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January 30, 2019

Can you spot the criminal danger: the footnotes

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This week's comic has some statistics in it, and I thought I'd share the sources that I wrote about to the INNER HIVE on Monday.

 

Because the only the best comics have footnotes!

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"49 out of 50 extremist murders in 2018 were committed by domestic right-wing terrorists."
https://www.adl.org/murder-and-extremism-2018

OxyContin "promoted its use to doctors as safe and non-addictive, contributing to an addiction epidemic that now kills about 130 Americans every day."
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2622774/

Undocumented immigrants are "convicted of crimes at a rate of about 0.75%"
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/06/19/two-charts-demolish-the-notion-that-immigrants-here-illegally-commit-more-crime/


And Wikipedia lists 26 "key" members of Trump's 2016 campaign, five of which have now been indicted or pled guilty.
(George Papadopoulos was a Trump advisor who also pled guilty, but he isn't listed as a key member.)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Trump_2016_presidential_campaign
https://www.businessinsider.com/who-has-been-charged-in-russia-investigation-mueller-trump-2017-12#rick-gates-one-of-manaforts-business-partners-6

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