Opinion

Editorial: Assisted suicide in California

 

California has a new assisted suicide law and at least 111 people have taken their own lives using lethal prescriptions in the first six months. The law supposedly lets “terminally ill” people request life-ending drugs from their doctors without criminal liability for the physician. California’s “The End of Life Option Act” is similar to laws […]

Editorial: Ineffective economic development

 

A common reference is that doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity. Tulsa spends millions and millions of taxpayer funds every year to prop up the regional chamber, a private organization that does not publish its financial records. The chamber gets most of the […]

Editorial: Correction

 

A recent editorial said Sen. Joe Newhouse had endorsed Shelley Brumbaugh for House District 75. Newhouse said he has not made an endorsement of anyone in that special election.

Editorial: Vote for Shelley Brumbaugh in D76

 

Shelley Brumbaugh, the wife of the deceased Rep. David Brumbaugh, is the best choice to carry the mantle of his outstanding service in the House of Representatives. Shelley was a partner with David not only in marriage but in their business and also deeply in his political career. David Brumbaugh was one of the most […]

Editorial: California picks a fight with Texas

 

California wants to mess with Texas. And it won’t end well for the land of “fruits and nuts.” California officials are banning non-essential travel to Texas, Alabama, South Dakota and Kentucky because those states refuse to bow to political correctness and embrace the homosexual political agenda. The ban applies only to state employees on official […]

Editorial: Hope for the U.S. Supreme Court

 

There is growing speculation that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, 80, may be getting ready to retire. The sooner the better. The retirement of Kennedy, the ninth swing vote on a 4-4 court, would open the door for President Trump to nominate another constitutional conservative that could turn around the liberal, activist bent that […]

Letter to the editor: New PC gender mandates

    

The New York Post and the Associated Press reported recently that Oregon will become the first state to allow residents to mark their gender as “not specified” on applications for drivers’ licenses, learner permits and identity cards.  Drivers will mark “X” instead the customary M for male or F for female. Oregon’s Department of Motor […]

Letter to the editor: Climate: usual suspects?

    

The current issue of the National Geographic has some interesting reading on the melting of the Antarctic ice. Regardless of the cause, it is melting by the cubic mile. In all the generations we have known about Antarctic ice, it is melting way faster than ever. The Geographic predicts that in seventy years, the melting […]

Editorial: Celebrating America’s freedom

 

Amid the turmoil that is America in 2017, there is much to be grateful for. We have the best military in the world. They have the best training and the finest equipment. They stand guard to make sure that our response to an attack would be so overwhelming that no one would dare a direct […]