Serving Oklahoma’s House of Rep. District 56 Oligarchy is one of those words that Mr. Michaels taught us in our junior high government class. He told us that is was a government system where power is controlled by a small, often wealthy, percentage of a country’s population.
I was chatting with a group of students the other day when one of them looked me in the eye and commented, “You’re very tough on journalists.” I had to plead guilty. Of course I’m tough on journalists.
Maybe even as tough on them as they are on politicians.
Our nation’s Veterans, who serve during times of war and peace, have sacrificed a great deal to keep our nation safe and protect our freedoms. It is our duty in Congress to ensure that Veterans receive the care they have earned for their service to our country.
The legislative session for 2018 came to a grinding halt on Thursday, May 3. The push to adjourn came quickly as many legislators did not want to linger in session following a filing period which saw many of them draw opponents.