The Norman Transcript

Letters

Letters
  • 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

  • A polite suggestion for a better newspaper

    Editor, The Transcript: Here’s a polite suggestion for smoothing relations with newspaper readers. Two choices perhaps: Finish page references after the final makeup of the paper. Or change all the page guesses to “inside.” Rather than ...

    May 25, 2014

  • Important primary elections to watch

    Editor, The Transcript: Has the Establishment really defeated the Tea Party in the battle for control of the Republican Party as most media—liberal and conservative—are saying after last week’s Super Tuesday primaries? Most of the media ...

    May 25, 2014

  • Represenative mystery

    Editor, The Transcript: Who does Sen. Inhofe represent? I really just can’t figure out exactly who his constituents are....

    May 25, 2014

  • 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 ...

    May 18, 2014

  • 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 ...

    May 18, 2014