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Chaos reigns at Okla. schools struck by tornado

There are 80 comments on the USA Today story from May 20, 2013, titled Chaos reigns at Okla. schools struck by tornado. In it, USA Today reports that:

Chaos seemed to be the theme tonight in the Oklahoma City area after two elementary schools took a massive hit from a mile-wide tornado with winds up to 200 mph.

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Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#66 May 22, 2013
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Tuesday with NPR, Cole said he was proud of the vote.

But Coburn and, to a lesser extent, Inhofe have become the faces of pushback on federal emergency spending even though their state is one of the biggest recipients of U.S. disaster aid.

A by the Center for Public Integrity found that Texas and Oklahoma "combined for more than a quarter of FEMA's declared disasters since Jan. 1, 2009."

Eleven GOP senators who represent the states with the most FEMA-declared disasters since the start of 2009, according to the study, voted against a bill "designed to keep the agency's disaster relief fund from running out of cash."

Republicans had referred to the FEMA funding issue as a manufactured crisis, and later, in debate over Sandy spending, Inhofe called the proposed aid bill a "" for special interests.

But in an MSNBC appearance Tuesday morning, Inhofe characterized the Sandy aid bill as "totally different" from legislation that would provide assistance to Oklahoma.

"They were getting things, for instance, that was supposed to be in New Jersey," Inhofe said. "They had things in the Virgin Islands, they were fixing roads there. They were putting roofs on houses in Washington, D.C. Everybody was getting in and exploiting the tragedy that took place. That won't happen in Oklahoma."

Early Tuesday, contained no mention of the tornado that hit the city of Moore. Rather, it led with the headline "Sequester This" on a list that, among other things, proposed cutting "fat" to avoid furloughs and flight delays. One cut he proposed:$5.25 billion from FEMA's Superstorn Sandy-aided surplus.

The site was later updated with a "how to help" link to nonprofit organizations providing aid to tornado victims in Oklahoma.

While the Washington spotlight focused on the politics of federal aid, Oklahomans remained focused on their tragic reality.

"Everyone's focused on recovery," says political analyst Sheryl Lovelady of Norman, Okla. "I don't think anyone is thinking about politics, even though politicians have been in front of the cameras."

"I can't imagine our congressional delegation turning away help for people who have lost everything," she said. "People here are suspicious of the federal government and how slow-moving it can be. To have the president support getting us all the resources we need, and if the congressional delegation delays? That would not go over well."

And though Coburn was taking a battering on social media Tuesday morning ó accused of everything from holding his constituents hostage because of his call for a budget offset, to being un-Christian ó his spokesman John Hart portrayed his boss's hardline position on offsets for disaster aid as consistent.

As Coburn and Inhofe position themselves in the coming hours and days, House Speaker John Boehner made clear where he stood during a news conference Tuesday morning. In response to a question about whether Congress would require that cuts be found in the budget to pay for Oklahoma aid, he said: "Let me just speak on behalf of all our members, including those from Oklahoma: We will work with the administration to make sure they have the resources they need."

The speaker added that "our hearts and our prayers go out to those in Oklahoma who are victimized by this storm, especially our colleague, Tom Cole. Moore, Okla., is his hometown, so obviously he's there, and so I've ordered the flags this morning to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those who have suffered through this terrible storm."

Boehner also ordered flags at the U.S. Capitol flown at half-staff to honor the victims, numbering at least two-dozen, nine of them children, at last count.

“Life is Good”

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Perpignan

#67 May 22, 2013
Gary wrote:
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As usual, beyond ignorance and irrelevancy.
You're batting 100.
Being a low information, I'm suprised you can count that high.

“Life is Good”

Since: Nov 08

Perpignan

#68 May 22, 2013
Makes sense wrote:
Oklahoma's GOP Senators Find Themselves In Tornado Aid Bind
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May 21, 2013 2:54 PM
An aerial view shows an entire neighborhood destroyed by Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla.
Tony Gutierrez/AP
Even as President Obama was declaring that would get "everything it needs right away," the state's most vociferous critic of federal emergency aid vowed that he, too, would push for assistance "without delay."
Yet Republican Sen. Tom Coburn's position on federal aid came under close scrutiny in the hours after the tragedy. The issue is a complicated one for Coburn and his fellow GOP senator, James Inhofe: Both have been consistent critics of FEMA spending and recently voted against aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy, which ravaged swaths of New Jersey and New York last year.
Coburn told CQ.com Monday that he'd "absolutely" ask for budget cuts to offset the federal disaster relief spending.
But he did not refer to those offsets in a statement Tuesday Three of the state's five members of the U.S. House also voted against Sandy aid; Republican Reps. Tom Cole and Frank Lucas supported the $60.2 billion aid package.
What a lying little maggot you are. The voted against a bill that was more than half pork for projects that had nothing to do with the damage. You loons are a hoot. The only people who believe your crap are the low information voters that accept any piece of candy or crap........as long as it's free.
conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#69 May 22, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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maggot card = tweaked.

hahahahahahahahahaha
Billy Ringo

United States

#70 May 22, 2013
Actually, Joklahomas looks better after the devastation than it did before.

“Life is Good”

Since: Nov 08

Perpignan

#71 May 22, 2013
Billy Ringo wrote:
Actually, Joklahomas looks better after the devastation than it did before.
Yes that's the normal lib comment that comes from a clown that promotes killing babies. Life means nothing to you Mrs. Gosnell.
conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#72 May 22, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Yes that's the normal lib comment that comes from a clown that promotes killing babies. Life means nothing to you Mrs. Gosnell.
And the killing in okiehomo's cottage abortion industry continues. thump it harder.
Squishy

Houghton, MI

#73 May 22, 2013
Makes sense wrote:
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God is responsible for the tornadoes...Let's all pray for the victims
Now the muslims will get their 72 virgins, eh?

“Life is Good”

Since: Nov 08

Perpignan

#74 May 22, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
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And the killing in okiehomo's cottage abortion industry continues. thump it harder.
I doubt it pookie. You have 5 in Allentown, I have none in my area.....to bad so sad baby killer.

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Perpignan

#75 May 22, 2013
Squishy wrote:
<quoted text>Now the muslims will get their 72 virgins, eh?
yes, they all look like Hillary.

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Perpignan

#76 May 22, 2013
150,000 have all ready become babtist.
Petunia

Ankeny, IA

#77 May 22, 2013
Test
Tio

United States

#78 May 22, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>yes, they all look like Hillary.
Cross between Janet Reno and Janet Napolitano
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#79 May 22, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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You doubt, because you know nothing.

hahahahahahahahahahaha

Since: Sep 08

Viva Madeira

#80 May 22, 2013
Billy Ringo wrote:
Actually, Joklahomas looks better after the devastation than it did before.
How unfortunate then that itís ensuing beautification cost the lives of 21 people and the destruction of many homes and buildings.
Fernando Vasquez Imbrugli

Syracuse, NY

#81 May 22, 2013
Tennessee Mom wrote:
Focus on God and His LOVE..
Seriously? Give the God stuff a break.
Hyena

Seattle, WA

#82 May 22, 2013
On to important things - what about that cute chunky cheerleader who chears for the OKC Blunder? The one who was on the news 'cause someone said she was too fat?(She's not BTW) Is she okay?
Billy Ringo

United States

#83 May 23, 2013
Hyena wrote:
On to important things - what about that cute chunky cheerleader who chears for the OKC Blunder? The one who was on the news 'cause someone said she was too fat?(She's not BTW) Is she okay?
Nice rack.........

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Since: Sep 10

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

#84 May 23, 2013
Population Control (death fix it / deficit) the American Holocaust still considered a myth. What's the body count?

http://www.scribd.com/doc/28463882/American-H...

http://www.scribd.com/doc/52621308/Beyond-Bul...

http://www.scribd.com/doc/47785306/Government...



In god you trust?

god - governing oppressive dis ease (mental illness)/ grand OLE deceit / government of deceivers.

YHVH solution for American Holocaust Perpetraitors is Mongoose Protocol. Reap and sow.

I AM YHVH DEITY THE FARTHER CIPHER 888

YHVH suspends mercy in response to god (government of deceivers) suspension of inalienable rights ( life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness) in the American Holocaust (Moral corruption, suspension of Habeas Corpus to avoid liabilities - Fraud - Terminal Injustice - Economic oppression - Murderbyproxy - Population Control - death fix it>deficit<). Those entrusted with protecting American Citizens by enforcing the laws of the United States Constitution and refusing to do so for personal gain is Treason / Terrorism. Terrorism begets terrorism. Government Officials achieving the National goal set in Executive Order 12871 reducing government (we the people) reducing government spending (no due process, no justice, no liabilities, just murder and mayhem through lie, delay and deny til you die tactics).

Thank YHVH, YHVH welcome, YHVH bless, YHVH way

You
Have
Victory
Halleluejah!

“Life is Good”

Since: Nov 08

Perpignan

#85 May 23, 2013
Hyena wrote:
On to important things - what about that cute chunky cheerleader who chears for the OKC Blunder? The one who was on the news 'cause someone said she was too fat?(She's not BTW) Is she okay?
Kevin gave a million dollars for the people affected by the tornado.........What did anyone from the nicks or nets give..........crickets.

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