It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by trey85
Out of curiosity what does s&f mean I have seen it come up a few times.
A remarkable detail to be published in former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge's soon-to-be-released book asserts that the Bush Administration attempted to wield the color-coded terror alert system for political gain -- a charge often leveled by Democrats but not previously confirmed by a high-ranking Bush Administration official.
Tom Ridge, the first head of the 9/11-inspired Department of Homeland Security, wasn't keen on writing a tell-all. But in The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege...and How We Can Be Safe Again, out September 1, Ridge says he wants to shake "public complacency" over security. And to do that, well, he needs to tell all. Especially about the infighting he saw that frustrated his attempts to build a smooth-running department. Among the headlines promoted by publisher Thomas Dunne Books: Ridge was never invited to sit in on National Security Council meetings; was "blindsided" by the FBI in morning Oval Office meetings because the agency withheld critical information from him; found his urgings to block Michael Brown from being named head of the emergency agency blamed for the Hurricane Katrina disaster ignored; and 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.
Originally posted by ratcals
Originally posted by The Killah29
S & F, man. This was an interesting read, I'd determin that about 90%, if not more, was true.
Based on what? Not an attack but wondering why you blindly believe what you read?
44) The US dropped 2 atomic bombs on women and children of Japan, to scare USSR.
37) There is a one world order, super-secret, ultra-elite cabal, known as the Illuminati.
45) There are almost 80,000 chemicals; We don't know the interactions of 99% of them.
61) A vegetarian (or mostly) diet is by far the best for you, the animals, and the Earth.
87) Nikola Tesla was the greatest inventor of all time (is that why you don't know him).
107) The US spends $788,918,400,000 per year on the military industrial complex.
108) Love Is The Answer
Originally posted by FritosBBQTwist
If a few lies are thrown in there, then who knows how many more are.
This anti-government BS takes away credibility of any real claims.