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Melania, There Is Still Hope



WASHINGTON — Have you noticed the sudden popularity of books about fascism? It is amazing. I would say such books are even more popular than books abo… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Politics Trampling Our Ideals



Even if it could be proven that Christine Blasey Ford deliberately slandered Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh — and I am not saying that’s the ca… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

As Midterms Loom, GOP Hopes Political Storm Dissipates



Republicans know what the midterm election polls say. They hear the talk about a blue wave. They’re aware of historical party-in-power midterm losses … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Does He Have a Doppelganger?



WASHINGTON — In one of Brett Kavanaugh’s responses to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl when he was in high school, a charge h… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

I Guess I Am Ready To Evacuate



I live in the Chicago suburbs, in a quiet neighborhood that has never succumbed to mass evacuation, unless one counts Nov. 2, 2016 when residents stre… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Brett Kavanaugh Case Takes Us Back to High School



It must feel ironic for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be judged now by the standards that he once tried to apply in the toughest way possible to another al… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Change Was More Devastating to Puerto Rico Than Maria



WASHINGTON — When you read about the tragic deaths in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, you’ll find two “real” stories pulling you to tears and anger … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Politics Have Gotten Uglier



There are very few things I’m sure of in the latest, and worst, chapter in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation saga.It’s like a “Choose Your Own Adventur… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Scariest Halloween In History



Halloween is six weeks away, and I am very scared. Not of trick-or-treaters coming to my door, or of my car being soaped (even though it needs it).No,… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

The Public Will Think He’s Guilty



If Franz Kafka had written about confirmation hearings, he couldn’t have come up with a better scenario than the one now unfolding in the U.S. Senate…. Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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