Fort Hood shootingMajor Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, on November 5 went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas. The ensuing gunfire left 13 dead and 30 injured. Hasan himself was shot four times by law enforcement personnel. He survived and is currently under military guard in a hospital.

chicago tax SnithcesIn addition to double-digit tax increases, the City of Chicago is moving forward with a plan to pay “whistleblowers” for turning in tax dodgers to city hall.

Eric HolderU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on October 22 “the arrest of nearly 1,200 individuals on narcotics-related charges and the seizure of more than 11.7 tons of narcotics as part of a 44-month multi-agency law enforcement investigation known as ‘Project Coronado.’ ”

pay phoneCriminal Mexican cartels are reportedly threatening American businesses in Mexico and even in the United States; and the problem is  getting worse as gangs become increasingly brazen and violent.

Former NASA scientist Stewart Nozette has been charged with attempting to sell classified information about U.S. military satellites to Israel.