Monthly Archives: May 2010

I am not a candidate for governor, but . . .

I am not a candidate for Governor or any other office this year. . . . . . But if I was, this is the platform I would run on –  the 2010 Oklahoma Common Good Platform. Alas, it is … Continue reading

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The Curse of Political Parties

One of the curses of our present political system is the dominance of party and ideology. Most politicians are not protecting the common good, they are advancing special interests of their parties and various ideologies.  Their rhetoric is different, of course, … Continue reading

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Scraping the bottom of the barrel.

It’s taken a couple of years. . . but this AM the news is in about the budget agreement. . . and it looks like the state of Oklahoma is finally reaching the bottom of its fiscal barrel.  To plug … Continue reading

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The Les Miserablization of Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City looks more and more like a Victor Hugo novel every day. This is one of my favorite rhetorical lines, and sometimes I get email after using it. . . “What does that mean?” Victor Hugo was born in … Continue reading

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That didn’t last long.

Yesterday on the euphoria of the quick rush of the new European financial methamphetamine drug, the markets soared.  Overnight, Asian markets fell, and the US markets barely went anywhere, turning negative in the afternoon. That’s the problem with financial methamphetamine.  It … Continue reading

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Yee-Haw! Another methamphetamine jolt for the financial markets.

Following the announcement of the discovery of a giant supply of financial methamphetamine from the European money drug labs, world markets soared as the drug rush hit all the usual junkies.  The latest hit was “just-in-time”, since most of the addicts … Continue reading

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Interesting Times

These are certainly interesting times. On one hand, we have the huge on-going oil spill in the Gulf. + Not a peep about any connection with terrorism.  I’m not saying it was terrorism or sabotage, but given the climate right … Continue reading

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