After seven days, the Ardmoreite has done a story on the dog shooting that consists largely of Chief Ken Grace’s statement. In it he says, “Witnesses stated that the dog had been aggressive toward several residents in the area and postal carriers.” After reviewing the reports and all the statements, the only witness statements that […]more
In its platform, the Republican Party asserts the sanctity of human life and affirms that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed. Well that’s fine and dandy. But what about children who are not unborn? What about the ones who are already born? Do they have a right […]more
Then a press release was issued by the Senate about the bill. Interestingly, another press release was issued not far behind, by Governor Mary Fallin.
And suddenly the Senate Education Committee is HEARING THE BILL! More than that the committee passed the bill out of committee by a vote of 11 to 0!
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It has recently been announced that Tulsa will be faced with the choice of a tax increase on April 1st. Tulsa County voters will go to the polls on April Fool’s Day to decide the fate of a new 15-year 0.067-percent sales tax increase to fund a new juvenile center and expansion of the jail. […]more
House Republicans better be careful what they ask for or they just may get it. I do not support the Republican sponsored Enforce the Law Act. I believe it is mainly, if not solely, partisan in nature and if by some miracle it became law, it would likely come back to bite Republicans in the future…and […]more
In St. John’s Church, Henry made a bombastic speech in which he drew a stark line between liberty and tyranny. He ended his speech by announcing “I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”
There seems to be a rising theme in young adult cinema to emphasize the power of the individual. In movies and books like “The Hunger Games”, we see a hero or heroine who stands up to an oppressive state to create real change and empower others. This is particularly emphasized in the film “Divergent”, which […]more
On February 11, 2014, The Connecticut House of Representatives Education Committee introduced HB 5078, “An Act Imposing a Moratorium on the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards.” On March 12, a public hearing on the issue packed a House committee chamber. The bill is co-sponsored by 18 Republican members of the House and seeks…