What drug prohibition did do is exactly what alcohol prohibition did a hundred years ago: increase conflict between police and citizens.
“We have now reached the point where virtually everything that serves black ‘leaders’ — dependency, grievance-hunting, racial hype and paranoia — are major disservices to the cause of advancing blacks, at a time when their opportunities have never been better.”
We need cops who can be held responsible for their actions, as police presence does reduce crime.
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The problem of crime, the traits that criminals have in common and their cultural origins.
Who will bear the ultimate cost of the rioting? If you said black people, you are right.
The racial “diversity” achieved by city police departments, as in New York City and Los Angeles, has not and will not stop charges of “institutional racism” as long as many of the “reformers'” true intent is for black criminals to go unpunished.
Burning police stations and looting stores won’t speed that progress. It sets us back.
Black people must ask what needs to be done to stop criminals from preying on them and making so many of their communities economic wastelands.
Crime imposes a hefty tax on people who can least afford it.
The principle of freedom trumps government regulation. In Ayn Rand’s words: “Freedom is the fundamental requirement of man’s mind.”
Ideology almost perfectly predicts the position of criminologists on issues from gun control to capital punishment to harsh sentencing.
Today’s level of lawlessness and insecurity in many black communities is a relatively new phenomenon. In the 1950s, ’40s, ’30s and earlier times, people didn’t bar their windows.
Police and laws can never replace moral values as restraints on personal conduct.
Sex slavery is evil. Authorities should do everything they can to stop it. But there is a big difference between slavery and sex work done by consenting adults.
Voluntary trade is the only way for human beings to deal with one another, to make their flourishing possible and to enhance it through division of labor.
“The number of hate crime hoaxes actually exceeds the number of convictions. The majority of these high-profile incidents never happened” according to the author of Hate Crime Hoax.
Most of today’s major problems encountered by black people have little or nothing to do with racial discrimination and a legacy of slavery.
Since summer 2014, America has been convulsed with a protest movement known as Black Lives Matter, which claims that police officers are among the greatest threats—if not the greatest threat—to young black males. Heather Mac Donald...
How often do people lie to or about the police?
Where there is no criminal activity associated with any drug usage, it should be treated as a medical problem, as opposed to a criminal problem.
What have blacks gained from unquestioning loyalty to the Democratic Party?
Drug prohibition has worked out as badly as alcohol prohibition did nearly 100 years ago.
Which poses a bigger threat to black communities: Racism? Or the absence of fathers? Drawing on a sea of official data and his own upbringing, talk-show host Larry Elder shows just how important black fathers are in turning boys into responsible and happy men--and how...
A reasonable discussion about blacks and police practices cannot take place without acknowledging the disproportion amount of crime committed by blacks.