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House District 88, Paula Sofia

My friend Paula Sofia lost her election in the race to replace Kay Floyd in House District 88. Paula ran a great race and fell after all her hard work 22 votes short of being the first transgender in Oklahoma (possibly the US) to be a state representative. 495 more words

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Primary Elections Oklahoma

The final stage of the primary elections in Oklahoma are history. Not all of the candidates that won would have been of my choosing but I congratulate the winners and wish them well in the fall General Election. 572 more words

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Today is election day for the primary run-off

Today is election day for the primary run-off. I have already cast my vote several weeks ago. There are a number of good people who after today will not still be in the running. 474 more words

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Eric Holder In Ferguson

A quiet night in Ferguson as the weather and Eric Holder intervened to calm nerves and settle things down. Now maybe some answers will begin to come forth from a city that has carried stonewalling and silence to new heights. 416 more words

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10 Cases of Voter Fraud

Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act and only a short year since the 5 Supremes struck down an important part of the act and we have states moving to pass restrictive voter ID laws based on non-existence fraud cases. 723 more words

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Social Security turned 79 years old the other day

Social Security turned 79 years old the other day and not much was said to remember the occasion of its enactment. Sad for something that has made such a difference in the lives of millions of our citizens. 351 more words

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Lauren Bacall

Scarcely 24 hours after learning of the untimely demise of one of the world’s greatest comedic talents, Robin Williams, it was announced tonight that legendary movie Icon Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89. 594 more words

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