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What Are We Thankful For?

6:05 AM EST on November 21, 2007

For those who have not heard, tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day.  One tradition at the Matthews household is that everyone at the dinner table must give a reason to be thankful before getting an turkey.  So, I thought I'd bring that tradition to TheLostOgle.  I'll start:

Clark Matthews:  I am thankful , of course, for my loving wife and one year old son...but also, having Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe to provide me with material for articles.

Patrick Nelson is thankful amendments have been made to the Constitution of Oklahoma.

Tony Hanadarko says he is thankful for "his pet turtle", but what he really gives thanks for is that he gets to walk on the same Earth as David Beckham.

Now, wasn't that nice.  As successful as this exercise was, I thought I'd extend it to some of Oklahoma's more famous citizens.  After the jump you will find out how some of your favorite Oklahomans answered this question:

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Aubrey McClendon:  My money.

Mayor Mick Cornett:  Aubrey McClendon's money.

Toby Keith:  That people have forgotten about this picture...

Gary England:  Why should I be thankful?  You guys should be thankful for me.

Amy McReeGan Matthews being able to keep a secret.

Lauren Richardson:  TheLostOgle discovering me.

Jack and Ron:  Our listeners haven't figured out that we aren't funny.

Clay BennettThat Seattle thinks I'm bluffing.

Mayor Mick Cornett:  Can I change my answer?

Megan Mullally:  My devoted fanbase.

Senator Jim Inhofe:  I'll be dead by the time climate change wrecks major havoc.

Senator Tom Coburn:  The rampant lesbianism in southeast Oklahoma.

Representative Mary Fallin:  A lack of competition for men in D.C.

Former D.A. Wes LanePer-NAH-gru-fee!

Governor Brad Henry:  Cockfighting.

Craig HumphriesUSA Today.

The Morning Animals:  TheLostOgle providing us (unattributed) material.

Toby Rowland:  Learning the ropes from Dean Blevins.

Hinder:  The poor musical taste of the American public.

Jenni CarlsonMike Gundy.

Jim TraberTom Brenaman.

Now it's your turn. In the comments section, tell us what makes you thankful this year.

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