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A Tale of Two Cities

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by fredball, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Chicago, IL​

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    Houston, TX​

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    [TD="width: 399"] Population

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    2.7 million​

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    2.15 million​

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    [TD="width: 399"] Median HH Income

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    $38,600​

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    $37,000​

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    [TD="width: 399"] % African-American

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    38.9%​

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    24%​

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    [TD="width: 399"] % Hispanic

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    29.9%​

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    44%​

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    [TD="width: 399"] % Asian

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    5.5%​

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    6%​

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    [TD="width: 399"] % Non-Hispanic White

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    28.7%​

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    26%​

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    Chicago, IL​

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    Houston, TX​

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    [TD="width: 399"] Concealed Carry gun law

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    no​

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    yes ​

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    [TD="width: 399"] # of Gun Stores

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    0​

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    184 - Dedicated gun stores plus 1500 - legal places to buy guns- Walmart, K-mart, sporting goods, etc.​

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    [TD="width: 399"] Homicides, 2012

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    1,806​

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    207​

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    [TD="width: 399"] Homicides per 100K

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    38.4​

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    9.6​

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    [TD="width: 399"] Avg. January high temperature (F)

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    31​

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    63​

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    Liberal conclusion: Cold weather causes murder.

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  2. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    Correction -
    Liberal Conclusion: George Bush is using the Tea Party to kill children in Chicago.
     
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  3. eriksreality

    eriksreality Beaverton Member

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    So a warm jacket fixes the problem?:winkkiss:
     
  4. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Criminals and totalitarian politicians love unarmed peasants
     
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  5. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    The down trodden and ignorant will flock to their government imploring them to strip away more of their rights in return for the illusion of more security and safety. It has worked for 2000 years, why change the formula now?
     
  6. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    The difference is the Posterity of the Founders are still here and I foresee another fall of an empire
     
  7. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Obama's home town is great example of how idiotic his lack of reasoning and logic really are.