Our country reached a point of no return last week and those responsible must be held to account

January 6, 2021 — a day that will live in infamy. Reuters


Disrespect for military and public service has no place in American leadership. And it’s time we resoundingly said so at the ballot box.

John William May’s grave-site, Highland Cemetery, Stonewall, Oklahoma.



We are Urging a “Yes” Vote on State Question 802

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No one is coming to save our country — it’s up to us — together.


Government options to help small businesses keep America running during COVID-19 slowdowns.

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How to be productive when social distancing is imperative

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A Primer on the Presidential Records Act

President Barack Obama takes notes during a video conference with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan in the Situation Room
President Barack Obama takes notes during a video conference with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan in the Situation Room of the White House, Oct. 22, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


It’s a marathon, not a sprint — prepare now for a great experience.


As we celebrate Pride 2019 and the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall, the importance of being visible advocates and allies for our communities matters now more than ever.

We just didn’t know Ernie was a gay role model in the 80s! PS-Sorry for embarrassing my brother with this ancient photo.

Rusty D. Pickens

#Geek using my powers of technology for better government. Founder of @580Strategies - Former @ObamaWhiteHouse and @StateDept

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