OK Senator James Lankford 2017 review

Fellow Oklahomans; 2017 was full of major changes, political news, and major accomplishments in Congress. Senator James Lankford played a major part in a lot of it. There are many real issues facing our nation throughout the past year, we’ve made significant progress.

President Trump nominated and the Senate confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. The Senate also confirmed 12 Circuit Court judges—the most in any president’s first year in office since the creation of Circuit Courts in 1891. These judicial confirmations set a positive direction for our nation’s courts for a generation.  Continue reading

Time to End DACA

Steven A. Camarota writing for National Review produced a widely read and republished analysis noting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), program is illegal, overbroad, and the first step toward a full amnesty.

One of President Trump’s signature campaign promises was to end DACA, created by Barack Obama in 2012 that granted work permits, identity documents, and relief from deportation to approximately 800,000 illegal immigrants willing to assert they arrived as youths.  Continue reading

Mullet Over #755

Most beluga whales (white whales) molt, typically in July. Not all cetaceans molt. Orcas (killer whales) shed their skins, but not necessarily on an annual basis.

It is fairly common knowledge that Seattle is the United States metropolis that experiences the highest average rainfall measurements. Ol’ Common Knowledge takes another hit. Meteorological records indicate that Mobile, Alabama is the rainiest city in our country. Hawaii is the rainiest state (about 64 inches per annum). Continue reading

AG Hunter files to force utility reduction

OK Attorney General Mike Hunter

Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed five motions with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC), asking for an immediate reduction in customer rates from the state’s leading utility companies.

The attorney general’s request came the day that a sweeping overhaul of federal income taxes was signed into law, to take effect Jan. 1. The new law lowers the highest corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. Continue reading

Wildlife guide for attracting birds available

Bird feeding tips, birdhouse basics and landscaping ideas have been brought together in a free online guide, with the goal of helping Oklahomans better enjoy their backyard birds.

“This guide was created to help the hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans who watch birds around their home attract even more birds to their backyards,” said Jena Donnell, information specialist with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.     Continue reading