Category Archives: National

Work like we do!

Kay Coles James, President of The Heritage Foundation crafted an excellent column, but for Oklahoma it rings particularly true.  It is not just Washington D.C., but Oklahoma and many other states where the people notice government “lives by a different set of rules.”    Continue reading

Frederick Douglass remains relevant

Frederick Douglass

It’s been more than 120 years since his death, but abolitionist and social reformer Frederick Douglass is still relevant to this day, experts say.

“One reason Douglass is relevant today is because he teaches us what classical liberalism has to offer to racial minorities,” said Timothy Sandefur, author of “Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man.”

The title is a reference to Douglass’ most popular lecture “Self-Made Men.” In it, Douglass wrote, “Self-made men … are the men who owe little or nothing to birth, relationship, friendly surroundings; to wealth inherited or to early approved means of education; who are what they are, without the aid of any of the favoring conditions by which other men usually rise in the world and achieve great results.”  Continue reading

Dems damned by criminal activity

Editorial:  The memo just released by Congress shows the height of corruption, but not the top. It is likely historians will note President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder, Loretta Lynch, Lois Lemer and others by actions, omissions and instructions forever damned the Democrat Party to oblivion. This documentation of criminal activity will not be the last as America’s system of justice attempts to wipe itself clean.

It is fitting to begin with the FBI.  Continue reading

House Intel Committee votes to release memo

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday evening voted to release the classified memo that purportedly reveals government surveillance abuses. The motion passed on a party-line basis, participants noted.

President Trump has five days to decide whether he has any objections before the memo can be publicly released.  Continue reading