Monthly Archives: September 2006

Istook campaign in check

Rep. Ernest Istook is bolstering his campaign coffers with an Oklahoma appearance by presidential adviser Karl Rove. For a cool grand you can get your picture taken with the GOP bad boy the Istook campaign refers to as the “Bobby … Continue reading

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I got spammed in a casino…

yet was a lucky duck nonetheless. Took our out-of-town visitors to see some local sights yesterday. We had a great start with a gorgeous morning. About the biggest sight we have in Little Axe is the casino (that is, until … Continue reading

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I heard Tom Cole cares more about himself than America

But what reasonable person would condemn another for such hearsay? Now that Senate Republican lawmakers have worked out much of their differences with Pres. Bush on an anti-terrorism bill, we are getting closer to bringing suspected terrorists to trial. Although, … Continue reading

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Oklahoma not Paris

Megan recently moved to Oklahoma. I am so glad that I decided to move here…I couldn’t have made a better decision for myself. – I have met some incredible people, and have made some awesome friends already! Megan evidently hasn’t … Continue reading

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Istook moving in latest poll

Survey USA released results on the lt. gov and governor race in Oklahoma. Lt Gov 50% Askins 43% Hiett 03% Million 03% Undecided Gov 64% Henry 33% Istook 03% Undecided Data Collected: 09/21/2006 – 09/25/2006 Since an identical SurveyUSA KFOR-TV … Continue reading

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One small step for Congress

One big step for America. New law to create online budget database President Bush said Tuesday that Americans will now be able to “Google their tax dollars,” as he signed a law to create an online database for tracking about … Continue reading

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All hail quail

I am happy to say that a second covey of quail (albeit a small one) has been spotted at the Okiedoke homestead. This is especially good news considering… The statewide quail index is down 33 percent from the previous 16-year … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s growth industry

With many industries leaving Oklahoma, a significant drop in oil prices, and education income from the gambling industry not meeting expectations, I guess we should be thankful for any Oklahoma industry that exceeds expectations. Geo Group said it has expanded … Continue reading

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Fool for the country

After spending time in the city last week, it’s good to be back home here in the “country”. City life is kind of stressful for me anymore. I spent time outside today doing yard work, preparing the garden for planting … Continue reading

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Okie bloggers more than nerds

Instead of trying to describe Saturday’s Okie Blogger Round-up in Oklahoma City, I think it better to let other bloggers tell it from their perspective. (See a list of many bloggers who were there via Don Danz.) My view is … Continue reading

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