Religious Inclusiveness in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin recently compromised her Christian faith. She issued her annual “Oilfield Prayer Day” proclamation that stated, “Christians are invited to thank God for the blessings” created by the industry and to “seek His wisdom and ask for protection.” It also declared that Christians believe oil and natural gas are “created by God.” […]

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Molly Ivins from 2003, Texas is the future: “These are Shiite Republicans – they don’t compromise, they don’t deal, they don’t look for the middle way. Because they believe they’re right. They think it’s them against evil. And everybody who ain’t them is evil. I’m just warning you. This is about to happen everywhere. The […]

Homelessness – the Way It Used to Be

The Banfield Expressway plowed through Sullivan’s Gulch in the 1950s, displacing the few holdouts in what had been one of the largest homeless encampments in Portland. The “Hoovervilles” were named for President Herbert Hoover, who presided over the country’s descent into the Great Depression. By 1933, the northeast “Shantytown” had a population of 333 living in […]