If FBI agents have time to track down Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jerseys, why can’t they bring back AWOL convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur?
It is time for one of the agency’s most wanted women in the world to pay her dues. And President Trump is just the man to force this militant and unrepentant escapee to face justice.
Forty years ago this week, a New Jersey jury convicted Joanne D. Chesimard — aka Assata Shakur — on first-degree murder, assault and other charges in the 1973 traffic stop execution of state trooper Werner Foerster and wounding of trooper James Harper. She received a life (plus 30 years) sentence.
But instead of serving behind bars, Shakur has led the pampered life of a “political fugitive” in socialist Cuba after her radical Black Liberation Army buddies busted her out of prison. The late Fidel Castro’s regime provided the fugitive murderer and social justice vigilante an apartment, stipends, books and funding for graduate school. read more