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Ferguson shooting: What´s
known now about Michael Brown

Christian Science Monitor, by David Clark Scott

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/17/2014 6:07:15 PM

Was Michael Brown a "gentle giant," a cigar thief, or a gang member? The black teenager had no adult criminal record, according to the St. Louis County prosecutor. Initial media profiles noted that family and friends described "Big Mike" as not "the type to fight" and "funny, silly, he would make you laugh." (Snip) Michael Brown had struggled in school, but had graduated Aug. 1 from Normandy High School, and had been staying at his grandmother´s apartment in Ferguson this summer. Family members said that hre planned to start this past week at Vatterott Educational Centers, a vocational technical college,

Another tiny puzzle piece. He was not living with his parents, but with his grandmother. No explanation given.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/17/2014 6:17:27 PM     (No. 9969525)

A few days ago I googled the punk and found a picture of him holding a large automatic pistol, with a rolled up wad of cash in his mouth, sitting at a table with another punk, with bottles of booze on the table. A day later I noticed the pictures were scrubbed from the internet. The image control police are on the job.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: valinva, 8/17/2014 6:18:35 PM     (No. 9969528)

Swisher sweets and other small flavored cigars are used to make what is called a blunt in the Ghetto drug community. They are cut open and the tobacco is replaced with pot. The sweet fragrance hides the smell of the pot when they are smoked in public. Little Mikie was not so innocent. The media reports are saying he stole cigarettes in the same way they said ravon Martin was carrying iced tea when in fact he was carrying watermelon punch which is mixed with cough syrup to make the ghetto drug "drank". The press are liars.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 8/17/2014 6:20:13 PM     (No. 9969531)

While the police officer may not have known about the robbery incident - Michael Brown certainly did. And he couldn´t have known that the officer didn´t know. It´s entirely possible he reacted violently to the officer fearing an impending arrest.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Country Boy, 8/17/2014 6:24:43 PM     (No. 9969541)

According to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, you´re not supposed to say anything bad about black-americans. They´re the same as everyone else, including Amish kids.

Yeah, but I will tell you, Amish kids love the things they have, as most American kids do as well. Black kids, not so much. If they did, why are their neighborhoods such slums.

LBJ was a massive failure, his victories are now massive losses. If blacks had any self respect, they would own up to their own failures.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/17/2014 6:29:11 PM     (No. 9969544)

Here we go. He was funny, silly, gentle, and my fav, he "struggled" in school, but managed to graduate. Oh, and "not the kind to fight". But, he WAS the kind to commit robbery and assault. These people all make me sick. And of course, he was ready to start school again. The only struggle this punk had was acting like a human being. I hope someone verifies his plans to go to school; I bet my next dollar, there was a "mixup", cuz they can´t find his paperwork.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/17/2014 6:43:25 PM     (No. 9969557)

He was not living with his parents. He was hanging out with "friends" and occasionally staying overnight with grandma.

An eyewitness described his dress as including flipflops, but thie video in the store clearly shows some kind of high-topped sneakers. This was the same person who supposedly saw him raise his hands and say "don´t shoot". Reliable? Doubtful.

One sharp-eyed person said there was no blood on the back of his tee shirt, so not shot in back. If he had been shot in the back, it is unlikely his hands would have been up, etc., etc., etc.

The eyewitnesses have not cross-checked their stories.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/17/2014 6:43:51 PM     (No. 9969559)

Lets just ignore the gentle giant with the Asian Storekeeper in a choke hold and immediately crucify the Police Officer to appease the Black mob as they demand Social Justice until another man bite dog story.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 8/17/2014 6:44:06 PM     (No. 9969562)

Following on #1...

Drudge has a post from IJR containing an audio-video taken as Obama´s other son lay in the street - uncovered. The audio contains an eyewitness account of the shooting that supports the notion the officer fired in self-defense, and, that there will be no entry wounds in the back. The punk was charging the officer.

Interestingly, the video now jams up and doesn´t load if you try to play it. I was able to play it an hour or so ago. Now, it too has been rendered not viewable by the public.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/17/2014 6:53:28 PM     (No. 9969574)

Elsewhere a "profile" talks about his smoking marijuana ("everyone does it") and says that taking things from stores is sort of SOP for the neighborhood. No big deal.

The weaselly guy who was with him, his little sidekick Dorian, has not been arrested or charged with anything. Not even being the person Brown handed off the first box of cigarillos to, and who stood by and did nothing when Brown physically assaulted the store clerk.

Dorian has had a warrant out for his arrest since a robbery in 2011. Iit seems he moved out of the jurisdictional area for extradidion. But he has that open item out there.

Does he want to go down for any of this? Solid citizen Dorian also has a girlfriend and a 4 month old illegit child.

When they are talking about Saint Michael, it is clear that he was not as bad as he could have been (in that community). But hey, he was beginning to show his stuff with that little store clerk.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MaMe2, 8/17/2014 6:55:26 PM     (No. 9969579)

"His family tried to get him to play football. Brown was too timid for the sport, Mr. Ewing said." Really? He probably didn´t play football because he didn´t meet the academic or disciplinary standards. I don´t know a whole lot about Michael Brown. I do know that the usual race hustlers are profiting from this event. The citizens of Ferguson must be living a nightmare.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bpl40, 8/17/2014 6:55:49 PM     (No. 9969580)

They can cover the rooster. But can they keep the sun from rising? This is Trayvon´s twin. Only of a different size. I am just waiting for NBC to doctor and broadcast false images and videos. It´s getting boring MSM.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/17/2014 6:56:43 PM     (No. 9969581)

Re #8, try Conservative Treehouse, the site where IJR pinched that report and video/audio. It was also posted here yesterday - writer Sundance,


One of CTH´s "Treepers", J.J., picked up the background conversation. IJR picked up the whole shebang at CTH.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 8/17/2014 7:00:05 PM     (No. 9969585)

Michael Brown´s family were angry when the store video was released because they had not finished laying out his childhood photos (a la TrayVON Martin) plus had not completed the biography (also a la TrayVON Martin.

The newest Black Grievance Industry representative, Benjamin Crump, was a little slow off the blocks last week. Watch this guy, he will be at every black community blow-up right beside Jesse and Revrum Al.

The Brown family envisioned untold riches like TrayVON´s mama, Saint Sabrina, and they were pi--ed! Too slow with the Michael Brown Foundation, tradmarking Michael´s name and image, and they hadn´t started the grief tour through the black churches of our country complete with wastebaskets to collect the grief money for their foundation.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/17/2014 7:01:01 PM     (No. 9969586)

He was too "timid" to play football?????? But, obviously not too timid to rob a store and assault the clerk? Do these idiots know there is actual PROOF of this?? Can´t take much more of this. It´s as bad as St. Trayvon.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: KTWO, 8/17/2014 7:03:23 PM     (No. 9969587)

Godd insight #3

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Reply 16 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 8/17/2014 7:04:33 PM     (No. 9969588)

On my way to yesterday #12. Thanks.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: KTWO, 8/17/2014 7:07:17 PM     (No. 9969590)

#15 is an example of a bad habit, I touch type and seldom proof read.

´good insight #3´

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/17/2014 7:16:03 PM     (No. 9969601)

1) Robbing a convenience store
2) Assaulting the convenience store clerk
3) Shoving a police officer
4) Slugging a police officer
5) Trying to grab the weapon of a police officer
6) Disobeying a police officer
7) Charging a police officer

Clearly racism - just ask our President.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: MorningStar, 8/17/2014 7:35:58 PM     (No. 9969613)

I agree with all of the above posters.

BTW< I just tried the video, and it works fine. Perhaps you could try it again.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/17/2014 7:36:31 PM     (No. 9969614)

8) And obstructing traffic.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/17/2014 7:51:07 PM     (No. 9969626)

FTA "he had no adult criminal record."

But he probably had a juvenile rap sheet a mile long.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/17/2014 9:06:44 PM     (No. 9969683)

FTA- " A witness emerged from the bathroom to see the alleged robbery.
“According to [name of witness redacted], [name of store cashier redacted ] was trying to lock the door until Brown returned
the merchandise to him,” says the police report."
The eyewitness validates the video of Brown slamming
and robbing the clerk.
CNNMSNBC continues to pretend it isn´t
Saint Michael strong arming the Asian clerk.
BTW- Why isn´t this a hate crime ?
FTA- " In addition to the Ferguson police report, conservative blogger Pat Dollard
published images of Michael Brown
flashing gang signs, under the headline
"EXPOSED: Michael Brown
Was A Member Of The Ultraviolent ‘Bloods’ Street Gang."
No doubt from the photos at patdollard.com that
baby Michael is flashing gang signs.
The person who was posting on Twitter from their apartment as
things were happening in real-time knew that Saint Michael had stolen
some rellos ( cigars ) from the convenience store.
Must have been a daily occurrence .

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Reply 23 - Posted by: ocjim, 8/17/2014 9:27:28 PM     (No. 9969696)

The otherwise stumbling, bumbling Ferguson police dept was astutely brilliant when they insisted upon --- against Holder´s orders --- releasing the cigar robbery/bullying store video of the real Big Mike in action, a few minutes before his death. This revealing video stopped the media driven, Trayvon-like, faux Mike sainthood narrative in its tracks. Yes, sadly, in today´s infotainment, internet driven world, there IS first a public trial for the impatient public. Smart players will get opinion-shaping evidence presented ASAP, else be beaten before the real trial starts. This is actually a public service, since history --- like Rodney King or Trayvon --- shows that a big disconnect between the public narrative and the actual facts can be devastating and almost impossible to overcome.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/17/2014 11:06:32 PM     (No. 9969784)

It all boils down to "My boy didn´t do it"
All fairness and the truth is out the window.

Another time where Zippy and EH could step up to the plate and put a stop to the madness, yet stuck up for their own kind.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: toodles3956, 8/18/2014 8:52:39 AM     (No. 9970135)

To bad Juvenile files are sealed. I´d bet he has one.

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The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good

Hillary Gets Tocqueville
Wrong By 100 Years

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Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 10/2/2014 11:31:10 AM     Post Reply
Speaking at a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors event last night, Hillary Clinton decided to talk about Alexis de Tocqueville. The problem? She got it wrong -- by about a hundred years. "There´s a wonderful phrase that was first used by Alexis de Tocqueville, who came to the United States in the very early 1930s and traveled around our country," said Hillary Clinton, a probable 2016 presidential candidate. "And he was so amazed at how Americans organized themselves -- you know, coming from aristocratic Europe, which was totally top-down and hierarchical -- he couldn´t believe how many of us were joiners.

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