Congressional Republicans don’t seem the least bit concerned by the abject failure of their economic model in these states. Which makes sense: As a policy matter, the Republican economic agenda has only “failed” in Oklahoma if one assumes that the party’s goal is to improve the well-being of its constituents. If the GOP is more invested in the first-order effect of its fiscal policies (the concentration of wealth and power into the hands of an oligarchic elite), rather than their theoretical second-order effects (job growth fueled by a boom in private investment) then the supply-side model has been a smashing success. … [Read more...] about Oklahoma Tried the GOP’s Tax Plan. Now, It’s Electing Democrats.
FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter watches a video deposition in Norman, Okla., during the state's trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis. On Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, Hunter brought a lawsuit against three distributors of opioids after winning a lawsuit against one drug manufacturer and reaching pretrial settlements in other cases. less … [Read more...] about Oklahoma attorney general sues distributors of opioids
Most specialty plates in the state cost around $40. In this case, the senators said, $10 from the purchase fee and $20 from the annual special plate fee would be donated to two organizations: Folds of Honor Foundation, which provides scholarships to military family members, and Warriors for Freedom, a local nonprofit that supports active military and returning veterans. … [Read more...] about Oklahoma senators filed a bill to create ‘Make America Great Again’ license plates
“There’s people that are upset with just the president in general, so I understand that people have those feelings, potentially negative feelings against the president, but the great thing is, here in America, you have freedom of speech,” Dahm told KFOR. … [Read more...] about Oklahoma lawmakers propose ‘MAGA’ and ‘Keep America Great’ license plates to aid veterans
“When you get started on Donkey Kong, you could never get past the elevator level,” Gundy said, according to The Oklahoman. “You had the barrels, and then you had the structure. And then, the third level was the elevators. And that third jump you had to make to get up to get over, it took a while. But after you did it 50-60 times, you could make that jump and then you were set. You had a chance to set the high score.” … [Read more...] about Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy uses ‘Donkey Kong’ to illustrate development of redshirt freshman quarterback