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FOX CABLE NEWS IS REPORTING 24 3RD GRADERS HAVE PERISHED IN OKLAHOMA.
FOX NEWS ^ | 5/20/2013 | Fox News

Posted on 05/20/2013 4:54:37 PM PDT by stockpirate

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To: .45 Long Colt

Yep, two years ago tornedo in Joplin, MO...
Also devastating floods in TN...no Obozo.


101 posted on 05/20/2013 5:20:33 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: .45 Long Colt

Yes, Mississippi got NOTHING after being hit in 2010 by a hard-hitting tornado-Yazoo County. Governor Haley Barbour had it all under control, but the Great Ob did not help with Fed funds. That even after other Liberal states were getting lots of assistance. The difference was stark.


102 posted on 05/20/2013 5:22:38 PM PDT by madison10
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To: stockpirate

Fox...live feed..on line.

http://www.wwhdtv.com/watch-fox-news-live-streaming/


103 posted on 05/20/2013 5:22:51 PM PDT by caww
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To: stockpirate

Just heard 37 dead, too. dammit jim


104 posted on 05/20/2013 5:23:19 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: DoughtyOne

When tragedies like this are happening to bring up politics is what the left does. They’re bring out dead children for God’s sake. Try to stay classy FR.


105 posted on 05/20/2013 5:23:23 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: aft_lizard

With new advancements in construction materials and hydraulic cement to make things water-proof, I can’t help but wonder if we need more development in this area...especially after losing these children.


106 posted on 05/20/2013 5:24:52 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: CharlotteVRWC
Why can’t there be ‘tornado days’ where there is no school (like a snow day?). They knew there were going to be more tornadoes today in the area. Prayers for all the families...

In Oklahoma? If they did that they would miss half their school days in April and May. Simply not practical - days with forecasts like today, 99.9% of the time, the school won't get hit. And usually schools are safer places than homes for kids to shelter.

107 posted on 05/20/2013 5:25:24 PM PDT by xjcsa (Ridiculing the ridiculous since the day I was born.)
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To: Blackirish

Rescuer said they had to pull a car off a teacher. Under her were three children she was shielding from the storm.


108 posted on 05/20/2013 5:25:33 PM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010 and Mom 4-20-26 12-8-2012)
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To: stockpirate

I don’t want to sound mean but if the forecast predicted severe storm was heading there why send your children to school. Also don’t school’s have a underground deep shelter to have the children run to for protection from tornado? I mean how many times must this happen before they build better schools with deep underground shelters?


110 posted on 05/20/2013 5:27:34 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: bigheadfred

More tornado warnings still out there...severe threat from N.Texas to Michigan.

O.U Medical Center..Oklahoma. has over 85 patients...65 are children. Expecting and bracing for more.


111 posted on 05/20/2013 5:27:43 PM PDT by caww
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To: Mamzelle
Drowned? I’m sorry, but I don’t understand. Was there that much rain?

This is what I'm wondering. I've heard this numerous times now, but not a single so-called journalist has thought to explain how the heck you drown in an elementary school. Not ONE.


112 posted on 05/20/2013 5:27:50 PM PDT by Cinnamontea
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To: stockpirate

15 mins is plenty of time for most schools. From what I heard on fox the plan at this school was to go to a central hallway. Thats how we did it a long time ago. In this case the hallway appears to have collapsed.


113 posted on 05/20/2013 5:28:00 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do uwhen I have a fire.)
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To: stockpirate

Damn Sen. Whitehouse to hell for his callous personal political use of a tragedy. The AP posted an article earlier today listing the casualty numbers by year since 1900 which puts the lie to his narcissistic rant.


114 posted on 05/20/2013 5:28:08 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: matginzac

I heard this is the 4th tornado to hit Moore in the last 15 years. Maybe they should look into some type of bunker system.


115 posted on 05/20/2013 5:28:33 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: tapatio
Rescuer said they had to pull a car off a teacher. Under her were three children she was shielding from the storm.

Ohhh...how sad and how brave. I can only cry.

116 posted on 05/20/2013 5:28:35 PM PDT by madison10
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To: elkfersupper

Run where? The tornado was at least a mile wide.


117 posted on 05/20/2013 5:28:54 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: stockpirate
Message to Sheldon Whitehouse:

Sir, I don't know if you have a soul. I don't know if you have a brain.

What I do know Sheldon, is that you could at least wait until the children are memorialized and buried before spouting your global warming bs.

Sheldon, it seems your behavior has a pattern. You didn't wait until the children of Sandy Hook were buried either before trying to take our civil rights away.

Like your savior bho, you don't have to scratch deep to find the marxist.

5.56mm

118 posted on 05/20/2013 5:29:02 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Blackirish

You are right...I’m done with bringing up he-who-must-not-be-named..
seriously, not the time or place


119 posted on 05/20/2013 5:29:08 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: caww

evacuate


120 posted on 05/20/2013 5:29:27 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: B4Ranch
I think this is a message from God. “You need to start praying and stop living a sinful lifestyle.”

So the children were living a sinful life and deserved to die for it?

121 posted on 05/20/2013 5:29:50 PM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Cinnamontea

Thank you. I’ve been accused of insensitivity because I still don’t understand how children inside a school when a tornado strikes drown rather than are killed by blunt force trauma.


122 posted on 05/20/2013 5:29:53 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Patriot Babe

Many schools are used for shelters in emergency situations....generally ca withstand strong winds etc. But in this case it was an F5 Tornado with winds at 200 plus an hour...plus it was drilling as it went.


123 posted on 05/20/2013 5:30:11 PM PDT by caww
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To: bigheadfred

To where?


124 posted on 05/20/2013 5:30:23 PM PDT by madison10
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To: B4Ranch
I think this is a message from God. “You need to start praying and stop living a sinful lifestyle.”

So God wipes out Moore, OK, filled with evangelical Christians and Republicans.

Is His aim THAT bad?

125 posted on 05/20/2013 5:30:47 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: madison10

I’m a Mississippian and I thought about the Yazoo tornado, but I wasn’t sure if I was remembering it correctly. I was also thinking he refused funds after KY was hit with an awful ice storm, but I’m not sure about that (and I’m not where I can research anything).


126 posted on 05/20/2013 5:30:50 PM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: B4Ranch

You from Westboro?


127 posted on 05/20/2013 5:30:51 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do uwhen I have a fire.)
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To: stockpirate

Source for that report was KFOR-TV, the NBC affiliate in Oklahoma City; their information came from police and fire officials at one of the elementary schools that was heavily damaged by the tornado. A later report (from the Oklahoma state medical examiner) says at least 37 are dead and the death toll is expected to rise.

Some of the damage from Moore looks like EF-5 category. If you’re not underground—and take a direct hit—you won’t survive. It’s really that simple.


128 posted on 05/20/2013 5:31:12 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: Strategerist

I think the poster is meaning the nation as a whole, not Moore in particular.


129 posted on 05/20/2013 5:31:31 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Mamzelle

Plumbing or swimming pool breakage?


130 posted on 05/20/2013 5:31:44 PM PDT by greatvikingone
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To: madison10

anywhere sideways


131 posted on 05/20/2013 5:31:53 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Mamzelle
There's nothing insensitive about your question. Is the first thing that should come to anyone's mind. It's a natural question.


132 posted on 05/20/2013 5:31:57 PM PDT by Cinnamontea
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To: stockpirate

FOX reporting now confirmed 37 dead.........


133 posted on 05/20/2013 5:32:30 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Mamzelle

It’s OK...you asked me..and I understood your question..not to worry.


134 posted on 05/20/2013 5:32:31 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: driftdiver
FOX now says 37 have perished.
135 posted on 05/20/2013 5:32:31 PM PDT by Know et al (Spill chick want ketch awl yore miss takes.)
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To: madison10

The Lords Prayer seems appropriate for this terrible day for our Midwest FRiends (imho). This tornado was not from God.


136 posted on 05/20/2013 5:33:01 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: stockpirate

Lord Jesus, rest those who perished with the saints and the angels.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, amen.


137 posted on 05/20/2013 5:33:07 PM PDT by annalex (fear them not)
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To: Patriot Babe
I don’t want to sound mean but if the forecast predicted severe storm was heading there why send your children to school.

This morning there was no severe storm and no severe storms heading for Moore.

There was just a big "moderate risk" area extending from Texas to Missouri. 99.99999999% of this area did not experience a tornado today.

138 posted on 05/20/2013 5:33:34 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Strategerist

No maybe it is the good die young. Mercy. You know.


139 posted on 05/20/2013 5:33:35 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: All
Media in general gets deservedly pummeled in here, but I gotta say this channel News9 is doing a damned fine job at the moment.

Sure it's good advertising, but they've set up a donation center outside their studios for food/water/clothing donations, passing along contact info for kids/people who've been found and can't find loved ones, etc.

Almost like news orgs used to behave . . .

140 posted on 05/20/2013 5:33:40 PM PDT by tomkat (solve for x: Baraq = islamite .. islam = enemy ... Baraq = x)
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To: bigheadfred; All

News conference in Morre soon...live Fox link here:

http://www.wwhdtv.com/watch-fox-news-live-streaming/


141 posted on 05/20/2013 5:33:52 PM PDT by caww
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To: AppyPappy

It doesn’t work like that. It’s more like being abandoned by God because America has abandoned Him. It’s more like the country has shut God out, and God being a gentleman does not go where He is told He is not wanted. I’m afraid of being part of the whole “collateral damage” thing, too. But that’s for a Religion thread, which I generally avoid. When I started reading about how abortion even in Europe is limited to the first trimester, and how the US is up to its elbows in the blood of millions of innocents, I fear the righteous judgement that is coming.


142 posted on 05/20/2013 5:34:01 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: bigheadfred

9 yr olds aren’t going to out run a tornado. They are far safer in the school 99.999% of the time. Most of the have shelter areas which are built stronger.


143 posted on 05/20/2013 5:34:10 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do uwhen I have a fire.)
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To: bigheadfred

One cannot GO sideways fast enough. If the tornado is coming toward you, there is NO sideways. There is only down in the ground.


144 posted on 05/20/2013 5:34:21 PM PDT by madison10
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To: elkfersupper

There really wasn’t another option, other than building an underground shelter at the school. You don’t want to send anyone out into an EF-4 or EF-5 tornado; the flying debris is deadly. And trying to outrun the storm in your car can be equally dangerous. If the kids had been told to “run for it,” their bodies would have been scattered over a much wider area.


145 posted on 05/20/2013 5:34:33 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: B4Ranch
try REAL hard to get a f'n grip !
146 posted on 05/20/2013 5:36:07 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: B4Ranch
You mean like those 30 children led such sinful lifestyles? Un-effing believable. God is righteous, God is just. what God is not is a petulant child as your statements would lead one to think he is. go peddle this bulls*hit elsewhere.

CC

147 posted on 05/20/2013 5:36:44 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: DoughtyOne

Many homes in Oklahoma have safe rooms built into the garage; steel beams inside cement blocks, anchored into the slab foundation, with a steel door and reinforced roof. If you don’t have a storm cellar, it’s the next best thing.


148 posted on 05/20/2013 5:36:50 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: madison10
I think the poster is meaning the nation as a whole, not Moore in particular.

So it's not possible for God to simply hit Kermit Gosnell in the head with a lightning bolt? (Which I note has not happened) - gotta vaporize a whole town, kill a bunch of kids, etc?

The real message here is about the physics of a shortwave impulse over warm Gulf of Mexico air. The actions, beliefs, even the existence of people in this country or even the country itself are irrelevant and have nothing to do with tornadoes, which assuredly were ravaging Oklahoma before it was settled by humans.

149 posted on 05/20/2013 5:36:51 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Doogle
I watched it pretty much from beginning to end on the weather channel. A helicopter was sending live video. The twister was huge.
150 posted on 05/20/2013 5:37:22 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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