My latest contribution in The Hill focuses on Judge Thomas Hardiman of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. I look at Judge Hardiman’s humble beginnings as a Pennsylvania cab driver and break down four of his opinions which make up my opinion on his suitability to hold a seat on the Supreme Court.
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Posted in Politics, Public Integrity, Public Safety
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Despite a persistent threat and great courses like the CAT Eyes Program & “Run, Hide, Fight“, there still is no standardized effort to train citizens on terrorism and what they should do if an attack were to occur. If your local law enforcement agency, school or workplace hasn’t trained you in what to do; ask them to immediately!
In the meantime, this piece examines what can be done to try and make Americans more vigilant and mentally prepared for what may occur.
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Posted in Police, Public Safety, Security, Terrorism
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This piece in The Hill looks at last Sunday’s “60 Minutes” segment entitled “Crisis in Chicago” and discuses how their analysis fails to truly explore the cause and effect of a violent crime epidemic in Chicago that left 764 people dead within the last year.
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Posted in BLM, Gun Control, Police, Politics, Public Safety
Tagged A. Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Benjamin Mannes, Ariel Mannes, Ben Mannes, Black Lives, BLM, Chicago, Common Sense, Crime, Crime Prevention, Firearms, Gun Control, Peirce College, Police, Politics, Shooting, Violence