Archive / January, 2018

Crimes & Murders; Pusillanimous Politicians; Pardon to Senate?

Charm City Can’t Curb Violence,
Sacks Police Commissioner

By Harry M. Covert

t’s no laughing matter, but Baltimore’s latest police commissioner has been sacked. The reason was a bit surprising. He didn’t reduce violent crimes, which last year included 343 murders. The per capita record for Charm City.

In my experience around law enforcement and criminal courts of many years, no police chief or any other of similar title, has ever been able to halt shootings, stabbings, garrotings, or any other forms of crime.

Even sheriffs, jailers, wardens, and other forms of correctional types, are unable to halt crimes. This is not a shallow thought.… Read More

INDEFATIGABLE BOMBASTS TO CONTINUE

Can we all be nice? No!

By Harry M. Covert

ere we go. No more promises, or pontifications, resolving to do better in this and that. For the next 363 days the outlook is magnificent. Can we just be nice? This all sounds good. I suspect all the happy talk will be subdued and the disagree-ers will continue their indefatigable bombasts.

Forgive me, please, all of you sweet people. I can remind everyone, no matter how you cut it, good news honestly and truly isn’t good news. Feel good stories are wonderful. Our human nature isn’t always so good.

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