THE PROGRESSIVE SQUEEZE:
JOBS, ECONOMY, LAWS, OBAMA-CARE, RACISM & CRIME
True Stories & Solutions
Published by Monterey Bay Forum on Smashwords
Copyright 2012 James A. Jackson
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Let’s Play Bumper Cars!
Are all bad drivers created equal?
Not in Seattle, WA they’re not, where the city attorney has made it his goal to reduce prosecutions of drivers caught driving with suspended licenses by 90 percent.
Protection from drivers with suspended licenses?
The city’s attorney believes that going after drivers with suspended licenses is racist “because blacks and other racial minorities are more likely to be poor than Whites and unable to pay their fines.”
Despite a study which showed that drivers with suspended licenses were 2.5 times more likely to get into accidents, Seattle’s city government continued pushing a “driver’s license optional” policy in the name of racial and economic justice. But where is the racial and economic justice when young black women like Kiana are killed because the authorities would rather pander than enforce the law and do their jobs.