American Dissident Voices broadcast of November 29, 2014
by Kevin Alfred Strom
THE STATIC crackled on the police radio last Monday night, as Ferguson, Missouri and surrounding areas burned, ravaged by Black rioters and looters. Just barely making it through the noise and the chaos, an officer’s voice could be heard: “We’re in a death funnel…” (ILLUSTRATION: An ironically inappropriate sign lies among the remains of a business after the latest Black riots in Ferguson, Missouri)
For hours the police had been told to stand down and do nothing. They did little more than watch as Black rioters broke windows, looted and destroyed innumerable businesses, and burned automobiles and buildings all through the city and beyond.