Monthly Archives: February 2006

My secret to a healthy, exciting life

I’m shy to admit it, but one of the first things I do everyday is satisfy a decade long drug addiction with a concoction of 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine and Theobroma cacao L. Yes, I’ve tried to kick this embarrassing habit, but some … Continue reading

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How much democracy do Okies really want?

I attended a community meeting in Norman yesterday, discussing next week’s vote on increasing the city’s water rates. That may sound funny to most Oklahomans, because Norman is the only city in the state that requires citizens to approve their … Continue reading

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Rep. Balkman uses sex to toast beer bill

I was afraid this might happen. Ever since Rep. Thad “the cad” Balkman was nominated as one of Oklahoma’s Sexiest Power Men, the Norman legislator has been using his newfound sexual charisma to surround himself with women to help pimp … Continue reading

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Polispeak… Cornett and Henry

What does this mean exactly? Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett says he expects this year’s mayoral campaign to be his last political race. Rumors about Cornett seeking Rep. Istook’s job this year won’t go away; no thanks to Cornett. But … Continue reading

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GM OKC workers on the job Monday

The job bank that is. They punched out Monday after the last TrailBlazer came off the line, the first casualties of General Motors Corp.’s plan to slash 30,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs by 2008. After 27 years and nearly 6 million … Continue reading

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Better to build than cut

It’s been said that Okies don’t utilize computers quite as much as the rest of the nation, yet I feel the state does an admirable job of providing services via the Internet. The latest from the Commerce Department is a … Continue reading

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Eyes of Texas

Banjo Jones visits Oklahoma. … I saw a boy sitting at a Taco Bell with a bunch of plastic Army men and tanks and stuff spread out on the table before him. An old woman was sitting across from him … Continue reading

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But it sounds so good

One of Oklahoma’s lean and mean legislators (and Sexiest Power Man nominee), Thad Balkman, is hot over a few Democrats not liking one of his proposed bills. House Bill 2634 – the Paperwork Reduction Act of 2006 – failed to … Continue reading

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Some tax cuts better than others

As usual, Oklahoma legislators are rushing to cut or eliminate just about every special interest tax in the state. Representative Randy Terrill is tackling one that would truly help all Oklahomans across the board; House Bill 2925 (rtf), in part: … Continue reading

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Blogged at birth

Phoebe Gleeson is blogging her pending birth. Me being old fashioned, I’m glad there is no web cam. However, since husband Sean is an artist…

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