When a person relies on grandiose flippancy in the face of a serious accusation instead of showing transparency with proof that the accusation is false.....it's time to ask questions. It's time to ask a lot of questions.
If we are to disrupt the cycle of poverty we must break the circle with real and lasting change.
When I got back into the car tears started streaming down my face. The old woman I was paired with gently asked me what happened. I told her and she kindly comforted me. The rest of the day my mind was on that family. My mind kept replaying her words "We are invisible to the world".
Last year I had the audacity to have a baby at a *gasp* hospital. This, I think, is where I f*cked up. Like a good little mommy to be I did everything the way I was supposed to do it. I saw a midwife from the very beginning of the pregnancy. I went to every … Continue reading WTF Medical Billing
Oklahoma is primarily a "Red State". Being governed by Republicans has serious downfalls. One of those major downfalls is the continued efforts to completely destroy public education. As the mother of two children, this is a subject that enrages me. Oklahoma schools ranked 49th in the entire nation. Let that sink it. 49th.
Like many Oklahoman's, I am angry. Our state is in such a horrible financial crisis that the public school system (which has continually suffered budget cuts) is now in survival mode. This means cutting the school year short. Oklahoma already has one of the shortest school years at 180 mandatory days. Now, they are talking … Continue reading Local News Thursday -Oklahoma Needs To Put Education First!
For those of you who don't live in Oklahoma, we have a shit ton of toll roads. Oklahoma has more toll roads than any other state in the nation. The toll roads are operated by the Oklahoma Transportation Authority. They are not elected officials. The governor appoints the director and the board. Both of whom … Continue reading Why Turnpikes Are Bullshit
Link to the video HERE. I want to first say how this is the least legit funeral home I have ever seen. This....well....it looks like a barn. I realize it's a crematorium. But...I just....it's creepy. I mean, it looks like a barn. A regular barn. Not like...oh you know....a place where bodies are burned. … Continue reading Local News Thursday’s -Prius Crashes Into The Least Legit Looking Funeral Home Ever
Board member Leo Baxter said the decision not to make blanket 3 percent cuts was a “good outcome in a bad situation.” A good outcome in a bad situation. I'm starting with that quote because I think it perfectly describes my state officials complete lack of regard for the disastrous effects these cuts will have. 46.8 … Continue reading Oklahoma cuts 46.8 MILLION from education.
Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe has urged Obama to deny entry into the states to any of the Syrian refugees until stricter measures can be taken to assure none of them are members of ISIS. First off, I have seen many articles refering to the above mentioned senator as a "leading senator". I just want everyone … Continue reading Oklahoma Senator Inhofe Urges Denial To Syrian Refugee Acceptance