Music and lyrics by Lisa Germano.
A baseball bat, a baseball bat beside my bed
I'll wait around and wait around, and wait
I hear a noise, I hear a noise, well I hear something
I am alone, you win again, I'm paralyzed
I drift away, I'll drift away, am I asleep yet
I hear a scream, I see me scream, is it from memory
Am I awake, am I alone, when it is sunrise
A baseball bat, a thing of mace
That thing of mace, the thing of mace, where did I leave it
A psychopath, a psychopath, he says he loves me
And I'm alone, and I am cold and paralyzed, I can't move
Should I reassure Oliver that his friends and family are much more likely to be killed by friends and family than by psycho sniper guy? Or will this not help so much?
Wait, I tell a lie. According to Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Characteristics:
Males were more likely to be victimized by a stranger, and females were more likely to be violently victimized by a friend, an acquaintance, or an intimate.
[. . .] Family members were most likely to murder a young child -- About one in five child murders was committed by a family member -- while a friend or acquaintance was most likely to murder an older child age 15 to 17.
[. . .] For murder victims, 45% were related to or acquainted with their assailants; 15% of victims were murdered by strangers, while almost 40% of victims had an unknown relationship to their murderer.
Depends on age and gender. Who'd have thought it?
Not Jason's fault, I should have known better than to hit the link to. . . dear god, he's declared himself a pundit. Jason, could you include a small warning next time, in case I take the stupid pills again?
Right, I should express some controversial opinion like the real bloggers do. Um. Killing other people is Bad. When it's random and well-publicized, anyway.