Food stamp cuts hurt the hungry
Editor, The Transcript: The recent food stamp cuts are appalling. Many people blame members of Congress for these cuts, and they deserve it. Yet, more blame needs to be placed on the self-righteous people in our country who resent the poor ...
Fallin willing to defy U.S. Supreme Court for own ideology
Editor, The Transcript: Engraved on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building is the phrase: Equal Justice Under Law. The Supreme Court, in that very building, promoted equal justice when it recently struck down the Defense of Marriage ...
Angels in Cleveland County
Editor, The Transcript: Yesterday morning I got a call for help from a lady I recently met on Facebook....
School storm shelters not adequate
Editor, The Transcript: As a student in public high school, I believe that I have the right to feel safe at all times. After the May tornadoes and the tragedies at Briarwood and Plaza Towers, it is apparent that school shelters in this ...
Throwing support behind Animal Shelter Oversight Committee
Editor, The Transcript: We are writing you on behalf of the city of Norman Animal Shelter Oversight Committee. We would like to make the residents of Norman aware of some good news that was before the City Council Tuesday, July 9th. During ...
ACA has been successful
Editor, The Transcript: I am not surprised at the extreme measures the extreme Right wing has gone to discredit the Affordable Care Act. There has been an enormous amount of money spent on advertising this effort, and the Koch brothers ...
It’s time for a standard
Editor, The Transcript: Congratulations to Mr. Walter Kelley for his article about politicians paying up. Great idea. I suggest we take it a bit further. All individuals elected by public vote should be held to a documented performance ...
When it comes to moderation, let your conscience be your guide
Editor, The Transcript: Did you ever ask yourself, if I could choose how long I could live what would be my choice? Now you know and I know only the good lord calls those shots. My father lived to be 95 and my mother is still living at 93, ...
Stand up for educators
Editor, The Transcript: A wise person once told me that if you really want to understand why a decision is being made, “follow the money.” Recently, State Treasurer Ken Miller has been touting the need to reform Oklahoma’s public ...
More effort needed in providing for the poor
Editor, The Transcript: Mark R. Rank, professor at Washington University, has written an excellent article about lies and misconceptions about people in poverty. It is titled “Poor us: Myths about poverty.” I am appalled when I hear those ...
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