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Dissent is Not Terrorism! Except in Oklahoma City.

The Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance is doing great work opposing the industrialization of rural Oklahoma and the construction of dangerous pipelines through farm country. As many of you know, I was arrested earlier last year for chaining myself to … Continue reading

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That didn’t take long.

It didn’t take the urban vandals in charge of Project 180 long to do the deadly deed to the historic trees at the Oklahoma City Civic Center. They are all gone.  Steve Lackmeyer has a photo up at his OKC … Continue reading

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The Devolution Accelerates.

In Wisconsin, the state capitol is besieged.  In Bahrain, demonstrators are driven away with tear gas.  In Washington, D.C., well dressed men in the service of the Tyrant Emperor Barak Hussein Obama himself himself  make sympathetic noises shedding crocodile tears … Continue reading

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Devon tax grab sales through with only token opposition on the city council.

The Devon tax increment district tax grab sailed through the City Council with only one vote in opposition (Ward 5 Brian Waters). The representative from my ward, Meg Salyer voted “yes”. Not a promising start, from my viewpoint I guess. … Continue reading

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A brazen tax grab at Oklahoma City hall.

Comes now Devon Corporation, with its plans to build a glittering new skyscraper downtown.  And — a plan to grab off a quarter of a billion dollars in property tax revenue over the next 25 years to spend on special … Continue reading

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