Ferguson Missouri

Left Favors the State Over the People in Ferguson

Erick Erickson, Red State

The left is opposed to the people & instead prefers left-wing Dems to the citizenry in our democratic form of gov't. When a jury of peers doesn't see things the way the left sees things, the system has failed, the people are stupid, and the result is an injustice.

O Uses Ferguson To Demand Changes In Criminal Law

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

“There are good people on all sides of this debate… who are interested in working with this administration and local and state officials to start tackling much-needed criminal justice reform,” Obama said.

The Ferguson “Race War”

The Left and those who share the notion that justice must be tailored to the special political circumstances of each case, want to use the death of Michael Brown to establish a system of “justice” based on the politics of race, economics and ideology, not law. 

Obama Defends Islam, Smacks Israel, American Racism at UN

Be Shapiro, Breitbart

Taking on issues ranging from Iran to Russia, from Ukraine to Syria, from global warming to Ebola, Obama pledged to utilize American might in service to the UN, speaking grandly of the beauty and power of the world’s least effective and most morally bankrupt international institution.

Tea Partiers Take to the Streets of Ferguson

Melissa Quinn, The Daily Signal

Bill Hennessy led more than 40 members of the St. Louis Tea Party Coalition to the embattled town Thursday evening to shop at the small businesses and support the local economy.

The Conservative Divide Over Ferguson

Ross Douthat, The New York Times

Douthat says within the commentariat, the most interesting division has opened within American conservatism, where a large group of conservative and libertarian writers have been much less inclined than perhaps they/we would have been thirty years ago to give the police the benefit of the doubt. 

Levin: Who Spread Story That Michael Brown Was Shot While Surrendering?

Right Scoop Staff

Mark Levin says we were told initially that Mike Brown was essentially executed by a cop even though he was surrendering, and it was quickly blamed on race despite the fact that most reasonable people knew better. And yet to this day there is ZERO evidence that this had anything to do with race.

Evidence Suggests Ferguson Cop Beaten Badly Before Shooting

Douglas Ernst, Washington Times

Michael Brown allegedly beat Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson so badly that the he suffered an orbital fracture and was nearly unconscious before firing his weapon, a source told Fox News Wed. The unarmed teenager was killed by gunfire Aug. 9.

Planned Parenthood Uses Ferguson to Push Abortion

Steven Ertelt, Life News

A national civil rights and violence debate is brewing because of the tenuous situation in Ferguson, Missouri. But the president of the Planned Parenthood abortion business isn’t letting an opportunity to push her pro-abortion agenda go to waste.

Eric Holder and The Lynch Mob Mentality in Ferguson

With Attorney General Eric Holder’s Department of Justice Civil Rights Criminal Division record of anti-police bias and misconduct the hope for an investigation to “dispassionately establish the facts” in the shooting of Michael Brown seems to be receding, not advancing. Sign our petition to impeach Eric Holder.

Did We Get It Wrong On Ferguson Response?

We think part of our job is to challenge our fellow conservatives to confront tough questions about how to govern according to conservative principles. After our columns on Ferguson the volume and strength of reader comments made us go back and review what we said and ask ourselves if we got it all wrong.

Larry Elder vs. Rand Paul on Ferguson

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Calling Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) an "odd duck," conservative talk radio host Larry Elder accused Paul of needlessly fueling the notion that cops are out to get black people. On The Laura Ingraham Show, Elder also said that he was as libertarian as Paul but disagreed with his foreign policy views.

Holder: MBrown Death Cause For 'Robust Action' to Up Police Diversity

Tony Lee, Breitbart

A.G. Eric Holder vowed to use Michael Brown's death and the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, to push for more police diversity and even combat unintentional "disparate treatment under the law" of minorities.

Lt. Gen. Honore to Ferguson: Put Down Guns, Let People Speak

Greg Richter, NewsMax

The police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, is just making things worse, and officers should put down their guns and allow protesters to speak their minds, says retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who headed relief efforts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

Privacy Rights Could Trump Transparency as Congress Debates Ferguson

Susan Crabtree, Washington Examiner

A key Dem. who's trying to restrict the flow of military equipment to local police forces is open to the idea of outfitting police with body cameras, though he wants to ensure that related privacy issues are fully debated.

The Wrong Response to Ferguson, Missouri

Richard Nixon's "law and order" campaign is in no way a principled conservative response to the killing of Michael Brown and the riots in Ferguson, Missouri.

Activist Holder DOJ Behind Suppression of Michael Brown Video

Debra Heine, Breitbart

The Holder Justice Dep't pressured the Ferguson Police Dept. not to release the tape showing the latest left-wing cause celeb to be a violent criminal. Holder has also ordered another autopsy in addition to the state-performed autopsy. 

On Ferguson, Are Libertarians Playing With Fire?

Daniel Horowitz, Breitbart

"To completely and dishonestly ignore the role that violent crime plays in limiting liberty and the critical role that a robust police response plays in preserving liberty is antithetical to all of our values."

Civil Rights Leader: Obama, Sharpton=Racial Arsonists

Jennifer Burke, Tea Party News Network

Niger Innis, civil rights leader & Exec. Dir. for TheTeaParty.net, acknowledged that Michael Brown's death was tragic, but had harsh words for the community’s violent response & for ‘black leaders’ who have ramped up the racial unrest.

Would YOU Expect To Get Shot For Jaywalking?

Senator Paul said of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, “If I had been told to get out of the street as a teenager, there would have been a distinct possibility that I might have smarted off. But, I wouldn’t have expected to be shot.”