If there is one thing I appreciate about the progressive socialist left, these idiots supply you with plenty of ammunition. Just yesterday, we had to deliver a slight smackdown of the self-proclaimed war hero, Mayor Pete Butt-a-Judge of South Bend, Indiana. It appears that Little Lord Fauntleroy has a problem with pardoning real warriors who kill the enemy. Yet, he was silent about the release of the five senior Taliban officers by Barry Soetoro.
But, folks, I have an even better one for you today . . . another progressive socialist candidate for president has stuck his foot in his mouth.
As reported by the NY Post:
“Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned.
New guidelines from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice will also “significantly” expand the number of adults eligible for de Blasio’s no-bail Supervised Release Program, according to a memo sent to top city judges this month and obtained by The Post.
The policy changes — which take effect on Saturday — will let defendants between ages 16 and 19 qualify for the program’s Youth Engagement Track, which is now capped at age 17, except in Brooklyn. It primarily covers “high-risk” teens charged with misdemeanors or nonviolent felonies but will be expanded to include first- and second-degree robbery, assault and burglary. Those offenses generally involve using a deadly weapon or inflicting physical injury on a victim.
“Based on 2017 bail numbers for the affected ages and charges, these changes should more than triple the number of defendants eligible for the Youth Engagement Track,” wrote Miriam Popper, executive director of diversion initiatives for the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.
The new policies also raise the threshold at which defendants are labeled a “high risk” for getting rearrested, by nearly doubling the number of “risk points” needed for that designation, from at least five to at least nine.”
Okay, let me see if I have this right: the left is going mad because President Trump is considering the release — which I hope he does — of American combat warriors who did nothing to harm Americans, but instead took actions to protect fellow warriors. Yet, we have another delusional socialist mayor of an American city who will release violent teenage criminals back onto the streets? Am I the only one scratching his head and whispering to myself, “Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot?”
Now, mind you, this is happening in NYC, which de Blahbo has declared a sanctuary for illegal immigrants, promising them free healthcare. One can surmise that there are criminal illegal immigrants in that lot, certainly MS-13 gang members. Now, ‘splain this one to me Billy boy: how is it that legal, law-abiding Americans have their constitutional Second Amendment right infringed in NYC, but these teenagers are able to get deadly weapons and use them on their unarmed victims? And, now, Billy, you wanna “release the hounds” under some stupid misguided notion to expand this Youth Engagement program?
Ladies and gents of NYC, this is how little these progressive socialists care about you, and your safety. Their insidious ideological agenda means more to them. You can bet Billy wants these little “Children of the Corn” to vote in 2020. Need I remind you, one of the major reasons deranged Nicholas Cruz was able to kill those young kids at Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Florida, was because of Obama’s Promise Program, which was yet another stupid idea . . . among many. Yes, Cruz’s multiple disciplinary issues were never reported to law enforcement authorities. If that had been done, then Cruz could have been handled under the Baker Act, meaning no access to firearms. Instead, innocent teenage boys, girls, and adults lost their lives.
You don’t hear anyone talking about that little factoid, certainly not the fake news crowd who, all of a sudden, stopped talking about the recent Colorado STEM school shooting. See, they found out the two teenagers were far left, anti-Christian, and transgender. And, they broke into a gun safe to steal the weapons they used.
Why? Why is it that the progressive socialist left has this affinity for criminals, legal or illegal? Why do they continue to put American lives at risk?
Why is the NYC Mayor going to release those who have committed the crimes of first- and second-degree robbery, assault, and burglary? Why set free those who have used deadly weapons to inflict harm and physical hurt on innocent victims? Has the Democrat (socialist) Party truly become the party of lawlessness? These are the same people who seek to deny, and disarm, the legal, law-abiding gun owners of America as the flood our country with criminals and illegals?
Could it be that the purpose of this action is for these hardened souls to be their new “Brown Shirts” to threaten, intimidate, coerce, and enact violence against the left’s political opposition? Now, of course, the left will rant and go apoplectic that I made that comparison, but it is valid. After all, socialist dictator, Nicolas Maduro, is using armed motorcycle gangs he calls “Colectivos” to unleash violence against innocent, unarmed, Venezuelans citizen protesters. Is this what the left in America has in store for us, the collective subjugation to their ideological domination, agenda?
Well, Homey don’t play that. Message to Billy de Blahbo: you will never be president of these United States of America. God knows you should not be mayor of NYC, but, sadly, you are, due to voter apathy. It’s the same as with socialist darling, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
We all know your communist roots, Billy, and ol’ Che Guevara is certainly one of your heroes and role models. Nope, you are not going to have the opportunity to establish your own little gang of “Colectivos” here in America . . . on scooters. Men like me, and women — who ride real motorcycles — will prevent that from happening.
To the people of New York City, remember, we told you about the Muslim Community Patrol using NYPD vehicles. Now this? Are y’all just gonna sit back and take it, or will you “just say no?”
These policy changes take effect this coming Saturday . . . whaddya gonna do about it?
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During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
He is a Fox News Contributor, Director of the Booker T. Washington Initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Senior Fellow at the Media Research Center, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom, and, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, published October 16, 2018, from Brown Books Publishing Group.