Won't it be great when the Republicans take over Oklahoma? You know... the ones who call themselves 'conservatives', 'small-government', liberty-minded', 'constitutionalist'?
When they finally do take over:
Now we have a silent senate Republican caucus while one of their own embezzled over a million dollars in a span of over a decade. We see criminal behavior covered up with the collusion of colleagues.
Oklahomans still want those same promises kept. They don't trust the Democrats to shrink the tax bill or keep the massive regulations from choking us. But there is an anger boiling up. It seems the political class is too busy selling legislative votes for campaign donations. We passed term limits, and we think it helped, somewhat. But too many of the ruling class are busy building state-funded 'hammocks' for their friends and for when they term out of office.
And I'm sure others will have more ideas, in the comments, below.
Opinion of the Editor
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David Van Risseghem is the Director of Sooner Politics.org. The resource is committed to informing & mobilizing conservative Oklahomans for civic reform. This endeavor seeks to utilize the efforts of all cooperative facets of the Conservative movement...