On Day1 – He is making a good start…

A good start on Day 1″Also in the cross-hairs are pseudo-“free trade” regimes such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). ObamaCare is also on the chopping block. And the border will be brought back under control, the White House said. How much of Obama’s largely unconstitutional “legacy” will be undone, and how quickly, remains to be seen.”

Originally published in an edited format at School Reform News


This election cycle, candidates for state office who supported school choice issues were targeted for opposition by a group of Oklahoma teachers and educators collectively referred to as the “Teacher Caucus” who often engaged in ugly rhetoric and questionable campaign methods. November 8th, Oklahomans not only resoundingly repudiated a majority of Teacher Caucus-backed candidates, but a state question which would have raised state taxes to provide state teachers a pay raise.

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Tulsa 9.12 Announcement – Citizen Involvement in the Legislative Process – January 28th

Citizen Involvement in the Legislative Process – January 28

The 2016 legislative session begins Monday, February 6, 2016 and we need to be prepared. There will be many bills that require our attention – being trained in how to be effective is necessary for success.

Amanda Teegarden’s Citizen Involvement in the Legislative Process training classes are in-depth working sessions.

Pope Francis: “Wait Before judging Trump. Don’t Be Prejudiced”

Pope Francis gave an in-depth interview to the Spanish News service, ‘El Pais’. On part of that interview focused on the new US president..   “But being afraid or rejoicing beforehand because of something that might happen is, in my view, quite unwise.” Q. Your Holiness, about the world’s problems that you have just mentioned, Donald Trump has just become the president of the US, and the whole world is tense because of […]

OK2A has recently updated their website and some of their links have changed. Their feeds were interrupted on OKGrassroots in the transition.

Here are links to some articles that you may have missed or want to keep for reference from October 2016:

“For too long, a small group in our nation’s Capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost. Washington flourished – but the people did not share in its wealth. Politicians prospered – but the jobs left, and the factories closed. The establishment protected itself, but not the citizens of our country. Their victories have not been your victories; their triumphs have not been your triumphs; and while they celebrated in our nation’s Capital, there was little to celebrate for struggling families all across our land.”

(excerpt from Inauguration Speech by Donald J. Trump on January 20, 2017)

Continue reading this blog for full text of speech and more first carried on Finding Gems & Sharing Them – A Grand Gala & Real Substance too!

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 20, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would remove sales taxes from some purchases of gold and silver passed an important House subcommittee Wednesday. The legislation would take an important first step toward encouraging its regular use as currency and breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. A bipartisan coalition of delegates…

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Jan. 20, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Washington state House would legalize cultivation of marijuana in a place of residence. Passage would build upon the already-existing legalization of marijuana in the Evergreen State, and further the nullification of federal drug policy. Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-Poulsbo) introduced House Bill 1092 (HB1092). The…

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Jan. 20, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Washington state Senate would prohibit the state from assisting the federal government with indefinite detention without due process under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA) or any other federal acts purporting to authorize such powers. Sen. Bob Hasegawa (D-Seattle), along…