For a family that preaches personal responsibility, the Stitt’s sure don’t seem to show it!
Thanks to a tip via the Ogle Mole Network, we’ve learned that Kent David Stitt – the younger brother of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt – was ticketed last month in Kiowa County for not wearing orange while hunting.
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One of the first food reviews I ever wrote for the Lost Ogle was based around the somewhat legendary Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill, 310 Johnny Bench Dr. in Bricktown. As I reread the piece, I was forced to remember how much I liked the Fried Bologna Sandwich but, as you can imagine, had a problem with the jingoistic view of Americana.
But, as I had been on the search for good hamburgers in Oklahoma City, I remembered liking their burger just fine, and, since I had an hour to kill before a screening of American Underdog—review here—I decided to stop in as the temperatures in Oklahoma City plummeted comically fast.
Even though there are American flags and other forms of silly patriotism all about, I’m happy to say that it’s all a false marketing scheme, because so many of the employees there are, thankfully, of Latino descent, many of them speaking Spanish to one another, obviously pissing off some white dudes at the bar.
That’s good enough for me!
I used to be a responsible, respectable young woman who spent her time well. Back in 2010, when I was a college freshman at Oklahoma State University, I bragged incessantly was proud of my placement in the school’s Honors College. Many of the Honors classes were located on the south end of campus in a […]
As long as other holy books of various religious dogmas are sitting right beside it, I don’t mind the Christian Bible being available in Oklahoma public school libraries. Of course, I don’t have kids and never will, so I guess I don’t have a God in this fight.
But, in the Oklahoma State Senate, Republican Sen. George Burns—say goodnight, Satan!—wants to force it down your kids’ throats, ensuring a new generation of Christ-based fear and loathing.
He’s currently pushing Senate Bill 1161. It will basically create “Sunday School” as an elective course for Oklahoma students and ensure that the King James Bible is available in school libraries for kids who don’t know how to get one for free. From the Oklahoma State Senate: