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McLaughlin Group  For nearly 40 years, John McLaughlin never missed a weekly installment of his beltway punditry show, “the McLaughlin Group”, on PBS stations. John missed his broadcast for the first time, last weekend. He died today.John McLaughlinTelevision PersonalityJohn McLaughlin was an American television personality and political commentator. He created, produced, and hosted the political commentary series The McLaughlin Group. WikipediaBorn: March 29, 1927, Providence, RIDied:& […]

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently appeared before the Senate Banking Committee to deliver the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress.  A handful of Senators queried Yellen as to the lack of diversity among both the Fed staff and the members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). Here,…

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The Oklahoma Constitution - square buttonThe Oklahoma Constitution presents the 38th annual Oklahoma Conservative Index, rating our state legislators. Members of each house of the Oklahoma Legislature were rated on ten key votes. A favorable vote on these issues represents a belief in limited government, individual liberty, free enterprise, constitutional government, and traditional standards.

After taking suggestions from conservatives leaders, the staff of the Oklahoma Constitution submitted bills to a vote of the membership of the Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee (OCPAC) for recommendations of the ten key votes.

Read more via The Oklahoma Constitution – The 2016 Oklahoma Conservative Index – Special Election Edition

If you haven’t heard much from me on these pages of late, it’s because I spent most of the last two weeks traveling back and forth, and so had little time for blogging. I did, however, participate in some interesting events while I was away.  The first of these was…

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