Remember Jason Nichols Aug. 28

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Positive Politics by John M. Wylie II Our 2nd District Congressman since 2013 apparently doesn’t want the job, regularly saying ethics rules shackle citizen legislators. His growing wealth says otherwise, but up to now voters had little chance to help him come home. That will change Aug. 28 if registered Democrats and Independents vote for […]

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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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Remember Jason Nichols Aug. 28


Blog - Positive Politics, Blog post

Positive Politics by John M. Wylie II Our 2nd District Congressman since 2013 apparently doesn’t want the job, regularly saying ethics rules shackle citizen legislators. His growing wealth says otherwise, but up to now voters had little chance to help him come home. That will change Aug. 28 if registered Democrats and Independents vote for […]

August 18, 2018

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