Immigration crisis in Tulsa

ImmigrationFamilyTulsaIllegal immigration has become a full blown crisis as thousands of illegal immigrants from Central America turn themselves into the Border Patrol to be processed though detention centers including Fort Sill here in Oklahoma. Meanwhile President Obama and Congress are involved in a legal stalemate. This crisis has inflamed both sides of the political divide with the Right fearing “fundamental transformation” of the country and the Left hoping for “fundamental transformation” of the country. This crisis was likely planned in advance as it has exploited the nation’s byzantine immigration laws.

Tulsa Metropolitan Ministries, a left-wing organization, sent out an e-mail on July 17th stating that they encourage changing the language in the media from using the term “illegal aliens” to “refugee children.” And then TMM wrote this:

“Children prevented from entering the border is immoral – we should take a lesson from the experience of the holocaust and accept the children. We are dealing with flesh and blood children. The humanity of the people entering is diminished by characterizing the children in terms of cost, disease, threats to our economy, etc. This approach to the problem is immoral. They are characterized as terrorist by some politicians. The moral voice needs to control the legal and political. The moral position should over-ride all other considerations. Moral change – rescue, protect, and support is the leading concern. These children are victims; not evil or threats to our country.”

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Wine Tasting to benefit Prevent Blindness OK

PreventBlindnessOKPrevent Blindness Oklahoma (PBO) and Decopolis present a wine and cocktail tasting to benefit PBO. In addition to the delicious drinks, guests will enjoy live music, light hors d’oeuvres and shopping at Decopolis in the Art Deco District from 6pm-8pm on August 14. Complimentary attached garage parking is available as well as street parking. Limited tickets are available for $25.

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Inhofe: Ukraine needs our help

Armed pro-Russia protesters prepare for the battle with Ukrainian police on the outskirts the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 13, 2014 (AFP Photo/Anatoliy Stepanov)

Armed pro-Russia protesters prepare for the battle with Ukrainian police on the outskirts the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk  (AFP Photo/Anatoliy Stepanov)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), Wednesday released the following statement on the situation in Ukraine:

“While Russia is committing an act of war by firing rockets and heavy artillery into Ukraine, the Obama Administration continues to sit idly by, assessing a very obvious crisis.

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Lankford votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama

Rep. James Lankford, OklahomaWashington– Representative James Lankford (R-Okla.) released the following statement of support yesterday after the House passed H. Res. 676, which provides authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President inconsistent with constitutional duties:

“I am humbled today to stand up for the millions of Americans who are fed up with the President’s unwillingness to faithfully execute the law,” said Lankford.

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Sims and Johnson Shock Seattle

ShockTulsaLogoTULSA, OK— It’s been a good couple of games for Tulsa Shock rookie Odyssey Sims and third year veteran Glory Johnson.

The recently crowned Big 12 Player of the Year put in another 20+ point performance as the Shock (10-17) topped the Seattle Storm (9-19) 80-74 in front of a home crowd of 4,735 in the BOK Center on Tuesday night.

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