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Oklahoma, Opioids, and Oil

In Oklahoma’s case against Johnson & Johnson in relation to the opioid crisis, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter used an argument that could also be applied to Oklahoma’s oil and gas companies and how they are deceiving us about the … Continue reading

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Yes, We Should Be Talking About Greenland

There are many important and urgent reasons we should be focused on Greenland. 1. Greenland is melting. 2. Greenland’s melting will increase sea levels and threaten coastal cities around the world. 3. Greenland’s melting is releasing large amounts of fresh … Continue reading

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Trump’s Dependency on Racism

There seems to be at least three forms of racism that are fueling Trump’s current hold on power: First, you have the hardcore racist white supremacists. Not every Trump supporter is a hardcore racist white supremacist, but every hardcore racist … Continue reading

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‘Illegals’

Since the unwelcome arrival of Europeans, American history has been one long tug of war with white supremacy. Our best moments have been when we overcome white supremacy, and our worst moments have been when white supremacy has overcome us. … Continue reading

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Where We Belong

Before Nazis started killing Jewish persons, they used to say things like “Juden Raus” and “Auf nach Palästina!” The translations are “Jews out” and “off to Palestine.” They even created a board game around these slogans (See Trump’s ‘Go Home’ … Continue reading

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My Hometown

Cells at the Old Post Guardhouse – Fort Sill My hometown is Lawton, Oklahoma. My family moved to Lawton when I was 4, and that was my home until I moved to Oklahoma City to attend college. Though I have … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Leaders of United Methodist Institutions of Higher Education

Photo: Duke Chapel, the ecumenical chapel at United Methodist related Duke University, allows same sex/same gender weddings.   Dear Leaders of United Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities: The decision of the 2019 General Conference of the United Methodist Church to … Continue reading

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