To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, June 6, 2020

New Observercast

Contrary, Mary

BY KAREN WEBB U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin, R-OK, had no problems whatsoever giving corporate welfare to the CEOs so they could produce this robber-baron crash...

Privatizing Education

BY FRANK P. BELCASTRO President-elect Barack Obama named as his nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, the chief executive officer of the Chicago...

Inciting Homeland Violence

BY EDWIN E. VINEYARD Not all terrorists are trained by Al Qaeda. This should not be a startling revelation, but somehow it is an epiphany...

Say It Ain’t So, Mr. President

BY KAREN WEBB Dear Mr. President: NO, this is too much. Now your Justice Department is not only defending the Bush Administration against torture charges, you...

GOP Sleight-Of-Hand

BY ARNOLD HAMILTON While Oklahoma burns, the Legislature fiddles. Did lawmakers produce an education budget by April 1 as required by state law? No. Have they...
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A Timely Warning From The Generals

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