Don’t threaten shutdown again
Editor, The Transcript: Interestingly, Rep. Tom Cole, in his Transcript letter (10/5/2013), states that he realizes that the shutdown will not end the Affordable Care Act, but he voted with fellow GOP House members to try just that. ...
Fiscal control a bipartisan problem
Editor, The Transcript: Saturday’s “independent columnist” wanted to hurt Obama, but his interesting quotation of Senator Obama in 2006, opposing Bush’s push to raise the debt ceiling, cuts through some of our incorrect ideas about the two ...
Looking for bridge players
Editor, The Transcript: Norman is blessed with a great senior citizens center. The staff is excellent and always very helpful. Unfortunately, I never see any advertisements either voluntary by The Transcript or paid for by the city to ...
Let’s build a more efficient traffic pattern for Lindsey Street
Editor, The Transcript: Harold Heiple made a couple of points in his letter of Oct. 10 about CFRG’s stance regarding the Lindsey Street project and voter issues. When I referenced contract law bearing directly upon voters’ approval of a ...
Stand up for the Tea Party
Editor, The Transcript: The Norman Tea Party is just a group of grassroots citizens who expect our government to do at least two things – follow the government set up by our Constitution and apply all laws equally to all citizens without ...
Wild behavior not tolerated
Editor, The Transcript: I have lived in Norman off and on for about 20 years and I love this city. I graduated from OU and worked both on the main campus and at the Health Sciences Center. I have lived very near the main campus over all ...
Affordable Care Act and slavery
Editor, The Transcript: To anyone keeping track of the game clock, we are approaching the final minutes of the political game in Washington, D.C. The hyperbole is reaching unbelievable heights of incredulity as politicians of both sides ...
Republicans hurting nation
Editor, The Transcript: Richard Wells stated in a recent letter to The Norman Transcript that he is a Democrat who voted for Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and is unhappy with his representation with respect to the government shutdown. I am a ...
Don’t back down, Obama
Editor, The Transcript: Are we nearing a resolution of the ridiculous government shutdown? Some analysts think so assuming that both sides will eventually agree to compromise....
Media scare tactics shouldn’t chase off insurance seekers
Editor, The Transcript: I’m not “conservative,” as currently understood, but I’ve been trying to like Tom Cole. Is there a respectful way to say “Scratch that?” His letter today praises the unprecedented arm-twisting that is going on, ...
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