Brown family lawyer: Why did the prosecutor change the rules for Wilson and not try hard to get him indicted?

25 Nov 2014, 3:01 pm

"Why change the rules now when it’s our children lying on the ground?"

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The pace of home price increases slowed in September, according to figures released on Tuesday, but other data show that houses have not become more affordable despite government efforts.

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25 Nov 2014, 2:45 pm

(Steven Hayward)Oh who knows, but it is still interesting to note that the Great Lakes are already icing up, the earliest this has occurred since satellite monitoring began 40 years ago: Ice is already starting to develop on Michigan’s Great Lakes. This is the earliest ice on some of the Great

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The American Spectator

A Silver Lining in Ferguson

Despite the fire, spraying of bullets, looting and general mayhem last night in Ferguson following the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the silver lining in all of this is no one died. That might not be of much comfort to those who had their property damaged or destroyed,

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Last night, I tried to stay off social media, but felt the urge to Tweet about how looting and destroying local businesses does nothing to harm corporations, the police, or the legal system, but it does harm community members who are working hard to put food on the table for themselves. No matter h
Thanks-mas — as our new winter holiday deserves to become known, with pumpkins and red-and-green lights merging in anticipatory celebration — only partly occludes the opportunities for national and personal gratitude widespread in Novembers past. Such opportunities as can be found might
Never take a liar at his (or her) word. It’s been five months since the IRS said they couldn’t recover Lois Lerner’s emails from her hard drive, and that other backup systems probably wouldn’t turn up anything either. Just weeks ago, Judicial Watch discovered that the I

The Federalist

Here’s The Difference Between Feeling Thankful And Thanksgiving

While gratitude based on temporal things will eventually fail us, thanksgiving is an act of communion with the eternal.

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A queer man of color and woman face white men chanting, ‘Racist, sexist, antigay! Christian facists, go away!’ as they merely suggest children have rights, too.
The Pilgrims would be astonished at our abundance and our response to it.
As a capitalist, I want to love the car-sharing app company Uber. But they sure are making it difficult.

The Washington Free Beacon

Housing Affordability Drops Despite Government Targets

The pace of home price increases slowed in September, according to figures released on Tuesday, but other data show that houses have not become more affordable despite government efforts.

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A former United Food and Commercial Workers official said that the union’s planned Black Friday protests are aimed at unionizing the nation’s largest retailer, despite claims to the contrary.

Big Government

Rosie O'Donnell: Grand Jury Announcement 'Calculated' to Cause Riots

Rosie O'Donnell accused officials of timing the grand jury announcement in Ferguson, MO to incite riots on Tuesday's broadcast of ABC's "The View." O'Donnell started the discussion by describing the grand jury's decision "horrifying" and "overwhelming," while Nicole Wallace praised the "constructi

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Tuesday on MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily,"  Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) said the riots in reaction to the grand jury announcement Monday night that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will not face charges for fatally shooting Michael Brown was because of the demise of the American middle class t
Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Reid Report," Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadali (D) claimed since Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown, many of her constituents who were protesting have been "hog-tied and kicked when they were unconscious" and "called monkeys and anima
Tuesday George Stephanopoulos cut into programming to report on his interview with Ferguson Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson about his fatal encounter with the late Michael Brown. Stephanopoulos, who had just wrapped up an hour-long talk with Wilson said while the officer grieves for the

American Thinker

Obama and the Dispensing Power

Those who view this sweeping assertion of presidential authority by Obama through the prism of politics are missing the point. This is not merely a political outrage -- it is a historic offense against the Constitution and public liberty.

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Yes, the majority are not terrorists.  They are worse! Passive aggressors might be a better description for most of the silent Muslim majority.
Unhappily, as a result of the mediocre quality of science education, many people do not know how to evaluate either a scientific hypothesis in general, or AGW in particular.
Marquette provides the latest example of academic fascism.

Heritage Foundation

White House, Congress Raided Hundreds of Millions from Anti-Bioterrorism Fund

Congress and the Obama White House looked for billions of dollars a few years ago to offset the costs of a legal settlement with black... Read More The post White House, Congress Raided Hundreds of Millions from Anti-Bioterrorism Fund appeared first on Daily Signal.

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Smokers and nonsmokers alike in Westminster, Mass., came together to push back against a move by the town’s board of health to ban the sale... Read More The post After Debate, Massachusetts Town Won’t Ban All Sales of Tobacco appeared first on Daily Signal.
Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf won’t take office for another two months, but one part of his Fresh Start policy plan already has business types feeling... Read More The post Governor-elect’s Proposal for Sick Days Upsets Some Businesses appeared first on Daily Signal.
As a startled nation watched on television, protesters turned violent in Ferguson, Mo., after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who... Read More The post Raw Footage of Violence in Ferguson After No Indictment appeared first on Daily Signal.

"If You Like Your City, You Can Keep Your City"

That split screen of President Obama talking while Ferguson burned was the perfect image of the Obama presidency.

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For those who don't know, in Internet parlance, trolling is an effort to elicit outrage from a specific group or the public generally. As the always useful -- but not always G-rated, or spell-checked -- Urban Dictionary explains, "Trolling requires deceiving [sic]; any trolling that doesn't involve
Less than 10 days before Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced his resignation, he addressed a memo to senior defense leaders.

25 Nov 2014, 12:39 pm

Nearly two years ago, these writers urged President Obama to Chuck Hagel.

The Corner

Darren Wilson to ABC: I Wouldn't Have Done Anything Differently

In his first interview since the grand jury decided not to indict him, Officer Darren Wilson told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that he has a “clean conscience” about the August 9 altercation that left Michael Brown dead in Ferguson, Mo. Stephanopoulos​ broke in to loca

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Nothing that happened on Monday night – neither the grand jury’s decision nor the riot that followed — should have come as a surprise to anyone following the events in Ferguson closely.  Indeed, I was on the record in predicting both outcomes here on NRO last month. 
A lot of heat and not much light is being created in the aftermath of the St. Louis grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson. Newsmax has a useful summary of facts that have not got gotten much attention since that decision was made.
There’s an idea knocking around Capitol Hill that President Obama made a tactical mistake by unveiling his executive orders on immigration so early in the lame-duck session, with a government funding measure yet to be negotiated. Some Republicans believe that, by revealing the exact details

Red State

Liberals Want Toy Gun Control Now

Forget about restrictive laws that curtail and limit the purchase, ownership and use of real firearms. Liberals have their eyes set on a new set of guns in need of The post Liberals Want Toy Gun Control Now appeared first on RedState.

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Yesterday the P5+1 group (5 permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) negotiating with Iran over its nuclear weapons program announced in would make another deadline extension, this The post Obama doubles down on Iranian failure appeared first on RedState.
The grand jury decision and subsequent riots in Ferguson have been dominating the news coverage for the last few days. Meanwhile, in about 48 hours, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving, The post Amid Ferguson and Thanksgiving, Obama’s Rolling Out 3415 New Regulations appeared first on RedStat
One unfortunate side effect of utopian ideology is the quest to create a system of government so righteous and noble that nobody would even try to tear it down.  This is absurd The post Civilization is constantly under attack appeared first on RedState.