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Ferguson Update: Three Questioned After Shooting of Two Police Officers

We reported this morning that two police officers were shot in downtown Ferguson, Missouri. The investigation into that shooting led to what police called a “tactical situation” at a home in Ferguson. KTVI reports: Police swarmed a house in Ferguson, just four blocks from the Ferguson Police Department, where the shooting took place ,according to […]

Two Cops Shot in Ferguson

Months of anti-police agitation produce the expected consequences: Two police officers were hit by gunfire early Thursday outside the Ferguson police department. The shots were fired just after midnight as police were confronting protesters who had gathered outside the police station. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said one officer was with his department […]

Why Ferguson?

Riot police on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. “Fox and CNN viewers witnessed a police car, a car dealership and the local Little Caesar’s Pizza set ablaze, a beauticians’ store looted, a McDonald’s with its windows smashed — and ‘Full circle: Liquor store Michael Brown accused of robbing being looted.’” — Ed Driscoll, Nov. 24, […]

Report: Two Black Panther Terrorists Arrested in Ferguson Bomb Plot

The deadly momentum of the hate machine made this inevitable: Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters. Word of the arrests, reported […]

My Official #Ferguson Commentary

Stop watching cable TV news. If that commentary sounds familiar to regular readers, it’s because that’s what I said about the Trayvon Martin case. The 2012 Florida shooting controversy dominated headlines for weeks and months, and I don’t remember saying anything else about it until there was a verdict in the George Zimmerman trial: Not […]

Missouri Killer Grabbed Hailey Owens ‘Like a Rag Doll,’ Witnesses Tell Police

Craig Michael Wood, 45, has been charged with first-degree murder and kidnapping in the death of 10-year-old Hailey Owens, whose abduction Tuesday led to an “Amber Alert” that rallied the community of Springfield, Missouri: According to the probable cause statement in the case, Carlos and Michelle Edwards were in the open garage of their home […]

Democrat Fundraiser Sentenced to Probation in Weird Stalking Case

Nadia Cavner is a wealthy Missouri financial adviser who raised more than $100,000 for President Obama’s 2008 campaign and contributed $8,000 for Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill. Nadia Cavner is also the Crazy Mom From Hell: Prosecutor Brian Coleman read a list of allegations during Friday’s court hearing. Coleman said Cavner’s daughter had a boyfriend when […]

In Missouri, ObamaCare Sucks Even Harder Than Military Service

by Smitty So, you can be a conscientious objector, and gaff off military service, but: A federal judge has struck down a Missouri law exempting moral objectors from mandatory birth control coverage because it conflicts with an insurance requirement under President Barrack Obama’s health care law. Will Orwellian wonders never cease? As an aside, I […]

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