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SF Mayor Recovers from Pandemic Wokevid Virus

Two pandemics swept through America last year and lasted into this year. One, of course, was the virus that causes Covid-19. The other was the Wokevid virus. Symptoms of Wokevid include (1) believing oneself to be “woke” while actually oblivious to reality and unable to speak correct English; and (2) bizarre delusional beliefs that defy logic, evidence, and common sense. …

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Liberals Discover Crime

In a sharp reversal from their 2020 commitment to defund their “racist” police departments, liberal mayors across the country have discovered unprecedented increases in crime in their cities and are announcing their intent to increase police funding and get tough on criminals.  Last year, riding the national wave of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests over the supposedly racially-motivated death of …

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Crime and President Biden

The ABC News / Ipsos poll finds that a strong majority of Americans disapprove of President Biden’s handling of crime, 36-61. But does the President have much to do with crime, really? Isn’t it mostly a state and local matter? Well, it’s complicated. Heather MacDonald, in an interview with Stuart Varney, acknowledges the local nature of law enforcement but says …

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BJS Report: Capital Punishment in the U.S. is Decreasing

A recent BJS report presents statistics on state and federal prisoners on death row in the United States in 2020. The key points are as follows: A total of 28 states and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) held 2,469 prisoners on death row Three states accounted for half of the prisoners on death row, led by California (28%), Florida …

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BJS Report: U.S. Prison Population Declined in 2020

A recent BJS report presents statistics on prisoners being held in state and federal prisons in the United States. The key points are as follows: A total of 1,215,800 people were imprisoned in state and federal prisons in 2020 Majority (97%) were sentenced to more than one year The majority (93%) of offenders were male The majority of state prisoners …