Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Deranged Leftist Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's Plan to Close Rikers Island, the city jail

Melissa Mark-Viverito by Thomas Altfather Good

The woman who thinks people of color have the right to urinate and defecate on New York City streets to their hearts content now wants to go light years further
and close down the city jail known as Rikers Island that has existed in New York for over 132 years.  She belongs in a straight jacket and sent to Belleview for a psych evaluation because I believe she’s truly nuts!    

NYC Dot Org reports City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito talked about her recent State of the City address, which focused on criminal justice reform and proposals to end unnecessary stays in Rikers Island for those arrested on low-level offenses.
These reforms, she said, are stepping stones on the path to shut down Rikers Island, for good.

"The idea here is to get the population so small that we could get to a community-based approach," said Mark-Viverito, outlining her proposal to eventually replace Rikers with five borough jails.

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