Tuesday, November 09, 2004

But We're Safer, Right?

Sure, Texas incarcerates more people than anybody else, but it's making us safer, right?

Between stereotyping "Blue State" people for "self loathing" and us "Red State" denizens for "moral denunciation" (which he finds rooted in the violence underpinning southern slave culture), Josh Marshall reports that "The highest homicide rates are in the Old Southwest --- Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas."


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