Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Commentary

Commentary
Oklahoma optometrists

Oklahoma optometrists, lawmakers should improve vision care access

I have a new saying for an old problem: Doing nothing is only an option if our goal is to get nothing done. In the...
Mike Stoops OU football

If Mike Stoops watched Bedlam …

It's been a while since I've covered the sports beat in comic form, but after the display I saw Saturday afternoon on Owen Field,...
deductibles

Deductibles: The rising tension point in U.S. health care

It might be reasonable to assert that we are about to develop a tension point in the United States in the delivery and financing...
cooperative social programs

OICA Fall Forum highlighted cooperative social programs

Public education may be an extreme case, but it illustrates the difficulties in creating cooperative social programs. Our early education, K-12th grade public education, career tech,...
vote

Math explains why your vote actually does matter

Mathematicians like to joke that the lottery is a tax on people who don’t understand probability. Actually, that’s all humanity, at least when we’re...
Election Day

Editorial: Five things to watch on Oklahoma’s Election Day

It all comes down to Election Day as campaigns GOTV: get out the vote. Months' worth of receiving robocalls, tossing mailers into the trash, hiding from...
voting

Voting is your voice: Let your voice be heard

Election Day is one of the most solemn and important days on my calendar. For 60 years, I have been an American voter, and...
civility needed

Editorial: Civility should be valued in politics, America

Roughly one week ahead of America's 2018 general Election Day, the nation seems as stressed as ever, politically polarized and exceptionally angry. Among politicians,...
false flag

False flag fears epitomize extreme views in America

This past week may have been the first time I've seen the phrase "false flag" thrown around by mainstream news sources in a semi-serious...
Medicaid expansion

Medicaid expansion: Oklahoman editorial board twists the facts

Recently, the Oklahoma Editorial Board wrote an opinion column titled Medicaid Expansion No Economic Cure-All. Unfortunately, the piece was riddled with conservative ideology and few facts. The...

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