Monthly Archives: October 2006

Rethinking Henry

My decision to vote to give Brad Henry another term as Governor has just blown up in my face. Wild Bill is endorsing him. I will not be voting for Ernest Istook for governor of Oklahoma, I will be voting … Continue reading

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Stretching our soldiers

I’m not convinced it’s a good idea to run a government like a business. And I’m even less convinced of letting business run a war. Soldiers outsourced to KBR

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Sooner fright night

As always, I look forward to this special night. But unlike past Halloweens, this one’s got me scared the most. You see, I’m a Sooner basketball fan and tonight is the first game of the season. Oklahoma has a new … Continue reading

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An OEPC update

With help from some readers, a few more additions to the Oklahoma Election Propaganda Collection are in order. Howard Barnett figures State Treasurer Scott Meacham’s promises don’t add up. What doesn’t add up is Barnett’s ad. Gary Jones watches State … Continue reading

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Temporary blog out

Had a topsy-turvy week. Nothing terrible happened, just a wave of activity; some of it planned, much of it not. Blogging to resume soon.

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Collegiate fishing too elite

The opportunities higher education offers are many. One day you could be partying on Sneaky Pete’s dock and the next, be a collegiate champion. BoatU.S., the nation’s largest organization of recreational boaters has teamed with FOX College Sports to present … Continue reading

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Dunn and Edmondson in cockfight

James Dunn is campaigning to replace Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson. Some of the duties of the attorney general include providing legal advice for the state and its residents, protecting the environment and natural resources, representing the state in criminal … Continue reading

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One of those shopping days

I normally don’t much enjoy shopping trips to town. However, yesterday was different. The leaves along the highway are clean and colorful, making the normally monotonous drive unusually scenic. Very pleasurable. Then we got to town. Memo to Sears: Please … Continue reading

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Spake’s cut & run strategy

I attended the Hal Spake fundraiser last night with featured speaker Jim Hightower. I’d heard Jim speak many years ago, and while he didn’t seem to have much fire in his belly, he showed he can still please a crowd … Continue reading

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No Halloween for us

Grandpa Doke showed up yesterday. He’s just gettin’ over knee surgery; they had to remove both of them. As you can guess, it’s made him a little despondent. He just sits in that chair day and night, lookin’ down the … Continue reading

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