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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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The downtown establishment is freakin’ scared!!

It’s clear that the downtown establishment is freakin’ scared about tomorrow’s city council election.  The Oklahoman ran a front page article yesterday attacking the “tea party” candidates, and today’s editorial page has a editorial condemning the three candidates who are … Continue reading

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Two Endorsements for the Oklahoma City Council Races

Election day is this coming Tuesday, March 1st, and I hope everyone takes the time to vote. Well, assuming you live in Oklahoma City.  Every election is an important event, and as has often been stated lately, “elections have consequences.”  … Continue reading

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Gas prices zooming

Well isn’t this just special — a quick zoom up in the price of gasoline.  I know we are all comforted by the fact that Mick and Meg and the rest of the OKC City Council have responsibly and prudently … Continue reading

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Going downtown. . .

Each month I rent a U-haul truck to do the grocery run to the public housing sites where the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House distributes groceries.  This month I thought I would show a little solidarity with the beleagured downtown … Continue reading

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Mayor Cornett “gets it”.

Mayor Cornett “gets it”. NO one is more surprised than I to make this admission.  But after reading City Council Studies Future of Bus Transit in today’s Daily Oklahoman, I can come to no other conclusion.  The meat of the … Continue reading

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A prompt reply from the City.

I received a reply on the 19th from Dennis Clowers of the Oklahoma City Public Works department, to my email (and blog post) of February 18th.  He informed me that SE 15th would be open by Monday, and indeed it … Continue reading

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Dear Meg Salyer and Mick Cornett

Dear Ms. Salyer, Besides living in your district, I am also president of the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, which has an operations center at 1300 SW 15th, also in your district. Our membership statewide is right at 3,000, several HUNDRED of … Continue reading

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The Day After

About twice as many people as usual voted in the MAPS 3 election yesterday, and that is a heartening sign of civic engagement.  Alas, the end result is a blank check to the current and future city leaders amounting to … Continue reading

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