This is a (long) letter I wrote to Senator Lankford in response to his reply to one of my letters to him about health care. July 26, 2017 Senator Lankford, I received your email response to my letter and, with all due respect, it is filled with half-truths, hyperbole, and outright lies. Allow me to
Democrats in Oklahoma often have to struggle for positive coverage in the corporate media, but here are a few recent news items we found, along with a TV clip featuring Rep. Jason Dunnington, and a letter to the editor. NEWSPRINT Former state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate talks revenue woes, criminal justice reform – by
If more Oklahoma Republicans can be cured of their tax increase phobia, maybe we can get back to funding critical services in this state. Some real solutions are starting to be discussed at 23rd and Lincoln. Baby steps, but still!
On July 14, Our Revolution Oklahoma, a chapter of the group formed by former staffers and supporters of the Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign, had a well-attended organizational meeting in Moore. 80 people from across the state attended. A followup meeting will be held on August 15. The reconvene of the Oklahoma Democratic Party on
We have to focus on not just registering Democrats, but getting them to vote. Every election! Trump/GOP voters are far more motivated for 2018 than Democrats. To win, the Democratic party must stand for bold change—not incrementalism. pic.twitter.com/yQrZRnrVjL — Our Revolution (@OurRevolution) July 21, 2017
Former state Senator Connie Johnson is an advocate for every progressive cause known, but she has a special calling to increase voter participation, and in particular to increase the use of absentee voting (vote by mail) among Oklahoma Democrats. Currently running for the Democratic nomination for Governor, Connie sent out this letter recently. Whomever you
If you have been a previous visitor to Blue Oklahoma, you will find a few changes. Maybe more than a few! (Scroll down below this announcement for newer posts.) The site is in new hands, and while we want to build on the powerful legacy left to us by Kurt Hochenauer (who has moved out