Hold them accountable!

We have already noted that local police had ‘interacted’ with Nikolas de Jesus Cruz 39 times, but that he was never arrested or charged with anything. While the warnings given to the FBI have garnered more attention, this was primarily a failure of local law enforcement. Now there’s this: School considered shooting suspect potential ‘threat’ …

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Private citizens did the right thing; our public officials failed to do their jobs

What do we know about the Parkland school shooter? Nikolas Cruz, 19, had been expelled from the school he has confessed to attacking and some students said they had joked “he’s the one to shoot up the school”. One former schoolmate, Chad Reuters, told Reuters Mr Cruz was an “outcast” who was “crazy about guns”. …

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Hold them accountable!

From CBS News: Teen found slain was scheduled to testify against her accused rapist By Crimesider Staff | CBS News | February 8, 2018, 4:27 PM KALAMAZOO, Michigan — A teen girl who was found slain in a wooded area of southwestern Michigan last month had been scheduled to testify against her accused rapist, reports CBS affiliate WWMT. …

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The stupidity of the White House staff

From The Wall Street Journal: White House Offers Regrets About Handling of Rob Porter Allegations ‘We all could have done better,’ dealing with the domestic-abuse accusations, spokesman says By Michael C. Bender and Peter Nicholas | Updated February 8, 2018 | 10:39 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The White House said Thursday it could have better handled the …

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Another Democrat ‘It Girl’ falls by the wayside

Remember the very lovely leftist hero, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates? Mrs Yates had been appointed as Deputy Attorney General by President Obama, and was asked to stay on as Acting Attorney General, by President Trump, until his Attorney General nominee, Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III1 (R-AB), could be confirmed by the Senate. Mrs …

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Time magazine sells rape and attempted murder story as sex

Here’s the tweet, and it’s disgusting: Teacher who had an affair with a middle-school student sentenced to 30 to 60 years https://t.co/Vrsw5pZT1h — TIME (@TIME) January 25, 2018 And the linked story: ‘He Kissed My Forehead and Slit My Throat.’ Ex-Teacher Attacked Wife Who Discovered His Affair With 14-Year-Old Student, Police Say By Associated Press …

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The City of Bad Ideas

Mired under decades and decades of Democratic Party rule, I am never surprised when the sanctuary city of Philadelphia does something else dumb. From The Wall Street Journal: Philadelphia’s Novel Plan for Opioid Crisis: Supervised Drug Use City weighs injection sites for addicts that have been opposed by law enforcement By Jon Kamp | January …

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Where #MeToo has won, and #MeToo has lost

From CNN: Larry Nassar sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for decades of sexual abuse By Eric Levenson, CNN | Updated 9:29 PM ET, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 (CNN) Once a world-renowned sports physician treating America’s foremost Olympic women gymnasts, Larry Nassar now will spend the rest of his life behind bars. The …

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The left fret about budget cuts to Department of Education In reality, the cuts do not go deeply enough

From The Wall Street Journal: Trump Job Cuts at Education Department Worry Civil-Rights Advocates The government office that responds to such issues as sexual harassment and racial discrimination is losing significant numbers of employees By Michelle Hackman | December 15, 2017 5:30 AM EST WASHINGTON—The Education Department is cutting staff at its Office for Civil …

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Expel Roy Moore from the United States Senate! Alabama voters kept that from being needed

Originally, this post was supposed to have appeared this morning, saying that the Senate should expel Roy Moore if he had been elected; I wrote it early, because I wanted to have it ready to go. But, Alabama voters rejected Mr Moore’s candidacy: in a choice between a man who may have tried to f(ornicate) …

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