Category Archives: ‘STICKS

“What Do The Crime Numbers Mean”

A New Hampshire lady asks what are the significance of the crime numbers to her, as an average retail worker. For Janet Q. Citizen, the most significant meaning built into the crime statistics is a risk assessment. Your city’s crime … Continue reading

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Report: Gunmakers Upping Production

An ABC report that annoyingly has a broken link says gunmakers are ramping up production, focusing on security and freedom issues. Very good. Nothing changes a young thug’s mind about his chosen profession than the muzzle of a .45 in … Continue reading

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What Are The Key Crime Rates?

Someone stopped by searching for “key crime rates.” All the crime rates have significance, particulrly property crime, which is an early warning of economic distress. For violent crimes, the rape rate depends on the percentage of victims who report the … Continue reading

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“Do We Keep And Post Rape Statistics?”

Someone stopped by searching for “rape statistics, 1950 to present.” We have rape statistic as part of violent cirme stats, but we do not go looking for them. The problem is that only a part of effectuated rapes are reported … Continue reading

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How “big is infinity?”

Sometimes I seem to get fragments of searches, and “big infinity” is one of those. I assume someone an estimate of the physical size and w or weight of infinity, right down to that brand new hydrogen atom that was … Continue reading

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“Domestic Vs Other Murders?”

Someone stopped by searching for “domestic vs other murders.” I assume the search was for a breakdown of relationships between murder victims and their killers. Such a breakdown is not hard – but the results total more than 100 percent … Continue reading

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“The Statistics Of Gun Control”

Someone with a Hayward, California URL asks if I can explain the statistical basis for declaring gun control a never to be changed failure. Ordinariliy, I would hand that off to a teacher, but she is taking a week in … Continue reading

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“Homicide Rate In Poland?”

someone came by searching for “homicide rate in poland.” Before I quote numbers, I need to make a couple of points. The first is that in common with virtually all European countries, killing someone in self defense is very rare, … Continue reading

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Fatal Firearms Accidents Sink To New Low In 2015

The Center for Disease Control has released the 2015 “Unintentional Injury Reports, fell to an all time low of just 282 fatalities for 2015. As is usual, the results change as yo change the filters as you set up the … Continue reading

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Fagtal Firearms Accident In Ohio, 2 YO Dead

CNS News reports a two year old child was left unsupervised and within reach of a gun. Needless tragedies such as this result from the lack of free gun safety training. The shooting community’s tireless work at training small children … Continue reading

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