Monthly Archives: April 2007

Bibleless Pioneer Woman beaten badly

Okies have put in their two cents on the Oklahoma commemorative two-bit coin. As the result of a statewide vote, Governor Brad Henry announced today that Oklahoma’s commemorative quarter will feature the state bird and state wildflower: the scissor-tailed flycatcher … Continue reading

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Okie round-up

Oklahoma Insight tags Mary Fallin. Lauren plays the OKC Arts Festival. BlogOklahoma.us gives ‘Oklahoma A Toast’. Oklahoma Wine News is the ‘Toast of the Town’. Justin Shattuck begs for an invitation to the Yahoo Publishers Network. Batesline bids farewell to … Continue reading

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WMD’s found in Oklahoma

I must issue a correction from an earlier post. The wife and I have dug selenite twice in the Great Salt Plains, and it’s something every Okie should do at least once. Just remember to bring digging tools and containers … Continue reading

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Google to be OK

Google “Oklahoma” and you may soon come up with Pryor. From California, Google has spread out across the great land of the United States. New York! Washington! Arizona! And now which of the fifty nifty United States is Google heading … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s best politicos

As much as I tease Okie politicians, it should be said that some are better than others. And some are even OK. Gov. Henry is supposedly, by far, the most popular elected officer in the state, with approval ratings in … Continue reading

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Coburn stands up and out

I trust Coburn’s judgement on some issues, but not on others. I’m skeptical of his view of lesbian culture in southeast Oklahoma. But I concur with his evaluation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn, one of the … Continue reading

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Honoring a legacy

I’ve always thought Oklahoma over-does it when it comes to naming things like roadways and institutions after state politicians. But if that’s what Okies like, what say we remember even more of our distinguished politicians? The obvious first choice is … Continue reading

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Oklahoma reaches out to TABOR petitioner

When a petition aiming to place a Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) on the Oklahoma ballot was thrown out by the State Supreme Court last year, TABOR supporters were shocked. The court’s order said the petition didn’t have enough legal … Continue reading

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I call tails

My vote is in, again, for the design of Oklahoma’s state quarter. You may remember voting last year for the best designs from ten choices. I said then that six choices would be more than enough. Why must it be … Continue reading

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Okie round-up

bee-spot mostly doesn’t understand taxidermy. Life and Times has the one Norman Approval Matrix. Redneck Diva pens an Easter poem. dogscatskidslife ponders the pet food dilemma. Oklahomily weighs in on free trade and dead pets. BatesLine gets jilted by Mitt … Continue reading

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