Monthly Archives: January 2005

Experience preferred

Am I the only one who sees the humor in this? (WashPost reg.req.) National Intelligence Director Proves to Be Difficult Post to Fill As Bush said last week: “We’re dealing with a brand-new agency that is going to require a … Continue reading

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Fondness for Fort Sill

Fort Sill is sort of an interesting place to visit, but better than magnificent? …other than that my life has been pretty different for the past 3 years that ive lived in the magnificant city of Houston……Id have to say … Continue reading

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Escaping prejudice

This guy was fed up with Oklahoma and its prejudice. I hope I never have to go back there again. Tulsa, I mean. I hope I never have to live there again. It’s the worst place I’ve ever known. – … Continue reading

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Canning the spam

It’s been seven weeks since I added a simple comment validation here at Okiedoke and it’s been seven weeks since I’ve received any comment spam. However, I’m not sure that single effort is responsible for the dearth of spam. I … Continue reading

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Don’t flash your eyes in Texas

When Canadian Mounties wanted advice on how to profile and harass suspicious citizens, who do you think they turned to? Vancover policeman David Laing found out the hard way. Last spring, Laing was driving on a highway near Hope. He … Continue reading

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Fair, and legal too?

Tulsa Senator Tom Adelson seems to think Oklahoma workers should have some type of Fair Employment rights when it comes to being displaced by companies hiring illegal aliens. While the federal government refuses to take action against employers who undercut … Continue reading

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Biggest snowflakes I’ve ever seen

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Okie ethereal beings

Don’t believe in ghosts? If you’re somewhere in Oklahoma, go see for yourself. Haunted Places in Oklahoma Ada – Kalihoma Indian Reservation – Around 1:00 or 2:00 o’clock at night a car with it’s headlights will follow you after turning … Continue reading

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Ponca City in the black

Boy did Continental Carbon’s Ponca City facility screw up! Ponca City officials said this week they plan to file a lawsuit against the Houston-based company. Some folks think Continental Carbon may have screwed up when they locked out workers for … Continue reading

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Safety Pays some, costs others

There’s no doubt that worker’s compensation costs burden many Oklahoma businesses. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could come up with a free program for employers that would guarantee to lower their worker’s compensation costs by as much as 95%? … Continue reading

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