Henry Vilas wrote:Tell us about your zip code, Ned.
Henry Vilas wrote:No, that would be Republican controlled areas surrounding Milwaukee.
Henry Vilas wrote:This doesn't look good for Wisconsin, especially for its black residents.Median Income Gap: 48th
Labor Force Participation: 50th
Unemployment Rate Gap: 48th
Poverty Rate Gap: 50th
High School Diploma Gap: 47th
Standardized-Test Scores Gap: 45th
Voter Turnout Gap: 33rd
Infant-Mortality Rate Gap: 39th
Wisconsin also ranks 46th among states that have made the most racial progress, a poor indication that circumstances will soon change.
gozer wrote:. . . and here it is -- the badger institute, formerly the wisconsin policy research institute
Dual Education in the Madison Metropolitan School District
Steven Korris - February 1994
https://www.badgerinstitute.org/BI-File ... ol7no2.pdf
Ned Flanders wrote:Henry Vilas wrote:My zip code includes Bayview and much of south Madison.
Hank pretends he hangs out in the projects. In real life, he's off on one of his cruises or trips to exotic locales.
globalwarming wrote:Yea, he recently traveled to one of the most homogeneous and white places on the planet, Iceland. They have lots and lots of guns there. See, you can have lots of guns when you don't have diversity. It's the combination of the two that causes problems.
[Attend a] seminar covering firearm history, physics, laws, hunting and safety.
Candidates are examined by a doctor who checks they are in good physical and mental health.
They have a meeting with the chief of police, who asks them why they want to own a gun and runs a background check to make sure they have no criminal record.
Then comes the lecture, followed by a written test the next day that they have to pass with a grade of 75 percent or higher.
The final part is a day-long practice session at a shooting range outside the capital. Here, against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains, they blast at bright-orange targets fired into the sky by a machine.
"It feels like somebody cares that you're getting a gun and what you're going to do with the gun," Garðarsson says at his apartment on the outskirts of Reykjavik. "So you're not going to buy a gun to do stupid things."
If they pass, he and his girlfriend will have been studying and preparing for around 13 months.
And that's just for a small rifle or a pump-action shotgun. Owning a handgun, for example, can take around three to four years, and semi-automatic rifles are all but banned.
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