Live from Ferguson: All Quiet on the West Florissant Front

By August 21, 2014

All in all a calm, quiet night of protests in Ferguson.

  • Unlike last night the crowd on the street seemed to break apart on its own as the hours went by.
  • At times it really did feel like there were more media people there than protesters.

Drunk-Sounding Rush Limbaugh Tries Desperately to Link Benghazi with Ferguson


After nearly two weeks of tensions in Ferguson, MO, far-right radio has finally shoehorned the crisis into its ongoing Benghazi and IRS narratives.

This Is How UK Police Stop Someone With A Knife


Kajieme Powell died after confronting officers with a knife in St Louis. In America, cops can shoot you if they believe you pose a threat to them, but how do other countries police force deal with knife wielding attackers?

St. Louis County Police Reportedly Raid a Ferguson ‘Safe Haven’ Church, Confiscate Maalox


In a video recorded by Reconciling Ministries Network, organizer Phillip Agnew described to Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey how, in addition to ejecting the injured protesters, the police apparently seized quantities of the over-the-counter indigestion remedy Maalox.

Live from Ferguson: SWAT and a Storm Arrive


More media here than protesters. It was always going to come to this.

The Whole World Can Now See Why Black America Is Angry


Septic, institutional race related fear of black people caused the white people to pack up their tennis bats and muffin mix and leave Ferguson in their Volvos. And it’s fear that brings them back with their zip ties and gas masks in their tanks.

YouTube Video Captures Kajieme Powell Shooting in St. Louis


A video has appeared on YouTube showing the shooting of Kajieme Powell by police officers in St. Louis on Tuesday.

Cop In Ferguson Who Threatened to “F**king Kill” Journalists Is Suspended Indefinitely


Thankfully, this lunatic is no longer patrolling the streets.

There Is No “Racial Divide” On Ferguson Story, Only Stupid White People Vs. Everyone Else


Not surprisingly, more white people say race is getting more attention than it deserves in the Mike Brown shooting.

How To Piss Off Your Liberal Audience In 5 Easy Steps


Here are five cool tricks for becoming the most hated liberal writer on your liberal website.

Twitter Announces the Suspension of Users Posting Images of James Foley’s Beheading


Effective this morning, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo announced the suspension of any accounts who post the horrifying images of the beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS terrorists.

President Obama On James Foley’s ISIL Killers: “Extract This Cancer”

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This afternoon, President Obama delivered a clearly angry statement on the murder of journalist James Foley by ISIL, and while he did not announce any specific response, he promised “justice,” and called on the world to “extract this cancer.”

Live from Ferguson: Peace and Pepper Spray

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It all went from calm to chaos in a matter of a few seconds.

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) Wants ‘Anglo-American’ Justice in Ferguson

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) demanded Gov. Jay Nixon reinstate the curfew in Ferguson, and allow “Anglo American jurisprudence” to “protect the rights and liberties of everyone involved”.

We Should Cut Some Slack For CNN’s Rosemary Church Who Suggested Using a ‘Water Cannon’ In Ferguson


Allow me to parse Rosemary’s not-so-sage words at this thyme.

“Border Crisis” Solved: Deported Central American Children Are Being Murdered


The Central American children that we’ve been deporting are being murdered when they return home. President Obama should stop these deportations until every child has a lawyer and a fair hearing, and if it takes a long time, too fucking bad.

Rick Perry Puts On His Best Shit-Eating Grin For Mugshot


We wanted the hipster glasses.

Karl Rove’s Ludicrous New Ad Casts Tea Party Republican as a Pro-Entitlement Messiah


It attempts to hit Pryor on his left flank by painting the senator as being an enemy of Social Security and Medicare — two programs that small-government, anti-redistributionist tea party cranks like Tom Cotton ought to hate.

The Right’s Perverse Prime Directive


In the world of Star Trek, the major rule governing the federation is the prime directive, which forbids interference in developing planets. Here in the real world we have a governing rule which rules the right, but isn’t as nearly as altruistic. It reads: “annoy the left.” It isn’t “beat the left” or “out-debate the… Read More