Government: Violent Crimes Rose 18 Percent in 2011 http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wire...es-rose-18-percent-2011-17499236#.UH7XFMXA_CY Years of Obamanomics are now being felt on the streets of America. Cuts to police forces and extremely high unemployment are certainly key reasons for the increase in crime. Four more years of the same economic failure is not the way to make American streets safer. America needs a change. A change from Obamanomics and back to sane economic policy.