Thanks for the great reviews

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Thanks to readers who have given great reviews. 5 stars: Author Wylie weaves a superb mystery-suspense using the book of Revelation and fictionalized historical events of the Byzantine Empire. Readers will savor history lessons while sight-seeing present-day Athens, the Grecian countryside, and sky-high monasteries in search of early Christian documents and art. The author blends […]

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After 40 years, gunman at desk is still haunting

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By John M. Wylie II The shooting at The Capital Gazette shocked all journalists. It was even more chilling personally as the motive and circumstances dribbled out over the next two days because 40 years ago I faced a gunman with a grudge in The Kansas City Star newsroom. His motive was the same—certainty that […]

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Official misconduct shrouds landslide passage of medical pot

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John Wylie has a major piece in the new issue of the Oklahoma Observer on the role of State Question 788, allowing medical marijuana, passed by a landslide despite tiny campaign expenditures, and how the issue will continue to impact Oklahoma politics for at least the rest of the year–and maybe far beyond.   Enjoy […]

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800-lb. Gorilla Tuesday weighs 1,000 tons

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Political junkies like to talk about the 800-pound gorilla in the room when they analyze an upcoming election. They got way more than they bargained for with Tuesday’s Oklahoma Primary. There are enough gorillas to sink most cargo ships. Basic ground rules for voting First, this is the first open primary in ages—if you are […]

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Thanks for the great reviews


Blog - Faith's Reflections, Blog post

Thanks to readers who have given great reviews. 5 stars: Author Wylie weaves a superb mystery-suspense using the book of Revelation and fictionalized historical events of the Byzantine Empire. Readers will savor history lessons while sight-seeing present-day Athens, the Grecian countryside, and sky-high monasteries in search of early Christian documents and art. The author blends […]

August 13, 2018

Positive Politics: For Beau Williams


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Independents can vote in the Democratic primary simply by asking for a ballot. WYLIE ENDORSES BEAU WILLIAMS FOR CORPORATION COMMISSIONER OOLOGAH (June 18, 2018)—John M. Wylie II, 2004 Democratic nominee for Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner and Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame publisher, today endorsed Beau Williams as the Democratic nominee for the OCC seat now held […]

June 18, 2018

Home for the holidays—but where is home?


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By JOHN M. WYLIE II It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving or Christmas or any other special occasion without hearng everyone from Perry Como to the Carpenters singing: Oh, there’s no place like the home for the holidays, ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam, When you pine for the sunshine of a friendly gaze, For […]

January 9, 2018

The 12 Days of Christmas


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We are sharing this favorite column that John Wylie wrote after spending more than two months in the hospital By John Wylie, 2012 On the first day of Christmas, my doctors gave to me, a bunch of drugs in an IV. On the second day of Christmas, my doctors gave to me, two output checks […]

December 31, 2017