I slept quite a bit later than usual today, thus missing the OKC event marking the anniversary of the MOW in 63. I think my body knew what my brain didn’t (yet): I did not want to go and listen to a lot of chants and speeches, and hear not one goddamn word about war or the warlike violence our… Read the rest
Archive | Politics and Government
The Oklahoman story Former state lawmaker to head Oklahoma Democrats… Read the rest describes how a credentialing problem led to a long delay and ultimate redo of the vote for party chair (while taking every opportunity possible to mention the past unsuccessful campaigns of the various candidates.
[For a gallery view of the photos, see my Picasa album… Read the rest.]
Billed as a “Pink Wave” because of the color of their t-shirts and signs, supporters of real family values gathered at the Capitol today to address the anti-women and anti-families legislation that is becoming the stock in trade of the Oklahoma legislature. The event was sponsored and
I am going to the Oklahoma Democratic Party convention this Saturday as an alternate delegate with a proxy, and thus a vote in the statewide party elections for officers. I am in the Change Oklahoma caucus.
Those who have known me for a while may know that I chose to work within the party here in Oklahoma two years ago,… Read the rest
MoveOn members and supporters rallied and listened to Frosty Troy and others set the record straight on the so-called deficit crisis, then presented employees at a local Chase Bank with a “bill” for Morgan Chase’s unpaid taxes.
MoveOn.org has been giving Oklahoma a bit of attention in the past few months, trying to build up their activist “council” in Oklahoma… Read the rest
According to Google Maps, I can hop in my car and get to a nice Homeland Supermarket in 8 minutes.
Not all my neighbors are that fortunate, and I got a real clear picture of that last Friday.
Getting ready for fundraiser on Saturday, on Friday, which was April 1, I headed for the printer and at pretty… Read the rest
In their decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission… Read the rest, the Supreme Court of John Roberts twisted the knife in for the kill of representative democracy in this country. Literally giving paper entities, corporations, more rights than actual persons by allowing unlimited, unregulated and unsourced money into political races resulted in political carnage in federal and gubernatorial races across
The Oklahoman has made its endorsements in the OKC city council race. I think most of you reading this know what that means relative to your vote. Do your homework and vote — early voting starts today and election day is Tuesday.
Peace Arena has an endorsement only for the Ward 2 race: Dr. Ed. Shadid… Read the rest, who will