The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial   Last week’s jury verdict finding Betty Shelby “not guilty” reverberated around the world. A white police officer was acquitted of killing an unarmed Terence Crutcher, a black man. His hands were up in air when she...
On Tuesday afternoon, May 16, 2017, in a last-ditch effort to fund state government, Gov. Mary Fallin and Republican leadership held a press conference to announce a budget agreement had been reached. The problem is there was no such agreement. The...
Oklahoma is not a poor state. It is a poorly run state. The core services of state government are in harm’s way. Among other things, we do not fund adequately public education, public safety, transportation and healthcare. At the end...
The Tulsa City Council, earlier last month, voted to abandon 8.8 acres of the 70-acre Helmerich Park to make way for a potential REI store as well as some other retail businesses. The council also approved giving the developer...
All men are created equal defines our national character more than any other single belief, we say. We have fashioned countless laws and we celebrate the many ways our society truly values that belief. The fact that all women...
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...
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