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After Ferguson, critics lean on Holder
The Hill (Washington DC), by Peter Schroeder

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/28/2014 9:09:22 AM

Eric Holder´s Justice Department is coming under pressure to order sweeping changes to police operations in the United States. Civil rights and community groups, as well as some lawmakers, are pushing the attorney general to take action to address racial and social problems that they say were exposed by the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. “We’re at our zero moment as a nation,” said Maya Rockeymoore, president and CEO of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a community-empowerment group. “If we continue to let this go unaddressed, we’re going to have Fergusons springing up all across the country.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: varkdriver, 8/28/2014 9:19:56 AM     (No. 9984280)

What do you suggest, Maya? That the police, when faced with a large thug regardless of race, just allow him to relieve the peace officer of his weapon and rampage the populace? Excellent plan, Maya; just tell me where you live so I can live many miles away.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/28/2014 9:25:02 AM     (No. 9984288)

Racial and social problems are created by blacks because they have created their own culture and their young are growing up like wolf cubs.
Self discipline, obedience, respect for authority, joy in learning, proper speech and grammar, belief in God are necessary to have a good life.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Axeman, 8/28/2014 9:26:18 AM     (No. 9984290)

I have no problem with police fighting back against thugs. Why would you want to change that? You want the thugs to win?
The police are our first line of defense, the second line is ourselves.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bridgepard, 8/28/2014 9:27:02 AM     (No. 9984294)

In Ferguson black criminal attacks white cop, get´s shot.
In Sanford Fl black punk jumps white guy get´s shot.

Holder´s gotta do something about these whitey´s protecting themselves with guns. A little sensitivity training will be just the ticket.

Meanwhile in West Point Miss white marine beat into coma by 12 black guys cause he´s in the wrong restaurant. Hate crime? Holder? Eric? Where are you?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 8/28/2014 9:29:46 AM     (No. 9984298)

A. Obama, Holder, Jarrett and the rest of the WH racial posse will keep Ferguson alive as part of their "get out the minority vote" operation for 2014.

B. If local grand jury does note indict the police officer, expect Obama and Holder to address the nation the same day. TelePrompTers are already loaded with comments about Obama´s son, the plight of young black men (made worse by Obama´s open borders to Central American men) and how police departments should reflect the demographics of their communities (code for quotas).

C. If policeman is indicted, expect Holder to announce that DoJ will assist prosecutors to ensure "fair" trial that guarantees guilty verdict.

The next 3 months will be racially charged by Obama.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jobe, 8/28/2014 10:37:36 AM     (No. 9984401)

This is like asking John Dillinger to help revise the laws on bank robbery. As far as I can see, whatever happened or did not happen in Ferguson, Missouri will get my siding with the police until there is incontrovertible evidence showing wrongdoing on his part. And here´s why: Who would you call if you were in an endangered situation, the "gentle giant" or the cop? Enough said.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 8/28/2014 11:40:07 AM     (No. 9984513)

Michael Brown was shot and killed by a policeman whom he badly injured, and who then made efforts to arrest him. Brown then charged back toward the policeman who attempted to stop him with bullets in non-lethal areas. Finally he had to shoot to kill for self preservation. Where in that (witnessed) scenario is race a factor, or social problems evident? Divide and conquer is the topic of the day. Set the ethically different against each other is the agenda.
Will we stand for it is the question.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: strike3, 8/28/2014 1:18:16 PM     (No. 9984698)

The only thing wrong with the shooting in Ferguson is that it took six shots to bring the elephant to the ground. They need to switch to 45s.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Axeman, 8/29/2014 12:41:44 PM     (No. 9986070)

#9, it only took one shot to bring him down. The rest were misses. A .40 is very powerful.

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