Tribal Gambling Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt gestures during a news conference concerning the state’s compact with the Oklahoma Tribes for gambling during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Oklahoma City. Stitt and the tribes are locked in an impasse over whether the 15-year agreements that give the tribes the exclusive rights to operate casinos in Oklahoma expire on Jan. 1. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

It did not take Gov. Kevin Stitt long to become a politician. He wants to spend the money belonging to the descendants of the Trail of Tears.

His politician instincts are telling him he can spend their money better than they can.

He may find himself one and done, and the good Oklahomans will be singing the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans song, "Happy Trails to You, Gov. Stitt."

Mel Hayes, Owasso


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