Category Archives: National

OK joins anti-Robocall Task Force

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor yesterday announced that Oklahoma is joining a nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force of 50 attorneys general to investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies responsible for allowing illegal foreign robocalls into the United States. This bipartisan nationwide Task Force has one goal: to reduce illegal robocalls. The Task Force will focus on shutting down the providers that profit from this illegal scam traffic and refuse to take steps to mitigate scam calls.   

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Journalism is activity, not identity

When established power structures are challenged, they respond typically first by ignoring challenge, then with ridicule and finally in direct attack. It happens in Oklahoma, nationally and in many media markets, but it is most visible in the history of First Amendment Champions James O’Keefe, founder of Project Veritas, and Glenn Greenwald, now of Substack. The recent conference, FREEDOMFEST 2022: Collapse of Journalistic Gatekeeping: How Independents Are Reaching New Audiences offered hope with specifics in their calls to engage.

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Rep. Mullin’s “insensitive distortion”

In the Oklahoma Senate race to fill Sen. Jim Inhofe’s unexpired term, the leader in most polls, Rep. Markwayne Mullin, is avoiding state debates, but has talked to national media which of course cycles in state. However, what may likely not appear statewide is criticism from Micki Witthoeft, the mother Ashli Babbitt, who called out Republican Congressman Mullin for his comments defending the Capitol police officer who killed her daughter.

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T.W. Shannon: Biden Palestinian Affairs

U.S. Consulate, Jerusalem

Republican Senate candidate T.W. Shannon declared in a release today that the Biden Administration is breaking the law and betraying America’s strongest partner for peace in the Middle East.

“The Biden Administration is attempting an illegal act by proposing an Office of Palestinian Affairs in Jerusalem, in violation of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 that establishes a single U.S. embassy in the city,” Shannon said.

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On the nuclear brink in Ukraine

Editor’s Note: This review is also being published in serial by Newsmax Platinum behind a paywall. It is provided to Tulsa Today readers by the author, a regular contributor.

“America…goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy.  She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all.”—John Quincy Adams (July 4th, 1821) 

Russian Nuclear “Saber Rattling”?

Washington and the world are holding their breath waiting to see if Russian dictator Vladimir Putin will use nuclear weapons to win his losing war in Ukraine.

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