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 ...
An unfortunate response
Editor, The Transcript: On April 1, the citizens of Norman voted to approve the renewed PSST and to make it permanent by a narrow margin of 3,798 for versus 3,660 against. As a result of this vote, Mayor Rosenthal stated in The Norman ...
Apathy and lack of understanding may doom universal health care
Editor, The Transcript: Enrollments in the federal and state health exchanges were higher than expected and late enrollments are expected, yet people still contend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not going to be successful....
The Medieval Fair as a measure of human progress
Editor, The Transcript: This upcoming weekend we are invited to “Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair. Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive.” It’s an opportunity ...
Acts of kindness still alive
Editor, The Transcript: Random acts of kindness may be an overused phrase, but when kindnesses happen to your family, it is great to know it is alive and well....
Property tax increase needed
Editor, The Transcript: Household and government budgets are necessary to keep spending on track. Voters’ choices can determine the direction of budget cuts and adjustments. Always vote smart....
What a friendly city, community
Editor, The Transcript: A couple of weeks ago while traveling through Norman, my two small children and I had to make an unexpected stop in Norman to have our van repaired. Although we were “stranded” in a sense, I can’t think of a ...
Public needs renewal
Editor, The Transcript: As a professional first responder, I live each day knowing how critically important a sound public safety communications system is. In Norman, I have the privilege of serving with the great men and women of ...
Public safety essential
Editor, The Transcript: Public safety is essential to life. It is the foundation upon which we all build quality into our lives. I believe nearly everyone agrees we want ourselves, our families, our businesses, our schools, our churches ...
Public safety sales tax needs more time for consideration
Editor, The Transcript: In 2006 an attempt to pass a public safety sales tax failed miserably. The plan did not identify the improvements in public safety that would bring fire and police up to regional standards. It failed to identify a ...
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