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Please Post This Everywhere: “Steady Decline in Crime”

Dear Readers: Here isiehnkfra is an article from the New York Times that says what I keep trying to say: Crime is down. Not up. Not even sideways. Down. How far down? Major crime — murder, rape, robbery, assault —  is at “the lowest rate in nearly 40 years,” sez the paper of record. In fact, America […]

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Are Crimes Against Children Down Because There Are No More Kids Outside?

Hi Readers! Quick answer to the question a lot of commenters have brought up: Are crimes against children down so dramatically simply because there are fewer children left outside to be victimized? And doesn’t that prove that we SHOULD keep our kids cooped up? Very reasonable questions. But no:  Keeping kids cooped up is not […]

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