Monthly Archives: April 2009

Politically correct flu names in Oklahoma

Leave it to us crazy Okies to stop eating pork because of the swine flu. A local pork expert explains: ‚ÄúThis new flu virus has not been found in pigs so there is no reason to be concerned about the … Continue reading

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Okiedoke emotimasks are back!

It’s understandable that folks are asking: “Hey Mike! What should we do about this pig virus?” After all, when the Asian bird flu threatened us all back in 2006, Okiedoke was there to save America. ________________________________________________________ Bird virus got you … Continue reading

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Inhofe’s taste in art

Having Jim Inhofe as my Senator, it takes a really special remark about the guy to get my attention; something like this: Grizzled convicts dancing in pink ballerina tutus for Jim Inhofe. And to find out he paid for it … Continue reading

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Sooners and Web don’t mix

It was last year that I asked OU men’s basketball assistant director, Mike Houck, if I could submit a question via email to a random player once in a while during the season. With the prestige Okiedoke holds with OU … Continue reading

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Dogwoods, but no dogflowers

One thing I notice while walking with Obi; he stops to smell just about everything but the flowers. Unless of course they’re coated in urine.

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Taxation with too much representation

There’s been a lot of people crying about “taxation without representation”. Well, us folks here in Little Axe have the opposite problem: “taxation with too much representation”. The map below shows the Little Axe School District boundaries outlined in black. … Continue reading

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Free press ideal lost for Americans

That damn Iran. An Iranian court has sentenced a US journalist to eight years in prison on charges of spying for the United States, a defence lawyer has said. – Saberi, who had lived in Iran for six years, was … Continue reading

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Pirates go Dutch

The Somali pirates causing havoc on international shipping are a real pain in the ass to global traders. And governments seem to be dumb-founded on how to handle the problem. Personally, I kind of like the U.S. Navy Seals’ approach. … Continue reading

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Tulsa takes top enterprise ranking

Oklahoma City is no slouch, but T-town has been recognized as #1 among the state’s major cities when it comes to one measure of business enterprise; the business of crime. CQ Press released their 2009 City Crime Rankings, placing Tulsa … Continue reading

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Think like an Okie. Or a goat.

I came across this yesterday morning. While I don’t pretend to understand all Okies, the message I get from it is a warning for trespassing goats.

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