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Ferguson - America’s Future Depends on Recovering Gun Culture

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The latest report, if true, really makes it likely that Wilson should be cleared–if gun culture is not dead yet. Fox News reported yesterday, Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more

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We Need to Remember John Adams When We Analyze Ferguson Commentary

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Unlike many Christian conservatives, I think Justin Raimondo is a national treasure despite his flaws. But sometimes he says things that seem disturbing and wrong. His last column leads off with an instance of this: The facts surrounding the murder

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Did Jay Nixon Declare Officer Darren Wilson Guilty Ahead of a Grand Jury?

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According to Fox News Jay Nixon seems to have done just that: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon drew criticism from his own Lt. Governor Tuesday when he said “a vigorous prosecution must now be pursued” in the shooting death of black

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Questions about Ferguson - Some Day Dialing 911 Won’t Work for You Either

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There are definitely some questions about Ferguson here in Michael Snyder’s blog that I’ve been asking. According to eyewitnesses, police vehicles were seen driving by some of the stores while they were being looted and they did not respond. If

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Ferguson – Repentance Would Be Good for All Parties

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Years ago, I lived in Florissant, Missouri, a few miles from the scene of the current unrest in Ferguson. The neighborhood has changed quite a bit in the past ten years or so. That said, it is not unlike many

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Two Pictures of the Police in Ferguson

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Here are two pictures that tell a troubling story about modern “Law Enforcement” as demonstrated by the police in Ferguson. =image2= They drive in like wannabe Rambos, then stand around, appearing as consummate cowards, and watch as criminals run riot,

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Was Michael Brown Rushing the Police Officer?

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The story of Michael Brown and Ferguson just got potentially more complicated. You can see the IJReview.com video here. But it has also been made available via Youtube. Here is one that is a little bit longer than most of

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If Police Gear Up, Let Them Actually Protect Property

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On the military police gear, I got some good pushback on the use of body armor in general. I think my original point stands (and I’ve made it over and over again) that we have far too many late night/early

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The Best-Laid Plans in Ferguson ...

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It took a grownup to put an end to the worst of the nonsense taking place in Ferguson, Missouri, for five nights since police shot and killed a black teen. That grownup happens to be the Democratic governor of Missouri,

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Michael Brown Shooting: “Anything but Murder”?

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According to the Western Journalism website, Additional information came out Wednesday that suggests Brown’s death was anything but a murder. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson confirmed the still unidentified officer who shot him was serious injured by the teen. I’m not willing

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USA Today Tries to Blame Ferguson Riots on Police Militarization

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Anyone who reads this blog knows that we have a real problem with police militarization. We celebrate the few times that the police state is rolled back. Furthermore, if witness statements are true, then what happened to the shooting victim

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Riots Are a Choice! Comparing St. Louis to Beavercreek, Ohio

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// So here is a young African American man who was gunned down by police. Police say they acted appropriately and rationally. Others contend that it makes no sense. It looks like John Crawford scared someone because he wanted to

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