Category Archives: CRIME

U.S. Gun Murder Rate?

Someone stopped by searching for “us gun murder rate.” Sure. If I could get copy and paste to work properly it would be eaiser, but in… 2012 there were 12,888 homicides, 8,897 or 66.9% gun related, for a homicide rate … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Give More Attention To Rape?

“Investigator,” who left a badge number instead of a handle, asks why we do not give more attention to rape. Essentially because of the lack of reliable “incident data.” We know quite a bit about rape, starting with the fat … Continue reading

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“That’s Gunfire, That’s A Machine Gun”

Browsing the news reports on the Las Vegas horror, several persons on the music fest identified the weaon as a machine gun, at least one while the killer was firing on the crowd. Listening to Youtube videos of several assault … Continue reading

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The District: 84 Admitted Homicides in 2017

The District of Columbia has reported, or perhaps admitted is a better word, to 85 homicides so far this year. This number is suspiciously low, since it is an annual rate of 112, and the District has been between 150 … Continue reading

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Bloody Baltimore, Running A homicide A Day

Baltimore, with one third the population of Philadelphia, reports66 Homicides for the first nine months of of 2017, with the city’s historically most violent quarter before it. Gun control produces results, but not toe sort most of us would care … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s Hired Guns Support The Myth

I see Bloomberg’s hired guns are trying to discredit an expert witness testifying for deregulating sound suppressors. Their point of attack is simple, the old Fascist tactic of attacking someone for telling the truth. Bloomberg’s banners want to deny that … Continue reading

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After A Month, Abducted 15 YO Minnesota Girl Swims to Freedom

Fox News reports a 15 year old girl abducted August 8 swam across a lake to freedom. Her three captors are in custody – and will hopefully remain so for a few centuries. The story is at the link – … Continue reading

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Philadelphia, 203 Homicides in the first 8 months of 2017

he Philadelphia PD’s website shows a total of 208 homicides during the first 8 months of 2017, a rate of a rate of 305 for the entire year. This is substantially less than some past years, and hopefully this trend … Continue reading

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What Percentage Of The General Population Is Responsible For Violence?

Overnight, someone stopped by searching for “% engage in violence.” That problem is what sort of violence the searcher had in mind. Is it the snippy answer to an innocent question? Some would call that violence and it a subject … Continue reading

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Washington State Supreme Court Upholds Gun Tax

“The power to tax is the power to destroy,” an the Washington State Supreme Court has upheld Seattle’s right to destroy gun dealers in the City by taxing gun purchases. Since taxation is a form of gun control,and the r … Continue reading

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