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Labor Day

This weekend, celebrate Labor Day by unionizing your workplace

Labor Day is not the sequel to Memorial Day and not a time for hollow and vague statements about the sanctity of work.
kevin calvey

When people in power act badly with impunity, it’s a warning sign

When people in power act badly with impunity, it is a warning sign of something far worse on the horizon.

OKC Thunder’s Chris Paul, NBA players strike against police violence

Chris Paul's leadership among NBA players to stage a wildcat strike and not play for a day made a jarring point about police violence.
Bice

In CD-5 shootout to face Horn, Bice narrowly outguns Neese

Stephanic Bice has won the Republican primary run-off. If elected, will she provide a critical mind in the face of authoritarianism?
Kevin Calvey

Is Kevin Calvey’s calculated risk on CARES Act funds a miscalculation?

Kevin Calvey, District 3 Oklahoma County Commissioner, acts like he neither likes nor understands active people in local politics.
Post office

Opinion – Senators Inhofe, Lankford help Trump “flood the zone”

Trump admitted that the United States Postal Service slowdown was an effort to hold mail-in voting for ransom.
patriotic citizens

Patriotic citizens are keeping Oklahoma County Commissioners in check

Oklahoma County Commissioners' plans to subvert First Amendment-protected rights were foiled by patriotic citizens this week.
Trump

Donald Trump’s dreams of absolute power are no joke

President Donald Trump says "I never kid" and we should believe it, says opinion columnist George Lang. If we don't, we are in peril.
NRA

NRA executives’ gold-plated lifestyle should make everyone angry

This first week of August is a landmark for Wayne LaPierre, chief executive officer of the NRA or National Rifle Association.
Trump Inhofe

Inhofe’s anti-democratic enabling of Trump poses danger

Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe saved the day for President Trump with a scheme that put a questionable Pentagon appointee in place without Senate approval.