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Guest Opinion: California politicos now talking tough on crime

Original post made on Jan 23, 2022

It is amusing -- and a little pathetic -- to see California’s liberal politicians slide to the right in response to an upsurge in crime.

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Posted by MichaelB
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jan 23, 2022 at 7:48 pm

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“Through robust new investments and ongoing coordination with local agencies, this plan will bolster our prevention, deterrence and enforcement efforts to aggressively curb crime, hold bad actors to account and protect Californians from the devastating gun violence epidemic,” Newsom, said. Newsom sounded more like one of those Republican lock-‘em-up governors of the past,.."

Newsom can try to sound "tough" on crime all he wants to address bad poll numbers for his party on this issue. Anyone using the term "gun violence epidemic" is just the opposite. More blame society/collective guilt fluff from the political left. Objects (guns) do not cause/commit acts of violence and the people doing the shooting (devastating) on the streets of our cities are not victims of a "disease".

Posted by Longtime Resident
a resident of Harvest Park Middle School
on Jan 24, 2022 at 1:02 pm

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I prefer data analysis by criminologists over political ideology.

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