Sharpton the ‘Least Expensive Negro’

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton

Entertainment figure Byron Allen is among a group of black media owners that filed a $20 billion discrimination lawsuit against Comcast and Time Warner Cable — both huge media players and frequently significant contributors to left-leaning political causes such as the “brothers by another mother” Al Sharpton and President Barack Obama.

The independent-minded highly successful Allen on MSNCB called employment of the network’s most inane if not mentally disabled host, Al Sharpton, “a sham, undertaken to whitewash Comcast’s discriminatory business practices.”

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Feddy’s opens in Bixby

FreddysFreddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, opened its newest Tulsa restaurant on Sunday in Bixby at 10305 S. Memorial. Freddy’s offers a variety of menu items including lean-beef steakburgers, Vienna Beef hot dogs, and shoestring fries, as well as a large assortment of dessert treats prepared with your choice of freshly-churned chocolate or vanilla frozen custard.

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Masquerade Ball raises funds for scholarships

Shannon Romo, Lisa Malicott, Jennifer Peterman and Cyndi Wall - Photo provided

Shannon Romo, Lisa Malicott, Jennifer Peterman and Cyndi Wall – Photo provided

In spite of the crazy Oklahoma weather Women of the South’s 20th Anniversary Masquerade Ball was well attended in OKC at the Skirvin Grand Ballroom last Friday, February 27, 2015.

Final figures are pending, but event Co-Chairs, Debbie Self and Tricia McGuire announced that the event raised thousands of dollars that will go toward high school and primary provider scholarships as well as other philanthropic projects for South Oklahoma City.

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BOK nominated as Venue of the Year

ArenaRains4The citizen owned SMG-managed BOK Center was nominated for the sixth consecutive year by the Academy of Country Music (ACM) for Venue of the Year – Large Capacity. The BOK Center, funded by taxpayers in the Vision 2015 program opened in 2008, has been nominated for the award every year since opening.

In order to be considered for Venue of the Year, the venue must have bought or promoted at least three country concerts during the prior calendar year of January 1 to December 31, 2014, and be in good standing with all agents. In 2014, BOK Center hosted four country concerts including Lady Antebellum, George Strait, Brantley Gilbert and Eric Church.

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What George Washington said about ‘ISIS’

DavidBarton2In an exclusive story on WND.com, Historian David Barton counters the notion that “religious beliefs have nothing to do with terror.”

Barton writes, “The Obama administration began last week with the assertion that the root cause for ISIS’ barbaric behavior was “its lack of opportunity for jobs. ‘President Obama ended the week claiming that ISIS’ allure for young people is that they “feel entirely trapped in impoverished communities … where there are no educational opportunities.’ Nonsense. In fact, it is and has been just the opposite.”
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