For the most part, the recent actions of the state and local governments in Missouri will only serve to further exacerbate an already tense situation.
I am very concerned that martial law is going to be imposed on a long-term basis in Ferguson, partly in order to thwart media access to the town’s citizenry.
Perhaps it’s time for Americans to heed the words of the late Pastor Martin Niemoller:
[Screenshot Credit: Wikipedia, “First they came . . .”]