Entries by Conrad Black from 01/2012

Prosecutors Gone Wild: How Many Wrongful Convictions Will the Public Stand for?

| Posted 01.06.2012 | Crime

In releasing Michael Morton after 25 years of wrongful imprisonment, the judge expressed his "sympathies," but said his release proved that the United States "has the best justice system in the world." In fact, it is a frequently evil and generally defective system that thrives on complacency.

Mitt-on-a-Stick: Hungry Democrats Can't Wait to Roast

| Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Mr. Romney may be the candidate in the end, but at this point the only real juggernaut is the declared and furtive Democrats preserving him for a ritualistic sacrifice.

The "Snitchocracy" of the Justice System

| Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada Politics

It is an appalling system and no one in America is safe from its destructiveness, often capriciously directed by morally corrupt officials enjoying an absolute immunity. In this election year, no one who is audible has spoken of any of this. There are 48 million Americans with a record, and about a million more every year. The reckoning is coming.

Time for Obama to Grow Some Cojones on Iran

| Posted 01.25.2012 | Canada

Once again, as if to fulfill the prophecy of banners endlessly waved about on Iranian ships and small craft harassing American vessels in the Straits of Hormuz that crow: "The US Can't Do a Damn Thing," the Obama administration is trying to suck and blow at the same time.