No Bail For Criminals

PUBLISHED: 11:18 PM 12 Mar 2018

California Liberal Lawmakers Defend Violent Criminals, Make Outrageous Bail Suggestion

It would protect offenders who cannot make their bail.

Billionaire Tom Steyer is at it again, putting millions into uber-liberal causes.

Have you seen the commercials done by billionaire liberal Tom Steyer? In his ads, he calls for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. He spends lots of money on other liberal causes as well, like the millions he spent to register Latino voters.

What is Steyer’s most recent pet project? The liberal activist fights to fix the “broken bail system”, endangering citizens in the process. Steyer is trying to revive a state bill in California that would end the cash bail system for suspected criminals. Why is he defending criminals?

Steyer is a big fan of the documentary film “13th”, which talks about racism in the criminal justice system. The title of the film by Ava DuVernay references the 13th Constitutional amendment which prohibited slavery as well as freeing slaves in America.

Part of the movie screening in Sacramento, California, will involve a panel discussion of experts on criminal justice reform. The panel will include Steyer, who apparently is now a self-professed expert in criminal justice. The topic of the panel is how California’s broken bail money system can be fixed.

The proposed bill is the latest stroke of genius to come out of California. It calls for accused criminals to not stay in jail while they await trial because they can’t afford to pay bail money.

If the bill passes, criminal defendants would no longer have to post money as a condition of release from jail. Instead, these idiots want to impose that cost on the already heavily taxed counties.

The counties in California would have to actually set up agencies (a.k.a more bureaucracy) that would do a pre-trial determination to consider whether defendants pose harm to a community or whether they’re alright to release into the community while they await trial.

So it’s a trial—before the trial, so to speak.

The state bill to reform the bail system was approved by the California Senate but has stalled in the House Assembly. The state’s industry lobbyists are dead set against it, as are lawmakers who are worried that the costs to the counties—both financially and the cost of the safety of law-abiding citizens–will just be too high.

Even uber-liberal Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown has concerns that the counties would incur way too many costs with this type of system.

However, Brown’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra supports the bail reform bill. He says that bail decisions will be made based on whether the person is a danger to the public and that financial considerations, or as he puts it, “the dollars in your pocket”, will no longer matter.

Supporters of the bill say that keeping people locked up because they can’t pay the bail “entrenches people in a cycle of poverty”. They say that wealthier defendants get preferential treatment by getting out of jail to await their trial.

With Steyer in favor of it, he is putting his sizeable fortune behind it to make sure the bill gets passed.

Steyer spent about $10 million in 2017 on his campaign to impeach Donald Trump. Steyer calls himself “just another American citizen”, but in actuality is a billionaire hedge fund manager.

And he hates Trump. He says that Trump should be impeached for multiple offenses, like bringing America to the brink of nuclear war with North Korea, or obstructing justice when he fired FBI Director James Comey. Steyer went on to say that Trump took money from foreign governments and violated the 1st Amendment by targeting mainstream media. Steyer’s long list includes several other direct violations of the Constitution that Trump is supposedly guilty of. Steyer purposely aired his ads on Fox News, just to stir up trouble with Trump supporters.

It didn’t take long for Trump to learn the news about Steyer, and when he did, Trump took to Twitter, calling Steyer “wacky and totally unhinged.”

Steyer retorted by saying that Trump is an immediate danger to the safety of America, and said that the Trump administration “doesn’t have a clue.”

Just like Governor Brown may not fully support the bail bill, many Democrats don’t actually like Steyer’s “Need to Impeach” campaign. They think it is a distraction that is taking the spotlight off Washington, and many Dems want to focus on retaking the U.S. House during the 2018 mid-term elections this fall.

Steyer seems to be living in a fantasy land like so many Californians do. He says he is gaining ground and that America is responding to his message of impeachment.

Steyer says he’ll spend millions more in 2018 to continue the impeachment campaign. Many close to Steyer say it is all being done to lead up to Steyer’s own run for California state senator or even a run for governor of the state.