Killer Stats

The results are now in on The Establishment’s vast gamble of declaring 2020 to be the year of the Racial Reckoning. Did sacralizing Black Lives Matter as our culture’s highest value even succeed at saving black lives?

No.

My new data shows that elites’ frantic push since Memorial Day for Diversity-Inclusion-Equity (DIE) got thousands more Americans murdered in 2020 than in 2019.

America’s culturally influential have a lot of blood on their hands.

I pay more attention to murder than to other crime statistics because a dead body with a hole in it—or a hole with a dead body in it—demands bureaucratic attention. Homicide statistics aren’t unimpeachable, but they are more reliable than most other crime numbers. Titan Casket Orion Ser... Buy New $999.00 (as of 05:18 EST - Details)

Also, I’m some kind of extremist nut who is anti-murder.

It’s a tradition for local crime beat newspaper reporters to write up during the slow news days between Christmas and New Year’s articles summing up local murder data. So, I was able to find homicide counts for 46 of the 50 most populous municipalities.

In these cities, which accounted for almost one-third of all murders in the country in 2019, killings were up 38.5 percent in 2020 over 2019.

In 43 of those 46 municipalities, homicides went up from 2019 to 2020, often by massive amounts:

In case you are wondering, the Missing Days column records how many days before Jan. 1, 2021, the year-end article was written. For example, San Diego’s 12 percent decline in homicides is based on an end-of-November report, which likely missed a few December murders. Northwoods Casket Comp... Buy New $219.00 (as of 05:18 EST - Details)

Murders almost doubled in Milwaukee (near Kenosha, site of the BLM riots over Jacob Blake), Louisville (BLM’s Breonna Taylor unrest), and Seattle (Antifa’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone). Minneapolis, home of the late George Floyd, had the fifth worst increase with 69 percent more victims.

The Top 50 city with likely the lowest murder rate is also the one with the nicest weather, San Diego.

Life isn’t fair.

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