Democrats back abortion

Pro-abortion Democrats kill the pain-capable bill

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, and Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, voted in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), legislation that would prohibit abortions from being performed on unborn babies who are at or older than 20 weeks post-fertilization. But Senate Democrats blocked the legislation with a 54-42 vote on a motion to proceed to cloture.

Insure Oklahoma will be expanding

Governor Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) announced that the Insure Oklahoma program is increasing its employer size limit from 99 to 250 employees. 

Bridenstine endorses Kevin McDugle

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine announced his endorsement of Republican Kevin McDugle for State House District 12. The legislative district seat stretches from Broken Arrow to rural Wagoner County.

GOP moderates divide the party

The Republican Party is losing support because of heavy-handed manipulation from the social moderates who cannot tolerate conservatism.

Problems with Syrian refugees

Hundreds of thousands of refugees are fleeing war-torn Syria and America's liberal media is emphasizing the human suffering that invariably accompanies this kind of flight from tyranny.

Upside Down

The Sunday Tulsa World ran an article entitle "Salary Struggles."  The purpose was to promote the fact that Oklahoma pays its teachers less than surrounding states.

'Hockey stick' theory on global warming is discredited

Mark Steyn's most recent book, A Disgrace to the Profession" - The World's Scientists In Their Own Words on Michael Mann, His Hockey Stick and Their Damage to Science, is an expose on the scientist who proposed the idea that earth's temperatures remained stable for 900 years, then suddenly began warming in the 19th century.  

Young people seek a significant task

In my book Rite of Passage Parenting, I mention that this generation is missing four essential experiences. One of these is a significant task, which gives an individual worth and value in the group in which he or she lives. If the individual doesn't accomplish this task, a number of people are affected in a negative way. 

Our government does not really care about international business

A short while ago my attention was grabbed by a story in the daily Tulsa paper that bore the headline: "Crude oil trade with Mexico approved." The byline credit was to Josh Lederman of the Associated Press.  It also carried a sub-headline of "U.S. energy industry applauds the White House's decision."

OSU hosts K-State after late victory over the Longhorns

After playing poorly in a 30-27 at Texas, No. 19 Oklahoma State (4-0 overall; 1-0 Big 12) can take another step toward a league title by hosting always dangerous Kansas State (3-0 overall; 0-0 Big 12) at 3 p.m. Saturday.

OU's defense needs to play well in Big 12 opener vs. WVU

After a strong defensive effort against Tennessee of the Southeastern Conference, it seemed Oklahoma's defense had cured the problems of last season and was ready to handle high-octane offenses, like West Virginia, which OU hosts Saturday at 11 a.m.

TU offense goes wild versus No. 15 OU

The good news for Tulsa is that quarterback Dane Evans, running back Zack Langer and receiver Keyarris Garrett combined for 785 yards of offense against an Oklahoma defense that had stifled Tennessee just one week earlier.