Memorial Day carrier group reminder

Nimitz Carrier Group

Analysis: The United States is sending a third aircraft carrier strike force to the western Pacific region in an apparent warning to North Korea to deter its ballistic missile and nuclear programs, sources told Voice Of America.

The U.S. military has rarely simultaneously deployed three aircraft carriers to the same region. Today as we remember fallen heros – also pray for those on active duty.  North Korea’s young dictator may soon learn what happens when you repeatedly push the powerful beyond reason.  Continue reading

OK Senate Pro Tem comments on 2017 session

State Capitol Building in Oklahoma City

In a release today Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz commented on the 2017 session, saying great policy bookended a session dominated by a $1 billion budget shortfall.

Nice to get some detail on specific public business we and others have been long curious about late on Friday before a Holiday weekend. Continue reading

What media missed in Arabia

President Trump addresses the Gulf Cooperation Council

Legendary publisher, Philip Graham, famously described journalism as the business of writing the “first rough draft of history.” This week, as President Trump gave a historic speech in Saudi Arabia before the leaders of more than 50 Muslim-majority nations, journalism’s first draft missed history almost entirely.  Continue reading

Drillers return for 6-game homestand

The Tulsa Drillers will be returning to ONEOK Field for a 6-game homestand against a pair of South Division rivals; the San Antonio Missions and Corpus Christi Hooks, beginning on Tuesday, May 30.

Both series will mark the first home games against the South Division opponents for Tulsa this season as the Drillers will host the Missions (Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres) May 30 – June 1 and the Hooks (Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros) June 2-4.   Continue reading