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Monday, August 4, 2014

FBI's "Most Dangerous States": Good news/bad news


An organization, Law Street, analyzed the FBI's data on America's crime and came up with their list of


Let's please note, first, that crime is down in the country, before we go any further, just to tamp down the paranoia and emotionalism. That said, the good news is that

MISSOURI IS NOT IN THE TOP 10 WORST STATES!

Yahoo!

I wasn't quite sure if we'd make it or not. Fortunately, it/we came out better, anyway.

The bad news?

We are ranked the unlucky 13th worst. A link to the statistics:


Missouri: #13 Most Dangerous State 2014


Far less populated Kansas?

Kansas: #22 Most Dangerous State 2014


Still fairly high 22 but so it goes.

We's do luvs us sum gunz, we Amerikunz, don' we?

The safest state?

Maine, followed by Vermont and New Hampshire.

The Northeast.  Where they also have higher education rates.

Go figure.



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