The Politics of Death

The Politics of Death

By: Bill O’Reilly ;  3/31/24

The Politics of Death

(Massapequa, New York) St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Funeral mass. Hundreds of police inside. Thousands of others outside. All here to honor murdered New York City police officer Jonathan Diller and his grieving family.

The 31-year-old was shot to death by a career criminal who was allowed by politicians and judges to roam the nation’s largest city armed and dangerous. The system knew 34-year-old Guy Rivera was a career criminal, a man with no conscience. He had already served two prison terms, one for drug activity and the other for assault.

Of course, the miscreant Rivera decided to re-offend, leaving a one-year-old boy without a father and a 29-year-old wife without a husband.

Yes, the New York “justice” system well knew what kind of evil Rivera embraced. He was arrested 21 times, but 19 of those alleged crimes were not prosecuted. Why? Because the City of New York does not want to punish criminals. Studies say that in Gotham, about 80 percent of felony charges are either dismissed or plea bargained down to non-prison time misdemeanors.


Rivera was a constant menace to society, but the prosecutors and judges didn’t really care. They say they are overwhelmed; they say they can’t keep up with the carnage. But it’s largely the same thugs committing crimes over and over again. And the corrupt system allows them to run wild.

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