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Stamp supports Alzheimer research

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan dedicated a stamp today to help fund research to find a cure for one of the top 10 leading causes of death — Alzheimer’s.

The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising stamp took place at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.

The price of the stamp includes the First-Class Mail single-piece postage rate in effect at the time of purchase plus an amount to fund Alzheimer’s research. Continue reading

Venezuela goes bust

Photo: Sky News

Updated: The Wall Street Journal editorial begins with a bit of humor from Milton Friedman who once joked that if you put the government in charge of the Sahara Desert in five years there would be a shortage of sand.

He could have been talking about Venezuela and its oil wealth. But it is no joke. This is important for Tulsans to consider as so many are engaged in the oil industry with ties to Venezuela and as our elitist entitled Mayor G.T. Bynum drives socialism in city governance.     Continue reading

Talk of Tulsa: Taylor’s ring

Kathy Taylor’s Blue Diamond Ring

Editorial: Of all the sad tales media mines with diligence, some escape to gain free comedic life as illustrated by Curtis Killman’s story of Kathy Taylor’s ring.

Mayor G.T. Bynum’s most significant contributor now appointed Chief of Economic Development for the City of Tulsa, Kathy (Taylor-Lobeck or Lobeck-Taylor… let’s use Taylor) a former mayor herself; lost her $4 million ring somewhere between a cooking class and croquet at a Meadowood Napa Valley resort. Cue the joke lines as we can all appreciate misplacing a $4 million anything.  Continue reading

Political coverage on facts at play

1988 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award winners with Hugh M. and Christie Hefner. Print Journalism recipient, David Arnett, is shown far left, back row.

Analysis: National journalists from PolitiFact, the Tampa Bay Times and Poynter are in Tulsa meeting with those who greatly doubt them. Admittedly it was a difficult meeting Tuesday night, but it is clear to friends and foes worldwide that journalism, as we know it, has failed America. Sadly Hugh M. Hefner passed to his final reward Wednesday, but he would have loved the meeting at the Republican Party of Tulsa County offices.

Beyond his hedonism; Hefner promoted the First Amendment and established a foundation with annual awards. I am the 1988 winner of the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award in Print Journalism and Hefner was one reason why I established in 1996. Well, that and because the daily newspaper fails so frequently to cover conservatives. Continue reading