From the New York Times
The use of police stops has been widely cited by city officials as a linchpin of New York’s success story in seeing murders and major crimes fall to historic lows. The police say the practice has saved the lives of thousands of young black and Hispanic men by removing thousands of guns from the streets.Read all of Kurt's excellent take here.
Bloomberg proves his racism.
Mayor Bloomberg claimed that people of color should be stopped and frisked more -- not less -- while whites are stopped too frequently.Yet only about 12 % of the stops are of whites. His program isn't racist enough for him.
Read about his unabashed racism.
Other good news, Nebraska has gone MAIG free. RTWT
Maig is shedding members like a Collie dog in summer. Now if we could get rid of the 8 enemies of the state that we have here in Iowa.