unyon: However... As people get 'cabin fever' the number of domestic disturbances goes up. A portion of these escalate to violence, including murder.
AntiGravitas: But is domestic violence up?
itcamefromschenectady: How do we know that crimes aren't simply being deferred until nicer weather?
AngryDragon: So concealed carry goes into effect on January 1 and the murder rate drops 50% as expected.That ought to get things going
wildcardjack: AntiGravitas: But is domestic violence up?I don't know about your house, but my domestics are well treated and I seldom have to beat them.
Arkanaut: Chicago wasn't cold last winter?
dryknife: Just wait until the Bi-Polar Vortex hits.
lifeboat: "The superintendent has said weather is a factor, but its not the only factor," said Chicago Police spokesman Adam Collins. "It neither causes nor prevents crime."Hmmm... 20 years worth of Chicago murders - 1991-2011:[oi57.tinypic.com image 747x453]Hmm. Murder rates are always lowest during the cold months and highest during the warmest. Welp, no relation to weather that I can see; there's no way the cold can prevent crime in this town. Must be another reason that we're not aware of.Data Source:(PDF Warning) https://portal.chicagopolice.org/portal/page/portal/ClearPath/News/St a tistical%20Reports/Murder%20Reports/MA11.pdf
Kevin72: How would "porn star" get paid?
zimbomba63: Arkanaut: Chicago wasn't cold last winter?It averaged about 82, and was nice and sunny most of the month, good killing weather.
Kevin72: LeGnome SmartestFunniest 2014-02-02 09:59:09 AMMy new porn star name is now Pole-her Vortex. That is all.I just don't get this concept of "porn star". Who pays for porn? How would "porn star" get paid?Love,2014
syrynxx: If only there were some way to arrest criminals with illegal guns.
Oldiron_79: I blame El Niño
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