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  •  There is also a strange, positive (3+ / 0-)
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    correlation between violent crime and lead exposure. And undoubtedly certain community programs and simply increasing the raw numbers of police have non-negligible effects.

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    by ArkDem14 on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 01:49:21 PM PDT

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    •  I commented before reading yours (0+ / 0-)

      I find the evidence presented by the authors of the book presenting the theory that lead poisoning caused most of the violent crime to be convincing.

      Formerly Pan on Swing State Project

      by MichaelNY on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 06:44:16 PM PDT

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      •  The nice thing about the lead theory (1+ / 0-)
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        is that there are plenty of reasons to get rid of lead besides its possible effects on crime. Either way, we get a lot out of eliminating it, but it if happens to help reduce crime, so much the better.

        You're a Constitutional conservative. I'm a Constitutional conservative. Who isn't a Constitutional conservative? We are all proud Constitutional conservatives. Ted Cruz in 2016!

        by bjssp on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 09:17:18 PM PDT

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