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Archive for ‘July, 2014’

The Okies

Oklahomans or Okies? I use the term Okie in this essay without any pejorative  meaning whatsoever. It is used by me to honor the people of Oklahoma who have suffered so much yet retain a strong commitment to religion, political conservatism and moral values.

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An Homage to USMC Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi

On March 31, 2014 USMC Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi accidentally crossed into Tijuana, Mexico with three weapons which were registered to him, an AR-15 rifle, a .45 caliber pistol and a 12 gauge pump shotgun. Sgt. Tahmooressi suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has been held in La Mesa Penitentiary in Tijuana pending the outcomes of several hearings the latest of which is scheduled for August 4.

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