Friedman is correct about the reason for poverty in America (and that the free market is by far the greatest engine for eliminating poverty, bar none); his formulation doesn’t go as far as it could have, however.
Martin Luther King, Jr was and is not the head of some monolithic civil rights movement for all time.
It just boggles my mind that we do not have an accurate and reliable way to know how often the arm of the government kills us.
Given case precedence, the eyewitness testimonies of Crenshaw, Mitchell and Johnson will not be enough to convict Officer Wilson of any wrongdoing. If that’s even the right outcome.
The only matter of fact that needs uncovering is whether Officer Darren Wilson was legally justified under Missouri law to shoot Michael Brown the six times that he did. That’s it.