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Aug 21 2013

Republicans know who to blame the Katrina response on

Take a wild guess who Republicans in Louisiana blame more than President Bush for the government response after Katrina in 2005. Hint, it rhymes with Osama:

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May 25 2013

Tornado-genesis: A twist in the wind

A diagram of tornado alley's rough location (red), and its contributing weather systems. Click image for more at the Wiki.

There are few spectacles on earth more awe inspiring than a tornado over land or sea. If they seem unearthly, with all our modern science and perspective, imagine how they appeared to ancient people who might see or hear about a single such event in their lifetime! But tornadoes are a dramatic representation of one …

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May 21 2013

OK Sen Inhofe chimes in on disaster spending for his state

Senator James Inhofe (R-corrupt) of Oklahoma distinguishes between disaster aid for Hurricane Sandy and his own state devastated by tornadoes:

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May 21 2013

Oklahoma: clean up, death toll revised DOWN, Sen Coburn miscalculates

In a battered region where good news is hard to come by, the death toll on Oklahoma has been revised down and currently stands at 24. Meanwhile, Senator Tom Coburn (R-Naturally) just couldn’t resist, he shot his mouth off demanding budget cut offsets before he’d vote for federal aid while bodies were just getting pulled from the …

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May 20 2013

Guess who voted against emergency management & disaster relief?

Oklahoma ranks third in the nation on disaster relief. That puts an unwelcome spotlight on two of the slimiest purportedly God fear’n denizens in DC. US Senators Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe have more than anti-science lunacy and extreme right-wing fundamentalism in common. Both these clowns are deficit hawks who have repeatedly voted against disaster relief and tried to …

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Jan 02 2013

The amazing shameless agililty of Congressman Peter King

Arrgh! Ignore this folks, sloppy work on my part, Peter King did diss the GOP in the video above, but it was Steven King who lampooned Katrina relief, it’s my fault and apologies to both Kings.

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Dec 27 2012

It’s a Festivus miracle!

The previous Christmas-time tornado record was 12. We beat that by quite a bit this year:

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Nov 03 2012

Brutal video of Romney and storm damage

Listen to the knuckle draggers cheer and jeer the concept of climate change, to Mitt’s pious sneering look of utter contempt. Enjoy your just rewards, assholes.

Nov 03 2012

Did climate change cause Sandy?

Satellite image of Superstorm Sandy taken at 10 AM EDT Tuesday. Image NASA GSFC. Click for info at Climate Progress.

Did Sandy happen because of global climate change? Answer: It’s quite possible according to one of the world’s leading climate science experts, Dr. Michael Mann from Penn Sate University and author of The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches From The Front Lines:

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Nov 01 2012

FTB reader/regular on what blood means to the Red Cross

Short at the beginning of the month? Bood donations to the Red Cross are your proxy for cash, they turn it into money to help victims of disasters like Sandy. And one FTB regular reminds us that blood means way more for some people: About a decade ago my young daughter came down with a …

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