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So has crime gone up?

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The above is a brilliant quote from Ann Coulter on Real Time. She then went on to admit that she was turning on Bush, primarily over the Harriet Meiers nomination. C'mon -- how out of of touch can one person be to think that poverty isn't a factor in crime? Wow.
Crime causes poverty, but poverty does not always cause crime. Just look at all the "white collar" crimes committed by the rich.
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So has crime gone up?
Depends on the type of crime.

Federal Bureau of Investigation - Uniform Crime Reports

Note for some, this is an AGGREGATE of NATIONAL STATISTICS, not an average of the accumulation of all local police departments numbers.


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