About Blue Oklahoma | Blue Oklahoma
Blue Oklahoma features posts by Oklahoma Democrats addressing the political and cultural issues of the state from a liberal or progressive point of view. It is not an organ of any Democratic organization, but seeks to provide independent perspectives by and for Democrats. History Blue Oklahoma has been a part of the Oklahoma political blogging scene since 2006, when it was founded by former news reporter and OCU professor Kurt Hochenauer. At that time, there was an effort to get a "blue" or left-leaning Democratic community blog in each state, and Blue Oklahoma remains a fixture in that loose network of sites. It originally began as a progressive, diary-like site with a handful of contributors, though through the years, Kurt's writings on Oklahoma politics, media and activism was the primary content, and frequently mirrored his award-winning blog, Okie Funk. With Kurt's retirement and move to California in 2017, Blue Oklahoma was picked up by Rena Guay, aka Serena Blaiz, with a push to