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College campus discrimination against applicants convicted of a felony The Marshall Project   The Obstacle Course (“The country’s largest state university system says it doesn’t discriminate against former prison inmates. Applicants say otherwise.”) As of 2018, students who apply to a two-year or four-year college within the State University System of New York will no longer […]

The worst passwords Here’s the list of the worst passwords. If you recognize your password on it, it’s time to rethink your password security and change your login: 123456 (Unchanged) password (Unchanged) 12345678 (Up 1) qwerty (Up 1) 12345 (Down 2) 123456789 (Unchanged) Football (Up 3) 1234 (Down 1) 1234567 (Up 2) baseball (Down 2) […]

By Jay Leiderman,* originally published in the Ventura County Star on June 17, 2011, the 40th anniversary of the war on drugs. It was then titled: Unhappy 40th anniversary, war on drugs. The article has been updated. On June 17, 1971, President Nixon started his so-called War on Drugs. “This nation faces a major crisis […]

What Hacking Software Out There as a result of the NSA Hack According to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, a recent leak of supposedly secret NSA hacking tools reflects an escalation of tensions between Russia and the United States. For others, however, he points to concerns about what, if any, privacy is still available to the […]

In American jurisprudence it suffices that the testimony of one witness who is believed is sufficient for a conviction.  The Bible disagrees.  The Bible says the following in Deuteronomy 19:15, as it relates to criminal inquests and prosecutions: “A single witness shall not suffice against a person for any crime or for any wrong in […]