Category Archives: BRITAIN VS US

British Anti Albanaich Should Read The UK Stats, Not the US

A British anti-gunner who signs himself Albanaich responded to a year old post. Since site rules have a 90 day limit, I copied it to a new post Albanaich says “There were 42 gun deaths in the UK in 2009, … Continue reading

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"Why English Crime Rate So High?"

Bing sent someone here for an explanation of “why english crime rate so high.” Not to put too fine a point on it, this Daily Mail news item tells why. Briefly quoting the Daily Mail item linked above: “A convicted … Continue reading

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In A Comment, Exmplary Charles Said

In a comment “Exemplary Charles” said this: “I lived in England between 1960-1963 and media reporting on crime left out most details including the name, age, ethnicity, and address of the offender/offenders. Newspapers simply reported that the offender/s had been … Continue reading

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I Do Not Know Why Some People Think England's Murder Rate Is Low

I have picked up another dozen visitors wondering “why is englands murder rate lower than us.” I wonder why anyone would believe that it is. For starters, homicide rates are usually given in the average number of murder victims for … Continue reading

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"Is England's Crime Rate Lower Than The US?"

The United States overall crime rate is one fifth that of the UK Continue reading

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British Subject Suing South Dakota Over CCW Rejection

The ACLU is suing South Dakota on behalf of a Brit who has lived in Minnehaha County for more than 30 years because the South Dakota law enabling CCW permits restricts them to US citizens only. I must say I … Continue reading

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237 Years Ago Today, There Was A Party In Beantown

On November 29, 1773 signs appeared around Boston announcing the arrival of three shiploads of heavily taxed tea from England. When the Governor refused to send the tea back to England, in defiance of local patriots who refused to pay … Continue reading

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UK CRIME RATE 5 TIMES THE US'. WHY?

One hardly needs look further than the cavalier way the Brits treat criminals to see why the UK violent crime rates are so high. For example, here is the case of a British woman who mowed down a couple of … Continue reading

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IF YOU KEEP YOUR CURTAINS DRAWN – YOU ARE A TERRORIST

So says an advert by England’s Association of Chief Police Officers! At least according to the Telegraph. Briefly quoting the linked Telegraph news item’s description of the ad: “It listed “suspicious” behaviour worth reporting to the police as: “The man … Continue reading

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BUYING A CAR IN SWINDON, AND CHANGING HIS TUNE

BBC correspondent Justin Webb has finished his tour in the USA, and is home in England. Webb has been an unabashed America basher during his tour here, and this quote from his “reporting” on the death of Terry Schiavo death … Continue reading

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