The Norman Transcript

Letters

Letters
  • Worth the time to visit veterans

    Editor, The Transcript: When was the last time you observed a photo of our state or congressional elected politicians visiting a veterans hospital or home? Wouldn’t it be great if all politicians pledged to visit their respective veterans ...

    June 14, 2014

  • School days ... school daze

    Editor, The Transcript: When I found myself in a foreign country with three small children soon-to-be school age without access to an English language-speaking school, I began researching home schooling. I found one that was developed for ...

    June 14, 2014

  • Veterans deserve good medical support

    Editor, The Transcript: The VA medical facilities’ problems across the country, with at least 40 veterans’ deaths while they were waiting for medical care in Phoenix, continue to dominate the news....

    June 14, 2014

  • Applaud NPS for creativity

    Editor, The Transcript: Norman Public Schools should be applauded for its creativity. While many educators around the world are struggling to find effective ways to combine the advantages of online courses with those of classroom ...

    June 13, 2014

  • George Will siding with Fox News

    Editor, The Transcript: George Will might have a point; the whippersnappers who looked up from selfies on iPhones long enough to elect this shallow, narcissistic president have the president they wanted. Graduates leaving school with usury ...

    June 12, 2014

  • Recidivism prevention program in jeopardy

    Editor, The Transcript: I would like to thank Dr. John Fletcher for presenting a program on “Mass Incarceration” at the West Wind Unitarian Universalist Congregation two weeks ago. According to Dr. Fletcher’s report, the United States ...

    June 8, 2014

  • GOP immigration reformers shouldn’t be afraid of vocal minority

    Editor, The Transcript: Three major conservative organizations recently released the results of a new national survey of Republican Primary voters who identify with the Tea Party movement. Their findings pour a lot of cold water on what ...

    June 1, 2014

  • It’s time to take steps to combat Alzheimer’s Disease

    Editor, The Transcript: There are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease with 60,000 in Oklahoma. My father passed away from the disease three years ago after a long courageous battle....

    June 1, 2014

  • Not hard to find Inhofe’s constituents

    Editor, The Transcript: Debra C. asks a rhetorical, but inane, question in Sunday’s paper: “Who does Sen. Inhofe represent?” She said she can’t figure out who his constituents are, then proceeds to list who she knows they’re not.  Of ...

    June 1, 2014

  • Banquet was a team effort

    Editor, The Transcript: Did you ever hear an old-timer saying, “I’m so proud, I burst my buttons?” Well, that happened for “Grandpaw” and “Nana” at the Norman North Track and Field Awards banquet. It didn’t just happen for our grandchild, ...

    May 25, 2014