Gene Lewis Perry

If life were like fairy tales, I'd have been devoured by trolls already.

OK Policy posts again

It’s been basically forever since I updated this list, but it’s mostly for my own archives. Here are all my posts at the OK Policy Blog since the last update. Not including my daily news briefing In The Know, which you should subscribe to. Why total spending has gone up as budgets are cut The […]

My posts for OK Policy, continued

Can we stop the runaway train of tax expenditures? Eliminating tax breaks: The dog that didn’t bark ‘Flip It To Fix It’ report offers an immediate, fair solution to state budget shortfalls Get a job: Why restricting employment for ex-felons is counter-productive Watchdogs, code monkeys, and budget hawks: The many species of Gov 2.0 Budget […]

For my many followers here (no one)

All my blogging these days happens at Here are my posts so far: Sally Kern could be on to something (but it’s not what she thinks) How the tax incentives war puts states in a terrible bargaining position Bill would raise taxes for 1 million low-income Oklahomans New OK Policy report lays out options […]

25 random things about me

This is a Facebook meme but I am cross-posting it here. 1. The matter composing my body was formed more than five but less than 14 billion years ago by a fusion reaction occurring at the center of an enormous ball of plasma. 2. When this star ran out of fuel in its core, it […]

wrapping up

Finals are around the corner and we’ve all got other things to worry about, so it looks like the blogs will be shutting down after Thanksgiving. I may stick around here a little while longer, but soon I will return to my old home at (now with a brand new design!). As The Hub’s […]

Periscope: Notes from a submarine

I have a confession to make. I am a blog junkie. For a news junkie, it was an obvious next step, because with blogs we can go beyond just reading the news. We can join the discussion that decides what the news means. And where a newspaper is constrained by journalistic objectivity, a blog can […]

moving day

For the rest of the year I will be blogging at The Periscope, my new home on the University of Oklahoma student Hub. I hope all of you who have enjoyed my posts here will follow me to the new site. I’ll return to this blog in 2008.

on a bed of California stars

I will be out of town for the next couple weeks, so blogging will be light to nonexistent. But I will return bearing photographs and tales of adventure.

a mighty wind

Watching a thunderstorm out my bedroom window when a gust of wind knocks a very large branch off the tree in my front yard. Needless to say, it was awesome. And a side view with house for perspective.

bug blogging

The week in DC was followed by the week of weddings, hence the blogging hiatus. But now I’m back, and ready to talk about bugs! Pictured here are some Colorado potato beetle larvae, currently in the process of eating my potatoes. I’ve always wondered where these things come from. They only ever show up on […]

as i go ramblin’ round

D.C. pictures can be seen here. On a related note, Flickr continues to be awesome. On an unrelated note, Pandora also is awesome.

been around, seen a thousand places

Going to D.C. for a week.  Blogging will resume thereafter.

First Post

Going to try my hand at this blogging thing that I’ve heard so much about.

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