Must Read- May 23, 2013: Drones Killing Americans, Islamic Machete Beheading, Waffle House Index,
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Many people have different scenarios as to why there aren't more storm shelters in homes and public places.
- Red tape and fraud may be why so few have tornado shelters. (Ozarks First)
- Why aren't there more storm shelters in Oklahoma? (NBC News)
Nixa is looking for more help when it comes to manning their storm shelters. FEMA requires them to be open during tornado watches.
Waffle House Index:
After a disaster hits a city, FEMA agents goes to the Waffle House to unofficially determine the disaster damage. There are three levels to this plan.
- Waffle House Index helps FEMA measure damage from Oklahoma tornado. (New York Daily News)
- Where different storms have fallen on the Waffle House index. (The Guardian)
- FEMA's Waffle House Index rates Moore, OK at disaster yellow. (Popular Science)
The Obama administration is admitting they have killed four Americans in drone strikes without a trial. President Obama is going to make a statement today about drone strikes.
- Obama, in a shift, to limit targets of drone strikes. (New York Times)
- Holder: Drone strikes have killed four Americans since 2009. (CNN)
In London, Muslim extremists took a machete to a British soldier trying to cut his head off.
- Islamic fanatics wielding meat cleavers butcher and try to behead British soldier, taking their war on the West to a new level of horror. (Daily Mail)
- "Soldier beheaded" in machete attack. (The Telegraph)
- Cops shot 2 as "soldier is beheaded' in suspected terror attack. (The Sun)
- VIDEO (Youtube)
Author of the Week:
America spends 50 percent more on health care than other developing countries. Are we getting our health care value for the money we spend?
- Too Big to Succeed: Profiteering in American Medicine by Russell J. Andrews MD DEd
- ABC Books on North Glesnstone
The House of Representatives approved a bill saying that a presidential permit is not needed to approve the Keystone pipeline.
- House approves keystone pipeline bill. (Fox News)
- House votes to force approval of Keystone pipeline. (Reuters)