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Friday, August 21, 2009 

Top Bush Aides Tried To Falsely Elevate 'Terror Alert' During The 2004 Presidential Campaign!

"Former U. S. homeland security chief Tom Ridge charges in a new book that top aides to then-president George W. Bush pressured him to raise the 'terror alert' level to sway the Nov. 2004 U. S. election.

Then defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld and attorney general John Ashcroft pushed him to elevate the colour-coded threat level, but Ridge refused, according to a summary from his publisher, Thomas Dunne Books.

"After that episode, I knew I had to follow through with my plans to leave the federal government ...."

Calgary Herald

"Fresh Winds From The Prairies"

Whatever happened to "Kicking right wing ass?"

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