Commentary

Thu
14
Mar

The Kingston Redskins are State Champions

Back in August, I volunteered to cover the Redskin and Lady Redskin Basketball Teams for The Madill Record.

This is the article that I wanted to write. “The Kingston Redskins are State Champions!”

To win a State Championship it takes stamina. To earn your way to the tournament you get one mulligan, or do over.

 

 

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Thu
07
Mar

Protecting Born-Alive Abortion Survivors

As a father of five, I cannot express enough how precious the lives of innocent children are. The first time I heard my son’s heartbeat in my wife Christie’s womb, I knew then and there—that wasn’t a fetus. That heartbeat was my son.

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Thu
07
Mar

Letter to the Editor

Enjoying Things That are Given to Us

Dear Editor,

A good friend said he was going to make me a new belt because my old one was worn out. When I picked it up and started to pay him he said, “No charge, it is a gift to you.” I was so proud of the belt that I wore it to town.

 

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Thu
07
Mar

American Politics’ Great Divide

One of the more striking political developments of the last few years has been the partisan sorting of American voters. It used to be that both the Republican and Democratic parties covered some ideological ground.

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Thu
07
Mar

Lawmakers Work with Foster Care Alumnus to Make Policy

Last week was an important milestone this year’s Legislature, as any bill that had not been passed out of committee by Thursday (2/28) is now dormant for the remainder of the year.

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Thu
07
Mar

Misguided Gun Control

Motivated by the desire to reduce gun violence, House Democrats last week brought up two pieces of legislation to expand background checks required for purchase and transfer of firearms.

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Thu
28
Feb

Letter to the Editor

In the Fog

Dear Editor,

When it happens it causes a real problem, because I live in a place where it is very easy to become disoriented if you leave the house in foggy weather.

 

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Thu
28
Feb

Education Innovation

Executive Vice President at the Oklahoma Council

of Public Affairs (OCPA)

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Thu
28
Feb

In Politics, You Need Priorities

I still remember a piece of advice I got not long after entering Congress. It came from a prominent journalist as we were talking about the bewildering array of issues Congress faced.

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Thu
28
Feb

Defending Second Amendment Rights

The right to bear arms is a constitutional right and it is one that I do not plan to give up any time in the near future.

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