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Mad Okie's Rants
Wyandotte Begins Clean-Up After Small Tornado Damages, Destroys Homes - There are two sounds that always come after a tornado tears through: birdsong and wood chippers. And both filled the air in the neighborhood Tuesday off Highway 137, between Wyandotte and Miami.
Moore Residents Grasp Scope Of Devastation Left By Tornado - The scope of the devastation in Moore was just coming into focus Tuesday.
Oklahoma Senator Says Tornado Aid Should Be Paid For - Conservative Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says that any additional federal aid to help tornado victims and to rebuild devastated areas of his state should be financed with cuts to other programs.
CBS News' Scott Pelley Speaks To News 9 About Moore Tornado - CBS Evening News Anchor Scott Pelley spoke with News 9's Kelly Ogle and Amanda Taylor Tuesday night about the deadly tornado that tore across Moore Monday afternoon.
St. John Health System To Lay Off 2 To 3 Percent Of Workforce - In a letter to employees, St. John Health System announced it will be cutting 2 to 3 percent of its workforce by the end of June.
PR Specialist Offers Tips Effectively Using Social Media In Times Of Crisis - Thousands have been showing their support on social media, and that includes News On 6 graphic artist Angela Taylor.
Tulsa Historical Society Wants To Put Bill Funding OKPOP Museum On Hold - In light of the mass destruction in Moore and surrounding areas, the Oklahoma Historical Society is asking lawmakers not to worry about a bill to fund a museum in Tulsa.
Two Arrested, Accused Of Looting In Tornado-Ravaged Moore Neighborhood - Police arrested two people who are accused of looting from a Moore neighborhood that was ravaged by a deadly tornado Monday afternoon.
Oklahoma AG's Office Warns Of Charity Scams Following Deadly Tornado - The Oklahoma attorney general's office is warning people donating to tornado relief groups to be wary of fraudulent operations.
Few Oklahoma Schools Have Real Storm Shelters - The schools in Moore had children take shelter where they could, but that was not a true safe room. And most schools don't have anything better.
"The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both."
- James Dale Davidson