Monthly Archives: June 2008

General Franks judgment historically bad – supports Inhofe

This is bad news for not only Oklahoma Army General Tommy Franks, but also American and Iraqi soldiers and citizens. US Army’s Own Report Faults Poor Planning, Lack of Vision In Iraq The unclassified report written by military historians Donald … Continue reading

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When free trade is win-win

I bought a couple of USA farm-raised catfish the other day. At least I think I did. With NAFTA Corp. and the Food and Drug Administration running things, who knows? Take the salmonella tainted tomatoes of late: A widespread practice … Continue reading

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Obama gains on McCain in Oklahoma

The more Oklahomans get to know the real Barack Hussein Obama and John Sidney McCain III, the better. Oklahoma polling since the February primary 6/09 – 6/11, McCain 52% Obama 38% – Research 2000 4/01 – 4/10, McCain 62% Obama … Continue reading

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Okie round-up

Mind Prairie expresses crazy love for Oklahoma. ERV extolls the death of punctuation. JMBzine sees Oklahoma Green in Obama. D-USA knows the difference between Currywurst and Doener. Okay City attends a really okay concert. The Lost Ogle gets farked up. … Continue reading

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Rep. Mike Reynolds makes good point

State Representative Mike Reynolds is alarmed about the appointment of former state Sen. Ted Fisher to the Council of Bond Oversight. “To put it mildly, Senator Fisher has an extremely weak record when it comes to ensuring tax dollars are … Continue reading

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Blues before jazz

My favorite color of jazz comes in a palette of blues. So I’ll be at Brookhaven Village this evening. Miss Blues 7pm Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women 8:45pm

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Funnel your love: we owe it to Wanda

Wanda Jean Jackson, born October 20, 1937 in Maud, Oklahoma, is sometimes called the first female rock and roll singer. Time is winding down for submitting nominations for Oklahoma’s Official Rock Song. Members of the Oklahoma Official Rock Song Advisory … Continue reading

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Oklahoma sovereignty (and representatives) all hype

I received yet another email alerting me to a story that’s been circulating the blogosphpere and sensationalist news sites for the past couple of months. Here’s one example: Oklahoma declares sovereignty The House of Representatives and the Senate of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Kids hungry in Little Axe

Kudos to the librarians at the Norman Public Library. Seeing them in action yesterday at the Little Axe Community Center makes me ashamed I let my Friends of the Library membership lapse. Little Axe Community Center has teamed up with … Continue reading

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Cat lady puts Grady Co. on map

Oklahoma Trade Blog posted some graphics showing 2007 export figures for a few counties. And to think folks in Grady County thought old Elma ‘the cat lady’ was crazy for trying to sell her homemade mailboxes on eBay.

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