Tag: Jay Nixon

Elderly Man with Oxygen Tank Run Over by Ferguson Thieves

Elderly Man with Oxygen Tank Run Over by Ferguson Thieves

Ferguson rioters ran over an elderly man when they stole his car Wednesday night. The man, who uses an oxygen tank, was talking to Jaye Perry, 52, of Ferguson in the parking lot of the Faraci Pizza as they watched

Breitbart’s Kerry Picket Questions Gov Nixon

Breitbart’s Kerry Picket Questions Gov Nixon

Tuesday during his press conference Breitbart’s Kerry Picket questioned Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) about Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder claims that the Obama administration leaned on the Missouri Governor to keep the National Guard out of Ferguson. Nixon said, “That is

Nixon: Last Night Was Unacceptable, We Must Do Better

Nixon: Last Night Was Unacceptable, We Must Do Better

Tuesday during his press conference Gov. Jay Nixon said the the National Guard’s presence in Ferguson will be massively increased for tonight. Partial transcript as follows:  I am deeply saddened for the people of Ferguson who woke up this morning

MO Governor Jay Nixon Denies Obama Admin Pressured Him Over National Guard

MO Governor Jay Nixon Denies Obama Admin Pressured Him Over National Guard

FERGUSON, Missouri–Missouri Governor Jay Nixon called Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder’s charge against him, relating to National Guard deployment in Ferguson on Monday, “absurd.”  Kinder told KTRS on Tuesday morning that he wants to know if the Obama administration, particularly the

BREAKING: Ferguson Cop Not Indicted

BREAKING: Ferguson Cop Not Indicted

A Ferguson, Missouri grand jury will not bring any criminal charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, 28. Wilson was under investigation for shooting Michael Brown, 18, on August 9, 2014. The decision was announced by a St. Louis County prosecutor,

Sacramento Pastor Heads to Ferguson, Hopes Episode Puts an End to Profiling

Sacramento Pastor Heads to Ferguson, Hopes Episode Puts an End to Profiling

As Ferguson, Missouri percolates with tension in anticipation of a grand jury decision whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, some Sacramento-area clergy head there to quell possible violent outbreaks. Missouri Governor

Missouri governor activates National Guard

Missouri governor activates National Guard

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday and activated the National Guard ahead of a grand jury decision about whether a white police officer will be charged in the fatal shooting of

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Declares State of Emergency

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Declares State of Emergency

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in his state on Monday. The order was posted as St. Louis residents wait anxiously on the decision of the county’s grand jury as to whether or

FBI: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision 'Will Likely' Cause Violence

FBI: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision 'Will Likely' Cause Violence

The FBI is warning citizens of Ferguson, Missouri, that the pending release of the grand jury’s decision as to whether or not an indictment will be handed down against officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting of teenager Michael Brown

St. Louis Mayor Says National Guard Will Not Be On 'Front Lines'

St. Louis Mayor Says National Guard Will Not Be On 'Front Lines'

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay reacted to Governor Jay Nixon’s declaration through an executive order that the National Guard would be activated for the next 30 days. Slay stressed to reporters at a press conference on Monday that the guard

Anti-Cop Rapper on Michael Brown Delegation to UN Torture Committee

Anti-Cop Rapper on Michael Brown Delegation to UN Torture Committee

A rapper using the name Tef Poe was among the delegation from Ferguson, Missouri to the Geneva-based UN Committee on Torture.  On Twitter, Poe bragged he was going to Geneva “to slap these Ferguson pigs with war crime charges and torture charges.”  Michael Brown’s

MO Gov Nixon: Violence Will Not be Tolerated in Ferguson

MO Gov Nixon: Violence Will Not be Tolerated in Ferguson

Tuesday, Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) laid out his law enforcement plans for Ferguson in anticipation of the grand jury decision on whether or not charges will be brought against police officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown shooting case. Nixon

Gov. Jay Nixon's Election Day Tweet Is a Crack-up

Somebody’s butt may be on the line after an inappropriate tweet was posted on Governor Jay Nixon’s Twitterfeed, Tuesday morning. A member of his staff – or perhaps the governor himself – tweeted the following picture to encourage Missourians to

Lawsuit: Taxpayer Funding of Common Core Unconstitutional

Lawsuit: Taxpayer Funding of Common Core Unconstitutional

Two anti-Common Core activists in Missouri have joined in filing a lawsuit against state officials that challenges the state’s payment of taxpayer funds to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), one of the two federally funded multi-state groups that are

Missouri House Joins Senate, Overrides Veto so Teachers Can Be Armed

Missouri House Joins Senate, Overrides Veto so Teachers Can Be Armed

The Missouri House has joined the Senate in overriding Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) veto of SB 656–legislation allowing schools to train teachers to become “School Protection Officers” and carry guns on campus with which to protect children. On September 10,

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks