Preventing Tragedies Is Costly — Not Preventing Them Is Far Worse

Springfield, MO is about an hour north of Country & Western Kitsch Destination Branson, and about an hour northeast of Joplin, the site of a horrible tornado convergence last year. Since my parents live half a mile south of Joplin (and a hundred miles northeast of Tulsa), I often think of these areas as tornado […]

When Media Tragedy Overtakes the Man in the Mirror

I know a man whose job exposed him so constantly to the abominations and dark recesses of the human heart that one day he looked in the mirror and could no longer recognize himself… There are thoughts inside me that I have wanted to open up for public consideration for some time.  However, each time […]

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Oklahoma Gives Massive Breaks to Oil Companies while Schools Lack Storm Shelters

“OOOOk-lahoma, where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain, And the wavin’ wheat can sure smell sweet, When the wind comes right behind the rain…” Unless you’re a fan of Broadway and cheesy old Hollywood films, you may not be familiar with this song. You’re also probably trying to figure out where I’m going with […]