Dan Keating

April 17, 2014

On April 1, the Los Angeles Times ran a cover story entitled, “Pay for Schools Leader Draws Scrutiny.” The story is all about South Bay School District Chief Jose Fernandez who presides over a district with five high schools and […]

March 27, 2014

Those two words perfectly describe the Obama administration’s outlook and policies.  From foreign affairs to domestic programs, the president is inept and unconcerned. Entertaining at the White House and long vacations are what the Obamas enjoy most.  Helping their fellow […]

March 20, 2014

That the county officials and their downtown supporters know what they are doing.   I am speaking of the April Fools’ Tulsa County vote coming up on the first. It was not long ago that Commissioners Karen Keith and Fred […]

March 13, 2014

Last month I wrote a column entitled, “Low Achievement and the Single Parent.”  The gist of the story is – in education most roadblocks to learning can be eliminated over time.  However, one which cannot is parental involvement.  Without a […]

February 27, 2014

Yea, for Team America!  If you missed the performance of Meryl Davis and Charlie White, you need to look it up or forever miss something quite special. Ms. Davis and Mr. White won the gold medal at Sochi for ice […]

February 20, 2014

A new state law that requires third-grade students to be proficient in reading before advancing to the fourth-grade takes effect this year. As The Oklahoman pointed out in its July 19, 2013, editorial in Oklahoma City, “roughly half of third-graders […]

February 13, 2014

No wonder the Democrat Party in Oklahoma has practically disappeared.  They have no candidates who wish to be associated with Mr. Obama and his administration. Perhaps it’s in everyone’s best interest to call the President Mr. Obama since his policies […]

January 30, 2014

No one ever assumed the United States would evolve into the political system we have.  From the beginning, there was little to attach oneself to, the country was practically broke, major powers simply tolerated the upstart, but we had promise. […]

January 23, 2014

On January 9, the Wall Street Journal  ran two excellent articles  – one entitled “Obama the Management Failure” and the second “Gates on Obama.” The first begins  with the admission that for a politician to run our country and its […]

January 16, 2014

On the last Sunday of 2013, David Firestone (writing for the New York Times) turned in a vicious attack on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie entitled, “The Elected Bullies.” This was no fawning article as we are accustomed to seeing […]