Monday, April 24, 2017
budget work

Editorial: ‘Useless acrimony’ obscures real #okleg budget work

It's that time of legislative session when action on the budget heats up and stress within the Oklahoma State Capitol causes hurt feelings, odd...
science march

March for Science: ‘Our priorities are so out of whack’

The first year I became a lawyer — some three decades ago now — I made more money than my late father had ever made in...

THE FILTER

CIVICS

Microsoft CEOvideo

Spastic ex-Microsoft CEO launches civic database

It's not often that a corporate billionaire seeks to provide a public service in the name of Constitutional duty. But that's what former Microsoft...
managed Medicaid

‘Do no harm’: Managed Medicaid proposal fraught with uncertainty

A leading House Republican thinks Oklahoma needs to pump the brakes on an impending plan to privatize part of the state's Medicaid program. A new federal...
special elections

Five uses for $40k that are better than special elections

Oklahomans will be gifted the chance to send some new faces to the Capitol in some upcoming special elections. On one hand, I'm happy that garbage...

CULTURE

Starry Night

Poetry: Starry night of the great fire & The final seder

Starry Night of the Great Fire by Derek Geiger Chattel ride a ferrous horse Off to their ash-filled commune To forge axes for the norse As they march to...
NPR

NPR features Tulsa teacher’s #oklaed Twitter poetry

National Public Radio (NPR) recently featured a Tulsa-based English and creative writing teacher's poetry as part of its ongoing #NPRpoetry project. The radio network has been...
Charlie Murphyvideo

Darkness is spreading: Comedian Charlie Murphy dead at 57

Stand-up comedian and actor Charlie Murphy died today after battling leukemia, according to his publicist. Murphy was well-known for his appearances on Comedy Central's Chappelle's...

SPORTS

Kevin Durant, Warriors have hurt feelings

Tiny violin: Kevin Durant, Warriors have hurt feelings

When Kevin Durant made his first visit back to Oklahoma City as a member of the Golden State Warriors on Feb. 11, some people...
Mammal Madness

March Mammal Madness: The cure for b-ball boredom

Because I'm not really into watching sports, it's easy for me to feel left out each year when March Madness rolls around. Everyone starts filling...
Flat Earth Kyrie Irving

For Kyrie Irving, ball may be life, but Earth is flat

I'm revisiting the topic of Flat Earth this week because, lo and behold, it has popped up again in a very visible way. I...
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