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Weekly Columns

December 14, 2007 Weekly Columns
Millions of people from across the world make the trek to Hawaii to see Pearl Harbor, a place that is now serene, showing little resemblance of its harsh past.
December 4, 2007 Weekly Columns
Shakespeare wrote "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." Right now, the international stage of world politics is chock-full of different players and powers.
November 26, 2007 Weekly Columns
This Thanksgiving, I was grateful for the opportunity to sit around a table surrounded by my family to laugh, talk and give thanks for all of the blessings we have been given.
November 19, 2007 Weekly Columns
As the holidays are approaching, Oklahomans are preparing to gather together with their families and friends around warm fires, busy kitchens and TV's dedicated to weekend football.
November 12, 2007 Weekly Columns
Last week I had the opportunity to speak at an Oklahoma Centennial reception held at the Old Executive Office Building of the White House. I was joined at the podium by other members of the Oklahoma Congressional delegation as well as key members of the Centennial Commission.
November 5, 2007 Weekly Columns
It seems like families are feeling the financial pinch more than ever these days. With the costs at the gas-pump climbing, college tuition rates getting higher and the price of consumer goods rising, the last thing Americans need is to see more of their paycheck taken by the government.
October 29, 2007 Weekly Columns
Last weekend I was able to take a trip to Kuwait, Iraq and Germany with three other members of Congress.
October 22, 2007 Weekly Columns
In August Congress passed the bipartisan Protect America Act, a piece of legislation that has helped make America safer by closing a dangerous gap in our intelligence structure.
October 16, 2007 Weekly Columns
Of all the inventions of this era, it is arguable that none have left a more significant impression than the Internet.
October 8, 2007 Weekly Columns
Last week I had the privilege of attending the Standing Bear Museum and Education Center dedication in Ponca City.