Ryan McMaken

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Is Trump Fudging Murder Stats to Claim More Power?

Donald Trump appeared deeply confused this week as the president declared today that "the murder rate in our country is the highest it's been in 47 years." Perhaps Trump confused the word "highest" with "lowest" since he would be far...

2016's Homeownership Rate was the Lowest Since 1965

Yesterday, the Census Bureau released its measure of homeownership for 2016, and the annual average for 2016 was 63.4 percent. That's the lowest rate measured since 1965 when the homeownership rate was 63 percent.  2016 was also the twelfth...