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Ridge Changes Tune On Terror Alert Levels

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posted on Aug, 22 2009 @ 11:51 AM
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Source: kdka.com...


This new contention directly refutes what Ridge told KDKA-TV's Ken Rice in an interview in June of 2008.

Rice: "Was there ever pressure to raise the alert level for some reason that had nothing to do with the actual threats out there?"

Ridge: "Never."

Rice: "Never even a hint of that?"

Ridge: "Never. It's a great question though."

Ridge went on to point out that he didn't have authority to raise the alert level alone and that decision had to be a consensus of the president's Homeland Security Council, including the heads of the departments of State, Defense and Justice and the FBI and CIA.




posted on Aug, 22 2009 @ 11:57 AM
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So.........

was he lieing then or lieing now?

He was part of the administration and a team player when the first interview was conducted. If he would have blown the whistle then he would have been toast.

With the neocons record of corruption, lies and deceit; I tend to believe Ridge now.

[edit on 22-8-2009 by whaaa]



posted on Aug, 22 2009 @ 12:03 PM
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The fact of the matter is that Ridge left before the beginning of the second term.

I found the claim odd, since I had heard from an adminstration source in the spring of 2004 that there was concern about a particular threat.



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