Charles Biggs

Publisher, Tulsa Beacon
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Some things are more irritating during the summer heat


I like to think of myself as a “the glass is half full (not half empty)” kind of a guy. But I do sometimes gripe – and its easier in the dog days of summer. Here are things that bother me. – When you go into Braum’s to get an ice cream cone, sometimes the […]

It’s difficult to find an original thought in Hollywood films


I think movie titles are deliberately confusing. I think moviemakers – mostly those with lesser quality films – want the public to think their movie is really another movie that is more popular. Here are some examples. Mad Max: Fury Road was released a couple of months before Max. Mad Max is rated R because […]

Stoops mum about who will start at QB for Oklahoma


Who will be the Oklahoma starting quarterback this season? According to Coach Bob Stoops, the battle among Trevor Knight, Baker Mayfield and Cody Thomas is up in the air. Two years ago, Stoops shocked OU fans by announcing that Knight would start over apparent incumbent Blake Bell. And at the end of the 2013 season, […]

Gundy is confident Rudolph will be a great quarterback


TCU has a quarterback who is a Heisman hopeful but some think that Oklahoma State has the second best quarterback in the Big 12 Conference. And the Cowboys may have the best backup quarterback in the conference, if not the country. Quarterback Trevone Boykin of TCU was named the preseason All Big 12 quarterback and […]

BSA says yes to homosexual leaders – it’s time for a change


When I was a young boy at Tulsa Bible Church, I joined Christian Service Brigade. I never was a boy scout or cub scout. Christian Service Brigade, formed 60 years ago, is still around (see Their mission statement is, “We are a discipleship ministry dedicated to engaging, encouraging and equipping godly men to raise […]

Class of ‘13 NFL quarterbacks battling for playing time


Quarterback is arguably the toughest position in football and perhaps in any sport. Conventional wisdom says that NFL teams carry three quarterbacks – a franchise quarterback, a seasoned veteran as backup and a young prospect who can be groomed to be a starter or at least a second team pro. Here’s a look at the […]

A day in the life of the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court…


It’s a day for new cases at the U.S. Supreme Court. “What is the first case up for consideration?” asks the chief justice. “It’s Johnson, Smith, Jones and Johnson vs. Utah,” the clerk said. “Oh, that’s the polygamy case?” said the justice. “Right,” said the clerk. “Since the court, in its wisdom, decided that it […]

Would a Jeb Bush/Hillary ballot mean a political dynasty?


Does America have political dynasties? Consider this. Since 1976, how many presidential elections have not had either former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole or a member of the Bush Family on the Republican ticket as president or vice president? The answer is two – in 2008 (Sen. John McCain and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin) and […]

Guess who were sponsors of the ‘gay pride parade’ in Tulsa?


Who are the biggest promoters of homosexuality in Tulsa? A check of the Oklahomans for Equality website shows a growing list of Tulsa individuals, businesses and foundations that want to force normal Tulsans to embrace homosexuality as normal. Foundations On top of the list is the George Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser is perhaps the richest […]

Christians founded the United States and left a clear legacy


America was founded by men and women who believed in Jesus Christ and who wanted a government that adhered to principles within the Bible. That is the truth (even though some liberal journalists and secularists scream otherwise). In the special section of the Tulsa Beacon this week, we pulled quotes from 18 Founding Fathers and […]