Monthly Archives: February 2017

To be a fascist, or not to be a fascist

For decades in the United States we have experienced a kind of national political neurosis in which millions of people have continued to vote against their own interests based on their perception of how the Republican Party was protecting their … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer and 45

The Lord’s Prayer was taught to a group of disciples by Jesus, a person who according to Christian scriptures was a refugee and whose family had been refugees, who came from a very humble and poor background, whose religion was … Continue reading

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Paying the Refs

Jim Thorpe Building photo by John Jernigan Here in Oklahoma, we take our sports seriously – very seriously. One could argue (and I agree) that we take them too seriously, but bear with me and imagine if you will that … Continue reading

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The Oklahoma Game

Here is the Oklahoma game: Oil and gas companies and other large corporations in Oklahoma have successfully lobbied the politicians they have financially supported to get into office to give them massive tax breaks that each year amount to hundreds … Continue reading

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Scott Pruitt – Fossil Fuel First

AP When it comes to the well-being of people and the planet, perhaps no appointment in the current administration is more important than that of Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA is responsible for protecting our air, … Continue reading

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