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Education Blame Game: Keep choice at the center of the education debate

By JOHN M. TIDWELL Education dominated the Oklahoma political landscape this year. Whether the superintendents race or at the state Capitol throughout the legislative session, so many policy debates grabbed headlines across the Sooner State: the repeal of the national Common Core standards, the legislation to expand and bolster the Lindsay Nicole Henry Scholarships, the [...]

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No Empty Promises

December 10, 2013

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]

Want An Exemption From ObamaCare?

September 13, 2013 J

President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care act, has proven to be anything but. As costs rise and problems associated with the law come to the forefront, more and more of the well-connected and elites have taken measures to excuse themselves from the burdens. Obama claimed, “If you like your plan, you can [...]

Obama’s New “Green” Tax

September 03, 2013 J

President Obama wants to levy a new tax on Americans. What’s a carbon tax? A carbon tax is basically, if you don’t conform to his way of thinking “green”, you will be punished and charged for it. This will not only lead to skyrocketing energy prices, but it also will force energy companies to consider [...]