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1 Destro  Sat, Dec 15, 2012 11:53:51am

USA NUMBER 1!!!! Best in the world! Wooooooooooooo!

2 Hal_10000  Sat, Dec 15, 2012 2:02:34pm

Two very large problems with this analysis:

1) if you read it, it excludes acts of terror and government. So the Chechen school where 186 kids were massacred isn't included, nor are attacks on schools elsewhere.

2) It only goes through 2009 (they quote it as through 2010; the actual study says 2009). Not clear if it includes the Winnenden shooting. Certain it does not includes this years attacks in Chinese schools that have left 21 dead and many more wounded.

3 Gus  Sat, Dec 15, 2012 3:56:17pm

Shameful.

4 Randall Gross  Sun, Dec 16, 2012 3:51:59am

re: #2 Hal_10000

They aren't "large problems" since there isn't a good reason to include terror attacks from tribal nationalists and terrorists or to include more recent attacks since not all datasets are complete yet. Even if you did include those we would still be A number one with a bullet on the chart.


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