True Grit – Western Oklahoma Style

By Paul Laubach The day was Thurs., June 20, 2013. Rep. Colin Peterson, D-Minn., the ranking minority member of the House Agriculture Committee walked over and told Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla. that he’d just lost most of his caucuses’ votes with the passage of what he considered a “poison amendment” before the pending final vote on the Farm Bill. Shortly after that, a majority leadership member walked over and asked Lucas on the House floor what he wanted to do. Lucas said, “Run the bill!” Lucas had a good idea of what was fixing to happen, but he chose to proceed. In a stunning … [Read more...]

Stand with Israel

Israel is constantly under attack from terrorist organizations like Hamas in the Middle-East and is rightfully taking action to defend itself. At times it has been hard to tell where the Obama Administration stands on Israel, our closest ally in the Middle East. This is not the time to send mixed messages or to abandon an ally in its time of need. Please stand with me and support Israel's right to self defense and right to exist. Sign the petition and let's make our voices heard. -Frank Lucas . … [Read more...]

Keystone Pipeline is Common Sense

The White House is again delaying a critical decision on the job-creating Keystone Pipeline. The pipeline that would run from Canada down to Texas has bipartisan support in Congress. Yet, the President, in showing a monumental lack of leadership, is delaying his decision until after the November mid-term elections. Stand with me in demanding President Obama allow the Keystone Pipeline and let's get serious about job creation and energy independence. Please sign the petition below. -Frank Lucas . … [Read more...]

We Still Have Work To Do!

Friends, I wanted to reach out and let you know that I am going to seek re-election to the United States House of Representatives. Each day I remember that you have given me a sacred trust to guarantee that the values of rural America and my fellow Oklahomans are defended, and that our voices are heard in Washington. We must not tire in our work to repeal ObamaCare, protect our Second Amendment rights, and secure our country's borders. As a lifelong Oklahoman I know that my friends and neighbors want to operate their businesses and raise their families without government … [Read more...]

Stand with Hobby Lobby

We must stand up against attacks on religious liberty. Obamacare's mandate for employers to provide birth control to employees is reprehensible and must be repealed. If companies like Hobby Lobby don't want to offer it to their employees, it is not the role of government to force them to. Sign the petition and show your support for Hobby lobby and companies like them. -Frank . … [Read more...]