'Watch How Bad It Gets': Rap Mogul 50 Cent Declares Los Angeles 'Finished' After No-Cash Bail Reinstated

So you ever get the feeling that Democrat-run cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago, and New York City are almost trying to do themselves in? Me, too. Take Los Angeles County, for example.


In late May, a federal judge issued an injunction that reinstated the city’s zero-bail policy in response to a class-action lawsuit brought by six plaintiffs who claimed they suffered negative consequences, such as they couldn’t afford bail, missed work, separation from their families, and lapsed medical coverage.

How about this? Stop playing stupid games; stop winning stupid prizes.

In response to the reinstatement of the no-cash bail policy, rapper Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent, ripped into the runaway crime rate in Los Angeles on an Instagram Reels last Thursday. The rap mogul wrote on Instagram:

LA is finished watch how bad it gets out there. SMH

Jackson’s short sentence spoke volumes— because he knew exactly what he was talking about.


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As reported by Fox News, critics of cashless bail say it spikes already out-of-control crime in the no-longer-Golden State. Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig said a recent study by his office found that zero-bail policies have “horrific” effects on public safety.

I mean, we have more people being shot at, stabbed, assaulted, robbed, beaten. These are real victims — and the numbers are staggering under zero bail.

According to Fox, the study found that suspects released without bail “reoffended 70 percent more often than those who posted bail, and were rearrested on 163 percent more charges, [and] suspects released without bail were also accused of three times as many violent crimes.”


Nevertheless, the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said that they would enforce the policy.

The Department is aware of the preliminary injunction regarding the cash bail system, and of course will comply with any court-ordered bail schedule. The County is also working with the court and other stakeholders to explore ways to reduce the number of people held before arraignment because they can’t afford bail and to provide the Sheriff greater release options to safely reduce the jail population, while always prioritizing public safety.

That last sentence is oxymoronic as hell.

How on earth does reducing the number of people held for arraignment because they can’t afford bail and trying to provide greater release options prioritize public safety? The silly statement is ignorant on its face and only a stupid or naive person would believe it.

And, please with the liberal groupspeak “stakeholders” nonsense. As Reisig said, zero-bail policies continue to have “horrific” effects on innocent people and seriously erode public safety. And these the clowns in the L.A. Country Sheriff’s Department nonchalantly toss around terms liberal jargon like stakeholders? 

Insanity rules in Los Angeles, as it does in nearly every Democrat-run city in America. As my colleague Jennifer Oliver O’Connell reported in late April, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors’ “Defund and De-Carcerate” insanity is directly connected to the city’s insane crime wave.

As O’Connell also reported in April, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis remains committed to closing L.A.’s Men’s Central Jail.


I am very much committed to the closure of Men’s Central Jail – which started back in 2019 when I led the effort to cancel the multi-billion dollar contract to replace Men’s Central Jail with another custodial facility. That is why I have authored two motions, one with @LindseyPHorvath and the other with @SupJaniceHahn, to remove carceral and traumatic institutions like Men’s Central Jail that have caused great harm and adopt an actionable plan to build out our mental health continuum of care.

Traumatic? Please. The traumatized victims — or their traumatized survivors — of violent crime in Los Angeles, much of that crime committed by repeat offenders, were unavailable for comment.

All in the name of “equity,” you know— and insanity; at no extra charge.


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