If all these emotionally drained future litigators and social changers really gave a rat’s ass they’d be in Ferguson Missouri burning off some of their angst and cleaning up the town they helped destroy……..
…Although the demonstrations, which have also been taking place in other U.S. cities, could last for weeks in Ferguson, a sense of normalcy – or at least a new normal – has begun to settle on the city.
Police reopened several blocks of West Florissant that had been barricaded off since Tuesday, but only during daylight hours. And although most store windows are still boarded up, many now have spray-painted messages saying they are open and welcoming shoppers.
Some business owners spent an unseasonably warm Saturday tidying up, hoping that customers would soon return.
“There is no business,” said Nick Ahmed, 41, a native Palestinian who owns Elite Liquor on West Florissant. “I can’t pay the rent or my electric bills.”
Ahmed said he’s certain some of his fellow merchants will leave…