Ed Driscoll

The Midwest Quagmire Heats Up

Confederate Yankee writes:

But while preliminary report cites statistics that show a decline in U.S. forces killed [in Iraq], other statistics show an exact opposite trend in another theater of operation far closer to home.

The January-June 2005 murder rate is up 9.3% in cities with a population of 100,000 to 249,999, and the region “spiraling out of control” isn