Trump’s threat to send FBI to end Chicago violence has some fearing martial law

President Donald Trump used Twitter to send a threat to the city of Chicago. Trump wrote, “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds!” Trump posted the tweet after a segment on “The O’Reilly Factor” referenced an […]

Martial law declared in Ferguson, grand jury decision coming soon

Yesterday, the governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, declared a state of emergency and instituted martial law in Ferguson. This move comes ahead of the expected decision, by the St. Louis grand jury, as to whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will face criminal charges for killing unarmed teen Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014. In […]

The military in ‘the hood,’ National Guard deploys in Ferguson (photos)

In America, we hold our freedom of movement, expression and free speech in high regard. So high, that these principles are guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. However, what has been happening in Ferguson, Missouri, can be defined as an ‘unconstitutional’ police action by state and local forces. The government is exercising rigid and repressive control […]

Police presence in Ferguson heavy and oppressive

It began with the gunning down of unarmed teen Michael Brown by white  police officer Darren Wilson and continues with the heavy police presence and deployment of the Missouri National Guard. Rolling out is on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, covering the heavy police presence.

Ferguson, Missouri, under martial law? Twitter shows proof in photos

Ever since the murder of Mike Brown, there has been an upheaval in the small town of Ferguson, Missouri. Peaceful protesters and angry citizens are now risking their lives to stand against the military that has taken over the streets. Forming blockades around gas stations, blocking off entry and exits from the city, and disallowing […]