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  • Report: Body Found Shot to Death, Set Fire Near Apartment Complex Where Michael Brown Died

    11/26/2014 5:09:45 AM PST · by EBH · 25 replies
    CBS ^ | 11/25/2014
    The body of a black male was reportedly found near Canfield Green Apartments in Ferguson, the same complex where Michael Brown was fatally shot by officer Darren Wilson during an altercation Aug. 9... ...“The St. Louis County Police Department is on the 9400 block of Glenn Owen in Ferguson, MO, near the intersection of Windwood and Glenn Owen. At approximately 9 a.m. today, a citizen reported that an unresponsive man was inside a parked vehicle at that location. Responding officers discovered a deceased male inside the vehicle. No information on the identity of the man or additional information about the...
  • NBC's reckless reporting contrasted by ABC showing Officer Darren Wilson's injuries

    11/25/2014 3:08:09 AM PST · by topher · 32 replies
    Early TV News ABC, NBC | November 25, 2014 | vanity
    Watching Early Today and the early version of ABC's GMA, it is clear that NBC is providing reckless coverage. NBC is providing coverage to help start more fires and riots across the country. On the end of the spectrum is ABC. They show injuries on the face of Police Officer Darren Wilson from Michael Brown. Additionally, ABC explains that the police officer felt helpless in the assault by Michael Brown. They quote police officer Darren Wilson as saying that he felt like a five year old taking on Hulk Hogan. NBC attempts to spread more hate, and start more fires...
  • 'We need to stand up for something better ...

    11/26/2014 12:30:27 AM PST · by South40 · 6 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 11/25/2014
    Dorian John stands by his story and the leftist media eats it up. Click on image for video or Click Here
  • In case you missed it, Michelle Malkin NAILED Obama on his outrageous and enraging Ferguson response

    11/25/2014 10:25:58 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 5 replies
    It truly is a wonder that President Obama could say what he said in response to the Ferguson rioting mob with what we assume to be a straight face. Michelle Malkin utterly nailed him on it and it was beautiful. Take a look: Michelle Malkin âś” @michellemalkin Mr. Executive Order, imperial ruler-in-chief, just told America: "We are a nation built on the rule of law." #FergusonDecision @michellemalkin maybe he's doing his stand-up comedy routine tonight?
  • Ferguson: In Defense of Rioting

    11/25/2014 9:43:44 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 30 replies
    The violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., are part of the American experience. Peaceful protesting is a luxury only available to those safely in mainstream culture
  • REPORT: I'm reliably told that #MichaelBrown stepfather will be arrested for inciting

    11/25/2014 9:47:10 PM PST · by Falcon28 · 55 replies
    Chuck c Johson ^ | 11-26-14 | Chuck c Johson
    Charles C. Johnson @ChuckCJohnson REPORT: I'm reliably told that #MichaelBrown stepfather will be arrested for inciting #Ferguson riots.... Developing...
  • Ted Nugent’s Blunt Response To Ferguson Madness Has Liberals TICKED

    11/25/2014 9:50:26 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 37 replies
    http://madworldnews.com ^ | November 25, 2014 | Robert Rich
    Although many in the public spotlight weigh their words carefully while evaluating the ramifications, Ted Nugent has never been one to mince words and simply says what often goes unsaid, resulting in a few ruffled feathers. Well, he’s done it again – this time regarding Ferguson and Liberals are not happy with what he had to say. There is no legitimate way to justify the actions being taken by Ferguson residents and protesters as they demonstrate their outrage over the Darren Wilson Grand Jury ruling. By ignoring the facts and believing whatever lies have been told for dramatic effect, it...
  • Sharpton: Grand Jury Decision Proves Federal Government 'Needs to Step In'

    11/25/2014 8:25:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | November 25, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Speaking at a press conference in St. Louis along with attorneys for Michael Brown’s family, Rev. Al Sharpton said the decision handed down by the grand jury not to indict officer Darren Wilson proves that the federal government should have handled the case “from day one.” “Three days after Michael Brown Jr. was killed, we had a major rally in this very church,” Sharpton began his remarks. “We said that night, with his parents present, that we had little to no faith in the grand jury by the local district attorney. We said that night that we wanted the federal...
  • Any live stream links tonight in Ferguson?

    11/25/2014 7:57:39 PM PST · by gop4lyf · 53 replies
    There were several links last night. I haven't seen any yet.
  • CNN anchor's comment about smell of marijuana in Ferguson lands him in hot water

    11/25/2014 7:00:25 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 59 replies
    Mass Live ^ | 11-25-2014 | Dwight B. Shepard
    A CNN anchor's comments about the obvious smell of marijuana during the riots last night in Ferguson, Missouri, have landed him in hot water. While describing a scene across the street from the Ferguson Police Department, Lemon was asked by another anchor, Anderson Cooper, to share some of the sights and sounds of the escalating protest, according to USA Today. "Just a couple seconds ago, we heard a gunshot," the newspaper quoted Lemon as saying. "People started running this way and there are a couple police officers in the crowd." "Obviously, there's a smell of marijuana in the air, as...
  • On Twitter, Islamic State (ISIS) Supporters Call To Use Ferguson Protests As Cover For Jihad Attacks

    11/25/2014 7:50:42 PM PST · by wtd · 11 replies
    Atlas Shrugs PamelaGeller.com ^ | 11/25/2014 | Pamela Geller
    On Twitter, ISIS Supporters Call To Use Ferguson Protests As Cover For Lone-Wolf Attacks Tuesday, 25 November 2014 By Rebecca Bynum MEMRIIn light of the protests in Ferguson, MO, in Ferguson itself and throughout the U.S., a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) social media group has called upon ISIS supporters in the U.S. to use the protests as a cover to carry out lone-wolf attacks. Al-Nusra Al-Maqdisiyya, a prominent group of pro-ISIS activists on social media, wrote on its Twitter account: "O lone mujahid, you must use the breakdown of security in #Ferguson to increase the burning in America. They are...
  • In Seattle, a ‘community ... in pain’ protests Ferguson decision in peace

    11/25/2014 7:51:40 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 48 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 11-25-2014 | Jim Brunner, Jennifer Sullivan and Leah Todd
    Chanting “hands up, don’t shoot,” marchers walked under a police escort, pausing in intersections for bullhorn-amplified speeches as they wound their way through Capitol Hill and into downtown Seattle, ending at the U.S. District Courthouse at Seventh Avenue and Stewart Street. Organizers, including representatives of the Seattle King County NAACP and United Black Christian Clergy, said the march was to demand a federal criminal indictment of Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9. While the march was peaceful, the rhetoric was fiery, as demonstrators carried signs declaring “Jail Killer Cops” and “America Hates...
  • Legal scholars praise Ferguson grand jury for fairness beyond the norm

    11/25/2014 7:21:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 25, 2014 | Kellan Howell
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Legal experts across the country agree that while the process that led to a grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, was unusual, it was not unfair. Rather if it was anything unusual, it was in its fairness and openness. Lawyers and academics told The Washington Times that, despite their personal opinions on the case, which has sparked riots over police brutality, St. Louis county prosecutor Robert McCulloch sought unbiased justice in presenting the jury with every piece of evidence and then making that evidence public. “It was the most thorough...
  • Trumka on Ferguson: We Cannot Deny the Perception That the System Is Not Yet Color Blind

    11/25/2014 6:37:53 PM PST · by mdittmar · 35 replies
    AFL-CIO ^ | 11/24/2014 | Kenneth Quinnell
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in reaction to the grand jury decision in the shooting case of Michael Brown:The reactions to today’s grand jury decision in the case of the shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown reflect a deeper feeling that our justice system is biased against communities of color. While we can all agree that justice must take its course, we cannot deny or marginalize the perception that the system itself is not yet color blind. As a labor movement, we have begun working with local community organizations to address issues of racial and economic inequality...
  • 2nd Day of Protests in SoCal Follow Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

    11/25/2014 6:38:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    KTLA 5 ^ | 11/25/14 | John A. Moreno, Eric Spillman, Christina Pascucci and Melissa Pamer,
    Protesters returned to the streets of Los Angeles Tuesday, a day after three people were arrested in connection with protests held in reaction to a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision not to indict a police officer who killed an unarmed teen. Protests were planned for the U.S. Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, the campuses of USC and UCLA, and Leimert Park in South L.A. About 4 p.m., hundreds could be seen walking with signs through South L.A. Protesters shut down multiple intersections along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, before gathering in front of LAPD’s Southwest Division.
  • After Violent Night in Ferguson, State Triples National Guard Presence

    11/25/2014 6:44:39 PM PST · by Second Amendment First · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 25, 2014 | MONICA DAVEY and MANNY FERNANDEZ
    Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri said on Tuesday that he would triple the number of National Guard troops in this suburban St. Louis city and broadly expand their role in keeping the peace, after a night of arson, looting and rampaging demonstrators showed that weeks of preparation for a grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown had failed to prevent violence. In Washington, St. Louis and Ferguson itself, an array of public officials, community leaders and clergy were deeply critical of one another as they sought to explain how protests over the grand jury’s decision not to...
  • Obama on Ferguson: 'I Don't Have Any Sympathy' for Protesters Burning Buildings

    11/25/2014 6:07:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/25/2014 | DEVIN DWYER
    With Ferguson, Missouri, bracing for a second night of violence and vandalism in the wake of the grand jury decision, President Obama warned protesters that “nothing of significance, nothing of benefit results from destructive acts.” “I’ve never seen a civil rights law or a health care bill or an immigration bill result because a car got burned,” Obama said at an afternoon event in Chicago today originally scheduled to promote his recent immigration action. "It happened because people vote. It happened because people mobilized. It happened because people organized.” he president, who was briefed earlier today on the situation in...
  • See The Chilling Ferguson Protest Photos From New York, L.A. And Beyond

    11/25/2014 6:12:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    MTV ^ | 11/25/2014 | by Adam Fleischer
    Across the country on Monday night, people took to the streets to protest the grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of Michael Brown. From Ferguson, Missouri, where Brown lived, to major cities like New York and Los Angeles, to places in between, the outrage over the decision was palpable. People of all ages and races hit the streets, some with signs, others holding their hands up in what’s become an oft-used way of honoring the late 18-year-old, and others lying on the pavement, outlined by chalk. While the reactions in Ferguson became at...
  • Protesters Block Lincoln Tunnel, Shut Down FDR Drive Following Ferguson Decision

    11/25/2014 6:12:47 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 59 replies
    newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | November 25, 2014 | No Attribution
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Protesters angry about the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri first shut down an entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel during the evening rush Tuesday, then shut down both sides of the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive. The FDR was shut down in both directions at East 6th Street as of shortly before 9 p.m. the protesters marched, police said. Protesters tried to go over the Williamsburg Bridge, but police would not allow them to do so, according to witnesses. Some shoving between protesters and police was also observed. Protesters did later begin walking over the...
  • Michael Brown Sr.'s Church Burned in Ferguson

    11/25/2014 4:51:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 116 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11 | JOHN BRECHER AND RICK BROWN
    The Missouri church where Michael Brown's father was baptized over the weekend was torched Monday night — but the pastor does not think the arson was part of the fiery violence that erupted elsewhere in the community. The Rev. Carlton Lee told NBC News that he believes Flood Christian Church was targeted because he has repeatedly called for the arrest of Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen but was not indicted by a grand jury. "I'm very vocal in regards to the Michael Brown case," said Lee, who has participated in rallies and press conferences with Michael...
  • Michael Brown Family Lawyer: 'The Process Is Broken'

    11/25/2014 5:29:45 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 46 replies
    nbc news ^ | 11-25-2014
    The father of Michael Brown appeared at a news conference Tuesday wearing a T-shirt with the slogan, “No Justice No Peace,” but he did not speak about a grand jury decision not to indict the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who shot his son. “He doesn’t want to misspeak because of such emotions that are going through him that will later be held against him,” his lawyer Benjamin Crump said. “This process is broken. The process should be indicted.”
  • **Media Shock**: New York Times Publishes Darren Wilson’s Address Info

    11/25/2014 4:28:48 PM PST · by PROCON · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | Nov. 25, 2014 | John Nolte
    UPDATE: The New York Times has posted a correction to the story: "An earlier version of this post included a photograph that contained information that should not have been made public. The image has been removed." However, the "information that should not have been made public," in the Times' view, is not the name of the street where Officer Wilson's home is located. The story still contains that information. The Times has merely removed the photo of Wilson's marriage license from the article. Breitbart News will not link the story or give out the specific information, but the New York...
  • Black-owned Ferguson store destroyed by mob of Michael Brownshirts

    11/25/2014 4:03:04 PM PST · by Adam Taxin · 60 replies
    " 'They knew it [referring to the fact that she is black] ... Jealous anger she wasn't a welfare queen like the rest of the hood.' " " 'I feel bad for this poor woman. She put her heart and soul into a business to make a good living for herself and to provide a service for the community. This is how they repaid her. To those who pass off the violence by saying that it was just the destruction of property, I point to the fact that Juanita's life has been irrevocably altered for the worse.' "
  • Students rally on Low Plaza following Ferguson grand jury announcement

    11/25/2014 4:06:45 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    Columbia Spectator ^ | 11-25-14 | By Catie Edmondson and Nanxi You
    Around 200 students gathered on the Sundial on Monday night following the announcement in Ferguson, Missouri, that a grand jury decided police officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in the death of Michael Brown. The gathering was one of many that erupted across New York City on Monday night, though it was smaller and quieter than the ones that eventually occupied the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Robert F. Kennedy bridges. “We’re here in solidarity with Ferguson. We’re here in memory of Michael Brown—in solidarity with Marissa Alexander. We’re here in memory of Tamar Rice,” Asha Rosa, CC ’16 and a...
  • Obama says Ferguson looters and lawbreakers should be prosecuted

    11/25/2014 4:21:14 PM PST · by bestintxas · 54 replies
    wash times ^ | 11/25/14 | b wolfgang
    After his appeals largely were disregarded Monday night, President Obama on Tuesday again pleaded for calm and restraint in Ferguson, Mo., and across the country — but this time he also had a warning for those who have resorted to violence, saying looters and anyone else who breaks the law should be prosecuted. “There are productive ways of responding and expressing those frustrations and there are destructive ways of responding. Burning buildings, torching cars, destroying property, putting people at risk — that’s destructive and there’s no excuse for it,” the president said during a speech in Chicago. “Those are criminal...
  • Christian Rapper Lecrae on Ferguson: Have “Compassion,” “Don’t Add Salt to Wounds”

    11/25/2014 3:00:25 PM PST · by millegan · 13 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | ChurchPOP
    A grand jury has decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. Christian rapper Lecrae offered his perspective of the issue on social media. Here’s what he wrote on Facebook:
  • ‘Ferguson [expletive]’

    11/25/2014 3:07:27 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Color Lines - News For Action ^ | November 25, 2014 | Akiba Solomon
    The Darren Wilson grand jury has decided that the officer will not be indicted for the August 9 fatal shooting of unarmed, black teenager Michael Brown. The decision comes within the context of intense local and national protesting and organizing. So what does the lack of an indictment in the Michael Brown killing mean? Here's what leading activists and thinkers told Colorlines immediately after the decision was announced: Patrisse Cullors, executive director of Dignity and Power Now and co-founder of Black Lives Matter How do you feel about the decision? The decision to not indict Darren Wilson is infuriating, frightening,...
  • Missouri Nuns Defend Finn: ‘Our Bishop is a Man Who Inspires Faith’

    11/25/2014 2:48:41 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 11/25/14 | Lisa Bourne
    Hundreds of thousands of Americans know and love what would otherwise be an unknown band of traditional Benedictine nuns living in rural Missouri. Thanks to their glorious singing, which has topped the music charts time and time again, the contemplative Benedictines of Mary are famous. Their ‘Lent at Ephesus’ album spent 20 weeks at the top of the Classical Album chart this year. These contemplative nuns are today speaking out in defense of their bishop, Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, MO, currently the number one target of the liberal media in America and unwilling to be defended by brother...
  • Missouri Lt. Gov. Rips Gov. Nixon Over Lack of National Guard Presence in Ferguson

    11/25/2014 2:40:13 PM PST · by Zhang Fei · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2014, 8:20 AM PDT | Bob Price
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) came under political fire from his Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R) for failing to deploy the Missouri National Guard in Ferguson before rioting got out of control. Kinder appeared on Fox News Tuesday morning with Martha MacCallum and expressed strong criticism about the Governor’s lack of action and lack of communication. “You know what the difference is between an executive and a Senator or Member of Congress?” Kinder asked MacCallum. He then answered his own question stating, “You actually have to do something.” Thus began a very angry commentary by the Missouri Lt. Governor against...
  • What's next for the Michael Brown family?

    11/25/2014 2:43:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | November 25, 2014 | Phil Gast
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.His mother ran down the street, tears streaming down her face. His father said he was "devastated." When a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in his fatal shooting, Michael Brown's family believed they were denied justice. Ahead of the decision announced late Monday, Michael Brown Sr. called for calm. After word of the grand jury decision broke, some protesters smashed the windows of a police cruiser and tried to overturn it. Others picked...
  • Darren Wilson Tells ABC News He Wouldn’t Have Done Anything Differently

    11/25/2014 2:19:51 PM PST · by maggief · 19 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 25, 2014 | Josh Feldman
    George Stephanopoulos cut into ABC programming this afternoon to share details of his interview with Officer Darren Wilson about the Ferguson grand jury decision and his confrontation with Michael Brown.
  • Most Businesses Destroyed in Ferguson Minority Owned

    11/25/2014 1:52:12 PM PST · by grundle · 75 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | November 25, 2014 | Kerry Picket
    FERGUSON, Missouri----KMOV-TV reports that the majority of stores that were damaged or completely destroyed during Monday night's violent riots in Ferguson were minority owned. Fire Departments around the St. Louis County Area put out 25 structural fires caused by vandals and looters following the announcement from the grand jury that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the death of Mike Brown. Most of the damaged businesses were on West Florissant Avenue and included: Walgreens, Little Caesers Pizza, Autozone, Beauty Town, Title Max, Family Dollar Store, and O'Reilly Auto Parts. Small-business owner Natalie Dubose was in tears...
  • Holder on live tv now about Ferguson

    11/25/2014 1:38:14 PM PST · by Recovering Ex-hippie · 43 replies
    fox news live
    Holder talking about what DOJ will do about Ferguson.
  • ARMED GUARDS WITH AR-15s Save North St. Louis Strip Mall From Looters

    11/25/2014 1:41:31 PM PST · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 25, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    The “security team” was back out standing guard at the plaza last night. About 20 men with handguns stood guard at the Greystone Plaza last night. The St.Louis Post-Dispatch reported: Along West Florissant just north of 270, in Greystone Plaza, about 20 men with handguns and AR-15 rifles stood around the perimeter of the parking lot, guarding the dozen or so stores. They estimated that 100 cars had come by throughout the night, seemingly to check the place out, but turned away. Mike Cross, the owner of St. Louis Ink at the plaza, said: “There’s nothing in this strip mall...
  • Brown family lawyer: Why did prosecutor change rules for Wilson & not try hard to get him indicted?

    11/25/2014 1:41:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/25/2014 | AllahPundit
    Via Mediaite, a lot of left-leaning lawyers on Twitter made this point last night during McCulloch’s press conference. Grand jury hearings typically don’t involve testimony from the defendant; the D.A. runs the whole show in deciding who’ll testify, which evidence to let the grand jury see, and which charges to seek. That’s where the old saying that you can get a GJ to indict a ham sandwich comes from — because only the prosecution speaks, it’s exceedingly easy for the state to convince the grand jurors that a crime was committed. Instead McCulloch conducted the hearing seemingly impartially, as...
  • NBC Legal Analyst: Ambiguous Words Like "Charging" Are Racist

    11/25/2014 1:43:21 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 103 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 25, 2014 | Real Clear Politics
    LISA BLOOM, NBC LEGAL ANALYST: Now, this issue about charging, which I find to be a racially-tinged offensive word in and of itself, but I would have asked him, what exactly does that mean? Because at one point he says Mike Brown took a step forward. Another time he says, he took a hop, as he was about to run and then he began running. So running is inconsistent with one step forward. So which is it, Mr. Wilson? I mean, you really have to get to the bottom of it. You can't let an ambiguous word like 'charged' get...
  • Exclusive: George Stephanopoulos Interviews Police Officer Darren Wilson

    11/25/2014 1:44:17 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 25, 2014 | By MEGHAN KENEALLY
    In an exclusive interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, police officer Darren Wilson breaks his silence about the shooting of Michael Brown. Wilson told ABC News that he did not execute Brown on August 9 but was in fear for his life and was just doing his job. Wilson told ABC News that Brown reached into his car and grabbed his gun. He described how Brown charged toward him and he felt that he had to shoot Michael Brown. Tune into World News Tonight at 6:30 p.m. EST to see Wilson's first public remarks about the fatal shooting.
  • Ferguson looting: My bakery's window is busted

    Natalie Dubose has no choice but to carry on, one day after rioters smashed the windows of her Ferguson bakery. "I'm baking today," Dubose told CNNMoney, as the sound of broken glass being swept up can be heard over the phone. "We have orders to go out for Thanksgiving. I can't tell the people -- I won't tell the people -- that I'm canceling." Like many other small businesses, her bakery Natalie's Cakes and More was vandalized Monday night in the wake of the grand jury decision not to charge Officer Darren Wilson with killing Michael Brown. The shop's main...
  • We Have a Moral Divide, Not a Racial One

    11/25/2014 1:48:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 25, 2014 | Dennis Prager
    As we await protests and riots scheduled for Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere if a grand jury in Missouri does not indict the white officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager, a little moral clarity is called for. For decades now, we have been told that there is a black-white divide in America. The problem with this belief that is that it renders moral judgment -- of white police, of black crime and black incarceration rates, of white judges and jurors, and of black riots and protests - impossible. It is, we are told over and over, all...
  • Giuliani slams 'racial arsonists,' calls Ferguson grand jury's decision 'correct'

    11/25/2014 1:25:59 PM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 10 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/25 | Dylan Stableford
    "When the president was talking last night about training the police, of course, the police should be trained," Giuliani said. "He also should have spent 15 minutes on training the [black] community to stop killing each other. In numbers that are incredible — incredible — 93 percent of blacks are shot by other blacks. They are killing each other. And the racial arsonists, who enjoyed last night, this was their day of glory."
  • Ferguson officials: Where was the National Guard?

    11/25/2014 1:12:18 PM PST · by Second Amendment First · 57 replies
    St Louie Post Dispatch ^ | November 25, 2014 | Christine Byers & David Hunn
    As ruins of about a dozen businesses here smoldered today, an "extremely frustrated" Mayor James Knowles III was asking what happened to onetime plans to shield vulnerable businesses with a protective line of Missouri National Guard members. "The National Guard was not deployed in enough time to save all our businesses," he said in a press conference just after 2 p.m., calling the delay "deeply disturbing." Earlier, in an interview, the mayor said: “What should have happened last night? They should have had National Guard troops protecting the hard targets in Ferguson and allowed law enforcement to pursue a very...
  • Twitters Snicker at Ezra Klein Finding Darren Wilson's Story 'Unbelievable'

    11/25/2014 1:03:45 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 25, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    Did Ezra Klein find a Sherlock Holmes cap and magnifying glass in the same cereal box as the super decoder ring? One has to ask because suddenly Klein is playing the role of a junior detective making deductions about Officer Darren Wilson's newly released testimony to the grand jury in St. Louis to somehow come to the conclusion that he finds it "unbelievable." You can see Klein's bizarre conclusions at Vox where he Voxsplains it all based what he must believe to be his vast reservoir of street smarts. Of course, this whole notion of junior detective Klein has been...
  • Obama's Big Ferguson Failure

    11/25/2014 1:10:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The National Interest ^ | November 25, 2014 | Robert W. Merry
    "This is precisely what presidents of the United States should not do in such circumstances."President Obama’s statement issued in the White House pressroom minutes after the announcement of the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson wasn’t just a botch. It was a tragic botch. On the surface, the president sought to strike a measured and balanced tone, and he hit many of the right notes in his brief statement—to wit, we are a nation of laws, the decision was the grand jury’s to make, there is no excuse for violence, and so on and so forth....
  • Obama begs for calm as rioters set fires and attack police cars in Ferguson [truncated]

    11/25/2014 12:49:32 PM PST · by Lmo56 · 44 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 11/24/14 | David Martosko
    President Barack Obama pleaded quietly for calm in Ferguson, Missouri on Monday night, speaking from the White House as rioters overtook streets in the St. Louis suburb and cable TV broadcasts showed them setting fires and attacking police cars. [snip] The president said anger is an 'understandable reaction' from people who believe 'the law is being applied in a discriminatory fashion,' a reference to Wilson being white and Brown being black. 'What we need to do is try to understand them,' Obama said. [snip]
  • The Media, Politicians, and Agitators Care Only About Feelings Not Facts

    11/25/2014 12:39:05 PM PST · by servo1969 · 4 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 11-25-2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    Full Title - "The Police and Grand Jury Can't Win! The Media, Politicians, and Agitators Care Only About Feelings Not Facts" RUSH: All right. Let me see if I can explain this. During the break at the top of the hour I was watching CNN, and at the moment on CNN, Benjamin Crump, the family attorney for the gentle giant is holding court. He's conducting a press conference, and standing right next to him on his right, camera left, is the Reverend Sharpton. We cannot see the audience, which we assume to be accredited journalists and other agitators -- uh,...
  • LIVE THREAD- Fergidishu Burrning - DAY TWO

    11/25/2014 12:34:31 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 575 replies
    Various | 11-25-2014 | TCRLAF
    Protestors blocking I-70 bridge in downtown STL, right now. Ferguson Mayor's Presser just ended. No doubt that events will "Heat up" again tonight. STL County Police Scanner via UStream http://www.ustream.tv/channel/st-louis-county-police-scanner
  • Jay Nixon promises more National Guard troops in Ferguson tonight (and Sharpton promises more war)

    11/25/2014 12:32:36 PM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 25, 2014 | Justin Green
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Wednesday that more National Guard troops would be in the St. Louis area on the second night after a grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. "The violence we saw last night in areas of Ferguson is unacceptable," Nixon said. [Snip] MSNBC host Al Sharpton slammed Wednesday the prosecution's handling of the grand jury. "I've never seen a prosecutor hold a press conference to discredit the victim," he said during a Brown family press conference. [Snip] "Before you think this is over, remember what happened in Rodney King," he said,...
  • Injustice in Ferguson; ‘It’s An Understandable Reaction

    11/25/2014 12:34:12 PM PST · by Iron Eagle · 11 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 11-25-14 | Richard Kelsey
    Looters rule the streets while cars and businesses burn. Criminals repudiate with violence our American values, our justice system, and our sense of decency and decorum. Weak, pathetic politicians spur the criminals on with tacit approval, if not outright inflammatory suggestions. President Obama said in one sentence that we are a nation of laws, and then in a second sentence suggested that people were angry, and their reaction was understandable. How’s that, Mr. Obama? If the process was just, then the outcome was just. Why are people understandably angry at a just outcome? Does that understandable anger permit lawlessness? APTOPIX...
  • Affirmative Action Looting

    11/25/2014 11:58:43 AM PST · by goldstategop · 33 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 11/25/2014 | Steven Plaut
    It should properly be called “Affirmative Action Looting.” Having lectured the world for decades that American blacks should not be expected to obey the law or conform to the standards of behavior applicable to others, that black crime is a protest against social injustices, that blacks cannot succeed because of white skin privilege and never mind that there is a black president, the liberal establishment might as well be torching they buildings and cars in Missouri all by itself. The liberals have “Tawana Brawleyed” themselves into oblivion. They seriously believed that a grand jury could be bullied into indicting an...
  • Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial? (Hold on, she's serious!)

    11/25/2014 12:26:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Reuters Opinion ^ | November 25, 2014 | Allison Silver, executive editor of Reuters Opinion.
    The St. Louis Prosecutor Robert McCullough made a series of highly unusual decisions on Monday. He was reportedly seeking to defuse the highly charged situation in the wake of a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer killing an unarmed black teenager. He did not succeed. Protests ignited in Ferguson, fanning flames, literal and figurative, throughout the night. Demonstrations spread from New York City to Oakland, California. Even as President Barack Obama spoke to the nation, cable news channels showed him on a split screen with the violent protests. He did not even get three-quarters of the shot. McCullough was continuing the...