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  • Ferguson protesters say Obama needs to take charge - needs to come to his community ďASAP.Ē

    08/20/2014 5:00:05 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 20, 2014 | Alexander Bolton
    FERGUSON, Mo. ó Protestors clashing with police over the shooting death of an unarmed African-American teenager say President Obama needs to do more to solve the racially charged conflict. Obama has already dispatched Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate why Michael Brown died at the hands of a police officer who shot him six times. Obama also addressed the issue in careful language on Monday. This has not satisfied protesters who see the shooting as symptomatic of a broader culture of intimidation and civil rights violations by law enforcement. They want the president to make a personal visit to give...
  • Who is Missouri state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed?

    08/20/2014 4:06:12 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 5 replies
    Aug 20, 2014 | Ray76
    Michael Brown was shot Saturday, Aug 9. The following day Missouri state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed said she would petition the DOJ for a formal investigation of the shooting.[1] Looks like she got her way. Now Nasheed has launched a petition to remove St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch from the case.[2] Who is Jamilah Nasheed? [1] http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/18-year-old-shot-dead-missouri-witnesses-article-1.1898333 [2] http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/19/us/ferguson-prosecutor-mcculloch/index.html
  • Hump-Day Humor

    08/20/2014 3:20:37 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Ronnie to the Rescue!!! More at Reaganite Republican...
  • Orange mom claims daughter was victim of 'knockout game' (Texas)

    08/20/2014 1:01:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Beaumont Enterprise ^ | August 19, 2014 | Michelle Heath
    Jackie Dueitt's daughter is afraid to brush her hair. The 10-year-old girl is scared she will accidentally hit the knot on the back of her head. The Orange youngster was hurt on Friday outside a Beaumont store when a teen on a bicycle allegedly rode by her, let out a string of profanities and struck her on the head. Dueitt believes her daughter is the victim of the "knockout game," a violent assault in which the objective is to knock someone out with a single punch. "I think they were trying to [knock her out]," Dueitt said. The "knockout game"...
  • Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum

    08/20/2014 12:35:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institutionís collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show ďWill and Grace.ĒShow creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC are donating objects to the National Museum of American History....
  • Atlanta Occupy Lawyers To Observe Protests in Ferguson

    08/19/2014 11:45:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Daily Report ^ | August 19, 2014 | Kathleen Baydala Joyner
    Four Georgia lawyers who have represented protesters affiliated with Atlanta's Occupy movements were headed to Ferguson, Mo., Tuesday as volunteer legal observers. Mawuli Davis of the Davis Bozeman Law Firm, who describes himself as an activist attorney, organized the trip. He was joined by Jessica Robinson, Ecleynne Mercy and Shawn McCullers, as well as a legal assistant. Davis said the group was responding to a call from the National Conference of Black Lawyers and the National Lawyers Guild seeking attorneys from around the country to observe protests in Ferguson and report constitutional rights violations by law enforcement. "We will photograph,...
  • "I Said I'll End the War in Iraq... and I Ended It!"

    08/19/2014 10:01:19 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 16 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | Reaganite Republican
    The 'Islamic State' is also holding a second American journalist, who's fate 'depends on US actions in Iraq'. Obama is just doing super in destroying US morale top-to-bottom (who couldn't see this coming?), and now I guess we get another negotiation where Obama empties Gitmo for one hack who probably shouldn't have even been there in the first place. Appalling forced statement by freshly beheaded† U.S. journalist James Foley -here-
  • To Sir With Mud: "Show Me" A Schmuck

    08/19/2014 9:41:30 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 1 replies
    Self | 8/19/14 | Me
    Missouri Democratic Governor Jay Nixon announced the world is watching history unfold and that the ďShow MeĒ state must lead the way with a ďvigorous prosecutionĒ. So in other words, nothing but a murder conviction will suffice. How commendable! All this from the same man who admonished the police department for releasing a videotape of Mike Brown robbing a convenience store because it supposedly tainted any hope of justice? Hmm, Iím not sure how the truth impedes justice Ė except to show Mr. Brown was indeed the same criminal who ďvigorouslyĒ assaulted Officer Wilson just moments later Ė but itís...
  • Israel assassinates Hamas rocket division head? Or was it Mohammed Deif?

    08/19/2014 4:38:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 8/19/14 | Carl in Jerusaelm
    Smartguy @Gr8_guy Follow The top Hamas commander that was assassinated by the IDF this evening is Mohammed Yassin Dalou (Dalu?) Head of the Hamas Rocket division 2:16 PM - 19 Aug 2014 IMRA @IMRA_UPDATES Follow Speculation on Israel Radio that Mohammed Deif was killed and this explains the massive missile attack 2:15 PM - 19 Aug 2014 ¬† Alon Ben-David @alonbd Follow ◊ú◊§◊†◊ô ◊Ē◊ô◊®◊ô: ◊†◊°◊ô◊ē◊ü ◊ó◊ô◊°◊ē◊ú ◊©◊ú ◊Ď◊õ◊ô◊® ◊ó◊ě◊ź◊° ◊Ď◊©◊ô◊ô◊ó ◊®◊ď◊ē◊ź◊ü. ◊Ď◊ô◊©◊®◊ź◊ú ◊ě◊°◊®◊Ď◊ô◊Ě ◊ú◊ź◊©◊® ◊Ē◊ź◊Ě ◊ě◊ď◊ē◊Ď◊® Translation: Before the firing: An assassination attempt on a senior Hamas member in Sheikh Radwan. In Israel they will not confirm whether it's...
  • Eric Holder's Scandals: A Pictorial

    08/19/2014 4:27:37 PM PDT · by lbryce · 10 replies
    Google Plus ^ | August 19, 2014 | https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/darrin%20walker
  • Man Bites Dog, Ferguson Riots & Privileged White Kids Who Can't Get Jobs...

    08/19/2014 4:25:14 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 17 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-19-14 | Vince
    Iíve been told by a black friend that I, as a white person, canít know the fear that permeates the mind of a black man when they are stopped by a cop, knowing that they can be harassed, arrested or killed simply for the crime of being black. Thatís true. I canít. The truth is, it does happen that innocent black men are sometimes harassed, arrested and even killed by white cops. According to USA today, there were an average of 96 instances of white cops killing black men per year between 2005 & 2012. Author Jim Fisher states that...
  • FL: Couple wins Gunfight with Intruder

    08/19/2014 3:32:36 PM PDT · by marktwain · 31 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The† intruder broke in the back door, which had a deadbolt lock.† He then chased the wife, and started fighting with the husband, who was still in bed when he heard the wife's cries for help.†† The intruder, Marquise Trevel† Yates, had a gun, but initially used it as a bludgeon.† It is unclear exactly how many guns were involved, or who fired how often.† From news4jax.com: According to the police report, Coker retrieved his personal firearm and exchanged gunfire with Yates. Coker's wife, Pam, also fired her personal handgun at Yates, who died at the scene. Later, this...
  • Meet the Very White, Pro-Police Supporters of Darren Wilson, Online and in Ferguson

    08/19/2014 3:22:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    New York Magazine's Daily Intelligencer ^ | August 19, 2014 | Joe Coscarelli
    Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has not yet been charged in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and may never be. But just in case, there's already more than $30,800 raised in his name, "for any financial needs [Wilson and his family] may have including legal fees." In one day, the GoFundMe page "Support Officer Darren Wilson" has received more than 800 donations, well on its way to a fund-raising goal of $100,000. "He did his job correctly!" wrote Peter Ilica, who gave $100. "He needs the money now!" The page has become a virtual gathering space for those...
  • Islamic State Supporters Encourage Rioters In Ferguson

    08/19/2014 2:56:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 19, 2014 | Tristyn Bloom
    Islamic State supporters have taken to social media to encourage protesters in Ferguson to embrace radical Islam, the Daily Mail reports. ďWe have been fighting the oppressive, racist, US government FOR YOU for decades, yet you still call us terrorists! #Ferguson #ISISHERO,Ē tweeted @AmreekiWitness late Monday, whose account is ďdedicated to raising awareness about the upcoming conquest of the Americas, and the benefits it has upon the American people.Ē Monday nightís riots were accompanied by a glut of pro-IS tweets decrying American injustice and calling on the black population to rise up and join them. ďYou were never free &...
  • Puff Daddy Tells Obama to Get on a Plane to Ferguson: ĎThis [expletive] Ainít Rightí

    08/19/2014 2:43:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    radio.com ^ | August 19, 2014 | Marissa G. Muller
    A handful of artists have expressed their outrage over Michael Brownís fatal shooting in song and on social media ó G-Unit, J. Cole, and Jeezy, John Legend and Frank Ocean, to name a few ó since the tragic news first broke. Now, Puff Daddy is joining them. Last night, while watching the rising tensions between Ferguson, Mo., police and protestors, the rapper voiced his anger over the situation on Instagram ó and called the president to action. ďThis [expletive] ainít right,Ē he said. ďObama, get on a plane ó itís serious. These are your people, baby. These are your people.Ē(VIDEO-AT-LINK)Ten...
  • The Hangman

    08/19/2014 2:41:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1964 | Maurice Ogden
    Into our town the Hangman came. Smelling of gold and blood and flame and he paced our bricks with a diffident air and built his frame on the courthouse square The scaffold stood by the courthouse side, Only as wide as the door was wide; A frame as tall, or little more, Than the capping sill of the courthouse door And we wondered, whenever we had the time. Who the criminal, what the crime That the Hangman judged with the yellow twist of knotted hemp in his busy fist. And innocent though we were, with dread, We passed those eyes...
  • WATCH: Washington Redskins take field with hands up in support of Michael Brown, Ferguson protesters

    08/19/2014 2:26:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | August 19, 2014 | Philip Caulfield
    The Redskins' defensive backs took the field against the Cleveland Browns with their hands raised ó a nod to the 'Hands up, don't shoot' pose that has become a symbol of solidarity among protesters in Ferguson, Mo. Washington Redskins players showed support for slain Missouri teen Michael Brown on Monday night by running on to the field with their hands up during the team's introductions. Safety Brandon Meriweather led the team's defensive backs through a tunnel and onto FedEx Field with their hands raised, a nod to the "Hands up, don't shoot" pose that has become a rallying cry for...
  • County Refuses to Pay Medical Bills After SWAT Team Drops Flashbang on Baby in Botched Raid

    08/19/2014 1:58:43 PM PDT · by ControversialTimes · 20 replies
    Controversial Times ^ | AUGUST 19, 2014 | Reagan Wilson
    A GA county is refusing to pay for medical treatment for a baby who was badly injured during a botched SWAT raid on a home. On May 28th, a SWAT team executed a raid on a home where a confidential informant (a criminal who trades information for a reduced sentence) told them he bought drugs. The CI said there were no children in the home.
  • Michael Brown Case Exposes The Divided State of America

    08/19/2014 1:40:03 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 20 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | August 19, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    For the past week, we have all watched the events of Ferguson, Missouri unfold with a mixture of anger, frustration, perverse fascination and above all sadness. Regardless of how one feels about the case and the events that led to the shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson, we are all left with the sobering reality that America is a house divided against itself. It's a division we have all felt for some time, but in the grand modern American tradition of denial, justification and enabling, we chose to push it toward the back of our collective psyche, hoping...
  • Islamic slaughter and displacement of "non-believers" continues

    08/19/2014 1:21:49 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 19, 2014 | Dan Miller
    But the "free world" continues to focus on Israel's "genocide" against "Palestinians"†rather than on the Islamist terror groups aligned†against her. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8EdkH4blIA]Video linkIf the Obama Nation is serious about combating the Islamic State (IS), perhaps it†should embed intelligence types with the Vice News teams to†get better information on†where its†forces are located and what they are doing. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krvOC50m4EI] Video linkDoes Obama's American really want to prevent the IS' creation of an Islamic caliphate? How about other Islamic terror organizations? Hamas? As observed in an article titled Christians and Yazidis in Iraq Ė and a Worldís†Indifference, For the United Nationís (UN)...
  • Under What Conditions Can The Army Engage American Citizens: The Army's "Civil Disturbances" Primer

    08/19/2014 1:18:51 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 16 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 08/19/2014 | Tyler Durden
    With events in Ferguson deteriorating from day to day, despite the arrival of the Missouri National Guard, some have asked what further escalation steps are possible. As a reminder, the reason Missouri governor Jay Nixon resorted to the aid of the National Guard is due to the limitations imposed by the Posse Comitatus Act which, broadly, seeks to limit the powers of Federal government in using federal military personnel, i.e., the Armed Forces of the United States, to enforce state laws. The Act does not apply to the National Guard, nor to the US Coast Guard, although the former will...
  • Regulatory Regime Tries to Put the Brakes on Competition

    08/19/2014 11:11:23 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 5 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 8/15/2014 | Michael Reitz
    Have you ever given a friend, co-worker or babysitter a ride in your car? You could be a criminal. Car service apps such as Uber and Lyft allow a user to request a car, pay the driver and provide feedback about the ride ó all using oneís smartphone. Drivers for these car services commonly use their own vehicles and users can specify their preferred vehicle type. Ride-sharing apps have exploded in popularity in recent years. Uber, for example, now operates in 70 cities since its 2009 launch. Whether itís the novelty of hailing a ride via smartphone, or the responsive...
  • The very familiar story of P.O. Darren Wilson stirs memories of NYCPD Sgt Ed Johnson

    08/19/2014 10:33:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/19/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has likely never heard of Edward L. Johnson, a New York City Police Sergeant who was killed by an alcoholic psycho on a cold January day more than 54 years ago. But those who passed through the NYCPD Academy during the 1960s remember the story of how Sergeant Johnson died because it was part of the Firearms Training curriculum. As the story goes, Sgt Johnson and his driver were called to a Bowery soup kitchen to back up a team of officers who were attempting to arrest a drunken, psychotic client who was using a...
  • Fergusonís Old Grievances

    08/19/2014 9:43:35 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/14 | Alan Caruba
    This is not the 1950s or 1960s. It is 2014 and this is getting very old. Ferguson, Missouri, and its re-run of 1950s civil rights grievances has now achieved national stature with the dispatch of our black Attorney General, Eric Holder, by our black President, Barack Obama, to address the unhappiness of blacks in the community over the shooting of a 6í4Ē, nearly 300 pound, black teenager, Michael Brown, who we are repeatedly told was ďunarmed.Ē According to witnesses, Brown had accosted a police officer, Darren Wilson, after being told not to walk down the middle of the street. After...
  • ĎLittle Green Mení Believe in Global Warming

    08/19/2014 9:39:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/14 | Judi McLeod
    Extraterrestrials are conveniently global warming believers Only Paul Hellyer, Canadaís Defence Minister from 1963-67 under Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson who rose to Deputy Prime Minister under Pierre Elliott Trudeau, would tell you that not only do extraterrestrials exist, but they are getting ticked off with those earthlings who donít buy into Al Gore,/Maurice Strong man-mad global warming. And only Russian Television would be the first to break the Ďscoopí. Itís not enough that earthbound worries like the far left jumping into bed with the expanding Islamic State-Caliphate; that Marxism is on the march in the U.S.A.; or that the...
  • Why Do Black Leaders Have Preconceived Notions of Guilt When the Races Exchange Roles?

    08/19/2014 9:37:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/14 | Jerry McConnell
    Holder: "Extraordinary circumstances" surrounding Brown's shooting dictated that the feds conduct their own probe If at first you donít succeed, try - oops; not that one, but itís very close. The one Iím thinking of when I heard that the cavalry, in the form of two black leaders, not Black Panthers, although that group are certainly present at this roasting; but these warriors heard that a young black boy got shot by a white policeman during the riots in Ferguson, suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, and theyíre here to make sure some white cop gets not necessarily fair but equal...
  • The summer of the ďangry Black manĒ is wearing thin

    08/19/2014 8:47:11 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/19/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The ďAngry Black ManĒ (ABM) is angry again. Civil insurrections are flaring up in various parts of the country because ABM is angry. The implied message in these riots is that it is time for the greater society to ante up more free stuff. The free stuff ABM has gotten for 4 and 5 generations has long since been taken for granted. The Societyís largesse elicits no thanks, just fresh demands accompanied by threats. ABM believed the Ministry of Informationís ďGentle GiantĒ (GG) mask would cover the fact that their latest Trayvon Martin was apparently a strong arm robber. Now...
  • Militant Islam wants to conquer Rome but for Bishop McManus, we are reaping respect

    08/19/2014 7:48:24 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 9 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | August 19, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    Writing for The Telegraph, Damien McElroy notes that: "Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of the 'Islamic State' stretching across Iraq and Syria, has vowed to lead the conquest of Rome as he called on Muslims to immigrate to his new land to fight under its banner around the globe. Baghdadi, who holds a PhD in Islamic studies, said Muslims were being targetted and killed from China to Indonesia. Speaking as the first Caliph, or commander of the Islamic faithful since the dissolution of the Ottoman empire, he called on Muslims to rally to his pan-Islamic state. 'Those who can...
  • Rick Perry

    08/19/2014 7:32:15 AM PDT · by mononymous · 6 replies
    Mononymous1/Wordpress ^ | 8/19/2014 | Monoynmous1
    What country is this anymore? On the one hand, we have a Governor threatening and following through on vetoing funding for an out-of-control DAís office and being indicted for it and on the other, we have the most lawless federal administration the country has ever seen being actively ENCOURAGED by members of the same outraged left to continue to be as lawless as they want to be. And so the fascists marchÖ
  • Group Behind Perryís Indictment Got $500K from Serial Slimeball Soros

    08/19/2014 6:21:59 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican | 19 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Seems like global-socialist Mac daddy†George Soros†has his evil paw in the sketchy Rick Perry indictment right from the start- the more you dig into these stories these days, the more poop you find. I used to hate conspiracy theory, but these days you can't be†suspicious enough. And as you know, this 'Godfather of the Left' has got his tentacles in most every socio-political issue being debated in the United States today- it's unreal.† Now the†Texans for Public Justice†-one of the groups behind Rick Perryís indictment charges- is part of a ďprogressiveĒ coalition that has received $500,000 from hyper-liberal, hyper-rich...
  • And now, a message from our Queen.

    08/19/2014 5:10:41 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 17 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 8-19-2014 | MOTUS
    Have you seen the news about QE II? No, not the Fedís Quantum Easing I, II, and III; Iím talking about Queen Elizabeth IIÖour new Queen.The latest version of her edict comes to us via Michael Yon: A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II:In light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. (You should look up 'revocation' in the Oxford English...
  • 'To Do list' software

    08/19/2014 4:57:10 AM PDT · by maine yankee · 22 replies
    myself | 8/19/14 | vanity
    I need to create a rather long,involved punch list for a volunteer event. I need to be able to add,move, and remove tasks. I need to be able to assign or re-assign tasks to individuals. Any suggestions on a simple software package for the not-so-computer-illiterate person ?
  • Putin Awards Russia's 76th Airborne Division for 'Missions Accomplished', 'Heroism' in Ukraine (!)

    08/19/2014 4:42:53 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    I thought he said they're weren't any Russian troops there- hmmm Kremlin.ru ††
  • Rule Of Law vs. Rule Of Man (Larry Schweikart - A Patriot's History of the US)

    08/19/2014 4:24:05 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 14 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | August 19, 2014 | You Tube
    Video: Beck invited historians David Barton and Larry Schweikart on the program to analyze what America can learn from tumultuous periods of history, and the two repeatedly warned that America is starting to view people as groups, rather than individuals, and doing so has been extremely destructive throughout history. ďThatís where France was [in the 18th century] Ö and thatís why they went through so many revolutions so quickly,Ē Barton explained. ďWhoever won the first revolution, that was the enemy for the second revolution. The second group came in and said, ĎTheyíre not of our group, weíve got to get...
  • Capt. Johnson Delivers a Stern Lecture to the Media in Ferguson

    08/19/2014 2:27:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The PJ Tatler ^ | August 19, 2014 | Paula Bolyard
    In a tense, middle-of-the night press conference early Tuesday morning, Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson lectured members of the media about safety and implored them to assist law enforcement in calming tensions in the city. After reporting that two individuals had been shot and several police officers injured during another night of protests in response to last weekís shooting of Michael Brown, Johnson showed members of the media items that law enforcement officials had confiscated during the previous nightís protests including a Molotov cocktail, fireworks that had been thrown into a crowd, and two guns. Johnson said the guns...
  • Ferguson is fighting back

    08/19/2014 12:40:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    ChicagoSocialists.org ^ | August 18, 2014 | Eric Ruder, Elizabeth Schulte, Trish Kahle and Donny Schraffenberger, Socialist Worker
    Angry protests and police violence have continued night after night in Ferguson, Mo., since the murder of an unarmed Black teenager, Mike Brown, on August 9. Despite claims by local and state authorities that they want to respect the rights of protesters, police provocations have grown more intense over the past two nights--with reports on Monday that the cops began their nightly barrage of tear gas hours before a midnight curfew. SocialistWorker.org writers Eric Ruder, Elizabeth Schulte, Trish Kahle and Donny Schraffenberger traveled to Ferguson to provide this account of a community rising up against police violence, despite a crackdown...
  • "ISIS Here" Banner Appears During Live CNN Broadcast

    08/19/2014 12:39:31 AM PDT · by YoungAmericanConservative1989 · 17 replies
    On Monday night during an evening broadcast from the Ferguson protests with Jake Tapper, there a banner that said ďISIS hereĒ that was being held behind Tapper as he reported. The banner is a chilling reminder of the radical Islamic terror group that has been put on the map by itís takeover of parts of Syria and Iraq and declaring itself the Islamic Caliphate. It is not yet known who was holding the sign and why they may have been holding it, but this could be another reminder of the terror groupís intentions to attack the United States and raise...
  • Comic W. Kamau Bell Ďelected President Obama so that he would put his thumb on the scaleí

    08/18/2014 10:18:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Twitchy ^ | August 18, 2014 | Staff
    W. Kamau Bell ‚úĒ @wkamaubell Oops. I totally elected President Obama so that he would put his thumb on the scale. #MyBad #Ferguson Shaun Parker @partoftheproblm @wkamaubell I mean, it's not like the scale needs a little help re-balancing or anything... 3:52 PM - 18 Aug 2014 Asked at this afternoon¬ís press conference if he himself would travel to Ferguson, Mo., President Obama seemed to say ¬ďno¬Ē after a very lengthy answer to the question. Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Missouri on Wednesday, but Obama said he couldn¬ít appear to ¬ďput a thumb on the scales¬Ē one way...
  • MICHAEL BROWN: A VERSION THE SHARPTONS AND JACKSONS OF THE WORLD DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT

    08/18/2014 7:56:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Hopelessly Partisan blog ^ | August 18, 2014 | Ken Berwitz
    Here, excerpted from an article at cnn.com, is a version of what happened between Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson that was called into Saint Louis' radio station KFTK. I assure you that the al sharptons and jesse jacksons of the world would rather you don't know a thing about it. But in this blog, we show all sides, so here it is: According to the account on St. Louis radio station KFTK, phoned in by a woman who identified herself as "Josie," the altercation on August 9 began after Officer Darren Wilson rolled down his window to tell Brown...
  • Nelly speaks to protesters in Ferguson (Finally!)

    08/18/2014 7:17:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    KTVI-TV ^ | August 18, 2014 | Elliot Davis
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) Ė As the turmoil in Ferguson enters its 10th day and businesses along West Florissant Avenue are picking up from another night of looting following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. The landscape for protestors has dramatically changed. Demonstrators were informed Monday that they will no longer be able to march on West Florissant, stand in the turning lane and must keep moving during rallies. Protesters will also no longer be permitted to gather at the burned out QuikTrip on West Florissant which has become ground zero for protesters. Governor Jay Nixon ordered the Missouri National Guard...
  • Police keeping protesters on the move in Ferguson; National Guard on the scene

    08/18/2014 7:02:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 108 replies
    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | August 18, 2014 | Staff
    As darkness fell Monday night, police increased their effort to keep protesters moving -- politely telling protesters they needed to keep moving. One protester asked pointedly "Did they tell the people supporting the cop downtown to keep moving?" referring to a Sunday evening gathering in support of Officer Darren Wilson. But the crowd, smaller than Sunday night, was staying on the sidewalk and obeying officers' orders to keep moving. Carmelita Wiliams came from Dellwood to join the protests. She said she plans to be out for as many nights as it takes. "If one person is left, I want to...
  • More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Gas Cans

    08/18/2014 6:11:13 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 60 replies
    Blakeblog ^ | 10-9-2012 | Blake Sobiloff
    The lowly gas can. A staple in almost every garage in America, storing a little bit of gasoline for the lawn mower, weed whacker, snow blower, and chain saw. Unchanged for nearly 50 years. Until now. Thanks CARB and EPA. Back in 2008 the California Air Resources Board had stomped out all the major sources of air pollution in California, so they turned their Sauron-like gaze upon the evil, fume-spewing, toxin-dripping gas can as the next target of their regulatory empire. They mandated new containers and spouts that would eliminate those noxious off-gasses that contribute to smog in the valleys,...
  • Caged Women Being Sold By ISIS as Slaves

    The real tragedy are things you'll never get to see that occur after the women are sold.
  • Media "Brown" Out: The Forensics of Ferguson

    08/18/2014 5:21:45 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 27 replies
    Self | 8/18/14 | Me
    Famed forensic pathologist, Dr. Michael Baden: ďThere is a legitimate concern as to whether the shooting was an overreaction.Ē Anytime someone is shot six times I donít have a problem with such an observation. However, if a 6'4Ē, 282 pound man Ė who moments earlier robbed a convenience store, strong armed the owner and assaulted Officer Darren Wilson in his own car Ė is charging your position despite continued warnings to stand down, in a violent neighborhood no less, you're likely to shoot repeatedly...especially if the first shots were of no deterrence. Throw in the fact preliminary reports now show...
  • Al Sharpton: "There's A Difference Between Activists And Thugs"

    08/18/2014 5:19:00 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 25 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 8-17-2014
    Rev. Al Sharpton spoke at a Sunday afternoon rally for slain black teen Michael Brown. Brown, unarmed, was killed by a police officer on August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. AL SHARPTON: ........ There are young people that want justice, that know how to protest peacefully. Some are angry and out of control, others are taking advantage of it, and don't take advantage of their child. There's a difference between an activist and a thug. Don't loot in Michael's name! We are not looters; we are liberators. We are not burners; we're builders!
  • Ferguson, Missouri, and Trayvon Prove America Is No Democracy For Blacks

    08/18/2014 4:44:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The Miami New Times' Luke's Gospel blog ^ | August 18, 2014 | Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell
    The protests and riots in Ferguson, Missouri are providing proof the U.S. government sanctions racial injustice in this country while denouncing it abroad. The federal government spends trillions of dollars so we can be the world's peacekeepers. We start wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the name of freedom. We help rebel groups oust dictators and oppressors like Muammar Gaddafi and the Taliban. We send drones and warplanes to bomb rebels from Islamic rebels in Iraq and Syria who are killing Christians. And we put sanctions on Iran for putting protesters in jail. Yet here in America, the federal government...
  • Darren Wilsonís Version Of Events [AUDIO]

    08/18/2014 3:52:19 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/18/2014 | Chuck Ross
    A woman claiming to be a friend of Darren Wilson is speaking out to say that Michael Brown ďbum rushedĒ the officer before he was fatally shot. The woman, going by the name ďJosie,Ē gave Wilsonís side in a radio interview on Friday with Dana Loesch at KTFK. CNN and other mainstream outlets picked up the story on Monday after verifying that Josieís claims match what Wilson told Ferguson police happened before the shooting. Loesch noted on Friday that Josieís rendition had not been verified. Josie said that Wilson confronted Brown and his friend, Dorian Johnson, who were walking in...
  • The U.N. Year of Solidarity With the Palestinian Cause

    08/18/2014 2:59:51 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 1 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    The U.N. Year of Solidarity With the Palestinian Cause By Julio Severo By a United Nations resolution, 2014 is the ďYear of Solidarity with the Palestinian People,Ē an occasion that has been used by the U.N. to organize special activities along with governments and non-governmental organizations to promote the Palestinian cause. The resolution was passed on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in 2013, a very busy year for the U.N., which adopted a total of†21 resolutions singling out Israel for criticism. In contrast, the†rest of the world combined received just 4 of such condemnatory resolutions...
  • The Ferguson Missouri spectacle

    08/18/2014 2:51:35 PM PDT · by mojito · 12 replies
    The Woodpile Report ^ | 8/19/2014 | ol Remus
    ...There seems no reason to treat Ferguson as if it were an actual neighborhood rather than what it's become, namely, just another place where civilization goes to die. The current residents have amply demonstrated their "sense of hope and sense of purpose." There's compelling evidence outsiders won't impose another. As with any natural sinkhole, wishing it were some other way is futile. Ferguson's fate seems decided. Businesses which escaped the looting and arson will also be abandoned, never to return. The remaining law-abiding, productive citizens will flee with them. The tax base will collapse. Schools will teach it's all someone...
  • Ferguson Volunteers Clean Up Glass, Shell Casings After Nightly Protests ("Shell Casings?")

    08/18/2014 2:47:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 18, 2014 | Yazhou Sun
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Each day when the nightly violence in Ferguson, Missouri, subsides, Erma Dupree and other volunteers descend on the tense town's streets to sweep up the broken glass, shell casings and flung bottles. Dupree, 55, has been driving from her St. Louis home to Ferguson every day since last Monday. ¬ďI clean up the streets for about three hours during the day. I don¬ít want to be around that area at night because of the tear gas being fired at the riots,¬Ē Dupree said. ¬ďIt was just horrific. There was more broken glass than I¬íve ever seen in my life,¬Ē Dupree...