23 January 2010 ~ 1 Comment

A new look. Whatdaya think?

I’ve switched to a new theme, which I think is a bit cleaner and easier to navigate. I’m still tweaking it a bit, so don’t be surprised to see things get added, subtracted, moved or (temporarily) broken. If you find something not working as you think it should, a poke… Read the rest in my direction would be appreciated.

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13 December 2009 ~ 3 Comments

My 2009 nod to exceptional Oklahoma Bloggers

Last year I handed out (metaphorically speaking) some Oklahoma netroots blogger awards… Read the rest and really intended them to become an annual thing to do on my blogiversary (Thanksgiving weekend) but not only have I been a bad blogger this year, I’ve been a pretty sporadic reader of Oklahoma-based blogs as well.
Considering my self-defined mission here (online and off), this is

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30 November 2009 ~ Comments Off

All your emails are belong to Inhofe

A big part of the reason I haven’t been blogging much is that I just feel like I don’t have the ability or opportunity these days to do enough reading and research to post anything of value to the discussion. For example: The conservative conspiracy theory du jour, led by Oklahoma Republican Senator Jim Inhofe, regarding emails stolen from the… Read the rest

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08 February 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Peace Arena is Runner Up for Best Political Blog in Okie Blog Awards

Wow, this is amazing… Read the rest to me. First of all, not to sound like a cliche, but being nominated is so validating, especially since most of the time a I alternate between feeling that no one even reads my blog and feeling that my efforts are just too pathetic to matter,

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06 February 2009 ~ Comments Off

Polls about to close for 2008 Okie Blog Awards


If you are an Oklahoma Blogger, you can vote… Read the rest, and should. And now, because it’s the last day you can.
I happen to be nominated, for Best Political Blog, but even if you don’t vote for me, vote for your favorites in each category. It’s a great way to get better acquainted with the incredibly large and diverse world

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21 January 2009 ~ 6 Comments

Peace Arena nominated for Best Political Blog

Wow… Read the rest, very cool. It really is an honor, just to be considered… of course I’d like to win it too!
Voting open to Okie bloggers. Please take time to visit and read all the nominees. It’s great that we have so many compelling voices, that the Internet allows us to share them with each other so readily, and that

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20 January 2009 ~ Comments Off

Deadline looms for nominations in the 2008 Okie Blog Awards

Okie Bloggers, you have till midnight to make your selections, so hurry!
I’m ashamed to say I had to leave some categories blank, because I just didn’t read enough (or maybe any… Read the rest) blogs on that topic. I guess I have a good excuse on the “family blog” one since I don’t have young kids around. But otherwise my only

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17 January 2009 ~ Comments Off

A couple of progressive Oklahoma bloggers leaving state

I’m pretty bummed about the Oklahoma Netroots losing two bloggers in one week.
John Sutter of Concrete Buffalo (formerly of the Oklahoman and its Go Green blog — which apparently has been deleted) got a gig in Atlanta is already on his way. He also did some great work for The GazetteRead the rest while he looked for steady work that

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18 December 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Welcome Lost Ogle readers

Woo hoo! My little blog is now on the blogroll of The Lost Ogle… Read the rest, the funniest blog in Oklahoma — of those actually trying to be funny.
I expect to see lots more incoming traffic now, because (it can be revealed, now that my evil plot has been realized) those boys are really radical pinko activists I smuggled in

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