Category Archives: Crime

The Growth, Scope, and Spatial Distribution of People With Felony Records in the United States, 1948–2010

From a 2017 paper: * Western and Pettit have shown that incarceration has become a routine life event for low-skilled black men—more common than serving in the military or earning a college degree (Pettit and Western 2004; Western 2006). The … Continue reading

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NYT: ‘tempers are rankled by sweltering temperatures’

Comment: “This is the Spike Lee theory of criminality, I believe. First mentioned in “Do the Right Thing,” then “Summer of Sam.” The heat made me do it, yes sah. I’m surprised the Times hasn’t gone full-bore with this and … Continue reading

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How To Stop Illegal Fireworks?

From the comments at Steve Sailer: * Matt Drudge must be under sedation. This kind of story would top his page in his heydey. Now he’s hardly updated anything from yesterday. * Maybe they should have Jason Pierre-Paul talk to … Continue reading

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The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

Here are some highlights from this Gavin de Becker book: * You have the gift of a brilliant internal guardian that stands ready to warn you of hazards and guide you through risky situations. * When free of judgment, we … Continue reading

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DM: ‘Violent thug’ with a face tattoo of an angel holding a machine gun is arrested after ‘killing his lover when he refused to delete explicit pictures’

Daily Mail article. Comments at Steve Sailer: * Long story short: Our friend, who had recently been released from prison, having completed his sentence, was having a sexual friendship with the victim, who had posted sexually explicit photographs online–as one … Continue reading

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