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  •  No, but the kids walking to school (0+ / 0-)

    have to worry about getting caught in a drive-by shooting all day long. So what is the difference to a kid?

    Jennifer Brunner for Governor of Ohio 2014

    by anastasia p on Mon May 30, 2011 at 03:49:25 PM PDT

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    •  I just remember the big to-do people had here (0+ / 0-)

      when a Republican Congressman said during the height of the violence in Iraq that being deployed there was just like being in DC.

      •  If crime is so important than results should be (0+ / 0-)

        much better over the last few decades, ceteris paribus.   Our crime rates, and specifically our violent crime rates are at multi-decade LOWS.

        People, and kids are FAR safer now than they were 20 yrs ago, to put it mildly.

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