By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
In a little conference room in an airplane hangar in Northern Virginia, about a half a dozen government scientists spent much of this past weekend analyzing the air around and above the nation's capital as hundreds of thousands of people arrived to celebrate President Obama's inauguration.
"Here's the difference," he said.
"This is commercial, off-the-shelf technology, it's state of the art and almost all other foreign countries that are flying, they're flying these very same systems," said John Cardarelli II, a health physicist with the Environmental Protection Agency.