International Crisis Group

I read about conflict quite a bit.  The only way to remain sane is to include sources that help to provide solutions, not just reports, blame, and criticism. The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. Contents1 The Crisis Group in the field – video2 Links3 Crisis Group…

International Crisis Group was originally published on It Matters

Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial?

 Analysis & Opinion | The Great Debate Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial? By Allison Silver November 25, 2014 201 250 Tags: DARREN WILSON | FERGUSON | FERGUSON POLICE DEPARTMENT | MICHAEL BROWN | ROBERT MCCULLOUGH The St. Louis Prosecutor Robert McCullough made a series of highly unusual decisions on Monday. He was reportedly seeking to defuse the highly charged…

Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial? was originally published on It Matters

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part two – updated

I began prejudging the victim.  Which is difficult for me. – me New question: I have to question the distance at which  Michael Brown was when he was lethally shot?  I don’t know.  It should be close range I think – for self-defense? And irregularities of the grand jury process?  I have been greatly impacted by other lawyers.…

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part two – updated was originally published on It Matters

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part one – updated

No indictment for Ferguson Missouri officer Wilson.  The officer will not go to trial. This is an important event for many, if not the nation: whether Officer Wilson should have been charged in the death of Michael Brown.  I will risk posting my opinion…no. Now I have heard from lawyers about the irregularities of the grand jury…

Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part one – updated was originally published on It Matters

November 22 remembered

20 November 1962 President Kennedy points to a reporter at a news conference. Creator: Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Copyright:Public Domain Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109 in the South Pacific, 1943. Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum,…

November 22 remembered was originally published on It Matters

Messy blog

I have a web site I am building – based on this blog called It Matters.   I write posts there, usually, then they post automatically here.  Sometimes that causes dupe […]