t’s time again to let some of you get a turn to sound off about what I write in this space.
Every week I examine some crime and justice related topic that captures my attention. You readers don’t always agree with my thoughts.
Jose Armas seemed angry about my column on the growing number of felony cases, like ID thefts, traced back to illegal aliens. “The real criminals,” he wrote, “Are the employers, the magnets who lure them and hire them with impunity, and then stand silently by as their undocumented workers are demonized by politicos, the media, illegal vigilantes, racists and biased so-call authorities like Dimond who commit media malpractice.”
Wait, illegal aliens commit the crimes and I’m the bad guy?! Go figure … [click to continue…]
Inmate Number 61727054
Bernard Madoff, a man surrounded by billions of dollars over his long career now has a new number in his life: 61727054 – his inmate number. And it’s very likely, at 70 years old, he will be an inmate until the day he dies.
Now that the dust has settled on the country’s largest ever financial scam it’s time to take a look at the man himself and how the heck he got away with it…. [click to continue…]
Horror in the Desert
How many times have you heard that prostitution is a “victimless” crime?
As the argument usually goes: So what if people choose to engage in sex for money? It’s between two consenting adults. The woman volunteers, the man pays. No one gets hurt.
Tell that to the families of the young women being unearthed from a stretch of mesa southwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico. As I write this the remains of at least 13 women and one unborn child have been discovered in a gruesome mass grave, the handiwork of at least one, and maybe more, serial killers. All the dead women are believed to have been prostitutes and/or addicted to drugs. [click to continue…]