Guns & 2nd Amendment

The Baltimore Disease

By: Mike McDaniel    As regular readers know, I’ve been following the Freddie Grey case since its inception. Some aspects of the case, particularly the disposition of internal Baltimore PD discipline directed at the officers involved, remain unresolved. But there are other aspects of that case still affecting public policy, [Read More]

Race Relations

Baltimore: Clueless

By: Mike McDaniel    Since the criminal trial portion of the Mosby-Induced disaster in Baltimore, willing observers have had a re-education about the nature of progressive governance. It wasn’t enough to destroy the relationship between the citizens of Baltimore and the police, between rank and file officers and their supervisors [Read More]

Education

Baltimore Schools: Inmates Running The Asylum

By: Mike McDaniel   As regular readers know, I’ve been cataloguing the many failings of government in Baltimore. Crime rates, particularly violent crime rates, are skyrocketing since Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby’s failed persecution of six police officers in the accidental death of local petty criminal and drug dealer Freddie Gray. While [Read More]

Nominations

The Freddie Gray Case, Update 47: The Hounds Of Social Justice

By: Mike McDaniel    As regular readers know, one of the continuing plot threads relating to the Freddie Gray case I’ve been following is the pursuit of department charges against the six officers exonerated in that case. As I’ve noted, the criminal cases against them failed so spectacularly, the leftist [Read More]

Race Relations

The Freddie Gray Case, Update 45: The Baltimore Death Spiral

By: Mike McDaniel    As I’ve previously reported, the failed prosecutions of Baltimore Police Officers in the accidental death of Freddie Gray have caused both immediate and long-term problems for the Baltimore Police Department, and for Baltimore. Such consequences were easily predictable, and as they have worsened, the Mayor, and [Read More]

No Picture
Politics

LA Times And The Ferguson Effect: It’s Mystifying!

By: Mike McDaniel    Progressives are always surprised when their policies inevitably blow up in their faces. They have no idea how absolutely foreseeable consequences could possibly have happened. It’s always a mystery. Why, it’s mystifying! And so it is with the nationwide spread of the Ferguson Effect. For those who [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 4

By: Mike McDaniel    Part three of this series of articles explored the morality of killing, and exposed the reality that the police not only cannot protect any individual, they have no legal obligation to do so. It ended with this observation: Whose survival best serves a just society governed [Read More]

Race Relations

The Freddie Gray Case, Update 41.3: Eternally Aggrieved

By: Mike McDaniel   In the Freddie Gray case, the most significant remaining issue is Marilyn Mosby’s legal problems. I am, of course, more or less ignoring the damage Mosby did–and continues to do–to the rule of law and the havoc that continues to descend on Baltimore. Mosby has been sued, [Read More]

Race Relations

The Freddie Gray Case, Update 41.2: She Hasn’t Learned A Thing, Part 2

By: Mike McDaniel   In Update 41, we learned, from the mouth of Marilyn Mosby, the morning after Freddy Gray’s arrest and injury, Mosby already decided the police would not cooperate with her, wouldn’t do what she asked, and had made up their minds. This despite the fact that the detectives that [Read More]