from 21st Century Wire:
Scenes of mass looting and organized retail theft in San Francisco over the past week are finally triggering a wake-up call for Americans. While progressive and ‘democratic socialist’ leaders call to de-fund the police and empty the nation’s prisons, lawlessness is rapidly undermining the fabric of the country.
Moreover, murders and other violent crimes are on the rise in Democratic-run cities across the United States.
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Back in the summer of 2020, Black Lives Matter organizers sought to justify looting as a form of “reparations” for the historic slavery injustices, with some believing that when it comes to social justice, ‘winning will come through riots.’
Granted, San Francisco is ‘having a moment,’ but this issue spans much further than the streets of California’s Bay Area.
C.W. Nevius from the San Francisco Examiner writes…
The viral videos keep rolling in. It started with the bicycling shoplifter at Walgreens, loading up his bag and rolling blissfully out the door while everyone stood aside and watched him go.
That clip was played on national networks a thousand times (and probably 2,000 on Fox News). Now we have what I suppose is the logical outgrowth of the they’re-not-going-to-do-anything-if-we-walk-in-and-take-stuff mentality — mobs doing smash and grabs.
The recent shocking videos of the Union Square looting have been on constant replay on network TV. And it is more than a little disconcerting to see talking heads on the East Coast telling us, confidently and authoritatively, what our problems are.
The book “San Fransicko” has been getting some play, pointing (or giving) the finger to The City. Dour columnist George Will, among others, was moved to weigh in on the troubles here after scanning the book.
You can guess what most of them think. After all, the subtitle of San Fransicko is “Why Progressives Ruin Cities.” Too soft on crime. The progressive district attorney, Chesa Boudin, refuses to put criminals in jail.
“What do you expect?” they say. “It’s San Francisco.”
And there’s something to that, but The City’s problems go deeper than rampant shoplifting…
Indeed, it goes much deeper – into ideology, and the quest for national political power.
Tucker Carlson Tonight guest host Brian Kilmeade explains how the counterintuitive law Prop 47 is ruining California cities, and why the rest of the country should take note. Watch: