The Norman Transcript

Letters

Letters
  • 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

  • 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 ...

    May 18, 2014

  • 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....

    May 18, 2014

  • 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. ...

    May 15, 2014

  • 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 ...

    May 13, 2014