Eileen Griffin

Eileen Griffin writes from Richland, Washington.

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Retired Firefighter Falls Victim to Chicago’s Record-Breaking Murder Rate

Chicago police are warning residents about a rash of armed carjackings on the city’s near west side. The latest victim is retired Chicago firefighter Lt. Dwain Williams. Williams was shot while shopping in a local popcorn store when four people approached him and demanded his Jeep Cherokee, ABC 7 reports. One of the suspects shot him in the stomach. The suspects all fled and have not been apprehended.

Seattle City Council Slashes 2021 Police Budget As Crime Rate Rises

The Seattle City Council made deep cuts in police funding in the final city government budget for 2021.

Biden Under Pressure to Implement BREATHE Act to Abolish Federal Prisons

The BREATHE Act is designed to eliminate all federal prisons within ten years. All inmates would be released, and construction on all planned future incarceration facilities would be immediately halted.

House GOP Members Call for Investigation into Mob Attack on MAGA Marchers

By Eileen Griffin Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are asking the chamber’s Oversight Committee to hold hearings into the violence against supporters of President Donald Trump during and after the Million...

Killings of Police Officers Rise While Defunding Movement Continues

While crime is spiking and police officer deaths are increasing, activists and political figures continue to push to defund the police, even in cities rife with crime.

College Prez Bails out Student Rioters Amid Nationwide Election Protests, Riots, and Vandalism

In addition to Minneapolis, several other cities have experienced post-election riots. In New York city, 25 people were arrested. Police, in riot gear, stood guard while protestors screamed at them and spat in their faces, FOX News reports. Rioters damaged commercial buildings and set fires. Items confiscated included a stun gun, fireworks, a hammer, knives, and flammable liquid. “Who brings a knife and a hammer and a flammable liquid to in fact start fires to a peaceful protest?" New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said in a news conference on Thursday.

Authorities Prepare for Possible Post-Election Political Violence

The U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and state and local law enforcement groups are preparing for the possibility of public violence on and after Election Day, MSN reports. Large cities such as Chicago, New York, Portland, and Seattle are developing plans to deal with violent reactions to the election outcome, Fox News reports.

Entrepreneurs Proving Key Factor in Economic Recovery

Americans are opening new businesses at the fastest rate in more than ten years. Applications for employer identification numbers have passed 3.2 million this year, compared to 2.7 million at the same time last year. “This pandemic is actually inducing a surge in employer business startups that takes us back to the days before the decline in the Great Recession,” said John Haltiwanger, an economist at the University of Maryland.

Restoration of Order Stalled As Cities’ Policies Lead to Killings, Other Lawlessness

With the police in many cities hamstrung by their local governments, Antifa rioters and allied organizations are becoming more emboldened. The violence has escalated from throwing rocks and blocking streets to violent physical attacks on people and even killing.

Response to Surge of Lawlessness Shows Big Divide Between Democrats, Republicans

The surge of lawlessness has revealed a large divide between the country’s two major political parties over law and order and citizens’ right to self-defense.

Eileen Griffin

Eileen Griffin writes from Richland, Washington.

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