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Monday, December 21st, 2009   5:58 pm | Author: chris | Politics/Government, Technology | Add Comment
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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

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Ridge: alert levels manipulated by Bush admin

Friday, August 21st, 2009   4:57 am | Author: chris | Politics/Government | Add Comment
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Can an act of creating fear in the American people be considered terrorism?

 

It appears that the Bush administration may have terrorized citizens by manipulating the terror warning levels. This according to former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge.

 

In his new book to be released September 1 Ridge claims that the Bush administration had pressured him to raise the terror alert level right before the 2004 presidential elections. This would be a politically motivated act and may have some criminal implications if true.

 

I still recall the reaction to the changes in the terror alert levels by some of my business associates who were downtown in NYC on 9/11 when the planes struck the towers. One of them saw one of the planes hit the building. The people who were close to those terrorist acts were forever changed. The mere mention of another attack always put them on edge. Some of the people I ..continue reading

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