While the Michael Brown death has become a federal case, police officers and other "media expendables" who are murdered every week become footnotes.
Ugly outside influences — some from as far away as California and New York, continue to fan the flames in Ferguson.
Smart-gun inventor Bill Gentry of Kodiak Industries told Attorney General Eric Holder in a 2013 closed meeting that his patented trigger-lock device is meant to save lives, not restrict freedom, and that he would "burn it down" if it is mandated by gun control laws.
While the media has portrayed Ferguson shooting victim Michael Brown as a gentle giant, recent revelations tell a different story.
Two autopsies performed on Michael Brown reveal that he was shot at least six times in the front, and that he had marijuana in his system.
The Obama administration is engaged in unprecedented stonewalling of federal agency and department inspectors general, according to a letter to lawmakers from a strong majority of the supposedly independent government watchdogs. The officials, who are charged by Congress with routing out corruption, waste, fraud, and abuse within their respective agencies, warned that the consequences of the obstructionism could be dire. Critics and lawmakers seized on the letter as further evidence that the administration marketed as the “most transparent” in history has become exactly the opposite.
The media have portrayed Ferguson teen Michael Brown as a hapless shooting victim of racially motivated police, but newly revealed eyewitness audio refutes that narrative and indicates that Brown was, in fact, the aggressor.
Armed business owners in Ferguson discouraged looters, who had a change of heart and instantly revised their “victim selection process.”
A Travis County, Texas grand jury has indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry on charges of abuse of power and coercion.