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Death Toll Climbing In Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy

Society & Culture  (tags: politics, environment, weather, climate-change, government, Oklahoma City, tv )

- 2132 days ago -
As Tuesday dawned, the official death toll from the monster tornado that roared through Moore, Okla., on Monday stood at 51.


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AWAY AWHILE Cal M (1065)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 4:17 am
Please use this link if you can/want to help the victims of this tragedy:

Ellen m (215)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 4:24 am
Donated $10 thru my Red Cross Text Alert. .it get's added to your monthly phone bill so even if you're broke right now you can help ♥

Carol H (229)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 4:30 am
very sadly noted

Alexandra R (180)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 4:35 am
How terrible! We need to chip in and help.

Tamara H (185)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 4:56 am
Such a heartbreaking tragedy and this is only going to continue due to climate-change. Noted, donated, twittered and google shared. Thank you for keeping us up to date Cal. Every little bit we can do to help will be much appreciated I am sure. Thank you to all who donate or help in other ways. This is what being a National Community is all about. This is what humanity should be about.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 5:24 am
Thanks for the link Cal.

Elle B (81)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 5:24 am
Thank-you for posting...


Gene J (286)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 6:25 am
Climate change deniers, pay heed. This is the inevitable result, all predicted long ago, of losing the mountain glaciers, the arctic ice cap, the Greenland glaciers and the Antarctic's unprecedented melt. All that extra moisture in our atmosphere as less of the earth's surface is able to reflect Sol's rays back into space fuels these "once in a lifetime" storms on a multiple times a year basis. It may well be too late to stop what is coming but we could at least TRY!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 6:42 am
Very tragic my sympathies go to all those who are suffering
Thanks for posting

Ellen m (215)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 7:25 am
Text REDCROSS to 90999 to automatically send a $10 donation ♥

DORIS L (61)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 9:38 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 2:36 pm
Agree with Gene. I lived there (Tulsa) at one point. Will help financially if I can. Thank you Cal.

S J (124)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 2:55 pm
Noted sadly, my sympathies go to all in the area, human or animals...
Thanks Cal, if there is something else I can do, please let me know.

Alexandra R (180)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 5:32 pm
Here is a link to the red cross where you can donate online:

Minimum donation is $10.00. Lots of those could add up to enough to make a difference.

Bryna P (139)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 6:45 pm
Thank you. My prayers are with the people of Moore.

Winn A (179)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 6:52 pm
Love and prayers to those affected. So sad.

Ryan Y (49)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 9:42 pm
Very sad news.

Barbara T (431)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 10:00 pm
This is a striking comment from the article:

L Barrett 15 hours ago

'With his own constituents dead, dying and destitute from this horrible disaster, Oklahoma senator, Tom Coburn, is now demanding that any tornado disaster relief for his state be offset by spending cuts in the federal budget before he'll vote to approve. Not only is this man crazy, he's still locked in a disproven and discredited theory that the problems this country faces are still the budget deficit and federal debt. Never has this man been more wrong. Never has there been a more callous, brainless politician. And never has this country ever tied disaster relief for its citizens to equal cuts in federal spending elsewhere. What a genuine chump Mr. Coburn is. Now Oklahomans can see just what sort of "man" he really is...'

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:12 am

R T (14)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 2:26 am
Our hearts go out to these unfortunate people who have experienced the wrath of mother nature.
What will it take to convince the deniers that we need to take urgent action to start reversing the damage we have caused to this magnificent planet.
We need to stop deforestation, move away from coal and oil as quickly as possible and start planting a lot more Trees and Bamboo.

. (0)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:25 am
Very tragic situation. I am very saddened by this.

linda n (3877)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:22 am
donate to help i did

Amy L (112)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 6:54 pm
The Oklahoma Regional Food Bank needs donations too.
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