Monthly Archives: June 2006

Getting there is negative half the fun

Today felt like Saturday. Until I drove to Will Rogers Airport. At 4 pm. Via I-40.

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Come again another day

There’s always hope. On this date in weather history 1989: The remains of Tropical Storm Allison dropped copious amounts of rain… 14.66 inches at Oklahoma City, Okla.

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Whacking Judge to be penilized

It looks as if history books will have another name to add next to “Hanging Judge“, Isaac C. Parker. Oklahoma’s new “Whacking Judge“, Donald D. Thompson, is sure to garner at least as much attention ’round these parts for a … Continue reading

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Blog Oklahoma spins a new web

Blog Oklahoma, my favorite web ring, has had a lobotomy and a new face-lift to boot! The site will celebrate its third anniversary next month (as will Okiedoke), so in Internet years, was getting kind of long-in-the-tooth.

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Tom Cole gets little campaign funding from lobbyists

As during the last election year, visits to Okiedoke are beginning to pick up and much of the increase is from people searching for topics related to Oklahoma politics. A few of those are interested in campaign contributions to Rep. … Continue reading

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Raise Oklahoma lowers itself

Last I heard, the going rate for paid petitioners is a buck a signature. So the cost to place an initiative on the Oklahoma ballot in November would cost about $117,000; a pittance to business organizations and most special interest … Continue reading

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Learning about education in Oklahoma

At more than 40% of all state expenditures, education takes the biggest chunk out of the state budget by far. It’s a topic that gets a lot of lip service, especially in election years. (Was there ever a candidate not … Continue reading

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Tree age nutty

The oldest tree in northwest Oklahoma looks it. Yet, I question the math. The State Forestry Office cored the tree 25 years ago and estimated its age at that time to be 350 years. That makes the tree now about … Continue reading

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Bigots come in all flavors

Brian made a rest stop in Oklahoma. I went to take a piss, was minding my own business when two imbread redneck hillbillies came in and occupied the urinals on either side of me. The one to my right sneezed… … Continue reading

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Happiness comes in many colors

Jennifer must get more rain than I do. How great it is to live in a place where you can not just see rainbows when it rains, but you also get to enjoy beautiful blue skies, lots of green trees, … Continue reading

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