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A Deep Dive into Crime and Economics – an Interview with Dr. John Lott Jr. – Ep. 764

Today’s show rundown:

It occurred to Chuck, how the Democrats really feel about America. Not the average Democrat voter, Im talking the Elites – Mark says they think the American people are stupid (remember Hillary). Chuck says the Dems in Washington hold up Biden like he is a saint with “all he has accomplished”. But he hasn’t done anything for the average person, and it is disturbing that these Elitists feel that you just do not matter to them.

You don’t hear much about the DOJ filing against the State of Georgia. Chuck goes into quoting Game of Thrones…”Chaos if the ladder to power” – clearly some of these characters were Democrats. This is the reason Ben Franklin said those who trade temporary freedom for security shall have neither. The Left wants to make it so chaotic that people will just give up their rights. Pelosi gets up there and acts like she is all in on going to war with Russia.

We are introduced to our guest today, and Chuck starts us out with a question about crime – why are people in NYC, Chicago and places like that, why are they tolerating the crime that is going on. John tells us that its just not that risky to be a criminal in these cities right now. With cuts to the Police and lesser punishments for serious crimes, its no big deal to be a violent criminal in these democratic havens.


More about John Lott, Jr.:
Dr. John R. Lott, Jr. is an economist and a world recognized expert on guns and crime. Lott has held research or teaching positions at various academic institutions including the University of Chicago, Yale University, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, and Rice University, and was the chief economist at the United States Sentencing Commission during 1988-1989. He is currently a contributor to The Hill newspaper and a Fox News columnist. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA.
Lott is a prolific author for both academic and popular publications. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and written nine books, including “More Guns, Less Crime,” “The Bias Against Guns,” and “Freedomnomics.” His most recent books are “Dumbing Down the Courts: How politics keeps the smartest judges off the bench” and “The War on Guns.”
Nobel laureate Milton Friedman noted: “John Lott has few equals as a perceptive analyst of controversial public policy issues.” He has been one of the most productive and cited economists in the world (during 1969 to 2000 he ranked 26th worldwide in terms of quality adjusted total academic journal output, 4th in terms of total research output, and 86th in terms of citations). Among economics, business and law professors his research is currently the 28th most downloaded in the world. He is also a frequent writer of op-eds.

Connect with John Lott, Jr.:


Twitter: @johnrlottjr & @CrimeResearch1



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