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Even in a relatively good economy, college after college is seeking to turn their institutions into a vo-tech program and eliminate the liberal arts and, in some cases, the social scientists. The latest is the University of Tulsa, which at one time and not that long ago, actually had a really great History department. In […]
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It’s so nice when the states can try out new frontiers in the Republican war on women for Congress. Oklahoma: An Oklahoma state legislator, Rep. Justin Humphrey, is pushing a bill that would require a woman to get written permission from her sexual partner if she wants to have an abortion. The Supreme Court already […]
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Interesting article on why so many gigantic tornadoes have hit Moore, Oklahoma in the last two decades. Of course, Moore is right in Tornado Alley but that says nothing about why so many have hit that one spot and moreover, why they have all been supersized. Almost certainly it’s just awful luck. But then again, […]

Tulsa

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On May 31, 2016

The Tulsa Race Riot is one of the most shameful events in all of American history and as we know, that’s a high bar to meet. That event took place 95 years ago today. Amazingly, an account of th

Modern Heroes

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On May 25, 2016

I still maintain that some of the greatest heroes in the United States are those in the deepest red states fighting for reproductive rights. Opening an abortion clinic in the United States is never ea

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Keep on Fracking!

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On March 31, 2016
Now that the USGS has determined that Oklahoma has as much chance of a damaging earthquake in the next year as California, the only solution is to frack, frack away! I was in your state writing about water not long ago, and the big worry indeed was that a quake would wreck the aqueduct network […]
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