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The Annual LCom Roundtable Recipe Thread 2
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Lucianne.com, by LComStaff    Original Article
Posted By: LComStaff- 11/25/2014 6:26:33 AM     Post Reply
We had so much fun with yesterday´s thread, right down to our all time favorite and famous Squirrel recipe from days of old. Be sure to copy and paste your favorites as once they are gone they are hard to find.

Find Thread No. 1 here: http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=810780

   

 

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Streets of Ferguson smolder after
grand jury declines to indict officer

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CNN, by Moni Basu and Holly Yan    Original Article
Posted By: flyright- 11/25/2014 6:01:13 AM     Post Reply
Ferguson, Missouri - This was Ferguson early Tuesday morning. Shattered glass from looted stores covered the asphalt. The smoke of tear gas lingered in the cold air. And more than a dozen buildings, including stores owned by local residents, were inexplicably set ablaze. "This ain´t Iraq. This is the United States," Demetric Whitlock yelled to a line of police officers on South Florissant Road, in front of the Ferguson Police Department. When a grand jury decided Monday not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, the act triggered fresh confrontations between protesters and police in the

Most Businesses Destroyed
in Ferguson Minority Owned

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Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 11/25/2014 12:06:40 PM     Post Reply
FERGUSON, Missouri----KMOV-TV reports that the majority of stores that were damaged or completely destroyed during Monday night´s violent riots in Ferguson were minority owned. Fire Departments around the St. Louis County Area put out 25 structural fires caused by vandals and looters following the announcement from the grand jury that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the death of Mike Brown. Most of the damaged businesses were on West Florissant Avenue and included: Walgreens, Little Caesers Pizza, Autozone, Beauty Town, Title Max, Family Dollar Store, and O´Reilly Auto Parts. Small-business owner Natalie Dubose was in tears

These are no looter-day saints
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New York Post, by Michael Goodwin    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 11/26/2014 4:52:37 AM     Post Reply
It is impossible to give up on America at Thanksgiving, that unique and most wonderful holiday. Yet it is also difficult to gaze across our troubled land and conclude we are on the right path, or that we’d even know it if we stumbled on it. Events in Ferguson, Mo., are disturbing because they take the nation backward. For those of us who came of age in the real civil-rights era, it is painful to watch the remarkable progress be torched like so much trash. Split-screen televisions captured a confused country at a dangerous crossroads. As one screen showed the first black

Congressional Black Caucus Chair: ‘Unwritten
Rule That Black Lives Hold No Value’

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PJ Media, by Paula Bolyard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 11/25/2014 11:33:48 AM     Post Reply
On Monday Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) called the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown a “miscarriage of justice.” In a statement released through the Congressional Black Caucus, which she chairs, Fudge said the decision not to indict Wilson “is a slap in the face to Americans nationwide who continue to hope and believe that justice will prevail.” “This decision seems to underscore an unwritten rule that Black lives hold no value; that you may kill Black men in this country without consequences or repercussions,” Fudge said. “This is a frightening narrative for

Ferguson message: Justice
system unfair to minorities

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CNN, by Raul A. Reyes    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 11/25/2014 12:29:38 PM     Post Reply
A little over two days. That´s how long the grand jury deliberated before deciding not to bring an indictment against Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced the grand jury had heard more than 70 hours of testimony from 60 witnesses before reaching its decision, which he said was supported by physical evidence. (Snip) The grand jury only needed to find "probable cause" to charge Wilson. That´s one of the lowest legal standards in our justice system, below "beyond a reasonable doubt" (required

   

 

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How a false media narrative
made Ferguson worse

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Fox News, by Howard Kurtz    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 11/26/2014 6:33:04 AM     Post Reply
It was a split-screen spectacle, the president of the United States appealing for calm while Ferguson was starting to erupt in flames.As Obama was saying “there is inevitably going to be some negative reaction, and it will make for good TV,” the images of tear gas and looting were competing for attention. I don’t know that anything the president said at that point could have deterred the protestors and agitators after no indictment was returned, and here’s why: They were reacting to a media narrative that hardened into cement soon after the tragedy. And we now know that narrative was

   

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