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Darren Wilson Allies Want Perjury Charges For Dorian "Hands up, Don't shoot" Johnson

Allies of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson insist that given that the grand jury didn't indict Wilson and believed his version of events over Michael Brown friend Dorian Johnson, the state should consider charging Johnson with perjury. Show More Summary

Ferguson a lesson lost on race

Of all the wild talk coming out of Ferguson and the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer — and all that angry and predictable

Fournier: 'Asinine' Schumer Trying to Help Hillary on O-Care

National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier said that Sen. Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) attempts to distance himself Obamacare were "asinine" attempts to help Hillary Clinton on Wednesday's "Special Report" on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

Gay #MikeBrown Protesters March in St. Louis – Chanting “Trans Lives Matter”

Seriously? Gay #MikeBrown supporters marched in The Grove bar district in St. Louis Wednesday night. They were upset about police brutality against gays. Yes… really. Protesters are blocking Kingshighway and Manchester in St. Louis. https://t.co/meo33WvUCM — Lisa Brown (@LisaBrownSTL) November … Continue reading ?

AP: Surging Black Friday Sales Put Guns In Hands Of Wrong People

Two days before Black Friday—a day that has come to be identified with record-breaking gun sales—the Associated Press is claiming that surging sales on November 28 will put guns in the hands of the wrong people. Even though the people...Show More Summary

'Hands Up Don't SHOP' Black Friday Ferguson Protests Announced

“Hands Up Don’t Shop Plan a Blackout Black Friday” reads a post from the Ferguson National Response Network. The locally-organized group has kept a running list of planned protests since Monday night’s grand jury announcement that Officer Darren Wilson would not be charged for the shooting death of Michael Brown. Show More Summary

This Thanksgiving, have an attitude of gratitude

If Thomas Jefferson could be faulted for one thing in composing the Declaration of Independence, it might be his inclusion of the words “the pursuit of happiness” in the text.

Michael Brown's Mom: 'Impossible' that Stepfather Incited Riots

Michael Brown's mother said it was "impossible" that her husband's calls to "burn this btch down" while on top of a car outside the Ferguson police station incited the mass rioting, violence, and looting after a grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown on Monday evening. Show More Summary

St. Louis Thanksgiving Day Parade Postponed Due to Ferguson Riots

An annual Thanksgiving Day parade in the St. Louis area has been postponed because of the continuing violence and riots in Ferguson after a grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Show More Summary

Why the Black American's Fight for Civil Rights Still Isn't Over

On Monday a grand jury chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. Innumerable people were immediately outraged, erupting in fury. Show More Summary

An inconvenient law

There is a humane, transparent, truthful — and constitutional — way to address illegal immigration. Unfortunately, President Obama’s unilateral plan to exempt millions of residents from federal immigration law is

Happy Thanksgiving

Our tradition at Liberaland has been to present the classic Arlo Guthrie song, “Alice’s Restaurant.” It’s based on a true story and is satirical take on the counter culture of the 1960’s. But it is also a protest song against the Vietnam war and the military draft. Particularly telling is the hypocrisy of the draft [...]

Phil Hughes dies

What a terrible, terrible loss. His poor family. He was just 25.

Your safety in Jacqui Lambie’s hands

Senator Jacqui Lambie, September: BARRIE CASSIDY: And do you feel the Government’s got a…

How Robert McCulloch Hoodwinked The Ferguson Grand Jury

This is how the Grand Jury arrived at their verdict. Early on in the proceedings, Assistant District Attorney Alizadeh handed out copies of a law that was ruled unconstitutional in 1985. In essence it set the bar for use of excessive force lower than is permissible. Show More Summary

Don’t Let Lame Ducks Spend Your Money

On November 4, voters fired the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, replacing it with a GOP majority that campaigned against Obamacare and big spending. But the Democrats who lost

CAUGHT ON TAPE: #Ferguson Arsonist Torching Convenience Store on Monday Night

Let’s hope they find this thug. Security cameras at Ferguson Market and Liquor caught an arsonist squirting lighter fluid in the store and setting it on fire. The cameras captured the entire crime. The arsonist looks like an overweight white … Continue reading ?

Open Thread - Just Put The Fcking Turkey In The Oven

h/t our friends at Mock Paper Scissors. Happy Thanksgiving! Open thread below...

BOMBS FOR BUMS: Alleged plot included bombing Gateway Arch, killing St. Louis County prosecutor. “…

BOMBS FOR BUMS: Alleged plot included bombing Gateway Arch, killing St. Louis County prosecutor. “The men wanted to acquire two more bombs, the sources said, but could not afford to do it until one suspect’s girlfriend’s Electronic Benefit Transfer card was replenished.”

Jon Voight To Obama: ‘You Took An Oath. Respect It!’

Actor Jon Voight spoke to Page Six: The conservative “Deliverance” star — who recently criticized President Obama’s use of executive privilege in the Washington Times — told us at a Children of Chernobyl gala at Pier 60, “We’ve been losing so much over these past years of what keeps our country strong and what keeps [...]

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