Setting Hollywood straight on gender
Google Geena Davis and up pops the pose that established her as half of the “first selfie.” The iconic frame from “Thelma & Louise” was reprised and tweeted recently by her co-star Susan Sarandon....
Lawyer closing the door on examining Norman’s history
A piece of land, like a family, has a history. But unlike a family’s genealogy, what happens to that property is well documented. Ownership changes. Plats. Mortgages. Restrictions. Covenants. Probates. Liens. Foreclosures. Divorces. The ...
Green space is almost gone
Green space across Norman is destroyed at an alarming rate. Apartment complexes, strip malls and parking lots take the place of trees and fields overnight. Birds and other wildlife are driven out. Recently, the mobile homes disappeared ...
America’s difficult but crucial role
The chaos engulfing Iraq, where a brutal radical Islamist group seems poised to take power, has led to a predictable political blame game in the United States and lent new urgency to the debate about U.S. foreign policy and the wisdom of ...
Is an alliance possible?
Congress and the American people have many reasons to cheer the progress of U.S. negotiations with Iran. Both nations have much to gain from a successful outcome and improved relations. The conflicts threatening Iraq and tensions with ...
Fuel tax could repair fund
In 1993, Bill Clinton was president, “Seinfeld” was on TV and a cellphone was the size of a brick. It was also the last time Congress raised the federal gasoline tax, which pays for roads, bridges and public transit. Over two decades, the ...
Are fathers expendable now?
Last week was Father’s Day. We know that from the calendar, the lines at restaurants and the holiday sales at Best Buy....
Fantasy from adviser
WASHINGTON — Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to Barack Obama and a longtime confidant of the president, told reporters at breakfast the other day that there is an opportunity this summer for meaningful immigration reform....
Last straw for IRS
John Koskinen, a former president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, probably would rather spend his time following the FIFA World Cup from Brazil instead of preparing for another round of questions from congressional inquisitors....
Are some fetuses worth protecting?
The other day, I was standing at the bus stop when I saw something that annoyed me. That’s not unusual....
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