Oklahoma

Blue Wave 2.0 – The Sequel

In nature, waves are not solitary events. Another wave usually follows. The same is often true for politics. In 2014, the Republican party saw a wave of victories, spurred on by voter apathy and low turnout, resulting in broad based…

Mike Pence says Oklahoma GOP Governor candidate will be just like Trump

Mike Pence took a trip to Oklahoma to stump for Kevin Stitt, the Republican nominee for Oklahoma Governor, and did what Mike Pence does best: suck up to Donald Trump. Tulsa World: Pence says Trump administration a ‘foreshadowing’ of Stitt…

Democrats in Oklahoma and West Virginia want to stop their states from being Banana Republics

In the late 19th century and early 20th century a few large multi-national companies established such a foothold in some Central American countries that they came to dominate the governments and economies, organizing each so that these companies could extract…

Republicans who paid affordable in-state tuition for themselves have been causing tuition hikes for future generations

The history of state universities is one in which the taxpayers of the state paid for a large portion of the funding for these institutions of higher learning in order to provide the students of their state an opportunity to…

Nearly a million people could gain access to healthcare if Democrats who support Medicaid expansion could be elected in just 4 states

A key pillar to the Affordable Care Act was the expansion of Medicaid to cover people with income of up to 138% of the Federal Poverty Level. 94% of this expansion of Medicaid is currently funded by the Federal Government…

GOP nominee for Oklahoma Governor signed pledge that would take away school funding and teacher raises

Oklahoma’s teachers earned a raise and additional funding for students this Spring after going on strike: Oklahoma teachers end nearly two-week walkout that shut schools Oklahoma‚Äôs largest teachers union on Thursday called off a nearly two-week walkout that shut public…

Instead of paying teachers better, Republican Governor of Utah tries to guilt teachers to return to profession

In Utah, where the average starting salary for a teacher is $35,722, the Republican Governor refuses to believe that teachers should be incentivized by better pay to choose to teach, instead trying to guilt teachers to return to the profession…

A list of Trump Campaign and Administration associates who have been indicted in the last 2 years

With the sheer amount of Trump campaign and administration associates who have been indicted since Donald Trump was elected President, it can be difficult to keep track. So, this list will be maintained and updated as new indictments happen. Michael…

GOP candidate for Oklahoma Governor is an anti-vaxxer

Kevin Stitt, a Tulsa businessman and current GOP nominee for Oklahoma Governor, is apparently one of the growing number of Americans who has decided not to vaccinate some of his children due to a belief in unfounded rumors and a…