Monthly Archives: May 2009

And I’m not even Republican

I’ve been known to criticize my congressman a bit here on this blog. It really isn’t personal. And for anyone who may think otherwise, perhaps this invitation I received in today’s mail will convince you: But what can I get … Continue reading

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Images to reflect Oklahoma democracy

News aggregator Topix is advertising a new feature: Sounds like fun, however I don’t think any of these photos will be getting many votes from Okies. Come to think of it, it would be kind of like voting for a … Continue reading

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White is cool with Obama

Call me a racist, but when we started to build our home 25 years ago, I thought I’d be more comfortable living with whites rather than darks. Now don’t get me wrong, I have nothing personal against darkies. It’s just … Continue reading

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DUI checkpoint not adding up

Every once in a while a DUI checkpoint is set up here in Little Axe. They have been located just off of Hwy 9 on 156th St. Police were there again this Memorial Day weekend, Sunday from 5pm – 9pm. … Continue reading

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Small Monument, Big Debt

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How automakers can reduce repairs

So, President Obama wants to see a “leaner, meaner” GM and Chrysler. Something like Nissan, maybe. Listening to Car Talk last week, I heard Tom and Ray comment on how they were unable to obtain a part to repair the … Continue reading

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Free stuff from Okie blogs

Today in Idabel Oklahoma is giving away Weeds. 77 counties is giving away Tulsa Zoo tickets. Drawing the Motmot offers an mp3 of the Panama forest. Oklahoma Rock Newsblog is giving away the link to the 2009 Norman Music Festival … Continue reading

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It’s not the size of the pole

It’s how many. And another reason you can tell this guy is one serious angler. That little red wagon happens to be a Radio Flyer.

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Senator Tom, come on down

Now that President Obama has ordered a phase-in of increased vehicle fuel economy standards, our own Sen. Tom Coburn is worried: What if you want to drive a gas hog? You don’t have the right any longer in this country … Continue reading

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Truth be told?

Catherine Crabill is a GOP nominee in Virginia’s 99th House District. In her own words: … I did and do believe that our government was culpable in the OKC bombing. This was not based on a “conspiracy theory” but on … Continue reading

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