This needs to be up top
by "Clete" - Posted Sat October 27, 2007 @ 10:31 PM
the violent death rate in Iraq is 25.71 per 100,000. That may sound
high, but not when you compare it to places like Colombia 61.7 per
100,000 death rate, violent death rate. South Africa, has a higher
violent death rate per 100,000: 49.6 per 100,000. Even Jamaica has a
higher violent death rate than does Iraq: 32.4, and Venezuela comes in
at 31.6 violent deaths per 100,000. "How about the violent death rates
in American cities? New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina was 53.1,"
violent death rate per 100,000. "FBI statistics for 2004-05 have
Washington" DC's violent death rate at 45.9 per 100,000; Baltimore at
37.7 per 100,000, and Atlanta at 34.9 per 100,000. The figure again
from Iraq, 25.71 per 100,000, and that includes the casualties of
I wonder when CNN is going to report this?