Re: New York, New York, its a hell of a town...

Michael Lorrey (
Tue, 03 Jun 1997 18:32:22 -0400

Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > From: Max More <>
> >
> > For those who think society is in an inevitable decline: The FBI just
> > released their crime figures (no, not crimes *by* the FBI--those they don't
> > reveal!). Violent crime dropped for the fifth year in a row in the USA,
> > this time by 7%. This includes an 11% decline in murders (16.5% decline
> > here in LA).
> I will point out for the "New York is a filthy dangerous city" crowd
> that New York is now at the bottom of the list for crime rates in
> cities above 1 Million in the U.S.
> We've never been a particularly dangerous place compared to most other
> cities, but things are getting better here faster than in most
> places -- we are substantially safer than L.A., and dramatically safer
> than hellholes like Washington D.C.
> There is also a serious risk that the rent control legislation making
> this a difficult city to find a living space in will expire in less
> than two weeks without being renewed.
> So, for those looking for a nice, safe place to live, come to New
> York! We need more Extropians here!
> Perry
With those tax rates, you've got to be kidding me... You don't need
murderers killing you, the state does it instead, slowly, one paycheck
at a time....
			Michael Lorrey
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