Failed Consent Decree to Blame for City’s High Murder Rate

Failed consent decree to blame for city’s high murder rate Baltimore Sun, August 29, 2022 Cities that have toyed with consent decrees like Baltimore have higher homicide rates since two of their principal effects are to discourage police recruitment and prevent proactive policing (“Baltimore police reform remains essential to any hope of crime reduction,” Aug. […]

Welfare Reform, British Style

Welfare Reform, British Style America could take a page from Britain’s Citizens Advice Bureaux. TheAmericanConservativeOnline George Liebmann Aug 19, 2022 12:01 AM Americans have grown accustomed to constitutional litigation launched by well-prepared federally subsidized legal-services offices seeking to nullify state and municipal laws. These groups frequently overwhelm the ill-prepared assistant state attorneys general and assistant […]

Their Party’s Call

Their Party’s Call The Democrats have completely disregarded late Senator Bob Dole’s admonition to “read before you sign.” Aug 2, 2022 12:01 AM “He always voted at his party’s call / And he never thought of thinking for himself at all.” This Gilbert and Sullivan character anticipated by 150 years virtually all the Democratic members […]

Glory, Glory Hallelujah!

    Search the Web   george.liebmann2@verizon.net Sign Out OptionsAccount InfoMake AOL My HomepageMail SettingsSend Us Your FeedbackHelpAOL Terms of ServiceAOL Privacy PolicyAbout Our AdsStandard VersionKeyboard ShortcutsTry the new AOL MailPrivacy Dashboard Glory, Glory Hallelujah! by George Liebmann One hundred and thirty years ago, in an article entitled The Origin and Scope of the American Doctrine of […]

Local Labor: Still Left Behind

Local Labor, Still Left Behind Unlike international unions, building-level unions give workers a voice. (Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock) JULY 2, 2022 | 12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN,TheAmericanConservativeOnline Of late, the Biden administration has embraced the cause of the international unions. Its electric-car and Conservation Corps proposals contain provisions designed to foster unionization. It is suggested that unionization automatically […]

The Price of Free Love

The Price of Free Love by George Liebmann   www.calvertinstitute.org, June 25, 2022 The wails of anguish surrounding the anticipated abortion decision bring to mind Mencken’s jaundiced view of the ‘family planners’ of the 1920s: “Nor is the moral virtuoso made more prepossessing when he takes the Devil’s side and howls for license instead of […]

Conservatives Need a Broader Vision

Conservatives Need A Broader Vision There has been no effort to look at national needs and possibilities in the large. TheAmericanConservativeOnline JUNE 9, 2022|12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN Those examining the programs of today’s political parties and presidential candidates must inevitably be struck by their failure of imagination. For one finds in none of them the […]

Moral Anarchy and Its Consequences

Moral Anarchy and Its Consequences by George Liebmann “Abroad, to show that everyone was passionate for peace All children under seven joined the army or police The babies studied musketry while mother filled a shell And the Minister still wondered why the population fell” This spoof by the British humorist and independent M.P. A.P. Herbert […]

Democrat Libertarianism: Five Modest Proposals

Democrat Libertarianism: Five Modest Proposals By George Liebmann The recent statement of the Biden administration in support of trans-gender rights and operations is one of the more astonishing documents of our time, It must have been vetted by Attorney General Garland and HHS Secretary Becerra, whose names deserve to be indelibly associated with it. Fifty […]

Abortion: An End to Hysteria

Abortion: An End to Hysteria The reaction to Justice Alito’s leaked abortion opinion makes clear that the industry and its Democratic allies have abandoned any desire that abortion should be ‘safe, legal and rare.’ That would imply efforts to discourage it in the European manner through waiting periods, counselling requirements, co-payments and notification requirements. What […]