Senate Pro Tem announces leadership

Oklahoma Senator Greg Treat, Majority Floor Leader and Republicans’ selection to serve as the next Senate leader, on Wednesday announced who will round out his leadership team.

Treat said Senator Kim David, current Senate Appropriations Committee chair, will serve as the next Majority Floor Leader and that Senator Roger Thompson, current chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance, will serve as the next Appropriations Committee chair. David, the first woman to serve as Appropriations Committee chair, will be the first woman to serve as Majority Floor Leader.  Continue reading

Media turn killers into Rock Stars

Video OP/ED: So when are we going to be completely honest and acknowledge the awkward, bullied, sexually frustrated, psychotropic drug-laced, suicidal, mass shooters in the room for what they are?

Or are we just going to keep acting like we don’t know what’s going on in the name of not confronting the miserable reality that they are a creation of our so-called progressive culture and media?  Continue reading

May we see your ID?

Opinion:  Much is batted about regarding the need to identify voters via government-issued identification cards or passports. Some say it disenfranchises potential voters; others reflect that identification is needed for many other assistance or medical interactions. So why not voting? I’m in the latter group, but I have a specific legal reason why.    Continue reading

Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson: Up yours

Photo from AOL Gallery, there are no photos of the Tulsa show because Alison Krauss didn’t approve a photographer and Willie Nelson approved only the daily.

During the recent Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson show at Tulsa’s BOK Center, there were no laser lights, no confetti cannons and no pyrotechnics.  But those gathered inside the arena didn’t seem to mind because for this night, it was all about the music.

Krauss, the most decorated female artist in the history of the Grammys took the stage with her longtime band Union Station promptly, opening with “River In The Rain” from her latest album, “Windy City.”  Continue reading