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Old 06-17-2018, 01:50 PM
 
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By Rivka Galchen

Every state is politically odd, but I find Oklahoma to be the oddest. In 2002, a gubernatorial election was captured by the underdog because of strong turnout from pro-cockfighting Democrats...

The constitution is unusually progressive. It grants the people legislative power through referendums, provides for universal suffrage, and details the oversight of everything from roads and wildlife to banks and social security. It also forbids open carry of a sword.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2...al-in-oklahoma
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Old 06-18-2018, 01:56 AM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Oklahomans are simply fed up with poorly run government that favors wealthy special business interests. I thought it was especially appalling when several years ago Republicans voted to protect oil companies from being sued by workers hurt or killed on the job. Earlier this year the Oklahoma Supreme Court had the good, fair sense to overturn that law. That was a good start toward Oklahoma taking care of its own. It can start doing more to taking care of its own by voting Yes on 788. No more medical marijuana refugees!
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