Jake Havechek: Rush Limbaugh goes next door, where he can fark young boys with impunity.
whidbey: And of course, no one wants to address how we caused the kind of 3rd world squalor found in Haiti and have done nothing to alleviate its miserable social-economic conditions...
ThrobblefootSpectre: whidbey: but I wouldn't mind seeing a link.
homelessdude: Nothing To See Here: Still safer than Chicago.Not really......Study: Violent Crime Has Spiked in Haiti's CitiesBy Trenton DanielAssociated PressPosted: 03/06/2012UNODC: Intentional homicide, count and rate per 100,000 population (1995 - 2011) (146k XLS download)CPD: YTD City Wide Crime Statistics (pdf)Chicago Metro Area Population: around 9.5 millionHaiti Population (total): around 10.2 millionNo doubt, Chitown is no walk in the park, especially in certain neighborhoods. However, the homicide rate per 100k is far lower as well as the overall number of homicides. Not that the statistic is anything to be proud of, but saying Haiti is safer is just false.
whidbey: And of course, no one wants to address how we caused the kind of 3rd world squalor found in Haiti and have done nothing to alleviate its miserable social-economic conditions so we don't have these passive-aggressive "warnings" about visiting the country in the first place. .
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