Friday, June 15, 2012

Tweren't Mormons

Looks like the annual list of the USA's most dangerous cities is out. The top 10 is as follows:

1. Flint, Michigan
2. Detroit, Michigan
3. St. Louis, Missouri
4. Oakland, California
5. Memphis, Tennessee
6. Little Rock, Arkansas
7. Birmingham, Alabama
8. Atlanta, Georgia
9. Baltimore, Maryland
10. Stockton, California

The article doesn't speculate, of course, as to why the top ten were violent, other than the usual liberal platitudes about poverty, because speculation quickly leads to accusations, and there's damned few bloggers willing to face that onslaught. Suffice to say that demographics is a key component of the problem, and as my friend Del Gue has wisely observed, it isn't Mormons committing all the violent acts:

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