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Tulsa, OK GOP Discriminates Against Black Republicans – Reported to NAACP

Michael McCutchin – Tulsa GOP Chairman (via Sooner Politics)

 

 

NAACP State Oklahoma President – Anthony Douglas

NAACP Oklahoma received complaint  that Tulsa GOP is discriminating against  black republicans.   Apparently Tulsa GOP chairman – Michael McCutchin has made it difficult for black republicans to attend precinct meetings by moving the locations outside of  their area.   It is believed the intent is to alienate black republicans from becoming precinct officers and to discourage black republicans in that district from becoming  voting members at the state convention.   The NAACP letter states in part:

“According to Tulsa GOP Chairman, Michael McCutchin, any North Tulsa Precincts chosen a neighborhood location that disadvantaged citizens could walk to and feel safe & comfortably received in, would be banished from the county convention as a punishment for exercising their precinct’s will”.

NAACP complaint regarding Tulsa GOP disenfranchising black republicans

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Gov Fallin got til Dec 31st to COMPLY or Oklahoma Rural Hospitals will shut down?

Ali Canada, organizer for Colaition for Medicaid Expansion, Explains what will happen if Oklahoma Gov Fallin continues to refuse expanding medicaid by Dec 31st

Ali Canada, organizer for Coalition for Medicaid Expansion, explains what will happen if Oklahoma Gov Fallin continues to refuse expanding medicaid by Dec 31st

According to Ali Canada, if Mary Fallin – governor of Oklahoma does not accept Medicaid Expansion program, then all medical programs within the state that are federally funded may get cut off.  This could mean shut down of Rural hospitals in Oklahoma.  Mr. Canada added that he believes the deadline date for Governor Fallin to expand medicaid is December 31, 2013.  Canada also said that even the most conservative governor in the nation – Jan Brewer, has decided to expand medicaid.

Ali Canada is 1 of the organizers for Coalition for Medicaid Expansion.

The event was videoed  at Chadick Park on July 27, 2013 and coordinated by Coalition for Medicaid Expansion.  The group organized a Motorcade for Medicaid which toured 12 Oklahoma cities/towns in a single day.  McAlester, Oklahoma was its last stop.

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GOP Sen candidate 100% GUARANTEE Oklahoma 2B SUED if Affirmative Action is abolished

Oklahoma GOP senate candidate - Barney Taylor says now is not the time for Oklahoma to outlaw affirmative action. He 100% guarantees lawsuits to follow.

Oklahoma GOP senate candidate – Barney Taylor says now is not the time for Oklahoma to outlaw affirmative action. He 100% guarantees lawsuits to follow.

Barney Scott Taylor, a GOP state senate candidate 100% guarantees that if Oklahoma outlaws affirmative action, it will be sued. He said now is not the time for Oklahoma to do away with affirmative action. He brings up the NAACP & ACLU. Taylor says we (Oklahoma) don’t need that. As Taylor considers himself a pragmatist, he pointed out that a pending affirmative action case is before the supreme court (Abigail Fisher vs. University of Texas); & that while he could not answer the question if affirmative action is working because he could not get past the pragmatic part of it. He feels that the whole affirmative action thing could be shot down by the supreme court before the people of Oklahoma can even vote on it.

His view was that it didn’t make any sense for Oklahoma to come up with its own law, while the supreme court case has similar matter still pending. He said that Oklahoma should of waited to see how the supreme court rules on it.

There is a proposed eradication of affirmation action from Oklahoma law that will on voting ballot in the general election – November 2012. It was not until later on that I had learned that a black republican named T.W. Shannon was the 1 who presented this anti-affirmative action initiative.

Barney Taylor is running for Oklahoma state senate district 9, which covers Muskogee & Wagoner county. The election is November 2012.

His opponent, Earl Garrison, a democrat is an incumbent. Garrison was not present at this forum. It was announced that Garrison could not be present due to prior engagement to attend a hall of fame induction of his friend.

This interview was videoed at the Armory center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on October 9, 2012 after a political forum sponsored by Tahlequah chamber of commerce.

Oklahoma’s Anti – Affirmative Action candidate – GOP Russell Turner

Russell Turner, republican candidate running for state representative is anti"affirmative action. Turner wants to do away w/affirmative action in Oklahoma & says that it was no longer needed.

Russell Turner, republican candidate running for state representative is anti”affirmative action. Turner wants to do away w/affirmative action in Oklahoma & says that it was no longer needed.

Russell Turner a republican running for state representative is anti”affirmative action candidate. There is a proposed abolishing of affirmation action from Oklahoma law that will be on voting ballot in the general election – November 2012. Turner response was that he wants to do away w/affirmative action & that it was no longer needed because he felt it causes division between “our” people.

Turner was also a bit evasive to specific question I asked regarding Hate crime charges of the 2 gunmen who went into Tulsa’s black community killing black citizens on Good Friday. I asked Turner if he thought the 2 men should had been charged w/a hate crime (which the DA was reluctant to charged them with from the onset until Jesse Jackson arrived Tulsa). Turner’s response tended to generalize by saying that he think all crimes are hate crimes. It was difficult for me to get him to answer the question directly.

His opponent, William Fourkiller – a democrat, was interviewed on Affirmative Action law repeal. Fourkiller told me that he believes in the affirmative action law whole heatedly, and said that as a minority himself, he feels that we need that opportunity to not be discriminated against in employment, contracts, etc.. FourKiller added that affirmative law is working as it was intended to work & that there was no reverse discrimination as certain others claimed it was. He did mention that proposed abolishing of affirmative action in Oklahoma, was a political move by a state house member who was seeking to be promoted to speaker of the house. It was not until few days ago that I had learned that a black republican named T.W. Shannon was the 1 who presented this anti-affirmative action initiative. FourKiller said that he was OSU to explain this affirmative action law that is threatened to be abolished by the republican held House of the Oklahoma state legislature. He said that he explained to the NAACP OSU chapter that the Affirmative Action question on the 2012 ballot also affects women & that young women especially need pay attention to this issue as it affects their gender as well. The affirmation law question on the ballot will be SQ (State Question) 759 & that if voters want to keep that law then VOTE NO – which would be a NO VOTE on its removal from Oklahoma law books.

FourKiller currently is a state representative for house district 86 in Oklahoma. District 86 covers northeast Cherokee county, southern Delaware county and all of Adair county.

This interview of Russell Turner was videoed at the Armory center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on October 9, 2012 after a political forum sponsored by Tahlequah chamber of commerce.

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