Sen. Marco Rubio burns Oklahoma

Editorial:  Sen. Marco Rubio’s rally in Jenks was well attended by establishment Republicans. He resonated locally as a candidate for president in the days before the presidential primary, but that was before Rubio proved to be a self-absorbed immature twit. We had hope at the time that Rubio could be a leader for the future, but if he keeps attacking Rep. Jim Bridenstine – Rubio will likely never win a vote in Oklahoma.  Continue reading

Pink soars in Tulsa on Beautiful Trauma Tour

PINK in Tulsa Monday

If the whole music thing doesn’t work out for her, it’s safe to say that Pink could join the cast of Cirque du Soleil.

As the BOK house lights dimmed Monday night and the large pink curtain dropped, the three-time Grammy winner wasn’t on the pink stage, but hanging from a large chandelier high above the arena floor as she opened her show with the appropriately titled “Get The Party Started.”   Continue reading

OK Criminal Justice reform measures

Governor Mary Fallin with, from left, Senate Majority Floor Leader Greg Treat, House Majority Whip Terry O’Donnell, and district attorneys Richard Smothermon and David Prater, announcing agreement on six criminal justice reform measures in this year’s legislative session.

Governor Mary Fallin, joined by legislators, district attorneys and business leaders, Monday announced an agreement to allow six criminal justice reform measures to advance in this year’s legislative session, as well as develop a coordinating council to oversee future criminal justice reform efforts.

“These reforms are targeted at nonviolent offenders, many of whom suffer from addiction and mental health issues,” said Fallin. “The agreement reached is a huge first step forward, moving our state much closer to our goal of reducing the incarceration crisis while keeping our communities safe.   Continue reading

Oscars: Wes Studi stands for service

Wes Studi at 2018 Oscars

With grateful heart, we celebrate today Oklahoma Actor and Veteran Wes Studi.

In his Oscar presentation Studi, who has starred in “The Last of the Mohicans, Heat, Avatar, Hostiles” and a myriad other titles, took the stage and revealed he entered the National Guard at age 18 and served in the Vietnam War.    Continue reading