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No, It Was Not “Improper” for #Ferguson Grand Jury to Consider Self-Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 7:30am 11/30/2014 at 7:30am
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One of the most recent of the seemingly never-ending succession of Progressive complaints about the Ferguson Grand Jury is that the Grand Jury’s decision not to indict is inherently flawed because they were permitted to consider self-defense.

Those professing this argument rely for support on one of their favorite variations of the classic...

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#Ferguson protesters capture food court, advancing on Sears

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 8:42pm 11/29/2014 at 8:42pm
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It has come to this.

The video is by anti-Israel activist Bassem Masri, whose voice narrates as protesters take over parts of the South County Mall someplace, somewhere in America.

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Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

Biggest surprise of the evening?

There’s a Sears store still open.

UPDATES:  Sears has been...

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#Ferguson protesters make Seattle kids cry

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 2:03pm 11/29/2014 at 2:03pm

One of my favorite Christmas moments is when I watch “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” with my son.

This year, I didn’t have to pull out the DVD to review the story. Ferguson protesters captured its essence by surrounding  some children caroling for a Christmas tree lighting in Seattle and making...

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Yet another reason Lawrence O’Donnell is wrong on #Ferguson Grand Jury (@lawrence)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 12:15pm 11/29/2014 at 12:15pm

As a follow-up to our post yesterday, de-bunking Lawrence O’Donnell’s claim that a purported error on the part of prosecutors led the Ferguson Grand Jury into error, I thought it might be informative to progress that de-bunking to an even more comprehensive level.

As noted yesterday in No, Prosecution did not Mislead #Ferguson...

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No, Prosecution did not Mislead #Ferguson Grand Jury into Erroneous Decision

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 28, 2014 at 7:00pm 11/28/2014 at 7:00pm

There have been many false factual narratives of the Michael Brown killing, such as “hands up, don’t shoot.”

Now there’s a new false legal narrative spreading, that a prosecutorial mistake misled the Grand Jury into erroneously failing to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson.

The source of the claim appears to be MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell.

O’Donnell,...

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Conservative student reporter attacked at Ithaca #Ferguson protest

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 28, 2014 at 2:00pm 11/28/2014 at 2:00pm
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Casey Breznick is the Editor in Chief of The Cornell Review, the conservative Cornell undergraduate journal and its blog, The Cornell Insider. Casey also writes for Legal Insurrection and previously College Insurrection.

Casey has done a lot of great reporting for the Review on political events, such as the Martha Robertson...

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Justice—for whom?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 28, 2014 at 12:40pm 11/28/2014 at 12:40pm

Let’s take a look at the classic depiction of Justice:

She wears a blindfold. And not because it’s Halloween. It’s because:

Lady Justice (Latin: Iustitia, the Roman goddess of...

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#Ferguson Eye Witness Intimidation: Chilling Details

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 28, 2014 at 7:30am 11/28/2014 at 7:30am

The official transcript of the Ferguson Grand Jury continues to be fascinating as I chug my way past the 20% reading mark.

A portion of the current eye witness testimony before me, that of Interview #4 taken on September 17 , was particularly engaging however.

The reason? It shows in visceral detail some...

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Before there was #Ferguson, there was #Occupy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 2:30pm 11/27/2014 at 2:30pm

The Ferguson protesters have proven themselves to be destructive, violent, and completely uninterested in anything having to do with “justice.” Not only are they okay with this assessment—they’re completely proud of it.

In fact, they’re beginning to look an awful lot like another “justice movement” we got to know quite well a...

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Liberal Media Types Advocate Riots in #Ferguson

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 9:00am 11/27/2014 at 9:00am

Back in the good old days, the left loved to lecture us about civility. That time is over.

In the course of the last few days, at least two writers from liberal...

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The #Ferguson Crisis — America Held Hostage — Night 3

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 9:42pm 11/26/2014 at 9:42pm

The violence that gripped Ferguson, MO in the wake of the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson has spread to multiple cities across the US.

Minneapolis

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Latest Trend in #Ferguson Protests: Blocking America’s Highways

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 7:28pm 11/26/2014 at 7:28pm

A lot of San Diegans were caught in gridlock when a group of student protesters from my alma mater, University of California – San Diego, blocked Interstate 5 just in time for morning rush hour.

Dozens of UCSD students brought traffic to a halt on northbound Interstate 5 Wednesday morning to protest...

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Officer David Smith never lived to tell about enraged perp who stole his service gun

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 3:32pm 11/26/2014 at 3:32pm
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Darren Wilson, the Ferguson Police Officer whom a Grand Jury declined to indict over the shooting death of Micheal Brown, gave a lengthy in-person interview to George Stephanopoulos on ABC News last night. That interview is embedded at the bottom of this post.

But this post is not really about Darren Wilson, at...

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#Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence: Police Officer’s Answers to Juror Questions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 1:30pm 11/26/2014 at 1:30pm

This post focuses on the second-half of Police Officer’s testimony before the Grand Jury, during which he is responding to direct questions from both the Prosecutors present (Whirley and Alizadeh) as well as from individual Grand Jury members.

This portion of the testimony also covers the relevant post-shooting events.

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Looking back: Ferguson and the Detroit riots

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 10:30am 11/26/2014 at 10:30am

One of my most haunting memories from childhood involves a group of teens from a local Michigan high school; they pounded on our front door and begged my mom to call the police. This was during the 1967 Detroit Riots, when several groups of hostile students decided to take the conflict...

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America believes in #Ferguson small businesses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 7:00am 11/26/2014 at 7:00am

Ferguson is on fire, and small businesses are suffering.

Our coverage of the violence in Ferguson has included tweets and photos showing rampant vandalism and destruction of locally owned businesses; from pizza joints to beauty shops to liquor stores, proprietors have been punished for the grand jury verdict, and many shop...

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The #Ferguson Crisis – America Held Hostage – Night 2

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 7:29pm 11/25/2014 at 7:29pm

After last night’s protests in Ferguson boiled over, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has tripled the National Guard presence in Ferguson in an attempt to quell the violence.

From the New York Times:

At an afternoon news conference, Mr. Nixon said that he had ordered the deployment of 2,200 National Guard soldiers to Ferguson....

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