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

sun“The fence is getting a bit more crowded” is how the New York Times put it on October 20. They were referring to the growing number of senators “unwilling to commit to voting for" cap-and-trade climate legislation.

A justice for the New York Supreme Court in Albany issued a temporary reprieve late last week from mandatory H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccinations for healthcare workers, pending the result of a follow up hearing on October 30.

MoncktonOn October 14 Lord Christopher Monckton, former science adviser to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, gave a scathing refutation of the concept of man-caused global warming at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He closed his presentation with a stern warning to Americans that President Obama will be signing a new climate change treaty (likely to be known as the Copenhagen Treaty) at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in early December and that this treaty will “impose a communist world government on the world.”

The Obama administration has issued new drug enforcement guidelines regarding medical marijuana. The Washington Post on October 19 said this signals “a broad policy shift that will mean fewer crackdowns against dispensaries and the people who use them.”