The Norman Transcript

Letters

September 1, 2013

Liberal letters don’t do justice to the truth

NORMAN — Editor, The Transcript:

The 1st Rule of Liberalism: Always accuse the Right of what the Left is actually doing.

Case in point: Three pro Obamacare letters from liberals (Paul, Jewell, Vaughn) in less than 3 weeks compared to just 1 letter against (Logan).

Aug. 27, Mack Paul attacks local conservative Bill Logan for “venting his spleen and not arguing a point” in a letter to the editor written by Logan and printed in The Transcript August 23.

Mr. Logan rebuts local liberal Nadine Jewell’s diatribe appearing on August 18th. Mrs. Jewell’s letter, which reads more like an advertisement from the Democrat Party, belongs more in the classified ads section of a newspaper than the op-ed page. What point was she making, Mr. Paul? Logan, as usual points out the fallacy of the marching orders of the DNC, via Mrs. Jewell as their local mouthpiece, using very few words to do so.

Perhaps Mack Paul should read Phil H. Vaughn’s mindless drivel, the most recent one being August 8. What point was he making, Mr. Paul? For years Mr. Vaughn has vented his spleen, always at Republicans and most usually at George W. Bush and his favorite target, former VP Dick Cheney. I will never understand why the Transcript allows Phil H. Vaughn to attack people on the op-ed page rather than requiring him to stick to the issues. Not once has Vaughn made an intelligent comment toward resolving any issue that faces our Nation. Note to Mr. Vaughn: Someday a Republican will be in the White House, and those drones over your head will be built and designed by Halliburton. Will you still approve of them then?

Conservatives must submit very short letters to the editor of The Transcript, or they will be “edited due to space” and other reasons, while no ink is spared and extra tons paper ordered to make sure as many liberals as possible rebut, rebuke, lie and attack not just any point made by a conservative, but attacking the messenger as well.

Kevin Posey

Norman

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Letters
  • Reform is necessary

    Editor, The Transcript: Last year, the legislature passed laws reforming the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, which was a good start, but more is needed. Recent media reports have revealed that the ODVA employs M.D. and D.O. ...

    April 20, 2014

  • Keep your brain cells

    Editor, The Transcript: Hey kids. Four centuries ago, Shakespeare wrote about life’s seven great adventures. I forget his exact words, but they were something like this: 1. Our birth; none of us can remember it, but never the less, it is ...

    April 20, 2014

  • Necessary services may be reduced

    Editor, The Transcript: There were criticisms of the Oklahoma Senate bill for a test project to privatize management of Medicaid; however, no one mentioned a critical issue of reduced services for the more needy of our society....

    April 20, 2014

  • Enforcement not the issue

    Editor, The Transcript: The government is legally right in the U.S. Government vs. Bundy Ranch matter....

    April 20, 2014

  • Family thanks community, takes issue with photo

    Editor, The Transcript: As I write this, it’s been almost eight weeks since Feb. 17, the day my family’s home burned in a fire. We lost our 15-year-old cat, Misti; 7-year-old dog, Sully; 3-year-old rescue squirrel, Rocky; almost 2-year-old ...

    April 20, 2014

  • Norman should act wisely

    Editor, The Transcript: The fact that the city of Norman sells water for oil/gas drilling (or any other purpose) for less than half what they pay Oklahoma City when buying water, and while Norman residents are on rationing, is an act of ...

    April 18, 2014

  • Fallin should help residents

    Editor, The Transcript: I see this week that our empty skirt of a governor asked the federal government (small business administration) for much money. She is concerned about the suffering of the business owners in Lexington and Purcell ...

    April 17, 2014

  • League of Women Voters meeting

    Editor, The Transcript: On Saturday, May 10, the Norman League of Women Voters will hold its annual meeting at the Memorial Presbyterian Church, 601 24th Ave. SW, Norman, OK, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm....

    April 12, 2014

  • Frackers should use gray water

    Editor, The Transcript: As reported by Joe Wertz in the March 31 issue of StateImpact Oklahoma, Finley Resources, a Texas-based oil drilling company, has arranged with the city of Norman to buy Norman’s drinking water from hydrants to use ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Columnists have it wrong

    Editor, The Transcript: I typically enjoy Class Act (the Q&A with school counselors published on Fridays) very much. I think they bring a rational and empathetic response to parents’ concerns when it comes to the challenges students and ...

    April 8, 2014