Editor, The Transcript: Who does Sen. Inhofe represent? I really just can’t figure out exactly who his constituents are....
Reasonable expectations for city officials
Editor, The Transcript: Norman voters do not expect their elected or appointed city officials to be perfect, but they do expect them to keep their word, especially when their promises are in writing. When such promises are altered ...
Executions inflict moral harm to society
Editor, The Transcript: Regarding Mary Fallin’s reasons for the death penalty, “... remember the victims,” she is correct in most (not all) of her rationale. Some of us are ambivalent about the issue: for instance, crimes can be so heinous ...
Opposition to new science standards a purely political statement
Editor, The Transcript On May 12 the Oklahoma House Administrative Rules and Government Oversight Committee voted 10-1 to reject the proposed Oklahoma Academic Standards for Science, included in House Joint Resolution 1099. A rejection of ...
A matter of freedom
Editor, The Transcript: I am writing in reference to forum article in the Sunday, May 11, paper titled “Grow some courage and leave the gun at home....
Water shouldn’t be subjected to risks
Editor, The Transcript: At the April 30 Council Oversight meeting, council members discussed possible rate increases for bulk water purchases. This meeting was partly a response to the concerns raised in recent Journal Record articles. ...
ACA just needs corrections
Editor, The Transcript: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), called originally “Obamacare” by conservatives who hated this program and wanted to see it abolished, has some flaws that need correcting. However, the American people do not deserve ...
Measures can be taken to combat climate change
Editor, The Transcript: Thursday’s editorial cartoon, suggesting that there is no other course on climate change open to a city than prayer, while funny is also misleading and needlessly pessimistic....
Grow some courage and leave the gun at home
Editor, The Transcript: This weekend I went to Braum’s with my family. There were some beautiful motorcycles in the parking lot and I was quite jealous of their blue lights and black leather saddle bags. It was a beautiful spring night, ...
Thanks to NHS band directors for keeping music alive
Editor, The Transcript: Forty-five years ago this month, as a senior at Norman High School, I had the honor and privilege of performing in the Norman School Spring Band Concert. Of course, at the time, I didn’t realize that it was an honor ...
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