crime

Criminal Justice

A diagnosis of our criminal injustice system

Summary: John Pfaff’s Locked In describes our broken criminal justice system, its myths and secrets — and why reforms consistently fail. It is one of the most important books of the year. Let’s hope America pays attention.   A review of an important book. Locked In. The True Causes of Mass Incarceration – and How to …

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River of blood

Watch the Democrats play while their cities bleed

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 …

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Justice lying down

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.   …

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Stratfor: Mexico’s entrepreneurs provide the fentanyl that America wants!

Summary: Stratfor explains one aspect of our free market globalized world — the export of fentanyl to America by Mexico’s capitalist cartels. They saw the market and successfully met its demands, despite powerful opposition. As for Mexico, for a decade geopolitical experts have prophesied its doom from the growing power of the cartels. So far …

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