Timothy Birdnow has not received any gifts yet
A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night by two armed men when he tried to question their prowling at a closed recreation center.
]According to this story:
"St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said at a media briefing early today that the officer approached…
The U.S. government has not just been equipping police with military weaponry; they've been supplying such weapons to colleges as well. According to The Chronicles of Higher Education:
"Should the campus police at the University of Central Florida ever need a modified grenade launcher, one sits waiting in the department’s armory. Retooled to fire tear-gas…
One of the things I find so offensive about this Michael Brown story is the rank hypocrisy among so many who are covering this. Take the two journalists who were arrested the other day; they were furious over <a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/13/huffington-post-reporter-arrested-ferguson_n_5676829.htm>being arrested after the officer asked them to leave</a> the McDonalds they were camping out in repeatedly. Strange; Washington Post journalist…Continue
Does anybody remember the novel Bonfire of the Vanities? In that 1987 novel by Tom Wolfe a "master of the universe" junk bond trader accidentally gets off the highway in "the hood" and runs over a black thug (among some thugs trying to get him to stop his car so that he could be robbed). Civil Rights activists - eager for the publicity their "struggle for justice" would bring - jump on this case, and the media runs with it (claiming the kid was an honor student…