Evelyne Pichler on Wed, 25 Sep 2002 14:15:27 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> The Missing Pieces of the Bush Plan for Preemptive Action

Concerning the statistics, that show 87,8% of all homicides in the US are 
convicted by men, I could come up with some more ideas ;)

Source: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/homicide/gender.htm

At 12:00 22.09.2002 -0400, you wrote:
>First of all, there is no bigger scourge in our society than crime,
>whether it is drug related crime, petty thievery, or stunning acts of
>violence.  We also know, statistically, that poor people are more likely
>to commit crimes, and yet the Bush people have done  little to address
>this problem or to propose an effective solution.  The Bush
>administration could easily preempt the problem of poverty-related
>criminality by putting every public housing project in the U.S. under a
>total lockdown and placing all inhabitants under house arrest.  Even
>with the expense of bringing in food for those inside, the costs would
>be significantly less than the $200 billion we are likely to spend on a
>war with Iraq - and the benefits for those of us living here would
>surely be tremendous.

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