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...
  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...
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...
The doctor–patient relationship has been and remains a keystone of medical care. Yet, locally, a few independently practicing physicians, who practice in Tulsa north, contend that the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) is pushing them out of business prematurely...
President Donald Trump assumed his office with a 44 percent approval rating, the lowest rating ever recorded. 30.6 million people watched his inauguration on television.  By comparison, 37.8 million watched television as President Barack Obama was being sworn in...
The Oklahoma Eagle Editorial   Last week’s jury verdict finding Betty Shelby “not guilty” reverberated around the world. A white police officer was acquitted of killing an unarmed Terence Crutcher, a black man. His hands were up in air when she...