To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, October 25, 2020

New Observercast

Really? Leader Of Lincoln’s Grand Old Party?

BY BOB BEARDEN As far as the Grand Old Party of Lincoln concerned the race for the nomination is over. The Donald is the presumptive...

Scoop And Toss

BY DAVID PERRYMAN Raising cattle provided a nearly endless supply of “organic fertilizer” for our garden and flower beds. Gathering the fertilizer from our corrals,...

No Justice For Larry Yarbrough

UPDATE: The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board unanimously denied Larry Yarbrough’s parole, despite Gov. Mary Fallin’s commutation recommendation. The baffling decision, particularly given Yarbrough’s...

Robbing The Poor

BY SHARON MARTIN Ever hear something that just stops you dead? On NPR, Mara Liasson was discussing political polls. She said that Republicans don’t poll well...

Let’s Make A Deal

BY DAVID PERRYMAN “Tell them what they’ve won, Jay,” was the way Monte Hall awarded game show prizes on the long-running game show, Let’s Make...
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Observercast 40: Challenging A 13-Term Incumbent

It’s never easy to unseat a 13-term congressional incumbent. It’s even harder when the district’s boundaries are bigger than a dozen states – and...

The Confirmation Hearings That Weren’t

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