Monday, December 21st, 2009   5:58 pm | Author: chris | Politics/Government, Technology | Add Comment
Tags: Bush, Cheney, CIA, Montgomery, Ridge, Terror alerts
In his book Tom Ridge alleged that the Bush administration pressured him to raise the terror alert level before the 2004 elections. I am sure this was done to scare people into voting for Bush.
Now comes word that a con man was responsible for convincing the White House to raise the alert level to Orange in December of 2003.
I guess these are the people Cheney and the CIA depended on to protect Americans. Wasn’t it another con man who convinced Bush/Cheney to attack Iraq?
Dennis Montgomery, has been embroiled in various lawsuits, including one for allegedly bouncing $1 million in checks during a Caesars Palace spree. His former lawyer calls him a “habitual liar engaged in fraud.”
Montgomery convinced the CIA he could decode secret terrorist targeting information sent through Al Jazeera broadcasts. His “decodings” resulted in Tom Ridge warning of “near-term attacks that could either rival or exceed what we experience on September 11″ in ..continue reading