Tag: Politics

Old Home Week

I spent some time this morning watching the Senate confirmation hearings for Rex Tillerson, Trump’s nominee to be Secretary of State, and it took me down a path to my past. Sitting at the front table with Tillerson was Sam Nunn, former U.S. Senator (D-GA),…

House of Cards

I have always said good people hardly ever run for public office, and why would they, considering all of the scrutiny, partisan politics and personal attacks that are endured by a candidate or office holder on a daily basis? Well, unless you are Barack…

And, they’re off!

Starting to get crazy around here again as session is looming! Last week, my Senator had some colleagues over to our house for an event. They stayed until 11:00 pm talking in my kitchen, which makes for one tired momma! I’m glad they like each…

Inauguration Day, Part II

The show must go on, and it did yesterday as my great state celebrated the historic swearing-in of Oklahoma’s 27th Governor. It was snowing and cold but those in charge of the festivities at the capitol did a marvelous job of moving the event…

Organization

No, I am not organizing my closets, but rather it is organizational day today at the marble palace for my Senator. I have often wondered why the legislature meets on the first Tuesday in January prior to the beginning of a new legislative session…….

Dear John,

I watched your speech with anticipation last night as the Republicans picked up enough seats to claim the majority in the House of Representatives.  You will be their next leader, and I am looking forward to watching you as you set the legislative agenda…

A Different Perspective

Much is being made out of a comment from a gubernatorial debate last week in Oklahoma where the two candidates running for Governor are female.  This election is historic in the sense that one of them will serve as the first female Governor of…