“THE YEAR OF DANGEROUS DAYS” Riots, Refugees and Cocaine in Miami, 1980 By Nicolas Griffin This is a powerful read for people, especially law enforcement personnel, judges, prosecutors, and prison staff who survived Miami in the era of boundless crime, 1979-1980. Penned by a first-class Miami writer, Nicholas Griffin brings
(This article appeared as an op-ed in Florida Today, this date: 6/8/21 ) by Marshall Frank Whoever coined the adage “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people” was spot-on, because it’s true. Firearm-related crimes often involve guns that are stolen or purchased illegally. Background checks have little effect on getting to the
(Published in the Op-Ed page, Florida Today, 5/24/2021)                                                                                   DON’T
Let’s be brutally honest, folks. The recent surge of thousands more immigrants swarming over the southern border illegally has nothing to do with helping immigrants with humane objectives. It’s all about politics. It’s all about gaining millions of votes in future elections, legal or illegal, tipping the scales, irreversibly, for