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Archived Since:February 7, 2008

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CNN Reports #Ferguson PD Officer Darren Wilson DID NOT Have a Fractured Eye Socket

For the past couple of days, I've been pointing out the numerous problems in Jim Hoft's anonymously sourced claim that Ferguson PD officer Darren Wilson suffered a fractured eye socket in a purported struggle with teenager Michael Brown, and now CNN is reporting that sources close to the investigation have...

Ann Coulter Takes Jim Hoft's Misleading Bait, Says "We Saw X-Ray of Wilson's Fractured Eye Socket"

As I pointed out on Tuesday in this article, far right blogger Jim Hoft apparently deliberately tried to mislead his readers into believing that a random example image of a CT scan he posted was actually an image of Darren Wilson's purportedly fractured eye socket. Hoft erased the words "UNIV...

If Darren Wilson Was "Savagely Beaten," Why Did Neighbors See Him Mowing His Lawn Just a Few Days Later?

Officer Darren Wilson, minutes after supposedly being "savagely beaten"If you've been following the ever-worsening accounts of the purported struggle between unarmed teenager Michael Brown and Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, you've seen the descriptions mutate from "minor injuries" for which Wilson was treated and released to "a savage beating" that...

Did Michael Brown's Friend Dorian Johnson "Recant" His Story? No, He Did Not

A rumor began circulating through the third-string wingnut blogs two days ago that Michael Brown's friend Dorian Johnson, who was with Brown when he was gunned down by officer Darren Wilson, had "recanted" his account of the events and admitted Brown did attack Wilson in his police car. Before this bogus...

Oh No! the Communists Are Mad at Me

RCP numbskull Travis Morales being arrested in Ferguson, wearing his REVOLUTION T-shirt Following up on my post about the cultish Revolutionary Communist Party and their violent incitement in Ferguson, Missouri, one of the operatives identified in my post, Travis Morales, took time out from his busy schedule of stoking violent revolution...

Law Enforcement Officials Admit Officer Wilson Fired at Michael Brown as He Ran Away

A New York Times report on the huge differences between the accounts of eyewitnesses to the shooting of Michael Brown and accounts from Ferguson police doesn't have much new information (if you've been following LGF, anyway), but it does show once again how consistent all the eyewitness accounts have been. However,...

Jim Hoft Calls #Ferguson Protesters "Roaches"

This morning Jim Hoft dropped all pretense and let his inner racist run free, calling the black people protesting in Ferguson "roaches." Breaking: Reporters Robbed and Roughed Up by #Ferguson Mob - Protesters Scatter Like Roaches (Video) http://t.co/4gUunEbJu9 @gatewaypundit -- Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) August 20, 2014

FBI Will Now Oversee Ferguson Protests, Operations - Update: FBI Says KSDK Report is Wrong

In a pretty obvious indictment of the heavy-handed tactics of the St. Louis County and Ferguson police departments, the FBI will now be taking over the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown, as well as overseeing all operations and protests. KSDK has the details: FERGUSON, Mo. - NewsChannel 5...

Jim Hoft's Unsourced Claim That Officer Darren Wilson Had an "Orbital Blowout Fracture of the Eye Socket"

The entire right wing universe (including Drudge Report) is now screaming about this post by, yes, the Dumbest Man on the Internet again, claiming that anonymous sources told him officer Darren Wilson suffered an "orbital blowout fracture to the eye socket" in a struggle with unarmed teenager Michael Brown: BREAKING...

The Impressive Professionalism of Breitbart "News"

With the whole world in flux, constantly changing, it's nice to see some things that remain the same after years and years. For example, the boundless idiocy of the right wing crackpots who run Breitbart "News." Today's unchanging example comes via their latest fear-mongering article about the civil unrest in Missouri:...

One of the Outside Groups Inciting Violence in Ferguson: The Revolutionary Communist Party

Last night, with the help of some others on Twitter, I discovered an important story the media have so far missed: one of the main outside groups involved in inciting violence in Ferguson is the notorious Revolutionary Communist Party, a Maoist group started by cultish leader Bob Avakian. One of...

The Troubling Treatment of Journalists During Ferguson Coverage

The law enforcement response to the shooting death of Michael Brown at the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson has been troubling in all aspects, but the local police (including Ferguson PD, St. Louis County Police, and other agencies) treatment of journalists is especially so. Journalists are being harassed at...

Monday Night in Ferguson, Missouri

Here's an open thread to follow what's going on tonight in Ferguson, Missouri, with a fervent hope that peace will be restored. But you can almost smell Jim Hoft's eagerness for more violence in #Ferguson. The right wing blogosphere has been disgusting beyond belief today, validating once again my decision to...

Eyewitness Says Officer Darren Wilson Chased After Michael Brown While Shooting Him

Video Eyewitness Piaget Crenshaw recorded footage of Michael Brown, and has now come forward to give her account on CNN. Ms Crenshaw says she saw officer Darren Wilson trying to pull Brown into his police car, when Brown broke away and started running down the street. Then, according to Crenshaw, Wilson...

St. Louis County Medical Examiner: Michael Brown Was Shot Six to Eight Times, Had Marijuana in His System

St. Louis County medical examiner Mary Case told the Washington Post this morning that their autopsy on Michael Brown's body found between six to eight gunshot wounds in Brown's head and chest (and according to Baden, in his right arm as well), and also detected marijuana in his system. And the...

Family's Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Shot at Least Six Times, Twice in the Head, Not at Close Range

The New York Times has details tonight on the autopsy performed on Michael Brown's body at the family's request, and it shows that Brown was struck by bullets at least 6 times -- twice in the head. And the absence of gunpowder residue on his body strongly suggests that he was...

Tonight in Ferguson, Missouri

Here's an open thread to keep up on events in Ferguson, Missouri, where civil unrest is erupting again following the shooting death of 18-year old Michael Brown. Sad to see this happening again, but the whole world needs to watch. So much gas. Police advancing in vehicles. #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/4fSFZc3lhW --...

Missouri Gov. Nixon on Michael Brown Video Release: 'It's Not Right'

MSNBC Missouri Governor Jay Nixon went on Meet the Press today and seriously called out the Ferguson police department for releasing that surveillance video of Michael Brown, without consulting the Missouri Highway Patrol or his office and against the advice of the US Department of Justice. Andrea Mitchell: Well governor, there...

Ferguson: Down the Rabbit Hole

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson can't get out of his own way. In his rush to paint Mike Brown as a strong arm robber, he's released video that the Department of Justice considered incendiary and unrelated to the FOIA requests made by the press and other interested parties. In fact,...

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