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American Ninja Governor | 04-19-2019

As Oklahoma Gov. Brad Stitt watched the “American Ninja Warrior” crew setting up the show’s rigorous obstacle course on the south side of the Capitol grounds in Oklahoma City last week, he couldn’t help thinking, “I could...

A Real Tipping Point | 04-05-2019

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt will not be cowed by your cow-tipping obsession. Yes, as the AP reports , Holt recently celebrated the removal of all T-shirts being sold at the city’s airport that referenced cow-tipping, where rural youths allegedly...

Honesty is the Best Policy | 11-16-2018

Or so recent Oklahoma House candidate LaVelle Compton has learned. Compton was thrilled recently include a lengthy endorsement from popular former Sooner State gov Brad Henry in a mailer he sent out as part of his campaign to unseat House Majority Leader...

Everybody Hates Mary | 05-18-2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown likes to say the key to governing is like steering a canoe: to move ahead you have to paddle a little to the right, then a little to the left. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin must be listening. As the Associated Press reports , Fallin...

This Could Explain A Lot | 03-17-2017

If you have ever seen legislation come out of a statehouse and wondered, “What is wrong with those folks,” freshman Rhode Island Rep. Moira Walsh may have the answer. As radio station WPRO in East Providence reports , when asked during a recent...

Hoop Bribery | 06-17-2016

Kevin Durant of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder is set to become a free agent soon. As one of the league’s best players, he is for sure gonna cash in big time. But while teams in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago or Dallas might be able to offer...

Cut As We Say, Not As We Do | 07-17-2015

When times get tough, everyone has to just suck it up, tighten their belt and make due with less. Or so numerous state agencies in Oklahoma were told during this year’s epic effort to close a $611 million budget gap. But when Gov. Mary Fallin recently...

And Then There Is This | 07-17-2015

Speaking of Oklahoma, The state GOP is still picking bits of its giant foot from between its own teeth after likening food stamp recipients to animals last week. As News 9 also reports, the state GOP took to Facebook to compare an announcement that the...