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The Media and the Mob
Townhall, by Thomas Sowell

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Posted By:JoElla Bee, 8/20/2014 7:52:57 PM

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority. We all know what has happened since then -- and it has been a complete disgrace by politicians, the media and mobs of rioters and looters. Despite all the people who act as if they know exactly what happened, nevertheless when the full facts come out, that can change everything. This is why we have courts of law, instead of relying on the media or mobs. But

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/20/2014 8:04:16 PM     (No. 9974322)

Why couldn´t Dr. Sowell be AG?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tren9, 8/20/2014 8:06:01 PM     (No. 9974327)

Maybe it took 6 rounds because the police officer could not see well because he had a severely injured eye...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ronbet, 8/20/2014 8:19:28 PM     (No. 9974337)

EVERY black person we have seen interviewed in connection with the Ferguson matter continue to prove that skin color trumps EVERYTHING else. Apparently, there are no black or brown persons who are not racist.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: richwill, 8/20/2014 8:31:44 PM     (No. 9974349)

Dr. Sowell, as always, writes a sensible article.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/20/2014 8:36:31 PM     (No. 9974357)

All that counts here, happened within a couple of seconds or in a flash, when the facts come out we will probably learn that within those couple of seconds.

Chances are a police officer who had just been physically assaulted by Michael Brown, who attempted to take the officer´s firearm, with the officer sustaining a fractured eye socket and who probably was experiencing double vision, fired upon Michael Brown, a six foot four, 280 lb man was bull rushing him and who the officer had seconds ago ascertained by a police radio report that Michael Brown was a suspect in a just perpetrated strong-arm robbery, If all that happened to you, would you believe that you were in danger of serious bodily injury or death?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: snapper451, 8/20/2014 8:42:24 PM     (No. 9974366)

Governor Nixon is a disgrace and is also a racist.

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