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Commentary

Commentary
About NonDoc NonDoc.com serves as a responsible public forum for news and commentary. Our commentary section is open for public submission on a variety of topics. Promotional pieces are not accepted as commentary submissions. To learn the guidelines for submitting commentary pieces, pitch your topic and thesis statement to editorial@nondoc.com.
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To the Enid News & Eagle sports editor: Really, dude?

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As the holiday season moves its slow thighs into our work weeks, we begin to enter the doldrums of seasonal productivity. Annual ad budgets...
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Grantland’s end deals blow to traditional sports writing

Good sports writing didn’t die on Oct. 30, but it surely took a heartrending blow. ESPN shuttered its Grantland website just weeks ago, ending a...
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Sooners aren’t causing your ‘transgenerational trauma’

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A somber Sunday Funday: Requiem for Paris

Requiem for Paris by James Coburn In Paris, crossing the Seine On a bridge of stone, Footsteps beckon our arrival. The Seine reflects A cityscape lit by windows Framing candle light spinning Fervent...
Syrian refugees

On Syrian refugees, politics preempt Christian duties

Gov. Mary Fallin loves to shout from the rooftops about her faith in God. But she and her fellow Republicans aren’t the only ones...
Texans

By ‘averages,’ Texans are smarter, thinner and richer

Oklahoma football fans, like me, are always disappointed when the team from our flagship state university loses to its Texas counterpart. Of course, we...
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With Pope forgiving abortions, one woman recalls pain

The Catholic Holy Year of Mercy begins on Dec. 8 and runs through Nov. 20, 2016. There’s a logo, an official prayer, and — oh yeah...

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