Last week, Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchison, rushed to end the lives of seven people on death row, over a span of 11 days, ironically because the shelf life of the drug being used to kill them was about the...
On March 23,2017, the State Senate passed a joint resolution that seeks to amend the Oklahoma Constitution with language requiring “proof identity” in order to vote. It does not need the Governor’s approval. The joint resolution, approved by both the...
According to Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, a record number of Oklahomans died from drug overdoses in 2016, and for the first time in years, methamphetamine was the single biggest killer, preliminary data shows. 952 people died...
www.latimes.com LA Times Editorial Board     It was no secret during the campaign that Donald Trump was a narcissist and a demagogue who used fear and dishonesty to appeal to the worst in American voters. The Times called him unprepared and unsuited...
  The residents of a 48-unit senior citizens site, known as Cherokee Meadows, located on Tulsa’s north side have not been served well by the city of Tulsa. An occupancy permit was unwisely and untimely issued by the city of...
Our State song Oklahoma, written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, has the words“We're only sayin’ You're doing fine Oklahoma! Oklahoma, OK” But Oklahoma is not doing OK. Oklahoma seems head bent on joining an ever growing list of states, 19 so far, where anti-protest...
    Last week, our State and local leaders announced Tulsa’s outer dispersal loop, the Gilcrease Expressway, would be finished finally. Construction is expected to cost $240 million. As famed crooner Sam Cooke sang: “It's been a long, long time coming But I...
TPD WON’T HELP YOU The current wave of anti-immigration sentiment espoused by the President, his banning entry of people into U.S. from six Muslim nations, his express intent to build the Great Wall between the U. S. and Mexico,...
In December last year, after his election, we asked our readers to pray that President Donald Trump have a presidential moment. He was so un-presidential acting during and after his election. As did we, millions of Americans did not...
Editor’s Note:             Former Mayor Terry Young has written this week’s editorial, which we endorse.              We make the following observations about the Helmerich Park land give-a-way:             If the sale of Helmerich Park were legal, the mayor’s new proposal would...
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