Opinion

Robbing You Of Dignity



LOURDES, FRANCE — Brad Pitt appears to be the hero of the most recent Hollywood story, having done what many were afraid to do: stand up to Harvey Wei… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Media Begging for Conspiracy Theories on Las Vegas



Now the media are just taunting us with their tall tales about Stephen Paddock, the alleged Las Vegas shooter. Reputedly serious news organizations ar… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Knock, Knock! Open Your Doors



Recently I returned to my college alma mater for homecoming weekend, a chance to watch football, rekindle old friendships and, as is my passion, visit… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

This May Solve My Problems



My refrigerator is where cucumbers go to die. Not on purpose — I’m not a sadist — but from neglect and carelessness. Cucumbers seem like such a good i… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Trump Is Not the Head of State



In high school civics I was taught that, in America, the president has many roles, often divided in other countries. He’s commander in chief, head of … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

The Drug Industry Swims in Washington’s Swamp



Well, that was quick. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday morning that his pick to be drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, had withdrawn from consideratio… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

He Gets Credit For Frankness



Jimmy Kimmel deserves credit for frankness, if nothing else. In an interview over the weekend, the ABC late-night host said he doesn’t care about losi… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Conspiracy Theorists Seek Retreat From Reality



Hardly anybody today believes that once-unsettling events like solar eclipses are caused by wolves or demons eating the sun. But when it comes to all-… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

He’s the Apprentice President



A White House document arguing for tighter immigration laws states that “immigrants who come here illegally and enter the workforce undermine job oppo… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Hypocrisy Rendered Obsolete



WASHINGTON — Hypocrisy, one of the most damnable sins, has been rendered obsolete. When everybody’s a skunk, nobody smells the stench. Or, more to the… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.