The Norman Transcript

Letters

Letters
  • The possibility of a bright, clean-energy future

    Editor, The Transcript: There was an OERB commercial not long ago that showed lots of smiling children having fun, learning and growing, as we all want our kids to do. I admire OERB’s work cleaning up old wells. That shows that they care ...

    March 30, 2014

  • Don’t be fooled on April 1st

    Editor, The Transcript I am not in favor of this Public Safety Sales Tax that is asking voters to approve on April 1st. Don’t be fooled. The language is not tight enough to give voters confidence that the millions raised from this ...

    March 30, 2014

  • Straightforward science shows continuing global warming

    Editor, The Transcript: Robert McIntosh’s recent letter “Global warming: A shifting hypothesis” (published 3/23) oddly cites journalist’s interviews, articles and books as evidence that journalists are not doing their job reporting on ...

    March 30, 2014

  • Public safety sales tax not all about public safety

    Editor, The Transcript: I urge you to vote no on the Sales Tax Increase. Contrary to how it is being marketed this is not solely about Public Safety....

    March 30, 2014

  • Spreading the word

    Editor, The Transcript: Vital information could be provided on billboards at one or more of the entrances to Oklahoma. These billboards could say, “Welcome to Oklahoma where Governor Mary Fallin is denying Medicaid to 131,000 ...

    March 25, 2014

  • Global warming: A shifting hypothesis

    Editor, The Trancript: The last few years of listening to the American news media talk about its consensus on climate change has been like watching a dog lick himself....

    March 23, 2014

  • Breaking the rules of the road

    Editor, The Transcript: I have driven in almost all of the 50 united states and several foreign countries, but never have I seen so many drivers who flagrantly violate traffic laws as there are here in Norman....

    March 23, 2014

  • Spring is Here — Awake

    Editor, The Transcript: Spring is here. Spring. Spring is a time of awakening. If so, are we aware of the needs of our fellow Oklahomans? Let us look at our lives....

    March 23, 2014

  • Permanent approval of Public Safety Sales Tax a good idea

    Editor, The Transcript: On May 13, 2008, a special election was held in the City of Norman providing for the assessment of a sales tax of one half of one percent (0.5 percent) for staffing of 41 additional police personnel and 30 ...

    March 23, 2014

  • Vote conservative to avoid higher property taxes

    Editor, The Transcript: Norman has an election April 1. One part, which will be City wide, is for the ‘Safety’ sales tax increase....

    March 23, 2014