Tag: cops

In an interview from 2016, Brian Anderson and the late criminologist and Manhattan Institute fellow George Kelling discuss the history of policing in Milwaukee and more.

Watch the Manhattan Institute’s inaugural George L. Kelling Lecture, delivered by former New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, and learn more about its new Policing and Public Safety Initiative.

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I spent the weekend away from writing, spending the time with my wife. Politics can be so depressing, and the national news so infuriating, that from time to time I have to go on a news fast to prevent me from losing my perspective on life in general. When I do this, I try to find something humorous to watch.

I was thinking about this as I planned my weekend. I worked some ham radio communications on Saturday and then settled down with a few of my favorite YouTubers. YouTube has done more to convince me that there is a lot right with America than the media let on. Some of the stuff on YouTube shows the real people trying to communicate the truth.

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There has been a lot of speculation in the media about what happens if Donald Trump refuses to give up the White House in January of 2021. There seems to be much less concern about what a bunch of Democratic crybabies would do if they lost. Still, as Byron York reported in his emailed newsletter […]

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Heather Mac Donald joins Brian Anderson to discuss the state of policing today, the “Ferguson Effect,” former FBI director James Comey’s defense of proactive policing, and the recent protests against conservative speakers on college campuses.

Since the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014, public discussion about police and the criminal justice system has reached a fever pitch: activists claim that policing is inherently racist and discriminatory, while supporters say that public pressure has caused officers to disengage from proactive policing.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer the news that the Clinton Global Initiative is shutting down. They also sigh as more and more Democrats publicly state that Donald Trump is an illegitimate president. And they unload on a reviewer who pans “Patriots Day” because a white male is the hero, the resilience of the Boston is presented as a good thing and police are the good guys.