Tag Archives: Oklahoma

Oklahoma GOP Chair Backs Primary Challenger To GOP Senator Because He Didn’t Try To Overturn The Election

The Tulsa World reports: Oklahoma Republican Party chairman John Bennett told reporters that Sen. James Lankford’s decision not to object to the results of the 2020 presidential election after the Jan. 6 insurrection was proof that the senator couldn’t keep promises made to constituents. Bennett reportedly also said being a Republican doesn’t necessarily make someone “the right pick.” “It’s more …

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Oklahoma Man Charged With Threat To Murder Biden

The Tulsa World reports: A Tulsa man faces federal charges on allegations that he sent a local television station emails threatening to kill President Joe Biden and unnamed members of Congress. John Jacobs Ahrens, 58, was charged by criminal complaint in Tulsa federal court on Monday with making threats against the president after he allegedly admitted to sending the emails …

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Delta Flight Diverted After Crew Calls For “Strong Men” To Help Restrain Passenger Wearing Helmet [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Witnesses have described the terrifying moment crew asked for ‘strong men’ to help subdue a passenger who tried to open a door on a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta. An eyewitness said on Twitter that passenger grabbed the public address system in the front galley and made an announcement telling others to take their seats …

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Biden To Mark Anniversary Of Tulsa Race Massacre

The Washington Post reports: Biden plans to travel to Oklahoma on Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, the ravaging of a once-prosperous Black business district and neighborhood by a White mob that stands as one of the worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history. In addition to delivering an address, Biden is scheduled to …

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Oklahoma Republicans Name Highway For Trump After Repealing Law That Such Honorees Must Be Long Dead

The Oklahoman reports: President Donald J. Trump Highway will be a roughly 20-mile stretch of U.S. 287 from Boise City to the Oklahoma-Texas border in Cimarron County. The legislation was briefly derailed in the Oklahoma Legislature when Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, pointed out that state law says typically, a person must be dead for at least three …

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Oklahoma Gov Bans State Agencies, Public Schools, And Colleges From Requiring Masks Or COVID Vaccinations

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt issued an executive order Friday banning state agencies from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of entry to public buildings. The order also said any building that is owned or leased by the state and is open to the public must rescind any existing mask mandates by Tuesday. It doesn’t prevent anyone from wearing …

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Republican Oklahoma AG Resigns In Adultery Scandal

The Oklahoman reports: Attorney General Mike Hunter announced his resignation on Wednesday, less than a week after filing for divorce from his wife, Cheryl. The Oklahoman submitted questions to Hunter on Tuesday night about an extramarital affair that the newspaper confirmed through people familiar with the situation. The sources said the affair was with a state employee, who did not …

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Oklahoma Gets $2.6M Refund For Trump’s Malaria Drug

Axios reports: Oklahoma has secured a $2.6 million refund for a malaria drug purchase once touted by former President Trump as a treatment for COVID-19, the state’s attorney general announced Friday. Trump repeatedly promoted hydroxychloroquine last year despite health officials warning that the drug should not be prescribed for treating COVID-19 outside of research or hospital settings due to serious …

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Oklahoma Gov Signs Bill That Criminalizes Abortion

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed three anti-abortion bills into law on Monday, including ones to criminalize the procedure in certain cases and cost providers their medical licenses for performing them. The Republican-controlled Senate passed measures requiring physicians who perform abortions to be certified in obstetrics and gynecology, adding performing an abortion to the list of unprofessional …

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OK Gov Signs Bill Legalizing Running Over Protesters

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a controversial bill that would grant immunity to drivers who unintentionally injure or kill protesters while driving away from a riot. Stitt on Wednesday signed House Bill 1674 from Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore, and Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman. Critics of the HB 1674 say the legislature is cracking down on protests following …

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Students Celebrate School’s Newest US Citizen [VIDEO]

Oklahoma City’s ABC News affiliate reports: It was lunchtime at Prairie Vale Elementary School when cafeteria manager Yanet Vilamontes Lopez and her team were preparing chicken nuggets for the young students. An immigrant from Cuba, Lopez moved to Oklahoma from Houston a few years ago with her family for better job opportunities. It was a dream that was fulfilled Monday. …

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Oklahoma Tries To Return $2M Of Trump’s Malaria Drug

The Oklahoma Frontier reports: The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office has been tasked with attempting to return a $2 million stockpile of a malaria drug once touted by former President Donald Trump as a way to treat the coronavirus. In April, Gov. Kevin Stitt, who ordered the hydroxychloroquine purchase, defended it by saying that while it may not be a useful …

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Oklahoma Bill Would Establish Bigfoot Hunting Season

The Oklahoman reports: State Rep. Justin Humphrey admits his legislation to establish a Bigfoot hunting season is primarily intended to draw tourists to southeast Oklahoma and not to bag the fabled creature. Humphrey, R-Lane, told The Oklahoman on Thursday that he is not a Bigfoot believer but keeps an open mind. “We want to make it a real deal. You …

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OK Jail Guards Charged With “Baby Shark” Torture

Buzzfeed News reports: Two former Oklahoma County jail guards and their supervisor were charged Monday with cruelty to prisoner offenses for allegedly forcing inmates to stand for hours while listening to the children’s song “Baby Shark.” In November and December last year, Christian Miles and Greg Butler Jr., both 21, forced four inmates to stand alone in rooms handcuffed to …

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NBA Team Kneels Despite GOP Rep’s Threat To Pull Tax Breaks: It’s A “Marxist Destruction Of Nuclear Families”

Yahoo Sports reports: Oklahoma City Thunder players did not heed a lawmaker’s threat about kneeling during the national anthem. All the Thunder players knelt on Saturday alongside Utah Jazz players during their NBA bubble debut. The social justice protest arrived a day after an Oklahoma state lawmaker attempted to pressure Thunder players to his will. Rep. Sean Roberts (R-Hominy) issued …

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Kanye West Qualifies To Appear On Oklahoma Ballot

The Associated Press reports: Rap superstar Kanye West has qualified to appear on Oklahoma’s presidential ballot, the first state where he met the requirements before the filing deadline. But confusion remains over whether he’s actually running. West filed the necessary paperwork and paid the $35,000 filing Wednesday afternoon, which was the deadline for a spot on the state’s Nov. 3 …

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GOP Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt Reveals He Is COVID+

Oklahoma City’s ABC News affiliate reports: Governor Kevin Stitt said that he has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Stitt made the announcement from his home during a joint press conference with Interim Commissioner of Health Lance Frye on Wednesday. Stitt said that he “feels fine” and does not exhibit many symptoms other than feeling “achy.” Stitt last appeared on …

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Oklahoma Nazi Shoots Woman Trying To Steal His Flag

CBS News reports: A 26-year-old woman was shot multiple times after she tried to steal a Swastika flag from a front yard in Oklahoma. Authorities said the woman was dared at a party across the street to try and steal one of the Nazi flags the front yard of Alexander John Feaster’s front yard in Hunter. “On the way back …

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Alleged House Candidate Explains COVID And 666

“Barr covered up the Epstein murder. Epstein had all the inside info about Orgy Island. They’re all rapists, man. I get political prophecies. God showed me. He was choked out by the muscle man, bigger than the Incredible Hulk. His first cellmate. Don’t trust AG Barr. Trump, get a real AG and go after the people who dropped the bioweapon …

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Woman In “I Can’t Breathe” Shirt Arrested At Rally

The Independent reports: Police have arrested a woman wearing a shirt that reads “I Can’t Breathe” outside of Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma after the president warned “lowlifes” against showing up and demonstrating at his controversial event. “Somebody has to do this,” the woman said as she sat on the floor of an empty area outside of the president’s …

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