FBI Sting Operation in St. Louis: Preemptive Policing Ahead of Announcement of Grand Jury Decision

By: Saturday November 22, 2014 4:00 pm

Days before a grand jury announcement is expected on whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be indicted for killing an unarmed black teenager, Mike Brown, the FBI has reportedly targeted and caught two men with alleged connections to the New Black Panthers who allegedly planned to purchase guns to hurt police officers.

Multiple news media organizations also initially reported, based of anonymous law enforcement sources, that these same two individuals “purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs they intended to use in protests in Ferguson.” But the two men, Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis, have yet to be indicted on any charges related to buying explosive materials.

 

George Zimmerman’s Family Makes Awkward Literary Reference

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 1:01 pm

In the ongoing Zimmerman saga, the family has started a website with a posting calling on the Attorney General to deal with all those hate groups out there and also to watch the movie To Kill a Mockingbird, because, well, the story is about the same . . .

Mesmerized by the Right

By: Sunday July 25, 2010 9:30 am

When our sideshow news cablists, the White House, the NAACP and others began their carnival barking outside Andrew Breitbart’s tent once again – this time echoing Brietbart’s slander of Shirley Sherrod – the predictable puerility followed. The White House apologized and blamed the media culture, Fox News denied its role, pundits claimed the high ground [...]

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