Monthly Archives: June 2012

House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

Talk about mission creep or maybe tsunami should be a better word. There are an awful lot of non-producing security people floating around the country looking for something to do. House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

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Editorial: Sensible Sentences for Nonviolent Offenders

Don’t know that politics makes for good laws or that politicians are the ones to make laws. ‘…A primary cause of rising costs is longer sentences. Offenders released in 2009 from state prisons served, on average, almost three years behind … Continue reading

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Drug dealer used ‘stand your ground’ to avoid charges in two killings

 Sloppy legislation is a basic characteristic of Florida Law. Florida law is written for political appeal and not for the wellbeing or protection of the state or citizen. This is especially the case of ‘stand your ground’ self-defense. Not only … Continue reading

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Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down execution law

This is a rather interesting take on the death penalty. It appears that the Arkansas Constitution requires the legislature to deal with how the state will execute people. The legislature passed a law that gave the Department of corrections the … Continue reading

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Is there a legit company to fix credit score?

For many of those coming out of prison there is a strong desire to clear up the wreckage from the past and build a new life. Among the wreckage from the past is debts that might have been incured as … Continue reading

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Study Finds People Who Believe In Heaven Commit More Crimes

I am just going to put it out there with no comment. However, it is something to ponder on a rainy day when there is little else to do. ‘….A study published in the scientific journal PLoS One by University … Continue reading

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Scrambling for college funds? What to know before applying for private loans

This is one of those cases where if it looks too good to be true then most likely it is not true.  ‘….The website for Discover’s student loans says it can help: “Cover up to 100 percent of your college … Continue reading

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