Last week, we broke the story that Norman City Council candidate Kelly Lynn – a candidate backed by the divisive Unite Norman – failed to acknowledge on a campaign form that he once pled guilty to a felony, despite the fact that OBSI records showed he did plead guilty to a felony in the late 1990s.
In the article – which you can conveniently read here if you’re a Lost Ogle Member – we took a dive into the riveting topic of Oklahoma expungement law, and came to a general conclusion that Lynn pled guilty (or possibly “no-contest”) to a three-year deferred sentence, completed the terms of the sentence, and then had the case dismissed, but not fully expunged from his record.
Either way, we figured the dismissal/expungement to be a moot point because the election form simply asks whether the candidate has ever pled guilty to a felony, something it looks like Kelly clearly did.
After the story broke, Kelly apparently rushed to OSBI headquarters, and before you could toss a brick at an SUV full of teenagers, got his records updated and expunged. He then sent me a kind email asking to update the story. Here’s a screenshot of our exchange:
Back in July of 2018, only a few weeks after Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of medical marijuana via SQ 788, the Oklahoma Board of Health and GOP political establishment went full reefer madness and tried to sabotage the law by enacting emergency rules that would do things like ban the sale of smokable […]
Sad news, my fellow Oklahomans! In a blow to UCO graphic design juniors and homeschool moms everywhere, God’s favorite inspirational pillow distributor Hobby Lobby is axing its 40% daily coupon at the end of the month. February may be known as a month of love, but Hobby Lobby ain’t showing it to us. So to encourage ya’ll to use it before you lose it and start getting in the mood for cupid’s month, here’s the 7 sexiest Hobby Lobby items to buy with your 40% coupon!
Heart Silicone Rings
Hobby Lobby markets their “Heart Silicone Rings” as part of “a thoughtful gift to present your Valentine with!” And frankly, I couldn’t market these cock rings any better.
It’s easy to make fun of community colleges. I’ve done it myself a few times, usually unwarranted and wholly unnecessary, but now I’m feeling nothing but pangs of guilt after receiving this headline via social media last Friday: “Oklahoma City Community College Removes Controversial Land Run Monument.”
Even though I went to OCU for most of my university matriculation, I’ve always thought of community college as the “high school after high school.” But, after reading that Oklahoma City Community College has made this applaud-worthy announcement, I’m ready to go back to school there, Dangerfield-style.
In case you haven’t heard the news—or know no Indigenous peoples, natch—OCCC has torn down their Land Run monument to create a safe and inclusive atmosphere for all those that attend, particularly students with Native blood running through their veins that, you know, don’t appreciate being reminded of the theft and murder of their peoples on the daily.