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Editor, The Transcript: I’ve seen several letters recently in support of the Affordable Care Act. There are too many problems with the ACA to address in one letter but here is maybe the most significant problem: This Act was designed to ...
In honor of Coy and Lou Wright
Editor, The Transcript: This letter to the editor is to honor Coy and Lou Wright and memories of them. They loved Norman and its people in all walks of life. If you happen to sit in front of Coy at church during the week when you opened ...
The insanity of 2014 tax cuts
Editor, The Transcript: At the recent Budget Summit, after listening to a litany of state services in serious trouble now and a projected $172 million budget reduction for the year, Preston Doerflinger, budget director to Gov. Fallin, ...
Incentives don’t often work
Editor, The Transcript: I want to fill in your readers on important discussion omitted from the article “IMMY coming to city’s TIF.” My reasons for opposing the incentive deal were not mentioned. Contrary to what was suggested, I did not ...
Make tax temporary
Editor, The Transcript: At the Jan. 23 meeting on the Public Safety Sales Tax, a plan was presented that would put an additional 12 armed police officers on patrol in the city’s public schools. As part of the federally-funded Community ...
Coburn a Hindrance in Completion of Native American Cultural Center
Editor, The Transcript: The recent announcement Sen Tom Coburn is retiring from the US Senate couldn’t have come at a better time help to revive efforts to complete the Native American Cultural Center in OKC. This partially completed ...
Photo captions don’t tell the whole story
Editor, The Transcript: I’m writing to point out and protest the example of poor and implicitly biased and misleading “journalism” represented on Page A5 of The Norman Transcript in your edition of Jan.19. The captions describing the ...
State’s meddling in marriage issue is misguided
Editor, The Transcript: After a federal judge ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Representative James Lankford quickly came out against the ruling. The 2004 vote on this issue ...
Bills not worth paper
Editor, The Transcript: I recently read in the newspaper that more than 2,000 (yes, thousand) pieces of legislation (i.e., bills) had been pre-filed by Oklahoma legislators for consideration this session. I assumed that this was just a ...
Growing in harmony with nature
Editor, The Transcript: My purpose in writing today is to address what I consider a tragic loss in our beautiful town — loss of habitat for wildlife. Norman once was a unique town, which had the University as its venerable center, more ...
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