City doesn’t need to spend $521K for enhancements
Editor: The Transcript: I read reporter Joy Hampton’s report on June 12 regarding the recent city council meeting. After picking my jaw up from the table, I thought I must have misread the article. Surely it had to be a misprint that the ...
Recent lawsuit was frivolous
Editor, The Transcript: I have been a lawyer for more than 50 years and have seen many changes in our judiciary, most of which I have disliked. Since the time I was sworn into the bar, our society has become more litigious, thinking that ...
Highway projects are wasteful
Editor, The Transcript: The transfer of moneys from the private sector to the government, by use of taxation, for example, should not be expected to affect economies. Both entities spend the money on jobs and on goods and services. Who ...
California is doing just fine
Editor, The Transcript: George Will owes California an apology for his numerous columns predicting the state’s impending collapse because of gross mismanagement of public funds....
Plan leaves you high, dry
Editor, The Transcript: Living in Oklahoma, being an “at will” employee is pretty common. If you are not familiar with the term, it simply means that the boss can fire you whenever he wants. This may apply to you and you don’t even know ...
We make it easy for storms
Editor, The Transcript: If we look at how the average house is constructed here, we see how easily tornados destroy them. Walls are framed together with nails. When the walls are erected, that puts all of the nails in a vertical position....
Orwell mistitled novel ‘1984’
Editor, The Transcript: Obama as Sgt. Schultz: Personally, I’d like to think he (Obama) is just that. However; unhappily, I believe just the opposite. His communist upbringing, Muslim background and Saul Alinsky ties plus his in-depth ...
Spend your time wisely
Someone once wrote “Time, you thief,” And we know what that does mean. It seems the days go flying by — Never more to be seen. Don’t leave those needed words unsaid, And don’t forget it’s fun to play....
Thank you to city workers
Editor, The Transcript: As a resident in central Norman, I want to thank our garbage pickup workers for their extra attention to picking up storm damage today and each time we have storm damage. The workers had already picked up what I ...
Public not fooled by GOP’s ‘mind tricks’
Editor, The Transcript: After reading last Sunday’s “Your View” letter from one of our resident conservative whiners accusing The Transcript of assaulting Republicans by presenting a different view than his, I feel a response is ...
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