaceful slumber that September morning....

The Root Of All Evil

BY SHARON MARTIN When Donald Trump trash-talked Susanna Martinez, governor of New Mexico and chair of the Republican Governor’s Association, she talked back. She and...

Too Little, Too Late?

BY DAVID PERRYMAN One of Aesop’s Fables reminds us of the grasshopper that spent its summer in the meadow hopping about chirping and singing to...

Saving OETA

BY NORM ROURKE An open letter to Sen. Roger Ballenger, D-Okmulgee, and Rep. Steve Kouplen, D-Beggs: I won't insult your intelligence with a litany of the...
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