Harsh truths about mass incarceration in America

Summary: Here is a different -- and disturbing -- perspective on the strange US criminal justice system, unlike the "standard version" that dominate the news media. We can't fix what we don't understand.   Excerpt from "More Justice, Less Crime." By Joseph M. Bessette. In the Claremont Review of Books, Summer 2017. Visuals added.   … Continue reading Harsh truths about mass incarceration in America

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Stratfor: about the latest jihadist attack in Europe

Terrorism

Summary: Stratfor reports on the latest attack by ISIS in Europe. It's a drumbeat of terror, slowly increasing, rooted in Europe's large and rapidly growing Islamic population. So far the region's governments have responded with traditional police and security measures. These have failed. What will they do next? "Spain: Barcelona Reels From Terrorist Attacks" Stratfor, … Continue reading Stratfor: about the latest jihadist attack in Europe

A simple solution to the political violence afflicting America

Violence

Summary: Here is a summary of the political violence afflicting America, and a simple recommendation about what to do about it. This is a conclusion to a long series of posts about these disturbing trends. First, look at the far Left in action. This is cartoon but represents true events. The often violent war on … Continue reading A simple solution to the political violence afflicting America