BREAKING: Dept. of Justice Clears Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson of Wrongdoing! Will Riots Renew?

Will the riots renew? The Department of Justice has announced that couldn’t find any reason to indict the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Mike Brown last August. Today the DOJ cleared officer Darren Wilson of any wrongdoing.

Charges against Officer Wilson was one of the “musts” as far as the race rioters were concerned. It was throw Wilson in jail or no peace as far as the rioters were concerned. But they already lost the possibility of state and county charges when he was cleared by a local grand jury last year. Now the feds have also cleared Wilson.

The Justice Department has cleared a Ferguson, Mo., police officer of civil rights violations in the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager whose death set off racially charged and sometimes violent protests last year.

The decision, which was announced on Wednesday, ends a lengthy investigation into the shooting last August, in which Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Mr. Brown in the street. Many witnesses said Mr. Brown had his hands up in surrender when he died, leading to nationwide protest chants of “Hands up, don’t shoot.”

But federal agents and civil rights prosecutors rejected that story, just as a state grand jury did in November. The Justice Department said forensic evidence and other witnesses backed up the account of Officer Wilson, who said Mr. Brown fought with him, reached for his gun, then charged at him. He told investigators that he feared for his life.

“There is no evidence upon which prosecutors can rely to disprove Wilson’s stated subjective belief that he feared for his safety,” the report said.

So, will the riots renew? Is the cold weather the only thing keeping more riots at bay, or are the protesters finally spent?

Tell us your thoughts in the comments.

Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com, BigJournalsim.com and all Breitbart News' other sites, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.

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