Crime (page 4)

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    Chinese Money Launderers Teaming Up With Mexican Drug Cartels

    Anna Giaritelli of the Washington Examiner reports on cooperation among two dangerous groups. Chinese money launderers and fentanyl-makers have gone into business with Mexican drug cartels, teaming up to make billions of dollars a year trafficking the powerful opioid that is killing thousands of people in the United…
    Mitch Kokai, July 14, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Donna King reports for Carolina Journal Online about the retirement of a top N.C. public safety official. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains a disagreement between the political left and right over personal agency. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion argues that COVID-19 has helped propel science as a form…
    Mitch Kokai, July 14, 2021
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    Seeking ‘Equity’ for Black Murder Victims

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online challenges the politically popular use of the word “equity.” The idea of equity, as everyone knows, is all the rage. It holds that any racial disparity is evidence of racism and also a stinging indictment of American society. What, then, of the…
    Mitch Kokai, June 29, 2021
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    Biden Pivots to Border, Crime — Will It Help Him?

    Christopher Bedford of the Federalist highlights a curious shift in Biden administration priorities. Something strange is afoot in the party of Jefferson. With the Democrats still spinning after the collapse of their election bill — and progressives furious with the White House’s seeming lack of commitment to that…
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2021
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    McCarthy Offers Warning About Drift From Law and Order

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online warns readers about the negative long-term consequences of rising crime in America. The most consequential societal achievement of the last generation was the suppression of crime, in particular violent crime. It ushered in an era of domestic tranquility and economic prosperity unknown…
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2021
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    Biden Misses Opportunity to Address Rising Crime

    Charles Cooke of National Review Online pans the president’s response to a recent increase in crime. The Democratic Party is worried about crime. “In private and public,” Axios reports, Democrats “are warning that rising crime — and the old and new progressive calls to defund the police —…
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2021
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    Crime Wave Could Doom Justice Reforms

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner reports that a recent spike in crime could have a negative impact on bipartisan law enforcement reforms. A troubling rise in violent crime, including a surge in homicides in major cities across the country, has the potential to upend the emerging bipartisan…
    Mitch Kokai, June 24, 2021