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The blunt truth about the present situation.

For irrational reasons, I always experience a surge of hope just before elections. Somehow, I expect something magical to happen.  Maybe all the independents and minor party candidates will win — Congress would be MUCH more interesting and helpful and … Continue reading

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You don’t represent me, James Lankford.

Representative James Lankford, Republican, elected from the congressional district where I live, has this to say in today’s New York Times – “The Senate was rewarded for inactivity, the House was rewarded for standing up for its principles and the … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Congressman Paul Ryan.

Dear Congressman Ryan, Much has been made of your devotion — or your confusion — about the social teachings of the Catholic Church in the present campaign for president. Your bishop has vouched for your social teaching credentials, but my … Continue reading

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The Two Party System is about dead in Oklahoma

I know it’s been a while since I’ve updated my rants, but given that my day job is director of music at the Catholic Church of the Epiphany of the Lord, I get pretty busy around Easter.  And then I … Continue reading

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The big picture on the income tax debate and the coming defenestration of the economic aristocracy.

It’s not an accident that abolition of the state income tax has come up at this juncture of history. Because of the economics of scarcity, and the on-going slide of our nation onto the ash heap of history, people understand … Continue reading

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The New Bank Fraud Scandal

I am so tempted to quit my job, sell everything I own in the city, and run away to somewhere remote in the desert, with a deep artesian well, a tall aerial, and satellite internet and settle back to watch … Continue reading

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All Hail Mary Queen of Lynch Mobs Fallin — The most ANTI-LIFE Governor in Oklahoma History

While out of state for the SW Liturgy Conference, news became public of the latest machination of the Republican regime in Oklahoma City.  By Order of Governor Mary Queen of Lynch Mobs Fallin herself herself, insurance companies may exclude coverage … Continue reading

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Overheard in the congressional deficit limit debate…

An anecdote from our national slide onto the ash heap of history. . . We are here to DEFEND our principles!  We have a RIGHT to loot our enemies and reward our friends! What other possible reason would there be … Continue reading

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GOP agenda steals from the poor and middle class.

I had this letter to the editor published in the Oklahoman on April 10, 2011 (I am a bit behind this week, lol.) Congressional Republicans say they want a balanced budget, yet serious cuts to defense expenditures are conspicuously absent … Continue reading

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Setting the Republicans straight on health care.

Here in Oklahoma our Republican Governor and Legislature are in a tizzy, yea I say, a veritable plethora of tizzies, about health care, as in Obamacare they don’t want it.  They want a FREE MARKET in health care! There seems … Continue reading

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