The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial 12/29/2016 WHAT IS IT? IS THERE A CRISIS IN EDUCATION AMONG TULSA MIDDLE SCHOOL CHILDREN? “The ideal of a public education has always been at the heart of the American promise… it's the promise of a good...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial     There are elections and then there are elections. This should be a rather boring election season. A mid term election free of a national race. However, in the Era of Trump nothing is usual. It seems...
Terance Crutcher Situation Unchanged The one thing you can always be sure of in the Betty Shelby situation is that her motivations and decisions are rarely honest or realistic. She was not afraid for her life when she shot an unarmed man...
  America now has the dubious distinction of leading the world in prison population: it accounts for 25 percent of all prisoners but only 5 percent of the global population. According to a new report from The Hamilton Project, which is part...
FREEDOM IS ONE GENERATION AWAY FROM EXTINCTION   President Ronald Reagan said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed...
www.latimes.com LA Times Editorial Board     It was no secret during the campaign that Donald Trump was a narcissist and a demagogue who used fear and dishonesty to appeal to the worst in American voters. The Times called him unprepared and unsuited...
Virginia Drama Increases By The Hour     The drama over racist uses of black face painting and alleged sexual assaults have turned the State government on its ear as calls for resignations are coming from every corner of the political spectrum....
Editor’s Note:             Former Mayor Terry Young has written this week’s editorial, which we endorse.              We make the following observations about the Helmerich Park land give-a-way:             If the sale of Helmerich Park were legal, the mayor’s new proposal would...
The Tulsa City Council, earlier last month, voted to abandon 8.8 acres of the 70-acre Helmerich Park to make way for a potential REI store as well as some other retail businesses. The council also approved giving the developer...
                Historically, Tulsa north has been one of Tulsa's medically underserved communities. Standing in the gap have been its solo primary care physicians. To them people are unique and hard to quantify. Without question, they were and are in...