Category Archives: Tulsa Speaks

Lies, spies and politics

Editorial: It happens locally each election cycle. Bad behaviors by campaigns trying to gain advantage, but never before in history have Federal Law Enforcement and American Intelligence Services betrayed the Rule of Law as was done in attacking now President Donald J. Trump.

Communist, Socialist and other totalitarian regimes do that in betrayal of their people, but Americans have a Constitution that forbids it – happened anyway – Rule of Law or not in America today will be determined by prosecution or not for justice sake.   Continue reading

May we see your ID?

Opinion:  Much is batted about regarding the need to identify voters via government-issued identification cards or passports. Some say it disenfranchises potential voters; others reflect that identification is needed for many other assistance or medical interactions. So why not voting? I’m in the latter group, but I have a specific legal reason why.    Continue reading

National Day of Prayer

Editorial:  Faith is personal, but people of faith have fought and died for generations to protect and defend this secular state known as the United States of America.

As a Christian, I see faith under attack by popular culture daily failing in truth and honor. The answer is not rage or dispute. The answer, for my house, is prayer and all are encouraged to join the National Day of Prayer today, Thursday May 3. Continue reading

Online governor forum tonight

Analysis: The six Oklahoma Republicans campaigning for governor over the past year will meet tonight and you can watch online. They are set to appear at a forum sponsored by The Oklahoman at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.  Newsok.com will provide live streaming of the forum, with questions scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

A total of 15 people filed for governor: 10 Republicans, two Democrats and three Libertarians. I bet at least seven filed as a bucket-list check off, but maybe a partridge in a pear tree can win. The serious nature of the job suggests filing is not the best time to begin a statewide campaign to reach over three million people.  Continue reading