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  The last 24 hours have been a flurry of spontainious and unscripted moves from several political dialogues. It appears to have been  started with a social media video from Tulsa’s former federal prosecutor, Gary Richardson. Gary is widely assumed to be running for governor.  And so is Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb….  So Todd Lamb decided the time is right for his own act of defiance. He resigned his auxiliary role in the Mary Fallin cabinet. He stays in his independent office a […]

  The last 24 hours have been a flurry of spontainious and unscripted moves from several political dialogues. It appears to have been  started with a social media video from Tulsa’s former federal prosecutor, Gary Richardson. Gary is widely assumed to be running for governor.  And so is Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb….  So Todd Lamb decided the time is right for his own act of defiance. He resigned his auxiliary role in the Mary Fallin cabinet. He stays in his independent office a […]

  The last 24 hours have been a flurry of spontainious and unscripted moves from several political dialogues. It appears to have been  started with a social media video from Tulsa’s former federal prosecutor, Gary Richardson. Gary is widely assumed to be running for governor.  And so is Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb….  So Todd Lamb decided the time is right for his own act of defiance. He resigned his auxiliary role in the Mary Fallin cabinet. He stays in his independent office a […]

  The last 24 hours have been a flurry of spontainious and unscripted moves from several political dialogues. It appears to have been  started with a social media video from Tulsa’s former federal prosecutor, Gary Richardson. Gary is widely assumed to be running for governor.  And so is Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb….  So Todd Lamb decided the time is right for his own act of defiance. He resigned his auxiliary role in the Mary Fallin cabinet. He stays in his independent office a […]

  The last 24 hours have been a flurry of spontainious and unscripted moves from several political dialogues. It appears to have been  started with a social media video from Tulsa’s former federal prosecutor, Gary Richardson. Gary is widely assumed to be running for governor.  And so is Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb….  So Todd Lamb decided the time is right for his own act of defiance. He resigned his auxiliary role in the Mary Fallin cabinet. He stays in his independent office a […]

Last year, Governor Mary Fallin disgraced herself by walking through the House chamber, groveling for votes among the Democrats, to get massive new sales taxes on tobacco products.  The massive tax campaign that Fallin and Speaker Hickman’s leadership team pushed on the house had conservatives stunned and disoriented. There was no organized voice to rally around for the 25 or so fiscal conservatives. Had the Democrats not ‘doubled down’ and opposed all budget-ba […]

  For the first time in many years, Lieutenant Governor  Todd Lamb took an objecting position on a contentious political issue in state government.  The man who’s known more for posing for pictures at the capitol, has begun to expess his campaign platform on current issues.  Lamb is a former state senator from the Edmond area. But little substantive press accompanied his 2 elections to statewide office. So folks outside his Edmond home t […]

Conservative Legislators Applaud Lamb’s Opposition to Sales Tax Hike

Oklahoma City – A group of conservative Oklahoma legislators today expressed support for Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb’s decision to resign from Governor Fallin’s cabinet over her plan to dramatically increase Oklahomans’ sales tax burden.

Lamb stepped down from his cabinet position as Small Business Advocate, saying, “While I respect the determination with which Governor Fallin met her obligation to present a balanced budget to the legislature, I cannot support her proposed tax increases.  This proposal will adversely harm Oklahoma’s small businesses and families, especially those in our service industry.”

In her State of the State address, Governor Fallin presented a plan that would tax 164 different categories of services provided by Oklahoma small businesses and entrepreneurs. By the governor’s own estimate, this would result in a tax hike of over $1,700,000,000.00.

Richardson Applauds Lamb’s Decision to Follow in Opposing Service Tax

Tulsa, OK, February 16, 2017–  Below is a statement from Gary Richardson about Lt. Governor Todd Lamb’s decision to resign from Governor Fallin’s cabinet over her proposed service tax.

“I am glad that Lt. Governor Lamb has finally decided to follow my call to oppose Governor Fallin’s proposed tax on the service industry,” said Richardson.

“I encourage Lt. Governor Lamb and the rest of the Republican members of the Oklahoma Legislature to join me in standing on Republican values by opposing all of Governor Fallin’s proposed tax initiatives including her proposed hike on tobacco and gasoline taxes.  Only then can we all work toward a comprehensive solution that eliminates waste in our state government and funds our state agencies without raising taxes.”

In 2012 President Obama told Russian President Medvedev he would be much more flexible after the election. Obama thought his remarks were private but he was speaking into an open mic in front of tv cameras. Lucky for him, there was no Republican narrative of Russian election hacking in 2012. It might have seemed plausible, considering the fact that Obama repeatedly mocked

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Lamb Breaks with Fallin on Tax Policy

Oklahoma City- Lt. Governor Todd Lamb today announced his resignation from Governor Fallin’s cabinet, where Lamb has served as the state’s Small Business Advocate, one of many roles the Lt. Governor fills.  This resignation does not affect Lamb’s role as Lt. Governor.

“In Oklahoma, the Governor and Lt. Governor are separately elected positions. While both are Republicans, at this time Lieutenant Governor Lamb believes it is best for him to vacate the cabinet position,” stated Lamb’s Chief of Staff, Keith Beall.  “His decision to resign was made after yesterday’s cabinet meeting in which Governor Fallin maintained her support for taxing 164 services affecting every Oklahoma small business and family,” Beall concluded.

Lt. Governor Lamb made the following statement

“Governor Fallin deserves to have someone in her cabinet who can be a strong advocate for her agenda, and that is something I am unwilling to do.  While I respect the determination with which Governor Fallin met her obligation to present a balanced budget to the legislature, I cannot support her proposed tax increases.  This proposal will adversely harm Oklahoma’s small businesses and families, especially those in our service industry.  While Governor Fallin and I have disagreed on issues from time-to-time, our differences on this important topic are so significant they preclude me from continuing to serve on her cabinet.”

  A Mentally Ill Tulsan has come forward to seek a repair of his damaged reputation. Damaged by the on-air comments of the Tulsa PD gang unit on national TV.Randy Wallace is a man in stable recovery from a serious mental illness called bipolar disorder. He has two small children at home and he works steady to provide for them. He has a solid mental health treatment team and he credits them for restoring his life.   But there’s also another Randy Wallace with a rap sheet and there’ […]