Monthly Archives: September 2007

Inside the Okie Blog Awards

Votes for the 3rd Annual Okie Blog Awards have been tabulated and the results safely encrypted, awaiting official announcement at the Okie Blogger Round-up in Tulsa October 6. Dissecting the OBAs The Okie Blog Awards were created for the purpose … Continue reading

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Frosty pro-choice as long as it’s only two

Dart: To Frosty Troy of The Oklahoma Observer for his support of Oklahoma voters having only two parties on the ballot. Frosty says a third candidate might screw up a close race between a Democrat and a Republican. Yeah, that … Continue reading

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Last judgment day for Okie bloggers

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Glossy Oklahoma weather wanted

Oklahoma’s favorite Climatological Surveyors are holding a photo contest. Here are the rules (there aren’t many): The photo must have been taken in Oklahoma. It must be appropriate for us to display it in the office, and of sufficient resolution … Continue reading

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GM-UAW agreement to further boost U.S. drug use

So, the big national strike is over and everyone should be happy: Stockholders – GM rose 7% after the company settled a strike by reaching a deal on its health care benefits venture with its main union. General Motors – … Continue reading

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Taking stock in UAW talk

There was a time, not long ago, that contract negotiations between the UAW and General Motors was a big deal. With the UAW being one of the most powerful and progressive labor unions in the country, compensation for many working … Continue reading

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Bank of Oklahoma poses threat

Some folks may be suspicious of a Tulsan who likes to spend time in San Francisco. Others may simply be wary of any oil and financial industry baron that increases his wealth by billions of dollars per year. 2005 = … Continue reading

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Rank Oklahoma political blogs

I see where some bloggers are touting their ranking among the most influential political blogs in Oklahoma. Rank Blog 1 TPD Blog 2 The Lost Ogle 3 Oklahoma Political News Service 4 My Tulsa World Blog 5 SoonerThought 6 The … Continue reading

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When wine reviews stink

One reason I stopped doing wine reviews is that the terminology used often results in me sounding like a pompous idiot. It’s not sounding like an idiot that bothers me so much, it’s the pompous part I can do without. … Continue reading

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Okie bloggers unite!

Just got off the phone with Kim, manager of the Cherry Street Hideaway Pizza in Tulsa. Apparently, she knows very little about Oklahoma blogs, because she has offered her private dining room to host a gathering of Okie bloggers. Kim … Continue reading

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