Monthly Archives: March 2011

Obama and Romero

Sometimes something comes along that I want to write about, but I just can’t at that moment say anything.  Maybe I am too busy. . . but sometimes it is because I am just too infuriated for words.  The latter … Continue reading

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When the government says don’t panic. . .

One of the best lines from the movie 2012 was — “When the government says don’t panic, that’s the time to panic.” I’ve mused a bit about that today as the full court government press has worked overtime to assure … Continue reading

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Mick Making Excuses

A couple of days ago, Mayor Mick was on one of the local early news shows, making excuses about our poor local transit system.  We’re too spread out, he says, we like our cars, there isn’t enough money to do … Continue reading

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The City’s Retaliation Continues.

Today OKC solid waste management service has  cited us for having big trash on the curb more than 3 days in advance of big trash day.  It’s not as if we had a choice.  The City ordered us to cut … Continue reading

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Well that didn’t take long.

Retaliation is swift in these parts.  Code enforcement was out to my house on Fat Tuesday and served me with a view obstruction violation, telling me that nothing can be more than 1 ft tall between the sidewalk and the … Continue reading

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Legislative reign of terror continues.

The semi-annual legislative reign of terror continues at the Oklahoma State Capitol as legislators compete to see who can be the author of the most terror and suffering for the ordinary citizens of the state.  For example, comes now Senator … Continue reading

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A tribute to the Sisters of St. Benedict of Red Plains Monastery

This week’s March 6th  Sooner Catholic carried bitter-sweet news — the Red Plains Benedictines, who merged their community with the Mt. St. Scholastica Benedictine in Atchison, Kansas — will be leaving Oklahoma and relocating to Mt. St. Scholastica this fall.  … Continue reading

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That was a lot of fun.

The first phase of the City Council election is now over, and it is on to round two.  Even though one of my candidates didn’t win, I am excited about how things turns out.  Dr. Shadid made it into the … Continue reading

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