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The murder rate is down in New York City, but up in Chicago: Interestingly enough, New York City officials are claiming credit for their success, while Chicago officials aren’t blame for their failure. Why do ”Nigerian” e-mail scams continue to identify themselves as Nigerian, and just generally make their scams … Continue reading
Why arresting people pays and bank robbery doesn’t, what ever became of the Watergate’s Room 723, and why did the writer shoot himself in the arm?
Why, statistically, bank robbery doesn’t pay And why arresting people does What ever happened to the Watergate Hotel’s Room 723? Why did the writer shoot himself in the arm? This article, and all articles on this site, are © 2012 by Bill Bickel unless otherwise noted.
What percentage of U.S. bank robberies are committed by women? Mouse-over this line to see the correct answer: …………10%………… Or read this article for more information This article, and all articles on this site, are © 2012 by Bill Bickel unless otherwise noted.
Where did the United States rank in executions in 2011, among world nations? The complete rankings and additional information This article, and all articles on this site, are © 2012 by Bill Bickel unless otherwise noted.
(The question was asked here) The United States as a whole executed 43 people in 2011, ranking either 5th or 6th according to Amnesty International statistics. The United States is the only western nation in which executions are carried out, and statistics for the others are less precise: Yemen executed … Continue reading
Using Statistics in Court (part of a BBC podcast; this is the first ten-minute segment) Sea World Sued Because ”Whales Deserve the Same Protection Against Slavery as Humans. And because the whole reason we pay for a judicial system is to subsidize PETA’s publicity stunts. Joseph Bray Has a Court … Continue reading
The complete data, and Gallup’s analysis Press Release from the Second Amendment Foundation, October 26, 2011 Today’s revelation by Gallup that a record low number of Americans support a legal ban on handgun possession by private citizens demonstrates a positive change in the public attitude about personal protection and the … Continue reading
[Press release by the Mayors Against Illegal Guns, September 12, 2011] 600 U.S. MAYORS LAUNCH NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO DEFEND RIGHT OF STATES TO DECIDE WHO CAN CARRY CONCEALED, LOADED GUNS 45,000 Americans Join Campaign – www.OurLivesOurLaws.org – To Oppose New Federal Mandate That Would Gut State Laws 74 Percent of … Continue reading