Meet Larry Krasner, the Rogue Prosecutor Wreaking Havoc in Philadelphia

October 30 2020

Happy Friday from Washington, where the Justice Department is cracking down on the suspicious activities of Chinese nationals. Fred Lucas reports. The ideological stance of Philadelphia's top prosecutor makes him less likely to go after rioters and other criminals, Cully Stimson and Zack Smith write. On the podcast, learn about the pro-police group Bolster the Blue. Plus: the economy rebounds as it reopens; suppressing a China-wary video; and deadly terrorism in France. On this date in 1938, a radio dramatization of H.G. Wells' classic "The War of the Worlds" staged by 23-year-old Orson Welles scares some Americans into thinking a Martian invasion is unfolding. Halloween is tomorrow.

Meet Larry Krasner, the Rogue Prosecutor Wreaking Havoc in Philadelphia
By Cully Stimson

The number of homicides and other violent crimes in Philadelphia has exploded since Krasner was elected, and the vast majority of victims are black.
6 Cases of Chinese Infiltration of Universities and Research—and What Trump Is Doing About It
By Fred Lucas

"We are blocking visas for certain Chinese graduate students and researchers with ties to China's military fusion strategy to prevent them from stealing … sensitive research," says acting Homeland Security...
The Results Are in: Reopening Fuels Record Economic Expansion
By Joel Griffith

As reopening continues in states and cities across the nation, economic growth last quarter smashes all prior records—jumping by 7.4%.
Vimeo Removes Video Showing Ties Between Pro-China Group, Black Lives Matter Founder
By Fred Lucas

A popular video platform has removed a video critical of apparent connections between the Chinese Communist Party and a founder of the Black Lives Matter organization.
Here's What You Need to Know About the Recent Islamist Terrorist Attacks in France
By Douglas Blair

The suspect in the killing of three in a church in Nice, France, reportedly repeated the Arabic phrase "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greater") over and over.
Email Marketing Firm Warns It May Censor Content
By Fred Lucas

Mailchimp will use its "sole discretion" to determine whether messages are misleading and can be removed.
How 'Bolster the Blue' Stands in the Gap for Law Enforcement
By Rachel del Guidice

Brenda Tillett, president of Bolster the Blue, talks about what her organization is doing to support the men and women of law enforcement.
ICYMI: Border Chief Morgan Is Criticized for—Wait for It—Wanting to Secure Border
By James Carafano

Censoring and criticizing government officials who are trying to enforce the law and ensure public safety is deeply troubling.

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