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Murder Rates: Why Comparing The United States Only To Other Developed Countries Is De

Discussion in 'Activism' started by darrenlobo, Jul 9, 2015.

  1. darrenlobo

    darrenlobo New Member

    Mar 22, 2014
  2. Saltyag2010

    Saltyag2010 TGT Addict

    Feb 11, 2014
    Flour Bluff, America
    Thanks for that.
  3. majormadmax

    majormadmax TGT Addict

    Aug 27, 2009
    San Antonio!
    What?!? Are you implying that liberals are manipulating facts to push their agenda?!? Say it isn't so...


    Some Americans and other idiots cannot fathom the use of a firearm to ensure security. One of the dumbest things this country did was disarm Afghans following the war there. We promised them we would protect them, and now we've left them high, dry and disarmed and we're nowhere to be found. Taking an Afghan's AK is tantamount to taking someone's cell phone in the Western world. I would argue that it's even worse, given that no one needs their cell phone to survive (they just feel they do).

    Cheers! M2
  4. stdreb27

    stdreb27 TGT Addict

    Dec 12, 2011
    Corpus christi
    I have no idea how true it is. But I've seen a few memes about the muderrate if you removed NYC, Chicago, LA, and Detroit? From the list we fall down to the bottom 3-4 of countries in the world in murder rates.
  5. jrbfishn

    jrbfishn TGT Addict

    Aug 9, 2013
    south of killeen
    That's interesting information.

    sent from an idgit coffeeholic
  6. XinTX

    XinTX Well-Known

    Aug 29, 2010
    South of Houston
    I recall having seen a write up about that as well. If we took the top 4 or 5 cities (and primarily the inner cities where a lot of gang violence festers) that the US would be one of the most peaceful countries on the planet. Similarly, if you took South Central and dumped it into Tokyo, they'd be one of the most violent. Can't recall where I saw it though.
  7. Savage805

    Savage805 blueberry in tomato soup Lifetime Member

    Dec 23, 2013
    paradise, ATX
    To many rats in to small a cage.

    An armed society is a polite society.
  8. ROGER4314

    ROGER4314 Been Called "Flash" Since I Was A Kid!

    Jul 11, 2009
    East Houston
    The worst part about these statistics is that suicides are lumped in with violent crime murders in the US. It varies every year but usually ONE HALF of the violent crime killings are suicides!

    If a person wants to end his/her life, that's a personal decision and it's their own choice. It is intolerable that our Rulers use these suicides for political fodder by classifying the suicides exactly the same as violent murders! I can't think of many things that are so blatantly false and manipulative!

    Next time you see those US murder statistics, cut our figures in 1/2 and THAT will give you a more accurate picture of our crime rates as compared to other nations.

  9. rushthezeppelin

    rushthezeppelin TGT Addict

    Dec 28, 2012
    Cedar Park
    The worst part is they almost never compare general murder rates or even violent crime rates. Yes countries that heavily restrict gun ownership have less gun murders but those have shifted to knives and other weapons and usually the rate magnifies (especially in places like England where even defending yourself can be criminal). Shit drives me nuts that they focus so narrowly on the method of death when it really doesn't matter because dead is dead.

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  10. McClintock

    McClintock Member

    May 26, 2015
    I think most leftists that talk about international murder rates intentionally only discuss those committed with firearms... because such a list would necessarily force the U.S. to be near the top due to the availability of guns.

    Now compare murder rates overall per capita regardless of how it was committed. Only a liberal values deaths committed by guns. If I had a loved one that was murdered by a thug, I would care less what weapon was used. Or what freaking FLAG he or she sported.

    These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates

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