Watch the Democrats play while their cities bleed

River of blood

Summary: America has two major political parties. This series discusses their indifference to the concerns of most Americans and their slow descent into madness. Today let's look at the Democratic Party and the great American cities it governs. Here's a logo for many of America's cities: Democrats run most of them. They run most of America's great cities, whose … Continue reading Watch the Democrats play while their cities bleed

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Harsh truths about mass incarceration in America

Justice lying down

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

The Gatestone Institute tells us the hidden dark stories about immigrants in Europe

Gatestone Institute logo

Summary: Immigration is one of the big -- perhaps the biggest -- story of our time. Yet we know little about it, in part because the news media filter what we see. Only fringe sources give us glimpses of truth, albeit with their own biases. Here is one, conveying a litany of bad news. "Let … Continue reading The Gatestone Institute tells us the hidden dark stories about immigrants in Europe

America’s unspeakable problem: African-American’s crime rates

Summary: The most difficult problems for a society are those that we cannot bring ourselves to discuss. For America, that's the high crime rate of African-Americans. We either ignore it or respond with police and prisons, different ways to close our eyes. We have tried both "solutions"; both have failed. At some point we have … Continue reading America’s unspeakable problem: African-American’s crime rates