Battle of Ferguson II: How protest turned to riot and what you aren’t being told

November 26, 2014   |   Justin King

"Taking selfies" in Ferguson

“Taking selfies” in Ferguson

Justin King
November 26, 2014

(TheAntiMedia) When debunking an accepted narrative of events, it’s important to recap what the state media is claiming happened. According to media reports, this is how the Battle of Ferguson II transpired:

News of indictment reaches protesters gathered outside the Ferguson Police Department.
Protesters begin rioting, smashing windows, and burning buildings.
Law Enforcement moves in and quells rioters with tear gas and bean bag rounds. Some news outlets even refused to call it tear gas, and instead called them “smoke canisters.”
An officer is shot.
The unrest moves outward from the police station.
After grabbing all of the consumer goods they can carry, rioters go home.
Later that night, a group of rioters came back to admire their handiwork and take “selfies” in front of burning buildings.

Almost all of the things listed above happened. The problem is that the events didn’t happen in that order. On a side note, the group that was said to be taking selfies weren’t rioters admiring their handiwork. They were a group of protesters that agreed to go back to the area and walk me through the events of the day. Most of the group had no idea I was with the media, so I didn’t bring my camera and only had my cell phone to take photos with. I was trying to blend in and get the truth behind what occurred that day from the people that were on the frontlines. In other words, I was engaged in journalism, instead of just reading the script handed to me by law enforcement.

So what really happened?

The events below were corroborated by five unrelated protesters. Any deviation from the consensus of the main narrative is noted in italics.

News of decision reaches the crowd gathered at the Ferguson Police Department. The crowd begins chanting and marching away from the department. During the brief march there was no rioting. One of the five noted he witnessed “pretty bullsh-t vandalism stuff.” When asked to explain, he said he saw someone throw an open bottle of water at a cop in riot gear. Someone else mentioned some Christmas lights were pulled down. An outside source chimed in that a single rock was thrown at the Fire Department building as soon as the verdict was announced.

“I think it surprised him when the window broke. Not even sure he meant to hit the window.”

Cops stop the march, greeting protesters with an army of riot gear clad officers and armored vehicles. They order the crowd to disperse. Stopping the march is a direct violation of the law. Before the verdict was ever announced, Tony Rothert of the American Civil Liberties Union said:

“Missouri law enforcement may only ask those assembled on the street or sidewalk to disperse if there are six or more people gathered for an unlawful purpose or if a riot is taking place.”

There was no unlawful purpose and a riot was not taking place. Missouri law enforcement was aware of the law; they simply chose to ignore it.

With their rights being violated by the police department, protesters began shaking a cop car. If the car had not been placed in the way of protesters engaged in an activity protected by the U.S. Constitution and the laws of the state of Missouri, it would not have been shook. This can’t be made clear enough: the officers ordering the crowd to disperse were in violation of the law.

Police repeat orders to disperse, and rocks and water bottles begin being thrown at the officers who are using force to infringe on the civil rights of the citizens. One of the protesters said he witnessed rocks being thrown as soon as the police stopped the march.

Cops begin firing gas canisters into the crowd. If Ferguson was the actual warzone the cops want it to be, the gas they used would constitute a war crime. It is banned by the Geneva Convention. Bean bag rounds fired from shotguns followed the tear gas. One protester, who asked to be referred to as “Yellow Laces,” seemed particularly upset because the police seemed to be targeting a group of people carrying someone. The person being carried had suffered a heart attack. Another protester remarked:

“I don’t know if they were trying to hit them on purpose, but they damned sure hit them more than once.”

At least one protester begins throwing tear gas canisters back towards the cops. “Vlow,” who showed me the burns he received while throwing the canister back at officers received nods from everyone around him when he said:

“[The police] started it. They refused to let us protest.”

The protesters version of events is backed up by aerial footage. In this clip from ABC, police are already firing tear gas at protesters. As the camera pans around the area, look for signs of a riot. There are no burning buildings.

Though some may doubt the network airing the second clip, the first few seconds of the footage shows a relatively peaceful protest that grows angry as the march is stopped by law enforcement up the road. It also shows a window being broken and protesters expressing their disapproval. The tear gas comes down on what is obviously not a riot. There are no burning buildings. After the initial blast from law enforcement, suddenly broken glass is everywhere. One of the people in the video mentions the sound of gunfire. Given that nobody was shot during the riot, the rounds he heard were either the police firing bean bag rounds or shots fired into the air.

Rioting begins. Rioters moving away from the police begin smashing windows as they travel down the street. Looting begins. Some took advantage of the chaos and began stealing from stores. Molotov cocktails begin flying and establishments start being burned to the ground.

A cop is shot. Of course, this had nothing to do with the protest or the riots. In fact, it was five miles away, in another jurisdiction. The officer responded to an incident that allegedly involved a son shooting his mother. Even though there is no evidence tying this incident to the riots, USA Today still reports

“In a burglary that may have been timed to take advantage of law-enforcement focus elsewhere”

A reader’s propaganda alarm should be sounding anytime they read the word “may” in state-run news reporting. The suspect may have also fled on a unicorn that shot lightning out of its eyes. He may be an alien. He may be hiding out with the Ku Klux Klan in a meth lab. Alternatively, an incident in which a son killed his own mother may have been a domestic situation and have absolutely nothing to do with protests and riots occurring in another jurisdiction

Officers then reportedly fell back to the police station to secure it. They stopped engaging rioters. Suddenly, the riots began to die down. Hours later, looting begins again of stores that had their windows smashed. This was unrelated to the protest. This is also where the majority of the footage you’re seeing on TV came from. I watched them film some of it.

While the merry band of misfits and I were wandering around in the aftermath of the riots taking “selfies,” I had the opportunity to watch the officers. They had one of two expressions etched on their faces. A small percentage was angry and looking for a reason to confront us, shining flashlights in our eyes and glaring as menacingly as possible. These are the cops that cause these incidents in the first place. The majority of officers simply looked ashamed. Either they realized their plan to disperse the protesters with force had backfired and that their actions had unintentionally led to the destruction all around us, or they had just begun to face the fact that they had opened fire on an unarmed crowd of protesters. Either way, the shame was deserved. The only thing that provided a ray of hope is that the emotion seemed genuine.

To the protesters and rioters, I would like to say that violence should always be the last resort. In this case, I think it was. When the government’s enforcement class refuses to allow Constitutionally-protected activities and continually tramples the rights of citizens, eventually the citizens will fight back. It’s a historical fact. In the Battle of Ferguson II, there was no widespread violence. There was property damage. There were no fatalities linked to the protest or the riots.

To the looters (not that any of them will read this): You had the world watching. You possessed a chance to make a statement about the police state and the fact that unarmed people are getting gunned down almost daily. With the eyes of the world upon you, you stole hair products. This was a moment that could have helped turn the corner, and given the fact that you are obviously prone to stupid mistakes, the next person shot could easily be you. You damaged the credibility of a movement that is fighting for you and in the process made it easier for the government and their lackeys in the media to paint this as just another example of why the poor and disenfranchised deserve to be where they are. The momentum and machinery for change was there, and now someone else will have to die to build that momentum again. You killed the next Mike Brown, not the cops.

In case you are wondering if the media is blatantly lying to you. You’ve seen the videos above; now compare that to a summary of events by Fox News.

“Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon sternly vowed that a repeat of the chaos in Ferguson — in which protesters looted stores, vandalized property and set buildings and cars ablaze, drawing a police response that included tear gas and pepper spray — would not be tolerated”

There it is. Your eyes must deceive you. There must have been cars and buildings on fire in the videos. You just couldn’t see it. Maybe you should watch it again. Looting must have been going on before the “police response.” The media wouldn’t lie to you, would they?

From this point forward, the blame for any violence, destruction, or death lands squarely on a government failing to allow people the basic rights guaranteed to them under the Constitution and a media that accepts a government press release as fact.

Updates:

The night of 11/25, police again fired tear gas, not “smoke grenades” into a crowd. There was no riot to blame it on.

Two FBI agents were shot near Ferguson, this is also being played up by the media. They were serving arrest warrants completely unrelated to protests or riots. The shooting didn’t occur in Ferguson, and has nothing to do with Ferguson.

Author’s note: While the American reader is accustomed to stories matching in every detail (from hearing officers’ accounts), that is the most certain sign that testimony is rehearsed and a lie. Stories of an event like this should be different. People saw different things from different angles. There is only one thing that everyone agrees on: the riot started AFTER the police opened fire, not before.


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Author: Justin King

Justin King joined Anti-Media as an independent journalist in July of 2014. His topics of interest include activism, human rights, international relations, and military affairs. Born in Japan, he currently resides in the United States.

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  1. More STUPID bullshit not to mention outright lies. I know people that are living in Ferguson that I actually trust and they tell me that Justin King is fucking liar. This is just a bunch of fucking oxygen thieves acting like monkeys PERIOD. Micheal Brown was a THUG. He acted like a retard and and got smoked. This is no thing more than race baiting bullshit, you want to kill racism stop with this ignorant bullshit you stupid mother fuckers

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  2. Perhaps the only differing perspective we'll hear all week. It's important to have different accounts, different sides of the story, and different opinions. At the very least, your haters should be grateful you provided another set of facts. Thank you, Justin.

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  3. Ok. Do they have footage of a riot before the cops stopped the March? Or were they simply going of what they were told by their tv? They were at the protest? I'm confused. Explain. And what was the race baiting? I'm curious.

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  4. If you want to make an intelligent point you should try not using profanity and name calling. Lift the dialogue up.

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  5. Marvin are you really that ignorant or are you just trying to get attention , your obvious lack of intelligence explains your bigotry quite well , and running your mouth like that i am sure adds to your credibility, your a sad case for an individual and more a part of the problem rather the solution so just do yourself a favor before you get smoked scumbag just STFU cretin people like you computer commando are laughable at best but wouldnt last 5 minutes in the real world so crawl back into your hole and close the lid

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  6. That's a good question. The ones I saw were just bottles of booze with a scrap of cloth stuffed in them. They weren't magnesium mix or anything. The looked improvised, not prepped ahead of time. That being said, I only saw a few and have no clue what the consistency of the others was.

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  7. I don't know Justin King..but would go with his story anytime of the day instead of 10 minutes with thugs explanations!.I am convinced that the media as well as the thug club via politicians love keep the racisme going to divide people even more!!It is proven by now that the very ""people"" that suppose to serve and protect are nothing but a bunch of liars and a dangerous gang!!The politicians behind this..smiling in their ivory tower..knowing very well they have the backing of total dimwits and fucktards who lap up their lies like applepie to validate their lust for violence against anything and every one that doesn't like what they like..!!The mindset of the thugs are the same as the mindset of ISIS and any other terrorist groups//total submission or you will be abused/harassed or murdered!

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  8. You should give up fictional writing!

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  9. You want to stop race baiting but you're calling people monkeys. Go sit down idiot.

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  10. if it was peaceful and only the cops that were causing the violence how did the protesters have Molotov cocktails ready to go?

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  11. You understand that a molotov can be any flammable substance in a glass container right? If you have a bottle of Stoli and a rag, you have a molotov. There's no need to prep these things. A glass Tea bottle and gas is a molotov. That's why they are so popular among revolutionaries. They take no effort and don't require special tools.

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  12. Marvin Knoll go to hell you racist kkk piece of dog shit, you are a disgrace to the white race. if i ever see you i will relieve the world of another tea party bigot

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  13. This is as bad as the national media coverage. No buildings were on fire but the police rolled out the riot gear and armored vehicles as well as the tear gas as the cop car was being rocked (with a window already broken.) I'm all for telling the truth but don't smear the truth to make your story sound right. Furthermore, there were gunshots, the news did say that they were fired into the air and not at anyone. Either way, it doesn't matter, an officer was shot, there was more than 150 gun shots, scores of businesses were burned down and before Obama could even finish his speech, all hell broke loose.

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  14. First of all you dont even live in ferguson. Brown is dead at least have respect man

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  15. Justin King And honestly, like the Boy Scout motto says, "Be Prepared" Not everyone was intent on burning the fucker to the ground, but, "be prepared" Ignorance on both sides sparked this powder keg. A broken justice system will ensure there will be another.

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  16. Justin King And the protesters had to have the knowledge before hand and thought about it before hand to bring the supplies to make one. Look I am just a peaceful protester with empty bottles and a gas can full of gas.

    You day you couldn't video record anything because you didn't want to out yourself. They make video cameras that can be hidden in plan site our on you body. You have no proof of your story to back up your article. And trust me I am against militarization of our police and don't trust, but I have fake journalism designed to mislead worse

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  17. You're a bullshit excuse for a reporter… And I love how you got the story after the fact and not during so you are unscripted and more trustworthy.

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  18. Jason Jay Bob Atkins Completely possible. I didn't really look into what, if any, weapons the protesters brought "just in case." It might even be worth looking into for another article.

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  19. Robert Rosenberger I always keep a flask of Jack Daniels in my vest. I drank one of those coffee drinks in the glass bottle on the way there. I had a scarf on. I had the supplies to make a molotov.

    That's the thing about equipment, they make stuff that will do anything. The problem is that you have to have it with you at the time you need it. I didn't. As far as looking for footage, check out the livestreams or youtube footage, of anything other than MSM reports. It's all available you just have to look for it. I went through about five hours of it before writing this. I couldn't see anything that could be considered a "riot" before the police attacked. Here's on of my favorite clips. Not just does it show an extremely calm area getting hit with tear gas, it shows that the MSM was trying to saying the tear gas was nothing more than "smoke bombs."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hab3QFd5XHA

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  20. Justin King So many things could have lead the tear gas and bean bags being deployed. But one thing is if they were afraid of the cops and the cops were being the initiators of the violence the people in the crowd would have been trying to get the injured women the report was talking about away from the cops to get help versus them trying to bring the women to the cops for help as stated. Shows me the trouble was happening on the other first and people looking towards the police for help. Give me real proof instead of hearsay or a clip that doesn't prove or show anything.

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  21. Justin King Long sleeves, bandannas, eye protection, gas masks, work gloves, bottled water, basic first aid, video cameras. The Unconstitutional Police Aggressor Starter Kit.

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  22. Robert Rosenberger I mean… it's not like you can just *find* or *acquire* such rare and exclusive objects as glass bottles and flammable liquid. It takes MONTHS to procure such rarities in America, it's not like there's a dispensary on, oh give or take every single street corner that has such things readily available. Clearly this required planning and forethought

    *giant facepalm*

    If I was marching down the street peacefully in a commercial district, and decided to start rioting in response to an overbearing police presence, I could go from no molotov cocktail "supplies"of any kind to many in the span of like 90 seconds or so. Any corner liquor store, gas station, convenience store, hardware store, etc. etc. etc. would serve the purpose, and those places are everywhere. It's not like we're talking about rocket science here, it's just anything that burns + any glass bottle. I can't imagine anyone who lives in any populated town or city in North America is ever more than 5 minutes away from a molotov cocktail if they decided that they *really* needed one.

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  23. 'they' include the people who told it would happen if D.Wilson was not condemned… And the rest are either influenced people or paid trolls like it happens even in protests in Canada, if you think there were no fake provocateurs you simply dont know how intelligence services work…

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  24. What the fuck do you know about reporting? Sit down your pampered bitch. Turn off your Fox News and learn how to read a book.

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  25. Tyler Lee When it comes down to if if you were their for a peaceful protest you would not resort to violence or it belittles your whole argument. No somebody was ready for something to happen that they could start trouble and escalate it and call it justifiable

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  26. Must have a B.S. degree, you admitted who was doing wrong first but worded it so it makes the cops look like they were the aggressors. A window was accidentally broke by a rock thrown from a protester u say, protesters dont throw rocks and have cocktails waiting.

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  27. Robert Rosenberger I talked to the protester who happened to be a medic that tried to treat the person being carried. The patient needed real medical attention. There was no other way to get them there safely.By the way, your brave officers told the people carrying to leave the patient on the street and that they would arrange for medical transport… at the point of a gun.

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  28. Oliver Normandeau That is an important point. Probably why police wholeheartedly disallowed store owners from shooting the people on the ground that were burning down their businesses and chose not to go after the few violent perpetrators. Cops didn't want any friendly fire. People were paid to make Ferguson seem like a bunch of animals and discredit/red herring any actual effect the movement could have. Partner that with the bullshit media (reporting cops shot although completely unrelated, shame on their journalistic integrity) and, they've all but succeeded. That dude saying, "lets burn this mother down" didn't help though. Ignorance on both sides. But a statement was made none-the-less. I've seen higher ups in LE take a much better look at the consequences of sweeping shit under the rug. At the very least, the good/smart ones are taking it a lot more seriously. We the people are tired of the shit, obviously.

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  29. Justin King It's kind of hard to look at anything you say impartially you wanted a riot. To me a riot is not a true message or statement. Just a bunch thugs looking to take advantage to raise hell for not real purpose but to loot and create anarchy. If you want real change you need to stand your ground, face to face and show them you are not going anywhere

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  30. Obama urged peace, he urged those outraged to accept a broken system with the deck stacked in favor of the house. Obama is a moron. Trayvonne was "like the son he never had," as for Mike Brown, he was gunned down by someone on the State's payroll, so it's justified. They were one in the same, thugs. Something needs to change in LEO training though. A culture of killing as honor exists. No good person would become a cop in this age, so they truly are choosing from the bottom of the barrel. Pretty soon that bottom of the barrel is gonna be straight derp derp Potatoes. For real.

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  31. couldn't like this enough. Spew insults, no base in reality. And then I saw a pic of you without makeup. Gross.

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  32. Robert Rosenberger If I led anybody to believe I was impartial, I apologize. I'm not. Impartiality in an event like this is impossible. Anybody that says they are impartial about a story they are covering is a liar. I present the facts as I see them, and source everything I can.I didn't want a riot, but I'm not upset that it happened. We're at the point in history where we have to decide whether we want our children to live under the oppressive boot of a police state or not. I'm glad there are people who will fight against it, and I'll be damned if I allow the state-run news in this country to say that tear gas is smoke, or that the tear gas was launched in response to burning buildings, or that a cop who was shot died because of the riots. If they fight, I'll be there.

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  33. The mainstream media indoctrination is strong with this one, Robert Rosenberger. Intelligent people are afraid of unconstitutional Police response because it is a domino effect. What could be another world to you, could be in your own back yard, TOMORROW. And then, I'm sure you'd just condemn fighting back and call you neighbors ignorant animals now wouldn't you. No matter where it happens in America, it IS in your own back yard. Plus Justin King didn't want a riot, I think we'd all like to see a peaceful resolve. Sometimes it's the only way to make a statement fall upon deaf ears though. The only reason this was news to begin with is because people were FUCKING PISSED and willing to incite violence. Sucks, but it's true.

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  34. Jason Jay Bob Atkins If you read my other comments you will see I am looking for truth in reporting. Mainstream media is not even close to that. I want reporting that can be based on things that can be proven and shown and not be proven wrong. That way the sheep will start believing in what people like us are saying against the mainstream media and government is true and they start waking up. We need more people awake to fight this battle. And if there is just allot of inaccurate garbage being spewed they will go back to the know garbage tellers they are use to like the mainstream media and the government. We also need to be protesting were there is a real issue unlike this and the Trevon Martin case also. By the looks of the autopsy reports this was a clean shooting. There are hundred of cases that cut and dry issues of police killing people and nobody is saying a thing. If we keep blowing up these high profile cases, all it does is give the cops and government what they want, because they can grab more control and justify more force like militarizing the police.

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  35. Actually I am a pre-law major. So I actually understand but I'm just a "pampered bitch" because clearly you know so much about me.

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  36. Excellent reporting.! This is what we need. More reporters recording the TRUTH! I love his line to the looters. Basically he said, if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem. They lost credibility when they targeted business owners. What did they do to deserve being looted and their business burned down? Come on people, is it too hard to think BEFORE you act?

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  37. Robert Rosenberger Fact checks: the riots started after the tear gas, the media intentionally misled viewers about what they were seeing, law enforcement stopped a peaceful march in violation of state and federal law prior to any burning or looting.

    Yes, this may cause more militarization which will cause more backlash against it. The cycle repeats until somebody gives in.

    Yes there need to be more protests. I'm about to head to the one in Cleveland for the 12 year with the toy gun that was killed by cops.

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  38. So Jason you creeped on my photos on fb nice! So can we get back on topic now?

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  39. Kiley Godfrey so you're a pre law major and you feel the audacity to criticize those that have more than likely already completed bachelors in Journalism and or Communications or have at least acquired jobs in those fields? Hmm, self-important much?

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  40. I just stated an opinion I was not looking for personal attacks on my looks or intelligence. I'm just saying I have read a few books and based on my life experience and studies i formulated my opinion. Now I am self important I bow out I chose not to attack people but thanks for the debate.

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  41. Justin King Sounds to me like your just trying to make a name for urself i know people that were there and one of my friends had to go get them the story they told was way different than yours Mr King what might have happened in your little crowd can speak for that small area that you were in unless you covered blocks at the same time i would not make dumb comments like you do referring that you know exactly what went down that just makes you as bad as everyone else doesn't it now? Would you also say that the Step father yelling Burn this place down had nothing do do with it also? My god man get a hold of yourself you can only see what was going on in your small little generalized area so dont make it look like you have the answer to what really happened because your a reporter. WHAT A JOKER.

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  42. Robert Rosenberger I assumed you were more ignorant than you have proven. It takes a man to admit his mistakes. I was wrong and I am sorry. You are completely right, these are certainly not the Poster Children for the fight against police brutality. The only problem is that those capable of fighting back in a smart way are too well off, it's not their problem, and it will literally NEVER affect them. But ignorance is powerful in a way. So these are our soldiers as good or bad as that is. Our true poster children have been swept under the rug many times, and it was never newsworthy, never an uproar. So it becomes important to make a statement even when circumstances and victims are less than ideal. It will very slowly lead to higher ups in Law enforcement realizing there is a problem in training and culture. If anything, this outrage has already made a change, instead of the usual withholding evidence and cooking a story, the Police Chief in Cleveland where the boy with a BB Gun was killed has already made the video public and vowed for transparency, though the media have spun the story as usual. Again, not a poster child by any stretch of the imagination, but there is change coming, slowly. Good day to you.

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  43. Robbie Middaugh Classic profiler! also a very ignorant individual right there Robbie you got all that from looking at her pic WOW your a loser. I got that from the way you just talked to a lady.

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  44. Look at your first statement. First Sentence. Now look at your last where you "chose not to attack people." Oh the irony. Good day.

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  45. Jason Jay Bob Atkins I am not the smartest person and view things allot differently then most. I am just speaking my mind about how I view things whether my thoughts are right or wrong. And if I'm wrong I am more them happy to be proven wrong. It is talking hard about issues like this trying to find a way to make things better that is important.. You are right that it did help in the BB gun case, but I am worried it did more damage to the cause. We won't know for a while if it did more harm them good. My worry is the anger and fall out from this case hurts things more then it helps and creates more racial tension the divides instead of having us work together. The cops are not just killing, beating and false accusing blacks

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  46. I agree with Kara Nackman. Using profanity weakens the validity of an argument. It shows a lack of restraint and emotional bias. Also, your punctuation makes it difficult to read or understand you. I would like to hear the accounts of the people you know there. Without proof I simply can't believe what you are saying. Also, it was a very bad move using the word "monkeys" to describe black people. Be racist on your own time. Don't waste our time with your bigotry. The writer of this article obviously has experience in writing English correctly. He provided video footage as proof and provided references.

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  47. You're right I did have an emotional response to the article and criticized their reporting style. I just should have taken into consideration that would mean I would get called names, get my intelligence into question, and have my Facebook stalked until you found a picture of me without make up so you can call me gross. This was really odd reactions to my personal response to an article that I found distasteful but do not worry I learned my lesson I will not state an opinion again because there will always be people like you and others out to make people feel inferior for stating and responding to something emotionally.

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  48. Robert Rosenberger I agree, so every time someone brings race into it I find it despicable. Race keeps us divided, which is what they want. That's why you only see white on black (most), or black on white killings in mainstream media, never general cop on citizen, which is the real problem. Cops are trained in paranoia. While they need to be aware and be trained in vigilance, WE ARE THE ENEMY. Cops think they have the most dangerous job in the world and make damn sure they go overboard to go home safe at night. I want everyone to go home safe, but there are real problems in escalating matters that should just be left unchecked (I blame revenue generation as motivation). All cops assume you're dangerous, guilty, lying, whatever. I believe that while we have our differences that come out every now and then 99% of people are good. Statistically speaking, why would you treat everyone as guilty scum if that were the case. There is a severe problem in training our LEOs. And when officers of high IQ are barred from being LEO it just shows what kind of indoctrination of culture they are trying to achieve. (Sorry if I sound like a conspiracy loon)

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  49. Justin King Fact check nothing this is your opinion Justin or is your word the final and only true recollection of how it went down give me a break. And the toy gun issuewith the 12 year old they should just stop selling the toy guns its not the cops fault the orange part was taken off the gun and it looked real . The 12 year old should never have been pointing that toy gun with or without the orange protector at people his parents should have taught him that you all are nuts. Mr. Brown the guy that strong arms a store then punches a cop in the face tries to grab his gun as it goes off in the vehicle gets shot comes back at the cop as the paper work said from the Grand jury proving he came back toward and the cop is to do what give him a damn hug and let him go? Your nuts. Also with the kid its a damn shame the kid got shot but his parents should have taken the damn gun off him if the orange part was missing but i suppose thats the cops fault too. You all need to wake up. I feel bad for any parent that lost a kid but from what i read in the Grand Jury report if i was that cop i would have shot Brown too. Its getting to the point cops are going to be afraid to do there job and when that happens there will be no rule of law. You all fail to realize this all happened with brown in a matter of a little over a minute. Justin put yourself in the officers shoes for a min just one min you pull up next to Mr. Brown a argument starts as an officer do you just leave because your afraid a shooting might occur? Of course not or at least i would hope not or you would be a useless cop. Then you realize this guy might be the robber so you ask him to step back away from car instead he comes at you punches you in the face several times goes after your gun your gun goes off now dont forget this is in a matter of 30 seconds all this happens you finally get a chance to get out as you fire of a few shots the guy just tried to get your gun and kill you he starts running now you are on radio calling for assistance the guy turns around starts heading back your way cause now he is pissed you shoot off some more rounds as he gets really close to you after all he didnt seem to care when he was going after your gun in the car in the first place and wanted to shoot you. Now the decision do i stop give this guy a hug and say its ok bro im not gonna shoot you again go on your way everything is ok as he is charging at you or is your adrenalin still going because now we are talking only 1 1/2 mins gone by since he bashed your head and punched your face in. Do you shoot or give him a hug because you think he is not armed but not sure? No im sure you would do the same as the officer did and if not you would never make it as an officer because one day the person just might be armed and you would be dead. So im tired of all this Black and white crap when it comes to this particular case. There are many other shootings by officers that you can go prove it might have been an officer that was aggressive but this is just not one of them. Now im also not saying that many police precincts have bad cops because there are bad cops in all cities just like everyone has a bad relative in there family but this is the wrong case to hold up this bad cop crap. Do i feel bad someone died a senseless death yes i do.

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  50. Vince Matcheson Scranton, PA? Is that suburb of Ferguson? You must have been there as you're so confident wit your reply. Were you there?

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  51. It was an airsoft replica gun. They don't come with orange tips. Toy guns have been around forever. The only issue is with the cops shooting first and asking question later.

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  52. Thousands of people each year study pre law but never step foot in a law school or pass a BAR. Let me know when you have done that. Oh and majored in a relevant profession to journalism then your opinion will be warranted.

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  53. They do come with orange tips but differ in certain states. agreed though. Don't take away my toy guns. They taught me how to properly handle a real one with WAAAAYYY less harsh of consequences. Safety, Mag trigger, slide. I was taught respect for guns at an early age. My dad got me a bb gun at age 6 and he taught me to respect the shit out of them. Treat every gun as if it were loaded, etc. And guess what?!?! I've never had an accident mishandling a gun real or replica. If some dumbass shoots his friends eye out with an airsoft gun, hell, they might have just saved that same dumbass from blowing his friends head off later in life. Don't restrict the freedoms of many for the whiney few. If you can't handle toy guns then find a nice place they don't exist. Like nowhere.

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  54. Okay I will let you know I take the lsat in February ✌️

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  55. What does being pre law entitled you to understanding? "Actually I'm pre law so I do understand" ? Understand what ? The world? Obviously not. You still think bragging about what field you major in or your degree path or some books you've read is what shows intelligence. Which led to my relentless, merciless rant about you being a pampered Bitch. Because you are. I didn't need your wack ass picture or a Fb page to figure out you were a troll.

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  56. I'm not hear to change your opinion otherwise I'd have been more courteous In my approach. I didn't do it because frpm your one comment anyone could tell you have no clue what the fuck is going on anywhere.

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  57. "You got the story after the fact" when The fuck is the last time you saw Fox news reporters inside 7/11 reporting as it was being robbed? Seriously, what the fuck is wrong with you?

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  58. Jason Jay Bob Atkins It's the kids that learn how to use guns from video games and hollywood that are an issue. My son does play some of those kinds of games but I'm there when he does and talk to him about guns and how to properly handle one as well as take him shooting

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  59. Okay thank you! I will keep that all in mind.

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  60. Joe Schmidt marvin is just a neanderthal fat inbred red neck who thinks killing an unarmed black male is justice without due process. The demented barbaric mentality he possesses stemmed from years of incest from his family tree,

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  61. Justin King Ahhhh now the truth comes out you are an activist reporter which makes me believe nothing you say now i realize why your piece above was so far off. Your report is completly Bias as i see you statement above that you say you I didn't want a riot, but I'm not upset that it happened. We're at the point in history where we have to decide whether we want our children to live under the oppressive boot of a police state or not. I'm glad there are people who will fight against it, and I'll be damned if I allow the state-run news in this country to say that tear gas is smoke, or that the tear gas was launched in response to burning buildings, or that a cop who was shot died because of the riots. If they fight, I'll be there. Yes you are a BIAS REPORTER AND AN ACTIVIST AND IM SORRY I GAVE THIS STORY ONE MINUTE OF MY TIME BECAUSE NO MATTER YOU HAVE YOUR OWN OPINION AND THAT IS ALL I HAVE NO IDEA WHY THIS WAS ACTUALLY PUBLISHED YOUR JUST THE SAME AS THE NEWS STATIONS BUT JUST ON THE OTHER SIDE YET YOU COMPLAIN ABOUT THE NEWS MEDIA AS BEING BIAS YOU ARE INDEED A JOKER

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  62. Kiley Godfrey "based on my life experience" Sit your young ass down. You ARE doing something right, reading books. Keep doing that. But opening up with insults then complaining when people ON THE INTERNET say mean things about you? C'mon, you should have expected that reaction. Get your degree, get some experience. YEARS of it. You're young. "Life experience." LMAO. I worked LE for 9 years. I quit. Why? Corruption and manipulation. They don't like it when you report it or fight against it. You spend holidays at home and weekends at the bar, I spent mine behind bars (working). That's real life experience. Not living the college life. (enjoy that while you can.)

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  63. Tim he is an activist reporter he is Bias in his writing just the same as the news channels he complains about but does the exact same but just from the opposite view point is all. At least some of the channels put on the other sides story but this guy expects you to swollow his as if it is truth and his story is the only one that was correct. The step father shouting burn this mother fer down prob had nothing to do with the riots either because he said so. What he saw was the truth and the only truth and the way it happened what a hypocrite.

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  64. You're right I did write my first response out of emotion and should have filtered myself. I just had an emotional response but part of growing u

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  65. Sorry part of growing up is having to put your foot in your mouth sometimes but I never personally attacked the people that came after me I am open to others opinions but attacks? Really just show me with facts why I am wrong

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  66. I personally love a good debate because that is the only way to learn and get other perspectives

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  67. Marvin Knoll……. I was involved with a march here in Charlotte NC.just last night and it was 8-10 white folks with their faces covered DOING STUPID SHIT,, drinking beer,, smoking weed all right in front of the police station,,, acting out trying to create a vibe towards the police to attack the peaceful protestors,, now i am a grown ass man who knows the nature of the devil (a doer of evil) and trust me they were only there to start some bullshit so the police and the news media can say and do some negative shit to my beautiful black family……. now trust me when "WE"do have another one they will be expose so the whole world can see these devils and their agenda !!!!!!!!!!1 THEY ARE CALLED "Agent Pro-Vo-Ca-Teur………. probably paid to stir shit up….

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  68. Jeff Trower You're right i am young my opinion may not be fully formed yet. It will never happen unless I start forming opinions right? I never personally attacked anyone who came after me but I have learned from this experience which I said earlier that is to not post an emotional response but to filter it. Also I am not stubborn I am willing to hear why other people enjoyed or thought this article was informative. However, no one gave me facts they just purely attacked me as a person and that is where i am saddened. I like to join these debates because you hear other peoples perspectives and that is the best way to learn. Luckily i have learned and that is to not open my mouth too damn fast and maybe that will allow for a more informative discussion instead of a bashing.

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  69. Darron Jacobs just as bad as the Black Panther movement and the revolutionary that were in Ferguson there to stir it up. Its dispicable that anyone would want to destroy property of others and steal from hard working people 90% of those that lost everything were black and i for one think its despicable white or black for this kind of behavior period.

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  70. Jeff Trower If you read what i said i had friends that were there so before you become sarcastic read and then you might actually understand what and how i got the knowledge i did.

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  71. I saw it you fucking POS haters. I saw the fucking police fire tear gas into the protesters. They did nothing. NOTHING wrong. The fucking cops started the shit and got what they deserved. FTP, Fuck you people that feed into the media bullshit that dont know a fucking thing about what happened.

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  72. Sure Jeff thats why your hidden behind Anonymous BS hiding your face like some of the protesters wahahaha.

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  73. Kiley Godfrey Keep reading. Your entire life. Good luck in school. Cheers. I think you're on the right path.

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  74. So… You claim attack the author and get upset when you're attacked back? Seems legit…

    I also appreciate your precise critique of what he said that was wrong! The "bullshit reporter" part was especially helpful in understanding how he told a false story!

    If you're going to criticize someone without basis, then you may as well stamp "I want attention and will be rude to get it without reason!" on your forehead. How about you add some substance other than your expletives about the article and show why you're prelaw instead of appealing to a degree as a sense of authority on issues that it doesn't concern. What would your response be to someone who you were examining/crossexamining on the stand who said they didn't see what happened, but God told them in a vision? That is the equivelant of you talking about your prelaw degree… You're not even past your bachelors and for all we know you could be a freshman taking gen eds. In a junior in philosophy and I skipped a grade, but that doesn't mean I know what I'm talking about.

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  75. Vince Matcheson its all good bro. At least we have people on the street and behind the scenes that uncover and at least try to make a difference and make the system notice rather than sit silently, scared to make a stand. Its our people that bring to light the corruption, the lies, and deception. We exposed 190 pedophiles on the supposedly anonymous deep web 2 weeks ago, uncovered tons of information that our government does not want known. We may not be the first on peoples list or most popular group to make a change, but we are for the people, not against. Ferguson and riots are not our doings. We have protesters there yes, but we didnt loot or burn. We are just trying to wake the people up. Not burn down the world.
    We are Anonymous
    We don not forgive
    We do not forget
    Cleveland…You should be expecting us

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  76. Hey John I already addressed this many times and said I responded emotionally and next time I will filter my response to not offend people and have more of a productive debate than attacks back and forth sorry if I offended you

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  77. Who cares if the riot happened before or after this or that. Fact of the matter is that people showed up to the "protest" prepared and with intent to riot. It happened and that is where they all went wrong. I mean, seriously… Do you just show up to a protest with supplies to make explosives or implements of destruction? Stop defending these heathens. And by heathens I refer to anyone involved in said riots.

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  78. This isn't about offense… It's about backing up your claims with evidence rather than false claims to the "superior" authority of your incomplete prelaw degree. I would like to see why you disagree, not hear about how much the author sucks or how great you are because you're getting a prelaw degree.

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  79. I can't even get past the beginning of this bull. You can't start a story about the "truth" with lies. I was there for the reading. And it started getting out of hand as soon as the prosecutor finished the word charges in no charges.. As soon as step daddy started screaming burning this shit down people started throwing rocks and bottles water bottles and whatever at the cops abd windows of buildings the windows held up for a bit until they were directly attacked with larger rocks and chairs, garbage cans.. And on it went.. You were lied to a lot, as a person claiming to be in journalism you should have been you should have been there from the beginning yourself and not took the word of people that aren't going to talk badly of their neighbors or admit any kind of guilt.. I'm not for Wilson but making excuses to cover things that should not have happened is not acceptable. Also several major media outlets did say from the beginning that the tear gas was tear gas, they were coughing and choking in it themselves on live TV. Much unlike this story.. They mostly reported exactly what was going on.. Thanks to CNN streaming on my phone I knew where to be to see almost everything from every angle as it was happening.. If you couldn't be there yourself from the beginning you shouldn't have wrote the story. .

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  80. Thought this would be the perfect post to share until i saw this line: “I think it surprised him when the window broke. Not even sure he meant to hit the window.” A broken window is a broken window, I'm even on the side of the protesters but that statement immediately took all validity from your argument.

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  81. And the state thugs are armed with various arrays of weaponry, far more than the people protesting have. So yeah, going armed is smart.

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  82. Vince Matcheson Now the truth comes out that I'm an activist? You must be new here.

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  83. Justin King You know what really sucks. It the nation guard was held back the first night to let things really blow up. So all this attention is on this while Obama is jamming bills through and amnesty

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  84. Robert Rosenberger Well the national guard was in town. Most were right around the police station out of sight. I don't think that was for a nefarious reasons, I think they were trying to stay low key. I could be wrong, and I wouldn't put anything past this administration.

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  85. John I made the pre-law comment when someone attacked my intelligence and basically said I was uneducated and as far as the article I did not like how the police were portrayed as violating civil rights. I feel like it is unnecessary fuel to an already emotional fire. If the police keep being portrayed as villains then who do we look to for justice? I personally found that as a fault and I did not like it

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  86. Ferguson has become big news in Europe (in The Netherlands, it is DAILY news). And our opinion: ABSOLUTELY RACIST!

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  87. In the first paragraph, one of the protesters states"He saw someone throw an open bottle of water at cop in riot gear," As minor as it sounds, it is still considered assault on an officer and makes the rest of the story invalid.

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  88. 'Monkey' and 'thug' are apparently the new alternative terms for 'niggers'.
    And tell me again why you think this isn't partly a question of race?

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  89. Is the justice system messed up? Yea it is but this is deffinetly not the case to try to prove that. There is way more cases out there where the person killed is actually innocent and not a gangbangn thief that attacked a cop. I believe this is nothing more than a racial battle cause the cop was white that shot a black guy. Justin king wasn't at the riots and his report said petty vandalism, in who's opinion? A rock accidentally broke a window, how does a rock accidentally break a window? Probly cause the rock missed the cops. Water bottles thrown at cops too, this was all reported from you to have happened before the cops did anything. 6 or more people in a group doing unlawful acts, that's exactly what it sounded like to me. Good job reporting but not convincing me.

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  90. So protesters tell him the story and believes it. However, anyone else tells it, it's a lie. He said he got info from the crowd. What did he think he was going to hear from them. Obviously nothing good.

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  91. Then he said protester was surprised he broke the window. Really! Gee if you throw a rock at glass it breaks. Who would of known. And why was the fd a target. They did nothing wrong.

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  92. YoYour incomplete prelaw degree speaks nothing of intelligence. Anyone can go to school for anything. You don't have the degree yet, it doesn't validate your intelligence.

    The whole reason this is happening is because police violate civil rights. This isn't about Wilson or Brown, it's about cops breaking the law and getting away with it. Whether Wilson is innocent or not, he was the straw that broke the camel's back and it doesn't matter anymore. People are fed up with bad cops that kill people who are innocent and guilty without trial, that kill pets who are gated and/or gated because they look vicious, that pull people over for having darker skin, etc.

    If you think our police are good overall, then you are absolutely mistaken. Our police kill more people, kill more pets, arrest more people, become violent easier, etc. than the police of any other nation. We have less than 5% of the world's population, but more than 25% of the world's prisoners. Not all cops are bad, in fact I don't blame any of them. Cops are people just like us; I blame their training by the corrupt system.

    Btw – tear gas is illegal to use.

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  93. Complete moron fucktard author. I was there. When cops say stop protesting it is now a lawful order REGARDLESS of your opinion. You are the reason this happened. Please fire this retard before he writes again

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  94. Im just going to call out the biggest flaw in the article; the article says in the start that "The events below were corroborated by five unrelated protesters" so in other words unreliable sources who according to the author by unrelated people. So this article is as good as going to your English teacher for help with your math homework. Just because its written on the internet in a style similar to being an article does not make it news or trustworthy in the slightest. And some of you are scared of the media lies Authoritative bias works both ways >.<,
    A is an authority on a particular topic
    A says something about that topic
    A is probably correct
    to any of you that just believe anything they read instantly as fact and form opinions without any knowledge other then their on biases on the subject just stop.

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  95. hahaha I love how the article starts out with "the events below were corroborated by five unrelated protesters." So from the start the author says that the information is from unrelated sources… so unreliable. So you can believe this article as fact or actually read up on things and not believe what you read on the internet as being true just because its written like a news article.

    Next, the tear gas that was banned was the kind used in international conflict aka war, and its chemical composition is different, thats like comparing a pistol police use and a fully automatic assault rifle, so yes a type of tear gas is illegal but the one our police force uses is not, but ive seen those articles online too john, and they are all bloggers writing opinions not facts with sited references unrelated to the topic to try and muster fear.

    And last and most important point Mr. Kelly if you are going to throw out a percentage or percentages for it to be taken seriously at all you need what is called a confidence interval, which I'm sure you havent seen in any article containing any percentage, what a confidence interval does is make the author state the facts about the study they are pulling from, since it is stupidly easy to alter information to a number you like if your confidence interval is low. So to some things up; the word of the day is "Authoritative bias." that's all folks

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  96. Michael Stephen I do not watch TV as a matter a fact, and a valid opinion haha, valid means having logic or a sound basis, and opinion is a view or judgment formed about something. So to the cynic above me who most likely calls himself a realist every god damn human on this earth has "valid opinions" since all that required is that you must form a thought on an event. Let me put it in practice for you: You are attacking me without disproving anything in my statement, (theres where I have my validity, and heres the opinion) you like to use fallacies of ambiguity to prove your points. Great mastery of the English language, maybe you should study up on the diction you use before you try and call someone out

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  97. This is the most bogus and excuse filled "article" I've ever read. Those protesters knew what they were doing, and their intentions were far from peaceful. Anyone who believes this poorly written crap that sounds like the author is a sniveling child, is sooo unbelievably gullible and simple minded.

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  98. Wow. Robbie Middauhh and Jason Jay Bob Atkins. You are both a couple.of sexist pigs. You are what's wrong with this country. Attacking a women's appearance because you don't like her opinion is seriously fucked up. You both should be ashamed of yourselves.

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  99. Just imagine for a second your own mother, or sister, or girlfriend posted on this article and two guys attacked her appearance and called her names. You would want to beat those guys up right? Now go bash your heads against a wall for being THOSE guys. And after that go apologize to the women in your life.

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  100. And most importantly apologize to Kiley, a woman you don't even know who you have bullied and abused and told to leave the internet if she doesn't like it.

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  101. Youre saying the cops had no lawful reason to stop the march… but right before that you mention they through a bottle at a cop and broke the window out of a fire station. Seems to me like the cops had plenty of reason to step in, as soon as they threw the first thing.

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  102. Ian Thomas Worthing um when exactly did i attack her appearance? I am pretty sure I said, "I did not need a wack ass picture or a look through your fb account" meaning, I did not comment on her looks or use her picture or fb account to form an opinion of her, I simply went off of her statement and went after that. Pampered does not pertain to looks, it can pertain to how she has been spoon fed information her whole entire life. I guess you have to clarify everything to people who do not understand the English language. Now you are assuming that I speak to every women that way. You are making an ass out of yourself for doing that because it is exactly the opposite. It takes a rare breed of ignorance to make me jump down someones throat like I did above. Also I never told her to go leave the internet so what are you even talking about? You lumped me in for what reason exactly? For some fucking brownie points with that chick? Get the fuck out of here.
    I made valid points with a very condescending attitude and mean words, get over it. I have freedom of speech and so does she (obviously from her OP) so I in theory could have said all of those things you mentioned above (even though I didn't because you cannot read) and it still wouldn't matter. Sure it would be fucked up and I am not saying the dude who called her ugly with her make up on was in the right either because that was fucked up as well. I on the other hand never insulted her looks or her personality. I simply said she was pampered ( obviously I needed to clarify how she was pampered for retards like yourself) and that she should learn to read a book ( and not a fox news broadcast) then I told her about how her point about it being illegitimate because it was after the fact was wrong. etc. etc. So you sir are a complete idiot for trying to pawn me off as some sexist pig, go kill yourself. I am just a realist asshole.

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  103. “Missouri law enforcement may only ask those assembled on the street or sidewalk to disperse… if a riot is taking place.”

    And THAT is why the cops sent in Agent provocateurs to start riots.

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  104. "Obviously not. You still think bragging about what field you major in or your degree path or some books you've read is what shows intelligence. Which led to my relentless, merciless rant about you being a pampered Bitch. Because you are. I didn't need your wack ass picture or a Fb page to figure out you were a troll." so you call her a bitch, insult her intelligence, say her degree means nothing (would love to hear what you studied in school mate) and all your arguments against her is what one would call a fallacy of ambiguity, in other words subterfuge. So honestly I dont care if shes a fake or a troll or what but you are equally unqualified to insult someones intelligence just to prove to yourself that you dick is bigger, so stop trying to play the saint and own up to your words or hold them to yourself

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  105. Zachary Idziak lol her law degree. Look anyone can go study pre law like I said and not step foot into an actual Law School or pass a BAR. Being a law student does not qualify you to say you understand journalism. I am majoring in computer science and studying mass media/journalism so where do you get off telling me that I cannot talk on something? I did not say she couldn't talk. I just said what she said was retarded. I called her a bitch, yes. But is that pertaining to her looks ? Like the guy above said? NOPE lol you are all fucking bonkers. I never denied I called her a bitch or was very mean. Did I ever base those attacks off of her looks or troll her fb page? NOPE. Did I ever say I was smarter than her? NOPE . Yes her degree does mean nothing, because mine does too. Degrees inflate just like fucking fiat money so they are all pretty much worthless at this point. I do not expect you to understand economics very well though if you are coming at me defending her degree and the privileged "higher learning institutions" as the path to almighty intelligence. You didn't even agree with the article anyway because apparently to you, interviewing people involved and in the surrounding area of a situation is not legitimate reporting. Is everyone fucking retarded?

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  106. "Obviously not. You still think bragging about what field you major in or your degree path or some books you've read is what shows intelligence." Which is why, up until now, I never did any of those things and you had to ask me what I was studying. I do not need to hang it over my head in an argument for credibility.

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  107. Just because the narrative doesn't go the way you'd wish doesn't empower you to do a rewrite based entirely on supposition.

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  108. Feeding into
    Media? This whole thing was driven by media, it's the only reason people are even mad. Media made it a race this and you're the fucking sheep that listens to them. The facts of this case are what matter and we heard them and a decision was made.

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  109. Well Zachary, I'm glad you decided to actually bring a critique instead of blind accusations.

    I wasn't aware that unrelated protesters (meaning protesters that didn't know the author or each other) made for unreliable accounts… I thought that's what made stories reliable; you know, confirmation on what happened from people who didn't plan their stories and make sure they lined up beforehand, but you know, that obviously makes it invalid. I could understand if you were accusing him of lying there, but you didn't, you said that because they were unrelated, they were unreliable, which makes no sense.

    Furthermore, nothing he said contradicted the videos. Even Fox News of all people said there were much more peaceful protests than not and covered some of them. It's remarkably sad when FOx News is less biased than you…

    So using chemical weapons in war = bad
    Using chemical weapons against your own citizens = good
    Seems legit

    I'm sorry Zachary, I thought those percentages were common knowledge since they come from many accredited university studies and many news companies have reported on them. I guess you can't fact check for yourself.

    https://www.aclu.org/safe-communities-fair-sentences/prison-crisis

    http://www.naacp.org/pages/criminal-justice-fact-sheet

    There are many more in addition to these.

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  110. Wrong. If you're at a football game and somebody throws a rock at a cop does everyone in attendance lost their constitutional rights? Get it now?

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  111. No, it isn't. A cop cannot order a protest to stop. That's why we have a Constitution.

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  112. And that person could be arrested, but it doesn't justify the use of force against the whole crowd now does it?

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  113. "nothing illegal"
    In this very article you say they threw rocks at a fire department and pulled down other people's stuff. Vandalism IS illegal.

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  114. That was idiotic. Even assuming this is all true and the police were wrong, At no point was the destruction of other peoples homes or stealing justified. This just goes to show the stupidity of journalists.

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  115. Hey stupid ass reporter,did you forget the FACT the Governor had declared a state of emergency and martial law which makes the protest law question null and void as the gathering was an unlawful gathering!?!?!?Also read the law closer as most jurisdictions require a permit for protests be issued before it can be a legal protest…I don't care why or how it happened because it is stupid 12 people including several "black" said he wasn't guilty so the justice system worked again…Just because you didn't get the result you wanted is no excuse to act like savages or animals…If you really want to make change happen you've done nothing but hurt your cause with these actions….The vast majority of Americans seem to think the outcome correct because it's only a few people here and there doing all this crap,and by rioting you are making your case weaker by proving the "thug" lifestyle you are supporting is real and will yourselves be labelled thugs so NO ONE will listen or take you seriously only suspect violence and crime will result from your cause….This isn't nor should have ever been made a black vs white thing,no instead it should have been a we the people vs the police state!

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  116. Go play video game sheep boy and get dam haircut! And take Jen with u feed her samich! Cause she been eating a lot of she don't know what heck she talking about! Trolls I bet both u are ebt recipient s

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