Biggest non-surprise: Bush admin pushed for fake terror alerts

August 20, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More

Former Bush Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge just wrote a book in which he tells us what we already knew, according to Think Progress:

[He]was pushed to raise the security alert on the eve of President Bush’s re-election, something he saw as politically motivated and worth resigning over.

My initial reaction: If true, those responsible should be criminally prosecuted.
My second reaction: They won’t be.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. BJ says:

    1. Amen

    2. And that, in a nutshell, is a large part of what's wrong with the country.

  2. Erich Vieth says:

    Regarding the U.S. "terror alerts," Judge Lee Sarokin asks: "So what is a citizen supposed to do with this information?"

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/judge-h-lee-sarokin

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