(Tea Party 247) – There’s a lot of talk these days among both Republicans and Democrats concerning the topic of criminal justice reform, which seems to be code speak for social justice, as the people who seem to benefit most from these kind of “reforms” aren’t the innocent folks who receive additional protections from wrongful prosecutions, but certain criminals with a specific skin color or ethnic standing.
This, of course, is a miscarriage of justice desguised as actual recompense for horrible crimes that are perpetrated against the innocent, but then again, when it comes to the left, the only thing they’ve ever managed to really care about is pushing their agenda. You see, they want to help criminals because they hope to one day reverse laws about not allowing them to vote and filling up their voter rolls with these folks.
But that’s not all. There’s also the liberal strategy of gaining more and more minority voters by appearing to be champions of the oppressed. How does criminal justice reform help with that?
Well, let’s take a look at the reason why weapons offenses in the state of North Carolina keep getting dropped and that should give us our answer.
The main reason behind this is because there would be more blacks in jail than whites.
Here’s more from DC Clothesline:
We aren’t tough enough on crime in America, where violent, homicidal, convicted criminals sit on death row for decades, instead of immediately being executed to serve as a reminder “punishment must be unusual or else it serves no purpose.”
And one of the biggest reasons we can’t be tough on crime in America is it would mean putting more black and brown in jail. Instead, as this incredible study on dismissed weapons charges in North Carolina, the judicial system in America seems designed to keep dangerous black and brown people out of jail and preying on the innocent, law abiding citizens.:
THE LEFT’S LATEST CHARGE AGAINST NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICANS IS A DOOZY: THEY’RE TOO CHEAP TO PROSECUTE CRIMINALS.
THAT’S HOW THEY’RE SPINNING A RECENT CHARLOTTE OBSERVER REPORT THAT ABOUT HALF OF ALL WEAPONS CHARGES IN THE STATE ARE DISMISSED —INCLUDING 68% OF CASES IN MECKLENBURG COUNTY, 58% IN DURHAM COUNTY AND 45% IN WAKE COUNTY.
THE LEFT’S ATTEMPT TO BLAME THE GOP RESTS, OF COURSE, ON THE IDEA THAT WE CAN SOLVE THIS — LIKE EVERY OTHER PROBLEM — BY SPENDING MORE MONEY. THERE’S SOME TRUTH TO THIS, AS THE OBSERVER REPORTS THAT NORTH CAROLINA SPENDS LESS PER CAPITA ON ITS COURTS THAN ANY OTHER STATE-FUNDED SYSTEM. “IF PROSECUTORS DIDN’T OFFER PLEA DEALS AND DISMISS CASES,” THE OBSERVER REPORTS, “THE COURT SYSTEM WOULD GRIND TO A HALT.”
But that spending stat, the latest figure, is from 2012, which means it reflects a court system built by Democrats during their century of reign before the GOP took control in 2011. Sounds like we could spend more but there’s plenty of blame to go around.
THERE ARE DEEPER PROBLEMS WITH THE LEFT’S ANALYSIS THAT WILL NOT BE SOLVED BY HIRING MORE GOVERNMENT WORKERS. THE OBSERVER REPORTS THAT PROSECUTORS OFTEN DISMISS CHARGES “BECAUSE THEY LACK EVIDENCE. SOME WITNESSES AREN’T CREDIBLE. OTHERS GO MISSING. STILL OTHERS REFUSE TO TESTIFY.”
TRANSLATION: THEY LET MANY SUSPECTS GO BECAUSE THEY CAN’T MAKE A CASE THAT WILL STICK. ISN’T THAT HOW THE SYSTEM IS SUPPOSED TO WORK?
THE OBSERVER REPORTS THAT WEAPONS CHARGES ARE CONCENTRATED IN LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS. GIVEN THE CASES CITED AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF OFFENDERS THAT ILLUSTRATE THE ARTICLES, THIS APPEARS TO BE CODE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS.
FOR YEARS NOW THE LEFT HAS COMPLAINED ABOUT THE SO-CALLED “SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE” THAT HAS LED TO MASS INCARCERATION OF BLACKS. WHILE OUR SWOLLEN PRISONS ARE A LEGITIMATE CONCERN, IT HAS DESCRIBED THIS ISSUE IN FALSE TERMS — PRETENDING THAT OUR JAILS ARE FULL OF PEOPLE CAUGHT SMOKING A JOINT.
THE OBSERVER SERIES UNDERSCORES THAT MOST PEOPLE IN PRISON ARE ACTUALLY DANGEROUS AND THAT, IN FACT, MANY VIOLENT PEOPLE ARE ALLOWED TO WALK THE STREETS. CRACKING DOWN ON GUN CRIMES, IT SEEMS, WOULD LEAD TO MORE BLACK BODIES IN OUR PRISONS.
THE OBSERVER SERIES DEBUNKS THE CHARGE THAT NORTH CAROLINA’S REPUBLICANS ARE NEO-CONFEDERATE RACISTS DETERMINED TO OPPRESS AFRICAN-AMERICANS. IF THIS WERE SO, FINDING A FEW MILLION BUCKS IN A $24 BILLION DOLLAR BUDGET TO PROSECUTE FOLKS CAUGHT WITH WEAPONS WOULD SEEM LIKE A NO-BRAINER.
THE OBSERVER ALSO CHALLENGES THE LEFT’S NARRATIVE ON GUNS. PERHAPS WE DO NEED STRICTER REGULATIONS, BUT INSTEAD OF FOCUSING ON HOW TO PREVENT LAW-ABIDING AMERICANS FROM OWNING FIREARMS, WE MIGHT DO MORE TO LIMIT THEIR USE BY ALLEGED CRIMINALS.
FINALLY, AS IT TRIES TO BLAME REPUBLICANS FOR GUN CRIMES IN DEMOCRAT CONTROLLED CITIES, THE LEFT IS ACCUSING CONSERVATIVES OF HYPOCRISY BECAUSE OF THEIR DEMAND THAT SHERIFFS IN THOSE COMMUNITIES HONOR REQUESTS FROM IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS TO DETAIN THOSE CHARGED WITH OTHER CRIMES WHO ARE ALSO HERE ILLEGALLY. THEIR LOGIC IS HARD TO FOLLOW, BUT I THINK THE LEFT IS ACCUSING REPUBLICANS OF FAILING TO FUND THE COURTS TO PROSECUTE AMERICAN CITIZENS WHILE INSISTING WE APPLY THE LAW AGAINST NON-CITIZENS.
MAKE OF THAT WHAT YOU WILL.
BUT CONSIDER THAT MANY OF THE MORE THAN 500 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS RELEASED BACK INTO OUR COMMUNITIES DURING THE LAST 11 MONTHS HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH SERIOUS CRIMES — INCLUDING SEX OFFENSES, KIDNAPPING, ARSON AND MURDER. MECKLENBURG COUNTY SHERIFF GARY MCFADDEN RELEASED A HONDURAN FUGITIVE WITH OUTSTANDING CHARGES INCLUDING KIDNAPPING AND STRANGULATION.
Our legal system is no longer about protecting the innocent from wrongful prosecution and keeping law abiding citizens safe from the miscreants of society who want to harm them and take the things they’ve worked hard to amass.
Instead, it’s about politics. It’s about Democrats wanting so badly to possess power over others they are willing to abort justice. This is a symptom of a sick society deeply in need of healing.
Let’s hope more Americans fight against these injustices and stand up for what’s right.