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Tom Ridge, a former Homeland Security Secretary in the Bush administration, claims in a new book that his office was pressured by Bush cabinet members to arbitrarily raise terror alert levels in order to influence the 2004 elections, and for other political gains.  He says the pressure was a factor in his decision to resign.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_ridge_terror_alert

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ccdesan
Aug. 21st, 2009 03:23 am (UTC)
Oh, well, that's a surprise.
marmoe
Aug. 21st, 2009 10:15 am (UTC)
Put's a hole into my theory: They used a 1D6 to determine which of the top three colors to use.
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