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Old 01-15-2013, 05:01 PM   #56
Act of God
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Originally Posted by NOVAbimmer View Post
They knew. The worst part is that most, if not all, of them (I'm betting) truly believe that what they're doing is in the best interests of their citizens.

Maybe they're right, though, and we're the wrong ones. Maybe crime rates across NY will plummet in the next year.

I'm not going to hold my breath, though.
IIRC crime rates have been dropping anyway across most of the US, it would be hard to find a hard correlation...not that politicians won't jump up and down to take credit for something that is already happening.
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