Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Need Tulsa County precinct officials


Every time there is an election in Tulsa County, the Tulsa County Election Board is responsible for making sure the voting process is flawless. Preparing for a smooth process, which is free of any doubt about the integrity of the results, requires more than just properly working machines. It primarily relies upon the precinct officials […]

Letter to the editor: No to DACA amnesty legislation


Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, said he will cosponsor DACA amnesty legislation with Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina.  It has been reported that this bill will be the Senate version of the “Recognizing America’s Children Act,” (HR 1468, RAC Act) which has been introduced in the U.S. House. This legislation is a free pass to a […]

Letter to the editor: Stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance


“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Anyone who is unwilling to stand up in public and make this pledge . . . will fall for anything.  And that is exactly […]

Letter to the editor: Farm to school nutrition is a win


October is National Farm to School Month, a time to recognize the importance of improving child nutrition, supporting local economies, and educating communities about the origins of their food. In 2016, the Center for Rural Affairs joined more than 220 organizations nationwide to promote farm to school throughout October. This year marks the seventh year […]

Letter to the editor: Pope didn’t quote the whole passage


As his charter plane left Columbia on Sunday and flew over some of the hurricane devastated areas, Pope Francis was asked about “man-made climate change.”  He sharply criticized climate change doubters, and said, “Those who deny this must go to the scientists and ask them.  They speak very clearly.”  Francis said scientists have also clearly […]

Letter to the editor: Our spiritual heritage


Consider the situation at the time of the Solemn Assembly called by the Prophet Joel. The people of Israel were guilty of flagrant, unconfessed sin. The sin had not been put away, either. God visited them with a remedial judgment – an overwhelming invasion of locusts, a fierce drought, fields ruined. The prophet issued orders: […]

Letter to the editor: Democrats’ Russian connection


Today, Pravda is promoted and used by the Democrats and Washington Post writers. The national press and Democrats seem to think it helps their cause and do not seem to care that it is harmful to the U.S. Government and our military. It also helps Russia.  But then, so too it helps the Democrats, they […]

Letter to the editor: Democrat Party wants to dump the Constitution


House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, has asked House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, to support legislation to remove confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol.  Senator Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, recently promised to introduce a bill in the Senate to remove the statues from the U.S. Capitol building, saying, “This is just one step.  We have […]

Letter to the editor: America needs God more than ever


America needs God more than ever.  Ungodliness is actually the biggest problem in America.  America needs to return to the Living God of Abraham and live according to His just commandments.  Hate must be replaced by Godly love. The defeated Satan and his followers are still afflicting humanity in terrible ways.  Their goal is to […]

Letter to the editor: Highly educated Gist lacks wisdom


One of the advantages of being raised on a farm is what the children learn early in life.  We learned the difference between a bull and a cow; a hen and a rooster; a stud and a mare; a ram and a ewe and the list goes on and on.   Now we have people acting as if […]