October 2017

Competition of Ideas


On September 26, repeal and replacement of Obamacare sputtered to an end as four GOP senators indicated they would not support the Graham-Cassidy Bill. For the last seven years, Republicans promised to repeal Obamacare yet when it came to making the change they couldn’t do it.  They choked and took a knee. The bill by […]

Here are some OCPA suggestions to make up the state budget deficit


As mentioned previously, Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma called a special session of the Legislature, which began September 25, ostensibly to cover an estimated revenue shortfall for the next fiscal year of $216 million. Also mentioned was that an email from OCPA (Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs), listed 11 items that could be altered or […]

My ‘forever home’ is not in this world


I think I’m going to have to stop watching Home and Garden TV. I do like the show Fixer Upper with Chip and Joanna Gaines. (Those of us who have followed them for a long time just refer to them as Chip and JoJo.) But I need to stop watching the rest of the shows, […]

Mayfield continues to excel as Sooners host Iowa State


After a much-needed week off of rest, the No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners will resume their march to a Big 12 championship match Saturday when OU hosts Iowa State in Norman. That game will kick off at 11 a.m. and will be broadcast on FOX. Iowa State lost at home to Texas, 7-17, last Thursday night. […]

OSU downs Texas Tech before a much-needed bye week


After a week off, No. 15 Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-1 in the Big 12) has a seven-game stretch to try to win the conference title and get a shot at the national playoff. Open conference play with a loss to TCU put pressure on the Cowboys to play perfectly to meet their goals. It doesn’t […]

Navy scores 31 points in a row to top Golden Hurricane


Tulsa scored two touchdowns in the first quarter, but Navy’s offense proved to be too much for the Golden Hurricane defense as Navy beat Tulsa 31-21 Saturday at H.A. Chapman Stadium. A crowd of 21,354 watched as Tulsa’s running back D’Angelo Brewer and quarterback Chad President each scored on one-yard runs, to give the Golden […]