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« Reply #420 on: June 03, 2018, 01:37:03 pm »

California bars state-funded travel to Oklahoma over LGBTQ law

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-california-travel-lgbt-20180601-story.html
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« Reply #421 on: June 03, 2018, 02:03:45 pm »

California bars state-funded travel to Oklahoma over LGBTQ law

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-california-travel-lgbt-20180601-story.html



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« Reply #422 on: June 03, 2018, 06:44:46 pm »

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« Reply #423 on: June 03, 2018, 07:44:51 pm »

Did someone fart..Huh

Once again, probably your upper lip.
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« Reply #424 on: June 03, 2018, 07:59:52 pm »

Once again, probably your upper lip.

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« Reply #425 on: June 03, 2018, 11:23:48 pm »

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“There appears to be more and more Californians sharing our values as we are seeing more Californians move to Oklahoma,” said Michael McNutt, spokesman for Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, in a statement. “With our state’s economy being as strong as it is, we won’t miss a few Californians traveling on state business showing up in our state.”

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jun/3/oklahoma-unfazed-after-landing-california-state-tr/
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« Reply #426 on: June 04, 2018, 09:52:20 am »

“There appears to be more and more Californians sharing our values as we are seeing more Californians move to Oklahoma,” said Michael McNutt, spokesman for Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, in a statement. “With our state’s economy being as strong as it is, we won’t miss a few Californians traveling on state business showing up in our state.”

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jun/3/oklahoma-unfazed-after-landing-california-state-tr/



Just one more national embarrassment for our state.  If I could, I would post the pic...
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« Reply #427 on: June 04, 2018, 10:13:58 am »

“There appears to be more and more Californians sharing our values as we are seeing more Californians move to Oklahoma,” said Michael McNutt, spokesman for Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, in a statement. “With our state’s economy being as strong as it is, we won’t miss a few Californians traveling on state business showing up in our state.”
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jun/3/oklahoma-unfazed-after-landing-california-state-tr/

California is #3 in the nation at retaining its resident's.  Yes - it has a good number of people leaving, but only 1.66% of its population moves away in a given year. 75% of Californians stay in California.  Compared to just 65% for Oklahoma.  4% of all living people born in Oklahoma are now residing in California. We don't want to get in a "more people want to be here than there" argument.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/08/13/upshot/where-people-in-each-state-were-born.html#California

And no, this won't be some crippling blow to our economy.  But it will be missed.  OU plays UCLA in a few months and will drop boatloads of cash, I'm guessing that won't happen again under the ban.  Every California who comes and enjoys our low, low prices leaves behind cash. Odds are good plenty of Okies will be going to California and dropping cash for various reasons.  While it certainly won't be a crippling blow, why pretend like we don't want to get some of that back?

Why not just say "it's unfortunate they have made this decision, we welcome anyone from California who wants to enjoy Oklahoma on government business or on vacation."
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« Reply #428 on: June 04, 2018, 10:20:43 am »


Why not just say "it's unfortunate they have made this decision, we welcome anyone from California who wants to enjoy Oklahoma on government business or on vacation."



Because that would require thoughtful consideration and an actual "give-a-s..." attitude about this state and the people in it - other than their "good buddies".

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Oklahoma has overtaken Louisiana as the state with the highest incarceration rate in the United States
Taking the top position from Louisiana also makes Oklahoma the global leader in incarceration. State authorities and reforms experts long anticipated Oklahoma taking the position since Louisiana legislators passed reforms in the past 12 to 18 months. Reform efforts undertaken in Oklahoma are expected to only slow the incarceration growth rate in the state and not reduce it, said Kris Steele, chair for Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform.


http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest/oklahoma-now-has-highest-incarceration-rate-study-finds/article_0561c981-5e48-51a0-812e-19c22b33f55d.html

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Oklahoma has overtaken Louisiana as the state with the highest incarceration rate in the United States
Taking the top position from Louisiana also makes Oklahoma the global leader in incarceration. State authorities and reforms experts long anticipated Oklahoma taking the position since Louisiana legislators passed reforms in the past 12 to 18 months. Reform efforts undertaken in Oklahoma are expected to only slow the incarceration growth rate in the state and not reduce it, said Kris Steele, chair for Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform.


http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest/oklahoma-now-has-highest-incarceration-rate-study-finds/article_0561c981-5e48-51a0-812e-19c22b33f55d.html

Another trophy we can place alongside "World Leader in Taser Deaths"






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