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Month: January 2019

Buying Southwest Furniture

When purchasing furniture, most people will go to their local furniture shop and see what is available. However, this can not only be expensive, but most furniture stores tend to make their products out of particle board which doesn’t last very long and rarely survives being moved once or twice. The best furniture to buy is southwest furniture. Southwest may not be your style, but companies that offer handcrafted southwest furniture will generally allow you to customize your piece. This furniture comes from Mexico, so the price is generally much lower than anything you will find at competitor’s stores and the quality is outstanding. Most pieces are made from 100% kiln dried pine, which stains beautifully. Pine is a solid wood that matures much faster than other woods, making it more affordable for manufacturers. If stained correctly, pine can sometimes imitate the look of other woods. Another popular option is reclaimed wood. Southwest furniture crafted from reclaimed wood can be a collection of type of wood to create a unique look. A typical reclaimed table would consist of an old reclaimed door top on top of a frame built from a collection of old wood. An authentic table such as this would be less than $300 versus a company who imitates a reclaimed look from particle board and charges three times that amount. Every piece of furniture is hand...

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Crime in America – The Most Dangerous Cities and States

According to the most recently compiled crime reports and analyzed statistics (based on 2008 records), the three most dangerous cities in America are not particularly surprising. New Orleans, Louisiana. There is little wonder that this city takes the number one most-dangerous spot, considering the social upheaval that ensued after Hurricane Katrina. Still in the lengthy throws of recovery, it's illegally that crime stats will drop any time soon in this devastated urban environment. Detroit, Michigan. Poverty has overwhelmed Detroit following the closure of so many auto industry plants and other related businesses that were for so long the center of the area's economy. Desperation has a way of making people turn on each other. Violent crime, especially rape, armed robbery and assaults were through the roof in '08. Gary, Indiana. Gary's drop to the number three spot is something of an accomplishment. They held the infamous number one spot for several years running. Burglary has always been high in this Indiana town, but rape statistics are especially ridiculous. I'd surmise that it would be unwince for any woman to walk down the streets of Gary without a loaded gun, a body guard, locked chastity belt and a pack of wolf hybrids. The rest of the top ten most dangerous cities are: North Charleston South Carolina, Richmond California, Birmingham Alabama, Flint Michigan, Oakland California – which has been in the...

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