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Commentary

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Commentary

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.
lynching

Chilling, historical poetry: Oklahoma lynching

(Editor's Note: The following poem is from author James Coburn's book, Words of Rain.) Oklahoma Lynching by James Coburn Mosquitoes tasted blood of white men Standing shoulder-to-shoulder across...
Jim Thompson fiction

Jim Thompson wrote ‘hard-boiled existential noir’

Imagine it is the early 1950s, and you are preparing to board a Greyhound for a three-hour trip. You need something to help pass...

Fed up with feminism, ready to be a human being

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — I am done with feminism. Done. Done. Done. And now that I’m technically working for “free” until 2016 thanks to the...
parent revolution

‘Parent Revolution’ pushes bad charter school rhetoric

Even among Oklahoma City residents, not that many outsiders venture into the neighborhood around F.D. Moon Elementary School. My three incredibly satisfying decades of...

Faith community dialogue: Criminal justice reform

(Editor’s Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though contributions...

Readers blast Red Dirt Report for ‘Trump Nazi’ post

Ridiculous. Dishonest. Childish. Asked to characterize the above Facebook post from the Red Dirt Report in a single word Tuesday, two friends and I were harsh. Red...
Twitter

‘Utility of the now’ — McBee on Twitter follows

(Editor’s Note: This is the third of three posts where NonDoc staff answer the question, “For someone new to either Oklahoma City or Twitter, who...
Twitter

Twitter follows: Funny folks and a guy OG&E blocked

(Editor's Note: This is the first of three posts where NonDoc staff answer the question, "For someone new to either Oklahoma City or Twitter,...
bacon

Sunday Funday: The price of safety at home

Safety First Poem Second Go Native. Go Nowhere. Go Vote. by Derek Geiger The drums of Babylon are fading As the drummers bang stronger. Reverse the Exodus, my people! We shall...
kittens

An essay on love: Grandmothers and kittens

(Editor's Note: For your Caturday, NonDoc offers this essay on kittens, families and love. If anyone asks, you just cut up some fresh onions.) My...

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