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Fifth Down And Goal To Go
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Fifth Down And Goal To Go

BY DAVID PERRYMAN For decades, the football officials of the old Southwest Conference were considered the most biased in the game. The fact was it was nearly impossible for a gridiron team to escape stadiums in Houston, Dallas, Waco, Lubbock, Austin, Fort Worth or Fayetteville with a victory. But what has been referred to as…

Listening To Our Climate Scientists
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Listening To Our Climate Scientists

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES If a person ate fast food and drank sugary drinks every day and 99 out of 100 cardiologists told this person that this diet was contributing to this person’s heart disease, and if that person chose to listen to the one doctor instead of the 99, the vast majority of us…

GOP Economics: Self-Serving Greed
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GOP Economics: Self-Serving Greed

BY GARY EDMONDSON Republican economic theory rests on the overriding principle that the rich deserve to get richer regardless the cost to everyone else. Two self-serving bulwarks prop up that creed: corporate socialism and crony capitalism. Members of Greed’ s Own Party rail against the majority banding together to try to protect itself from their…

King Oil
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King Oil

BY DAVID PERRYMAN Prior to Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin in 1792, processing cotton had been a low-profit, labor-intensive drag on the agriculture industry of the American South. In fact, most early Americans believed [and many hoped] that rock bottom cotton prices would never sustain the long-term viability of the “peculiar institution” of…

Oklahoma Senators On Wrong Side Of History Yet Again
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Oklahoma Senators On Wrong Side Of History Yet Again

BY JEREMY KUZMAROV Last week, Oklahoma Senators James Inhofe and James Lankford voted to block the advancement of legislation that could end U.S. support for the Saudi- and UAE-led war in Yemen. This vote places these two alleged Christian moralists on the wrong side of history, and wrong side of humanity yet again. Since the Saudi…

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