Oklahoma Voters Apparently Pass Medicaid Expansion in Major Rebuke to Republicans

elections.ap.org/… The Associated Press has called a narrow victory in a vote to expand Medicaid by constitutional amendment in Oklahoma, one of the most Republican states. With all precincts reporting, the vote has 50.48% or 340,279 voting “Yes” for the amendment, and 333,761 voting against. The urban counties, primarily Oklahoma County and Tulsa County, outvoted the rural areas that…

Boogaloo: DHS warns increased threat of RW domestic terror

Wear a Hawai'ian shirt, go to jail…Tulsa did have in attendance the anti-government gun-toting version of Proud Boys called Boogaloo Bois. Fortunately they chickened out on a mission to foment conflict for a second Civil War. Fortunately, the fashion police and the National Guard were present in Tulsa, and monitoring the Boogaloos’ paramilitary cosplay activity. Doubtless future Trump rallies…

As predicted, the Tulsa MAGAs are mostly maskless

Today’s blog post is brought to you by Brawndo — The Thirst Mutilator. It’s got what plants crave! So, yeah, as you probably guessed, the MAGAs are maskless in Moronsylvania. NBC News: In conversations with dozens of Trump supporters lined up outside a convention center in downtown Tulsa to attend the president’s campaign rally on…

as COVID-19 ravages, Trump's Tulsa ‘criminal endangerment’ couldn't possibly be a bioweapon attack

Pence lies about curve flattening and Trumpists are so enamored of IMPOTUS* that they might sacrifice themselves without voting. Dick Cheney’s cardiologist calls Trump’s Tulsa rally “criminal endangerment”. “In a very real sense, (Oklahoma has) flattened the curve. … The number of cases in Oklahoma — it's declined precipitously.” — Mike Pence We looked at the raw…

State Poll Summary: Consensus to Fire Trump Is Building

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Donald Trump can’t get no respect these days. The coronavirus won’t disappear as he said it would, and CNN won’t retract their national poll saying he’s 14 points behind Biden. To top that off, the Dow Jones Industrial stock index dropped 1861 (-6.9%) points today when Wall Street suddenly discovered we are in a recession….

Medicaid Expansion Qualifies for Oklahoma Ballot

http://www.msn.com/… Oklahoma Attorney General Michael Rogers has notified Governor Kevin Stitt that an initiative to expand Medicaid has qualified to be placed on the ballot this year. More than enough valid signatures were collected in the fall to require a vote which will be known as State Question 802. Stitt, a Republican who opposes expansion,…

Mike Bloomberg caught using prison labor for his presidential campaign

John Washington of The Intercept recently published this report about the use of prison labor by Mike Bloomberg’s presidential bid to make phone calls on behalf of the Bloomberg campaign: FORMER NEW YORK CITY mayor and multibillionaire Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg used prison labor to make campaign calls. Through a third-party vendor, the Mike Bloomberg…

Oklahoma, How Does It Work? SCOTUS buys time to try to figure it out…

Supreme Court news today is dominated by the ugly mess that is the political gerrymandering case and the (at least temporary) victory on the Census citizenship question. Buried way down on the SCOTUS page, the Court did something very unusual. Instead of ruling on a case that it heard this session, it relisted it for…