By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
During the past three years, northern Columbia Heights resident Cecilia Jones estimates, she has tracked more than 1,200 criminal cases through the D.C. court system, but lenient jail sentences handed down in drug-related cases have frustrated her the most.
Landlords in D.C. night-life hot spots are requiring prospective tenants to attest they know what to expect after midnight when the music is cranked up and drunken revelry abounds along streets outside their apartments.
Antoine Jones didn't mention his prior felony drug-dealing convictions in Virginia and the District on the 2004 application he filled out to receive a liquor license from the D.C. government.
Convicted felons are not allowed to hold liquor licenses, said ABRA Director Fred Moosally.
But he said implementing more comprehensive background checks would require ABRA to amend its existing rules.