bim1154: Chicago.. burn it to the ground and I won't shed a tear.
Gyrfalcon: This is hardly news, or confined to Chicago or indeed the US.Long ago, when the FBI was trying to assemble international stats for the first time, to compare American homicide rates to European ones, they couldn't account for the fact that some nations, for instance, Switzerland, had such dramatically lower rates, even allowing for things like gun ownership, poverty, etc.Turned out that in the US, we were tabulating ALL homicides (1st, 2d, 3d degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, cleared and uncleared) while the Swiss were only tabulating cleared 1st degree murders in their "homicide" category. When all violent deaths were thus calculated, the Swiss rate, while still lower than the US rate, was not nearly so marked as previously believed."Lies, damn lies and statistics."
rosemary's baby daddy: Has anyone mentioned the wire yet? I can't be bothered to read through 14 comments but the wire totally addressed this
R.A.Danny: ...that's the Chicago Bodymore way.
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