While many are eager to get back to business in a neighborhood heavily reliant on tourism, there remains a sense of caution on several fronts.
A decrease in arrests might reflect a falling crime rate, but the release en masse of prisoners came at a moment when murders and shootings were rising more quickly in NYC than ever recorded before
It’s tragic that the free world has never held the lethal ideology of communism accountable for its crimes against humanity. Worse, the ideology is making a comeback.
Two apparently unconnected issues that top the headline news endanger Democrats’ election hopes. I say “apparently” because although the events are taking place in different countries, both are tied indissolubly to the Left and to the party in power in Washington. I refer to surging violent crime rates in the United States and to popular protests against socialist tyranny in Cuba.
On Monday night, there was a brief moment of serious consternation at the news that the Department of Justice (DOJ), under Attorney General Merrick Garland, had declined to prosecute former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for lying to Congress after the department's Inspector General forwarded a serious referral presenting evidence that Ross had lied. The next day, the Associated Press, which published the report, issued a correction to say that it was actually the William Barr Justice Department...