American response to loss of ObamaCare subsidies

HealthcareSurgery1This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court could, in King v. Burwell, uninsure 8 million Americans by finding that subsidies are illegal outside State Exchanges.

Some Republicans are saying “Let it burn.” For Democrats, it’s “ObamaCare or nothing.” Can you detect a difference? How about an American, rather than a partisan response? One that is voluntary and constitutional.

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ISIS attacks Texas

FBI crime scene investigators document the area around two deceased gunmen and their vehicle outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, Monday

FBI crime scene investigators document the area around two deceased gunmen and their vehicle outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, Monday

Multiple news outlets are reporting today that Federal agents are searching an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue that was hosting a contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons.

Police officers shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Sunday night. The security officer was wounded in the shooting.

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Tulsa jail expansion underway

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Illustrations provided

Tulsa County officials and representatives of the county Sheriff’s Office and Mental Health Association Oklahoma gathered on April 20 for the groundbreaking of the Tulsa Jail expansion.

Designed by Dewberry, the 43,000-square-foot expansion includes the addition of a mental health unit containing two pods along the north side of the site and a general population unit containing two pods extending to the northwest. The project is set to begin construction only one year after voters approved the bond.

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Candidate filing for Special Elections begins

Voter(Oklahoma City) – Candidate filing for State Representative, Districts 73 and 85, Special Elections will begin today and extends through Wednesday May 6, Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said. District 73 includes portions of Osage and Tulsa Counties. District 85 is in Oklahoma County.

Filing will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on each day of filing at the State Election Board’s office, Room B-6 in the basement of the State Capitol, 2300 N Lincoln Boulevard in Oklahoma City.

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Nigerian Archbishop to speak in Tulsa

Archbishop Ben Kwashi

Archbishop Ben Kwashi

Archbishop Kwashi will speak in Tulsa at Church of the Holy Spirit Anglican Sunday evening at 6 p.m. and Monday evening at 7 p.m. at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church on persecution and conflict caused by the terrorist group Boko Haram throughout northern Nigeria and how Christians worldwide must witness faith and stand against evil.

In an article published by Christianity Today in November 2014, Kwashi strongly countered the assertion by U.S. President Barack Obama that terrorism is the result of poverty and specifically demanded that the activities of Boko Haram be acknowledged as examples of Islamic extremism – this even before Boko Haram publicly pledged alliance with ISIS.

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