On the TV this morning, two stories; the first, the recently-released FBI Uniform Crime Report, showing an overall downward trend (5.5% less, a much larger step down than previously), even stronger in big cities (down 6.9%). Two unrelated stories and a commercial break later, a prepackaged piece outta of Texas builds on an NSSF report that women account for 48 percent of the students in their First Shots classes.
...No connection, of course.... Criminals would never, evar deign to notice their intended victims were becoming more and more interested in fighting back.
(And all this in a recession, a time when the "experts" were predicting an increase in the crime rate).
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