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  • Strong support for Republican candidate at Oklahoma City speech (Ted Cruz)

    08/14/2015 4:14:55 PM PDT · by Isara · 13 replies
    News Channel 4 KFOR ^ | August 13, 2015 | Lorne Fultonberg
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Hundreds of Oklahoma conservatives gave Texas Republican Ted Cruz a warm welcome, as his campaign bus stopped in the northeast part of the city Thursday.The campaign stop was originally supposed to be a smaller affair, a “Boots and BBQ Lunch” at the COHBA Events Center, but an over-capacity crowd forced the action outside.“I think it shows the strength of who he is and what he stands for,” said Rodney Barnes, a voter who says Cruz is near the top of his list. “I think he represents the values of Oklahomans. Our morals, our ethics, and our conservative...
  • Oklahoma Woman Receives Nearly $200,000 Hospital Bill After Being Bitten by Snake

    07/30/2015 9:26:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 146 replies
    KFOR ^ | JULY 30, 2015 | Chellie Mills
    A metro woman was shocked when she received a $200,000 hospital bill after being bitten by a snake. Diane Nelson says she was wearing rubber gloves and working in her yard when she came across a Copperhead with a short temper. Diane had been pulling grass from around her bushes when she felt a sting. When I pulled my glove off, I had two marks on my finger, she said. It was a bite from a Copperhead snake. Within hours, Nelsons entire arm was swollen and she was rushed to the ICU in need of anti-venom. I was in ICU...
  • Police: Off-Duty Reserve Officer Shoots at Suspects in Oklahoma City

    07/23/2015 11:31:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    KFOR ^ | 7/21 | M.DELATORRE
    There have been reports of a shooting at the Belle Isle Walmart. An off-duty reserve officer was in pursuit of two suspects who were allegedly trying to get away from the Walmart, according to Oklahoma City Police. The officer reportedly shot at the car, hitting the vehicle an unknown number of times. Initial reports say the suspects did not suffer any injury. Crime scene investigators are on scene. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
  • Haunting chalkboard drawings, frozen in time for 100 years, discovered in Oklahoma school

    06/07/2015 10:54:36 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 153 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | June 6, 2015 | Elahe Izadi
    Teachers and students scribbled the lessons multiplication tables, pilgrim history, how to be clean nearly 100 years ago. And they havent been touched since. This week, contractors removing old chalkboards at Emerson High School in Oklahoma City made a startling discovery: Underneath them rested another set of chalkboards, untouched since 1917. The penmanship blows me away, because you dont see a lot of that anymore, Emerson High School Principal Sherry Kishore told the Oklahoman. Some of the handwriting in some of these rooms is beautiful.
  • Republican presidential hopefuls heading to Oklahoma City this week

    05/16/2015 10:13:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    NewsOK ^ | May 17, 2015 | Chris Casteel and Randy Ellis
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)The road to the White House goes through downtown Oklahoma City this week as hopefuls in the crowded Republican field audition on a stage ideally suited for their messages about military power, religious liberty and energy independence. Eleven Republicans with presidential aspirations including some who have not officially declared their candidacy will speak at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, which begins at the Cox Convention Center on Thursday and ends Saturday with the release of a straw poll. This is a huge event for Oklahoma City, said Gov. Mary Fallin, who will address the conference and introduce some...
  • Let Our Cities Move (by Bill DeBlasio and Mick Cornett)

    05/13/2015 10:46:59 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 13, 2015 | Bill DeBlasio and Mick Cornett
    EVERY day, millions of Americans rely on a remarkable network of roads, bridges, subways, trains and buses to connect us to work, school and opportunity. But our transportation system, once the envy of the world, is in jeopardy. In New York City, subways and buses are overcrowded and often unreliable, and roadways and bridges are in dire need of repair and rehabilitation. From the next phase of the Second Avenue subway to plans to connect the Metro-North Railroad to Pennsylvania Station, to the proposed new subway line under Utica Avenue in Brooklyn, there isnt a short- or long-term expansion project...
  • Witness Pulled Gun On Burglary Suspect Who Was Beating OKC Officer

    05/10/2015 12:00:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    News 9 ^ | May 07, 2015 | Matthew Nuttle
    OKLAHOMA CITY - New information is coming out regarding the rookie Oklahoma City police officer who was beaten by a suspect with his own baton following a burglary on the northwest side of the metro. An armed witness may have been the only thing that kept that officer from a more serious beating, or worse. It happened just after 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of W. Park Pl. Rookie Officer Adam Eller and field training officer Sgt. Michael Lambert were responding to the burglary call. ... During the chase the two officers became separated. Eller found himself alone...
  • Oklahoma City chamber urging governor to veto gun bill

    05/06/2015 10:03:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 6, 2015 10:03 PM EDT | Sean Murphy
    A proposal that would prohibit private entities from banning firearms in parks, recreational areas or fairgrounds in Oklahoma could threaten dozens of events held in Oklahoma City, including horse shows, basketball tournaments and the Womens College World Series, the head of the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday. Chamber President Roy Williams said hes urging the governor to veto the measure, which is headed to the governors desk after passing the Senate Tuesday on a 39-7 vote. We could potentially lose Womens College World Series. We could lose all the Big 12 NCAA sporting events. We could potentially lose...
  • Muslim Day to be held at Oklahoma Capitol

    02/06/2015 8:21:56 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 41 replies
    koco.com ^ | February 6, 2015 | Ariana Garza
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Muslim Day at the Capitol will be held at the end of the month for members of the religion to learn more about state government and become more familiar with their lawmakers. The Oklahoma chapter for the Council on American-Islamic Relations organized the event for the first time this year. News of the event did encounter backlash on social media, however. Its kind of depressing to see such hatred and negativity, especially about practicing a right thats fundamentally American, said CAIR Executive Director Adam Soltani. Comments were made on social media such as Im sick of...
  • Oklahoma bill would bar those with DUI conviction from buying alcohol

    01/05/2015 7:45:39 AM PST · by redreno · 73 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | 01/05/2014 | unknown
    A new proposal in Oklahoma would bar drunk drivers from buying or consuming alcohol -- and already is raising concerns over how it would be enforced. Fox 25 in Oklahoma City reports that state Sen. Patrick Anderson is proposing a bill that would allow a judge to enforce the alcohol restrictions on anyone with a DUI charge for a set period of time.
  • How Governments Destroy Cities

    11/26/2014 8:19:31 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 13 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | November 25, 2014 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Academics have long vexed over urban studies, putting the flight out of major cities down to everything from technology to racism. Yet and still, in the last half century, some cities were not declining despite these immutable forces and some cities turned around despite these forces, Stephen J. K Walters pointed out in a seminar on November 20, 2014 at the Cato Institute. Walters is an economist at Loyola University in Baltimore. If you want a healthy city, secure the property rights that go with capital, Walters advised. One way of doing so is through tax cuts. When California voters...
  • Suspect says Satan made him smash into Oklahoma Ten Commandments monument

    10/24/2014 7:20:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    KFOR, NBC 4, Oklahoma City ^ | Updated at 06:36PM, October 24, 2014 | KFOR-TV and L. Noland
    A man has been taken in for mental evaluation after allegedly vandalizing the Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol. U.S. Secret Service Agents say it all started after a man walked into the Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City Friday morning making strange threats against the President and Federal Government. Agents say he then admitted to them that he crashed his car into the Ten Commandments monument at the Capitol, then left his damaged car and walked to the Federal Building. The Secret Service says the man told them that Satan made him crash his car into the...
  • Oklahoma City police identify motel shoot-out victim

    10/11/2014 7:10:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    News OK ^ | October 11, 2014
    Oklahoma City police Friday identified all five people involved in a fatal motel shoot-out Wednesday, including the woman fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire... The woman who was fatally shot near the Plaza Inn motel was identified Friday as Samantha Rae Monden, 30, of Lexington. Mondens father, Sam Robinson, of Lexington, said his daughter leaves behind two children, a 5-year-old son and a 4-year-old daughter, and her husband, Isaac. The husband was too grief-stricken to talk Friday, Robinson said. [ Listen to the TV video for more details ] ... Narcotics were located
  • OK City: Archbp. Coakley exorcised Civil Center after evil event

    10/02/2014 12:26:07 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | 10/2/2014 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    I saw this at the Oklahoman: Satan has left the building.Roman Catholic Archbishop Paul S. Coakley and a priest performed prayers of exorcism to rid the Civic Center Music Hall of evil spirits that may have lingered after a satanic black mass was held there, The Oklahoman has learned. [Excellent. I hope they used the older, traditional Roman Ritual.] Diane Clay, spokeswoman for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, said on Wednesday that Coakley decided to perform the ancient ritual in the Oklahoma City public venue after he learned that some Civic Center patrons were troubled and anxious about the possible...
  • Demons Believe and Tremble: A Reflection on the Theft of the Eucharist by Satanists

    08/25/2014 2:16:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 110 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 8/24/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A couple of years ago I wrote of an unusual experience I had at Mass wherein a person who was troubled by a demon had those demons manifest themselves at the consecration, causing the person to run out of the Church. More on that in a moment.I thought of that long-ago incident in relation to the current events transpiring in Oklahoma City, where a satanic cult stole the Eucharist from a Catholic parish and announced plans to desecrate it at a satanic mass in September. Archbishop Paul Coakley filed a lawsuit, asking a judge to stop the desecration by requiring...
  • Police: Oklahoma City officer arrested for allegedly assaulting women on the job, rape

    08/21/2014 9:00:53 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    KFOR, NBC 4, Oklahoma City ^ | August 21, 2014 10:12 PM | K. Querry and Adam Snider
    Authorities with the Oklahoma City Police Department confirmed that an officer is under investigation for lewd acts. Chief Bill Citty, with the Oklahoma City Police Department, called a news conference at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. During the news conference, he announced that Officer Daniel Holtzclaw is under investigation for assaulting several women on the job. Citty says Holtzclaw would require women to expose themselves to him and perform lewd acts on him.
  • Fighting Desecration with Prayer (Counter the OKC black mass)

    08/07/2014 2:13:56 PM PDT · by mojito · 7 replies
    New Liturgical Movement ^ | 8/6/2014 | Gregory DiPippo
    ...The Oklahoma Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City is planning on hosting a black Mass on September 21st. His Grace Paul Coakley, the Archbishop of Oklahoma City, has called upon all of the Catholics of his diocese to join in prayer against this event. The full text of the letter can be read here: "In spite of repeated requests, there has been no indication that the City intends to prevent this event from taking place. ... Since it seems this event will not be cancelled, I am calling on all Catholics of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City to counteract...
  • Trial over Oklahoma City bombing evidence wraps up; FBI accused of threatening witness

    08/04/2014 11:04:22 AM PDT · by Theoria · 32 replies
    KFOR ^ | 01 Aug 2014 | Dallas Franklin and KFOR-TV
    Thetrial over evidence and conspiracy theories from the Oklahoma City bombing wrapped up in Salt Lake City,with a shocking twist. According to KSTU, the trial is over documents and a videotape the FBI allegedly had from the 1995 bombing that killed 168 people ended on Thursday.Jesse Trentadue, who claims his brother was killed in an interrogation by federal agents when he was mistaken for a bombing co-conspirator, is suing for the records.The Salt Lake City mansays his requests under the Freedom of Information Act for surveillance tapes from around the bomb site have not been fulfilled.He claims there is a...
  • Prayers against a Black Mass

    08/03/2014 3:22:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | August 3, 2014 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    As you may have heard, some nitwits have scheduled use of a public venue in Oklahoma City for the purpose of a Satanic Black Mass. It is unclear if they have a consecrated Host.This is, I think, mostly a sophomoric stunt. It is, nevertheless, a horrible blasphemy.The Bishop of Tulsa, His Excellency Most Rev. Edward Slattery, has issued a letter to people in his diocese. HERE A letter from Bishop Slattery Countering with Prayer the proposed Black Mass in Oklahoma City My Dear People:As has been widely reported, a Satanic Black Mass has been scheduled for September 21 in Oklahoma...
  • OKC archbishop decries Civic Center 'Black Mass'

    07/01/2014 4:48:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    The Edmond Sun ^ | 7/1/2014 | Mark Schlachtenhaufen
    Archbishop Paul Coakley has called on Catholics to pray that God might change the minds of the organizers of a Black Mass scheduled for later this year in Oklahoma City. On Tuesday, Coakley expressed his astonishment and disappointment at this event and called on community leaders to reconsider whether it is an appropriate use of public space. The Black Mass that is scheduled for the Civic Center in September is a satanic inversion and distortion of the most sacred beliefs not only of Catholics, but of all Christians, Coakley said. Coakley, leader of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, said for...
  • Oklahoma residents seek answers on quakes

    06/26/2014 10:29:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 86 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun. 26, 2014 8:09 AM EDT | Emily Schmall and Kristi Eaton
    Oklahoma residents whose homes and nerves have been shaken by an upsurge in earthquakes want to know whats causing the temblorsand what can be done to stop them.Hundreds of people are expected to turn out in Edmond, Oklahoma, on Thursday night for a town hall meeting on the issue. [] Oklahoma recorded nearly 150 between January and the start of May. Though most have been too weak to cause serious damage or endanger lives, theyve raised suspicions that the shaking might be connected to the oil and gas drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, especially the wells in which the...
  • Child-Friendly Satan Statue for OK State Capitol Awaits Final Judgment

    05/05/2014 6:11:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 5, 2014 - 2:33 PM | Michael Chapman
    It may seem absurdor given the moral state of the nation, appropriatebut the grounds committee for the Oklahoma State Capitol, the Preservation Commission, has been asked by The Satanic Temple, a group from New York, to place a privately-funded statue of Satan, complete with pentagram and two fawning children at Lucifers knee, on the Capitol grounds near a monument of the Ten Commandments.In the statue, which is to be cast in bronze and is near completion, Satan is depicted as Baphomet with a goats head and horns, and there is a boy on his left and a girl on his...
  • Oklahoma district Bible class: Sinners will suffer

    04/25/2014 1:20:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 25, 2014 4:10 PM EDT | Bailey Elise McBride
    A high school curriculum supported by Hobby Lobby chain president Steve Green, billed as a way to teach archaeology, history and the arts through Bible stories, also tells students God is always there in times of trouble and that sinners must suffer the consequences of disobeying. The Mustang School Board in suburban Oklahoma City voted this month to place the Museum of the Bibles curriculum in its schools as an elective for a one-year trial after being assured that the intent is not to proselytize but to use the Bible to explain key principles in the arts and sciences. While...
  • 'It could have been a PR disaster for the president': Eric Holder cancels police academy speech...

    04/24/2014 1:26:31 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4-24-2014 | David Martosko
    'It could have been a PR disaster for the president': Eric Holder cancels police academy graduation speech as lawmaker planned protest demanding impeachment US attorney general was to address police academy graduates in Oklahoma City on Thursday The speech was canceled at the last minute, but the DOJ hasn't said whether planned protests had anything to do with the decision A state legislator there had planned to publicly call for Holder's impeachment at the ceremony A DOJ official says Holder doesn't fear protesters, but is conscious of his image as the nation's top law enforcer during his last months in...
  • Ted Cruz Makes Endorsement in Oklahoma Special GOP Senate Primary

    04/17/2014 5:29:32 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 25 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 4/17/14 | Elliot Jager
    Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz threw his support behind T.W. Shannon in Oklahoma's GOP senate primary, The Hill reported. Shannon is a former state House Speaker. This was the first primary endorsement made by Cruz, who has a strong following among tea party-aligned Republicans. The endorsement allows him to honor his pledge not to back insurgents in primaries involving Senate GOP colleagues, The Washington Post reported. Shannon is in an open primary. A special election in November will fill the seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Tom Coburn two years before his term ends in 2016. Cruz plans to attend...
  • Ron Paul On NYC Mosque: Should We Blame Christianity For McVeighs Actions?

    08/24/2010 11:06:15 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 177 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 08/24/2010 | Colby Hall
    Its been said before, and it will probably be said again: Ron Paul is not your typical Republican politician. Appearing on AC 360 last night, fill-in host Sanjay Gupta sought comment from the former Presidential candidate on the controversy surrounding what many are calling the Ground Zero Mosque. Paul made clear his frustration in blaming the whole of Islam with the acts of a small radical sect, and compared to the bombing of the Murrow building in Oklahoma City by Timothy McVeigh. -snip- "Al Qaeda was responsible. Several hundred al Qaeda existed at that time. Maybe there are still several...
  • Oklahoma: Looking for pictures of Second Amendment Day at the Capitol, 10 February

    02/12/2014 10:00:48 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 12 February, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    On February 10th, there was a "Second Amendment Day" at the Oklahoma capitol in Oklahoma City. It was successful enough that even AP felt obligated to mention it. From AP: A few dozen activists met in the Capitol rotunda on Monday for a rally hosted by the Oklahoma Second Amendment Association. This looks like a story that is being mostly ignored by the old media. I would like to write about it. If you have any sources for pictures of the rally, or contacts with people who were there, please let me know. Dean Weingarten
  • Cops Beat a Deaf Man for Seven Minutes Because He didnt Respond to Their Yelling

    01/16/2014 8:07:19 AM PST · by Altariel · 56 replies
    Pearl Pearson is a 64 year-old diabetic deaf driver who resides in the Oklahoma City area. On the evening of January 3rd, Pearl crossed paths with the wrong cops. The following is the story according to Pearl Pearson and family of what happened that night: Whats the story? At this time, only limited details can be provided since this case is under investigation. 1. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol pulled Pearl over late in the evening on January 3, 2014. Pearl pulled over as he should. 2. Pearls drivers license indicates he is Deaf. He also has a placard in his...
  • State Legislators Compelled To Outlaw Tormenting Children For Chewing Food Into Vague Gun-Shapes

    01/13/2014 5:43:18 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    Political Outcat ^ | January 13, 2014 | Mark Horne
    Let me begin this post with a personal anecdote. True story: I was once arrested for participating in an abortion protest. It was a standard banana-republic arrest and charges were dropped because there was no basis for arresting us. But I got to spend a night in jaila rather light version where all us pro-lifers got to sack out together. The room was quite familiar to methe paint, the dcor, the cinderblock wall underneath. It was the same as every American schoolroom I had ever been inside. Moving on to what might seem like a different subject: What a great...
  • Group Unveils Satan Statue Design For Oklahoma

    01/06/2014 10:58:27 PM PST · by Steelfish · 66 replies
    YahooNews ^ | January 05, 2013 | SEAN MURPHY
    Group Unveils Satan Statue Design For Oklahoma SEAN MURPHY This artists rendering provided by the Satanic Temple shows a proposed monument that the New York-based Satanic group wants to place at the Oklahoma state Capitol. The statue features a bearded, goat-headed demon sitting in a pentagram-adorned throne with children next to it. (AP Photo/Satanic Temple). OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A satanic group unveiled designs Monday for a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan it wants to put at the Oklahoma state Capitol, where a Ten Commandments monument was placed in 2012. Related Stories Satanists unveil design for Okla. Capitol monument Associated Press...
  • Christmas Eve robber beaten, stripped of clothes

    01/01/2014 4:33:37 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 49 replies
    KTVU.com ^ | December 30, 2013 | KRMG.com
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Calif. Oklahoma City Police responded to an armed robbery call at Head Honchos hair salon around midnight on the morning of Christmas Eve. Police arrested 23-year-old Corneilyus Howeth for robbery with a firearm. Howeth also had a prior felony arrest. Howeth forced the employees of the salon inside, telling them to empty their pockets. But when another employee distracted him, the owner of the salon tackled Howeth. The two fought for the gun for a short time before other employees stepped in and helped take the gun from Howeth. The employees then stripped Howeth of his clothes...
  • Calif. Church, political leaders fast for immigration reform [barf alert]

    11/30/2013 11:36:14 AM PST · by markomalley · 19 replies
    EWTN News ^ | 11/30/2013
    Los Angeles Archbishop Jos H. Gomez and local political leaders have held a 24-hour fast to pray for immigration reform and to remember families who are separated from each other at Thanksgiving. Today we are standing up for those who won't be sharing Thanksgiving dinner with their families and loved ones those who are suffering because of our broken immigration system, Archbishop Gomez said Nov. 25 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. He called for a conversion of hearts to fix U.S. immigration law. The archbishop was joined in the Nov. 25-26 fast by U.S. Rep....
  • New study counters health arguments against e-cigarettes

    11/23/2013 8:22:25 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    OklahomaWatchdog.org ^ | November 22, 2013 | Patrick B. McGuigan
    OKLAHOMA CITY – A new paper from the R Street Institute, a national research group, aggressively defends e-cigarettes.Dr. Joel Nitzkin’s analysis broadly counters attacks on e-cigarettes, which have mounted in recent months. Time will tell if the study’s conclusions offset or ameliorate the impact of those attacks.Nitzkin calls the e-cigs a tool in tobacco-harm reduction and pointed criticism at some of the most often-referenced events or studies assailing the safety of “vapor” devices.Release of Nitzkin’s analysis for R Street Institute comes in the midst of discussion here in Oklahoma of e-cigarette bans in public settings, including parks. Such ordinances have...
  • Literally, The Police State Is Coming

    08/30/2013 6:27:15 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 36 replies
    Alan Levy, Gun Owner | 8/30/13 | Alan Levy, Gun Owner
    In between bowls of chicken poodle soup and deciding to provide air cover for al-Qaeda in Syria, our Dear Leader, Barack Hussein Obama, found time to meet with mayors from our crumbling major cities. From Justin Sink of The Hill: *** "President Obama told a collection of big-city mayors Tuesday at the White House that he would continue to use executive actions to combat gun violence plaguing major cities. In the meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder and the mayors of 18 cities from across the nation, Obama discussed commonly applicable strategies to reduce youth violence. 'He also vowed to...
  • South Korean hospital wont transfer American home until $40K bill is paid: reports

    08/27/2013 6:37:17 PM PDT · by TexGrill · 11 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 08/27/2013 | Tracy Miller
    The family of an American man stranded in a South Korean hospital is asking for donations to bring him home. Sean Jones, a young teacher from Oklahoma City, has been hospitalized since May with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, a rare autoimmune disease that causes swelling in the brain. Jones' family wants him transferred to an American hospital for continued treatment, but Yonsei University Severance Hospital in Seoul reportedly refuses to release him until his bill of nearly $40,000 is paid. Friends and family have set up a Facebook page and a Giveforward.com account to raise money for medical costs. So far...
  • Foreign Authorities Assume Kidnapping Of OKC Valedictorian

    06/20/2013 12:11:40 AM PDT · by Cindy · 24 replies
    NewsOn6.com - NEWS 9 ^ | Updated June 19, 2013 | By Michael Konopasek, News 9
    SNIPPET: "Authorities in Ecuador are officially treating the disappearance of an Oklahoma City valedictorian as a kidnapping case, according to family members searching for the teen." SNIPPET: "Classen SAS graduate August Reiger went missing Sunday from a mountain near his Baos resort where he had been staying for the last week." SNIPPET: "The U.S. Embassy says it is in close contact with the Reiger family while the State Department continues to warn of the dangers in the area." SNIPPET: "The family tells supporters in Oklahoma City that roughly 150 people searched for August on Tuesday. Those close to August say...
  • Oklahoma City - Moore Area Tornado Thread

    05/31/2013 5:15:14 PM PDT · by Zakeet
    Local Oklahoma City Television | May 31, 2013
    They are sounding the sirens across southern Oklahoma City and Moore, Oklahoma at the present time. A tornado is indicated on the ground just north of Will Rogers World Airport - just south of the fairgrounds. 100+ mph winds reported. Debris indicated on radar. Storm is moving west. Interstate is packed with rush hour traffic at the present time. Storm is predicted to hit downtown OKC at around 7:30 / Moore at around 7:45 / Tinker AFB at around 8:00
  • Obama in Oklahoma City Live Thread

    05/26/2013 10:00:16 AM PDT · by kjam22 · 58 replies
    5-26-2014 | kjam22
    Obama on the ground in Oklahoma City. Shaking hands at Tinker Air Force base.
  • "Our Hearts Are Broken For The Parents"

    05/21/2013 2:56:05 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    Mail Online ^ | May 21,2013 | Lydia Warren,Helen Pow,Jill Reilly
    A desperate search is underway after a monstrous tornado wiped out a school in Oklahoma City, leaving seven students dead in a pool of water and two dozen missing. Plaza Towers Elementary school was in the direct path of the giant twister which roared through the suburbs obliterating entire neighborhoods and pulverizing a 30-square-mile stretch with winds up to 200 mph. At least 91 people have been killed and today under flood lights, emergency crews dug through debris and used jackhammers to tear away concrete, hoping to recover the bodies of up to 24 students they believe are buried under...
  • Terror: The Writing Is On The Wall

    04/24/2013 9:09:32 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    The Western Center for Journalism ^ | April 23, 2012 | Bradlee Dean
    The system of terror was essential to Stalinism. Terror was the creation to mold politically the control that they wanted. Condoleezza Rice, Joseph Stalin: Red Terror As we look back at the atrocities that have devastated America over the past 12 years since 9/11, one has to reflect upon history and see how it is that past dictators have profited from the use of terror. For example: Hitler was responsible for attacking his own Reichstag to start a world war. He perpetuated a war against the enemies he himself created. His propagandists had the Germans believing they were under...
  • Relocating to OKC Area - Which Community?

    02/18/2013 9:40:41 AM PST · by cizinec · 24 replies
    cizinec | 02/18/2013 | cizinec
    My company is moving me to Oklahoma City in the next two months. I'm relocating from Katy, TX (in the Houston area). What we are looking for is a place where we have maximum freedom to do with our property as we like within reasonable driving distance (40 minutes of downtown). We homeschool our four boys and that is not going to change, so highly rated schools are not a factor for us. We've looked east of town towards Shawnee and North towards Guthrie. We've also talked about abandoning our hopes of having any kind of property and moving close...
  • Douglass High School Mess Reflects a System Wide Failure

    12/04/2012 2:37:08 PM PST · by Osage Orange · 38 replies
    The Daily Oklahoman ^ | 12-4-12 | The Oklahoman Editorial
    <p>ON the first day Douglass High School students walked the halls of their new building, the Oklahoma City School Board chairman at the time stood before students with a message of hope.</p> <p>The investment they made in you is one we expect to pay off for years to come, Cliff Hudson said that day in January 2006. He was referencing voter support of MAPS for Kids, which paid for the new Douglass and hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of capital improvements throughout the district.</p>
  • The other Ryan: the candidates wife, Janna

    08/12/2012 2:59:38 PM PDT · by NYer · 67 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | August 12, 2012 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    An interesting glimpse at Paul Ryan’s wife, from the Washington Post: Janna Ryan, wife of Republican vice presidential pick Rep. Paul Ryan, is the poster girl for Generation X women who wanted to have it all.Ryan, 43, like many of her 40-something peers, is a stay-at-home mother with an impressive resume. She prefers her husband’s hometown, Janesville, Wis., to Washington and remains out of the political limelight.But Janna Christine Little Ryan hails from Oklahoma, a state known for its Will Rogers’s common-sense ideals mixed with a smidgen of Wild West attitude.She grew up Madill, Okla., in the southern part of...
  • (Louisiana Sheriff's Ambush Murder) 'They decide which laws to obey and to ignore -

    'They decide which laws to obey and to ignore - and they don't pay their taxes': Inside the anarchist sovereign citizens movement blamed for murder of two police officers Group is listed on FBI's domestic terror watchlist Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols linked to group Other members were involved in the death of two police officers in Arkansas in May 2010 Four men and a woman charged with attempted first degree murder of a police officer last week Suspects appear to be from the same LaPlace family All arrests are in relation to wounded officer Michael Boyington
  • Megadeths Dave Mustaine: Obama staged Aurora, Sikh temple shooting

    08/16/2012 6:38:59 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | August 15, 2012 | Robyn Chelsea-Seifert
    Megadeths Dave Mustaine isnt pulling any punches with his quotes as the frontman dropped some heavy thoughts on fans during a recent show in Singapore During the August 7 performance, the heavy metal singer/guitarist went on a rant telling audience members, "Back in my country, my president is trying to pass a gun ban so he's staging all of these murders, The Huffington Post reported.
  • A Coverup That Wont Stay Covered

    12/03/2003 6:13:26 AM PST · by JohnGalt · 17 replies · 405+ views
    LewRockwell.com ^ | 12/3/2003 | Paul Craig Roberts
    A Coverup That Wont Stay Covered by Paul Craig Roberts CNN recently reported that "the Justice Department is re-examining its investigation into the 1995 death of a federal prisoner that the victims family alleges was murder at the hands of the government." The victim was Kenneth Michael Trentadue. At 7 AM on August 21, 1995, officials from the Oklahoma Medical Examiners office arrived at the new Oklahoma City Federal Transfer Center for the body of a man recently picked up for parole violation who allegedly was a suicide by hanging. The astonished state officials saw a body with scalp split...
  • Eric Holder's two decades of concealing murder

    07/07/2012 9:55:40 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/7/2012 | Doug Book
    Information provided congressional committees by ATF whistleblowers and leaks within the Department of Justice prove Eric Holder to be either criminally complicit in the Fast and Furious scheme and cover-up, or the most incompetent, congenitally comatose Attorney General in the nations history. Though Holder is many things, he is not incompetent, at least not in the willful execution-upon-command of illegal and despicable enterprises; especially when those enterprises involve Administration generated murder. You need to know that Eric Holderplayed a key role in covering up the torture-murder death of my brother, Kenneth Michael Trentadue. (1) This is what Salt Lake City...
  • The Inside Story: Why a Ron Paul Disciple Left His Ranks

    David Bahnsen of Newport Beach, California is a Senior Vice President of Morgan Stanley, and also serves on the Board of Advisers of the California Recovery Project with Dr. Arthur Laffer. Bahnsen has abandoned his earlier support of the Ron Paul crusade, and now describes himself as an "economically literate Republican." He is the author of "The Undiscerning and Dangerous Appreciation of Ron Paul." Bahnsen says "It is the ironic that Ron Paul's alleged praiseworthiness comes from his devotion to the Constitution, when in fact, he has emphatically rejected it." Bahnsen has many family and business connections with libertarians. His...
  • Oklahoma City named most manly city

    06/17/2012 10:11:54 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 48 replies
    Gant Daily ^ | 15JUN2012 | Diane Alter
    Oklahoma City, OK, United States (4E) Oklahoma City has been dubbed Americas Manliest City in the fourth annual Combos Americas Manliest Cities list. Conducted by New Jersey-based Mars Chocolate, in conjunction with research expert Bert Sperling, the list ranks the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas using a scale that takes into account the number of home improvement stores, steak houses and manly occupations per capita. Cities stood to lose points if they had too many girly or feminine factors, such as a high number of nail salons or high-end retail boutiques. Topping the list as Americas Manliest City is...
  • 8 people shot in Oklahoma City following NBA playoff series win

    05/22/2012 3:29:32 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 29 replies
    http://kdvr.com ^ | 5/22/2012 | http://kdvr.com
    Eight people were shot Monday night just blocks from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City as large crowds were leaving the playoff game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder, police said. Authorities were trying to determine what led to the shootings that occurred at about 11:35 p.m., said Capt. Dexter Nelson of the Oklahoma City Police Department. Of the victims, one was in critical condition and seven suffered less severe injuries, Nelson said. Also, a woman was injured when she was punched and kicked in the crowded streets, authorities said.