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Is Violence on the Rise or Fall in the United States? The Answer Depends on How Much You Squint.

Last week, a comment left here by Ella reacted to Peregrin Wood’s characterization of Radical Islamic Instant Internet Brainwashing Hypnowave stories as an unfounded social panic. Ella claimed that it is right to be afraid, since here in the United States we have become so much more violent over the years:

“Violence, for whatever reason, […]

And Yet I Am Strangely Not Dead

The Protect America Act that suspended our Bill of Rights expired four months ago.

No nuclear detonations in Milwaukee. No anthrax attacks in Portland. No sarin gas deployed by pilotless drones flying above Shea Stadium. No squadrons of flying monkeys headed toward Knockemstiff.