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Things we saw (and heard)
Gunman in Orlando pledged allegiance to ISIS; at least 50 killed in shooting rampage at gay club — The Washington Post
Higher education cuts ‘direct retribution’ to David Boren’s sales tax plan — The Norman Transcript
Oklahoma Department of Public Safety buys new technology, can seize assets on prepaid cards — Oklahoma Watch
Stanford swimmer’s victim reads him letter at sentencing — Buzzfeed
The KD conundrum — The Ringer
Is it a crime to be poor? — The New York Times
Quotes to note
I don’t know who advised him that this was the right route to take, but we are now actively destroying what Bernie worked so hard to build over the last year just to pick up two fucking delegates in a state he lost.
— Mike Casca, rapid response director for the Sanders campaign, talks about controversy in Nevada in email obtained by Politico, 6/7/16
I think the first thing that Coach [Patty Gasso] mentioned when this year started was that we’re never going to use the excuse that we were young, and that kind of set the stakes for the rest of the year.
— Erin Miller, OU senior outfielder, in a press conference after the Sooners captured their third national championship, 6/8/16
[Muhammad Ali] dared to love black people at a time when black people had a problem loving themselves.
— Dr. Kevin Cosby, pastor at St. Stephen Church in Louisville, during funeral service for Muhammad Ali, 6/10/16
Queens of Little Dixie: Fat Mary’s drag bar a ‘great’ show by Michael Duncan
LGBT in Little Dixie part two: ‘Most bigots are cowards’ by Michael Duncan
Stop opting for ‘savior politics’ over adult pragmatism by Andrew Rice