Oklahoma’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is expected to earn $64.8 million for fiscal year 2018. These earnings come from investments from the now $1.2 billion endowment controlled by TSET and were highlighted recently by Curtis Shelton, Policy Research Fellow for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. Continue reading
Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw of Texas appeared on “Saturday Night Live” to give a message of unity and connection this Veterans Day weekend.
Crenshaw, a retired lieutenant commander and now Republican congressman-elect for Texas’ 2nd Congressional District, was thrown into the spotlight the weekend prior to Election Day when “SNL” cast member Pete Davidson mocked him for the wounds he sustained while fighting for America. Continue reading
Multiple media are reporting an Education Week analysis of midterm election data that finds that of the 177 teachers who ran for office in state legislatures during the midterms, only 42 were elected. According to the education outlet, teacher walkouts that protested teacher pay and funding for public schools spurred the campaigns. Continue reading
Analysis: What a very pretty boy with such an empty head is CNN’s Jim Acosta. Vile in his ignorant simplicity marinated in hubris; Acosta demonstrates daily why media earns less respect than Congress. To go so low is difficult, but Acosta aims to show how it is done – a fool by any standard.
The myth of Acosta’s “impartial” reporting and “unbiased” journalism laid bare in video yesterday. Continue reading
Oklahoma elected Republican Kevin Stitt to the state’s top post with 54.34 percent of the vote Tuesday as citizens surprised pundits in several close races.
Oklahoma’s rural vote showed trends towards the Republican Party and urban areas increasingly to the Democrat Party. Continue reading