National improvements in the crime rate, slow and difficult improvement made over the last twenty years, gone in six months. The coordinated attacks on Law Enforcement and abandonment of the successful programs that reduced urban crime and violence have had this effect.
And worse, much worse is to come.
A 2014 California voter initiative has retroactively downgraded a range of property and drug felonies to misdemeanors, including forcible theft of guns, purses and laptops. More than 3,000 felons have already been released from California prisons, according to the Association of Deputy District Attorneys in Los Angeles County. Burglary, larceny and car theft have surged in the county, the association reports.
“There are no real consequences for committing property crimes anymore,” Los Angeles Police Lt. Armando Munoz told Downtown News earlier this month, “and the criminals know this.” The Milwaukee district attorney, John Chisholm, is diverting many property and drug criminals to rehabilitation programs to reduce the number of blacks in Wisconsin prisons; critics see the rise in Milwaukee crime as one result.
The Department of Justice is concentrating on “far-right” groups in a new study of social media usage aimed at combating violent extremism.
The Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year.
Well, hello there! I should wear a tie, it seems I’m being watched. I think I’m beginning to understand how the Jews felt in Nazi Germany in the thirties.
Incidentally, “Far Right” equals “Traditional American Values”. Or didn’t you know that?