Opinion

Voices of reason provide future hopes of Ferguson, Mo.

    Historians know there was no love lost among the Founding Fathers. Truth be told, they were at each others’ throats for many years establishing the foundations that led to the rights and liberties that endure today. Those freedoms include the right to petition our government over grievances — and the right of peaceful protest.   …

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The world belongs to those who show up

    Facts about the Michael Brown shooting case in Ferguson have dribbled out agonizingly slowly but some interesting demographics revealed themselves in the interim.    For example, we learned that Ferguson, a city of 21,000 people, has a racial makeup of 30 percent white, 67 percent black with other minorities making up the remainder. We also…

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