Ivory Tower

March 29, 2008
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Voices: Ivory tower March 28, 2008 09:44 pm — It comes as no surprise that the faculty senate of Oklahoma University opposes a bill in the state Legislature allowing active-duty military personnel, honorably discharged veterans, and other approved citizens to carry concealed weapons on campus (Globe, March 23). After all, OU is one of the…

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Voting on CAFOs

January 28, 2008
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Voices: Voting on CAFOs January 27, 2008 08:57 pm — John Putnam, a resident opposed to a proposed juice/strip bar in his neighborhood, had the following quote in Tuesday’s (1/22/08) Globe: “There is no reason why the citizens of each county in Missouri should not be allowed to vote for, or against, sexually oriented businesses…

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Needs Are Forgotten

January 24, 2008
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Voices: Needs are forgotten January 23, 2008 10:17 pm — Some 20 years ago I co-authored a paper that opened with “Medical care, American-style, is not cheap.” Substitute “Education” and you have the crux of the matter in the Miller (Globe, Jan. 1) and Brown (Globe, Jan. 10) letters to the editor. I entered the…

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Misprint Irony

December 13, 2007
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Voices: Misprint irony December 12, 2007 11:06 pm — The irritation of another misprint in an article (“The Missouri Air CONVERSATION Commission …” Globe, Dec. 7) quickly gave way to a quite fitting irony. Along with the equally impotent Department of Natural Resources, all that really ever does get done at these meetings IS conversation,…

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Fox Criticism

November 1, 2006
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Voices: Fox criticism November 01, 2006 01:07 am — This is in response to Mike Pound’s column (Globe, Oct. 26). First Mike, I couldn’t agree with you more; Rush Limbaugh can be a moron. Second, I’m in favor of Amendment 2. But, on a third point of Michael J. Fox and the ad, a difference…

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Arrival

July 1, 1999
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From the time of man’s beginning, I’ve mystified his soul. Providing him the challenge, What secrets I behold? In years I am not measured, I alone transcend all time. From the ancient’s to the modern, Man’s future I define. I’ve seen man’s greatest follies, His triumphs, his defeats. Saw the Wright’s at Kitty Hawke, Felt…

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