Monthly Archives: February 2008

What happened to Dick?

Hey, I just thought of something… why didn’t Vice President Cheney run for President? It would seem an experienced, two-term VP neoconservative like Cheney would be an obvious choice to head the GOP ticket. Did Republicans forget to ask him … Continue reading

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Making economic history

Turns out I’ve been wrong all along about my concerns of government borrowing and an ever increasing national debt. Here I was thinking that racking up huge debt, and passing along the payment obligations to future generations, was irresponsible. When … Continue reading

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More lunacy under Bush administration

As if mismanagement of the Iraq occupation under President Bush wasn’t bad enough, now there’s this: NASA plans moon crash That’s crazy! If we need to blow up the moon, we might as well kill two birds with one stone … Continue reading

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OK Route 66, one mile at a time

I don’t remember much about traveling Route 66 as a youngster on my way to the west coast other than it being a long, hot ride. Oh, there was mechanical air conditioning on cars, even back then in the 50’s … Continue reading

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Norfolk looks to Little Axe

When noticing an increase in visitors to Okiedoke a few months ago, I was surprised to learn that this blog’s recent headlines are listed on MSNBC’s local news page for Oklahoma City. It’s a bit odd that they would include … Continue reading

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People fleeing Oklahoma could change everything

I see a problem developing for us Okies. First this: Illegal Immigrants Fleeing Oklahoma Then this: Escapees from Oklahoma prison fleeing into Arkansas If this trend continues, the state could end up with a glut of law abiding citizens. And … Continue reading

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Welcome to the race, Ralph

As an Okie, a Ralph Nader run for President means nothing. After all, he won’t even be on the ballot in Oklahoma. But as an American I’m kind of glad to see him in there. Nader will provide a voice … Continue reading

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Going down on Obama

We here at Okiedoke take pride in our alternative standards of journalism compared to those of the main stream media, which is our excuse for patronizing cutting-edge, right-wing news outlets like Fox and WorldNetDaily. Otherwise, you’d miss stories like this. … Continue reading

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Taking things too doggone far

It’s one thing when dogs start deciding for themselves when they want to be groomed, but I say it’s a little too much when they start driving themselves to the groomer. An 80-lb boxer named Max drives off in his … Continue reading

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A dog with style

When Obi and I walk at the lake he sometimes comes home with a “bath”. But now I’m expecting more from him. Bennett the dog is an excitable character who often goes running off when he is taken for a … Continue reading

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