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25. "Smirk." - xCommander AWOL (R - Occultist)
Edited on Thu Aug-20-09 09:59 AM by SpiralHawk
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  -Ridge admits Bush admin pushed to raise security alert for political reasons on eve of re-election kpete  Aug-20-09 08:58 AM   #0 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Aug-20-09 09:00 AM   #1 
  - Duh.  BadgerKid   Aug-20-09 09:02 AM   #2 
  - You beat me to it...  Wendio   Aug-20-09 10:38 AM   #45 
  - Tell us something we don't know Ridge. n/t  Window   Aug-20-09 03:25 PM   #122 
  - Indeed. K&R  Richard Steele   Aug-20-09 10:38 PM   #165 
  - K&R your exact response  DissedByBush   Aug-20-09 10:42 PM   #166 
  - well documented poltically motivated "terror" alerts  UpInArms   Aug-20-09 09:04 AM   #3 
  - Thanks for posting this graph  livetohike   Aug-20-09 09:06 AM   #4 
  - +1 for posting graph!  BlueJessamine   Aug-20-09 10:30 AM   #41 
     - Follow the trend-line of that graph out another four years - you get to 22 percent  leveymg   Aug-20-09 06:56 PM   #143 
  - ridge admits it again?  mopinko   Aug-20-09 09:06 AM   #5 
  - Bingo !  jaysunb   Aug-20-09 01:28 PM   #97 
  - I would almost forgive him if he did!  tofurkey   Aug-20-09 10:11 PM   #162 
  - obla di obla da, hey! life goes on...  Soylent Brice   Aug-20-09 09:06 AM   #6 
  - Of course he did. And we were on to it, just another of his games.  LuckyLib   Aug-20-09 09:11 AM   #7 
  - Can I possibly hate republicans more? Shouldn't this false terror be a crime?  Mrs. Overall   Aug-20-09 09:12 AM   #8 
  - Yes it should be a crime  Stephanie   Aug-20-09 09:52 AM   #19 
  - Geez, lighten up. It's not like they burned down the Reichstag... er, Capitol.  DCKit   Aug-20-09 10:21 AM   #34 
  - Umm? Like using the Nazi scare tactics against the health care  lyonn   Aug-20-09 12:03 PM   #85 
  - It's kinda like a bomb scare, but on a national scale.  Jackpine Radical   Aug-20-09 11:00 AM   #56 
  - Then they should be given a detention, A very looooong detention...  Mrs. Overall   Aug-20-09 11:04 AM   #57 
  - Ummm, where do we detain people?  Jackpine Radical   Aug-20-09 11:24 AM   #64 
  - I think what they did falls under terrorism.  MadMaddie   Aug-20-09 11:36 AM   #71 
  - Note the clever use of "subnational" in item #2.  FatDave   Aug-20-09 09:17 PM   #150 
  - Or screaming "fire" in a crowded theater when there isn't one.  TommyPaine   Aug-20-09 11:39 AM   #73 
  - Yes, it should.  sofa king   Aug-20-09 02:49 PM   #119 
  - Yes, it was abuse of power  sabrina 1   Aug-20-09 04:00 PM   #129 
  - That has been played with since "they" created it. n/t  sandyj999   Aug-20-09 09:18 AM   #9 
  - The whole point of creating it was to be able to manipulate public fear.  Raster   Aug-20-09 09:31 AM   #10 
     - MIHOP  NoSheep   Aug-20-09 11:29 AM   #67 
        - +2.  HughBeaumont   Aug-20-09 02:05 PM   #108 
  - "considered resigning"  Lochloosa   Aug-20-09 09:36 AM   #11 
  - Because he had a very, very good Public-funded Health Care cover...  Amonester   Aug-20-09 11:51 AM   #79 
  - exactly! too little, too late. asshole!  tomp   Aug-21-09 07:59 AM   #177 
  - recommending n/t  emulatorloo   Aug-20-09 09:42 AM   #12 
  - Soooprise! Soooprise! Soooprise! nt  Javaman   Aug-20-09 09:43 AM   #13 
  - If you calculated the cost in both money, stress and time wasted caused by raising these  zonkers   Aug-20-09 09:45 AM   #14 
  - Remember when they closed the Citi building right before the RNC?  Stephanie   Aug-20-09 09:54 AM   #21 
     - Sure do. I was in NYC at the time. What a drag those 8 years were.  zonkers   Aug-20-09 10:20 AM   #32 
  - Ya think?  Raineyb   Aug-20-09 09:49 AM   #15 
  - Of course, we knew that.  Stephanie   Aug-20-09 09:50 AM   #16 
  - But YOU DID NOT RESIGN, did you, Tommy?  closeupready   Aug-20-09 09:51 AM   #17 
  - He did resign,but not not until after the election.  BREMPRO   Aug-20-09 10:26 AM   #37 
     - Right, but I meant, before.  closeupready   Aug-20-09 10:39 AM   #46 
  - Olbermann covered this several times on his "nexus of politics and terror"  DeeDeeNY   Aug-20-09 09:51 AM   #18 
  - Yep! K.O. had it exactly right and in real time.  KeepItReal   Aug-20-09 02:43 PM   #118 
  - As did Naomi Klein  Fedja   Aug-21-09 12:28 AM   #171 
  - The bad old days of Color Calisthenics  Wizard777   Aug-20-09 09:54 AM   #20 
  - NO!  hatrack   Aug-20-09 09:56 AM   #22 
  - nah?!  barbtries   Aug-20-09 09:57 AM   #23 
  - "Playing politics with terror ". Oh yea, they did that a lot. n/t  Piewhacket   Aug-20-09 09:58 AM   #24 
  - "Smirk." - xCommander AWOL (R - Occultist)  SpiralHawk   Aug-20-09 09:58 AM   #25 
  - I don't know which is worse.  Altoid_Cyclist   Aug-20-09 09:58 AM   #26 
  - Lucky you!  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Aug-20-09 10:47 AM   #51 
     - Maple leaves for everyone.  Altoid_Cyclist   Aug-20-09 11:18 AM   #62 
        - You've got nothing to lose  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Aug-20-09 12:00 PM   #82 
           - Makes sense.  Altoid_Cyclist   Aug-20-09 01:10 PM   #95 
              - Here ya go..  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Aug-20-09 01:38 PM   #100 
  - Bush do something like that - NO WAY!!!!!  LynneSin   Aug-20-09 10:02 AM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-20-09 10:09 AM   #28 
  - 'the Bush Crime Family still walks'  sabrina 1   Aug-20-09 04:19 PM   #132 
  - "political reasons" are at the core of both the 'wars' on 'terror' and 'drugs'  ixion   Aug-20-09 10:12 AM   #29 
  - knr  frylock   Aug-20-09 10:13 AM   #30 
  - No screaming puppy poop!  Uncle Joe   Aug-20-09 10:20 AM   #31 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-20-09 10:20 AM   #33 
  - We knew the whole ridiculous color coded treat level thing was all about politics. Now we  BREMPRO   Aug-20-09 10:22 AM   #35 
  - I posted this to Facebook, and got this response from one of the usual suspects:  bbernardini   Aug-20-09 10:23 AM   #36 
  - For the past six or eight years....  DirtyDawg   Aug-20-09 10:27 AM   #38 
  - Karl Rove's DU pal will not like this one  Kingofalldems   Aug-20-09 10:28 AM   #39 
  - I hope someone important  bejamin wood   Aug-20-09 10:29 AM   #40 
  - It isn't funny to me either. But, the RW is already trying to discredit Ridge over this. n/t  wisteria   Aug-20-09 09:55 PM   #153 
  - k&r  BlueJessamine   Aug-20-09 10:31 AM   #42 
  - Why is it that things so often move straight from "wild conspiracy" to "let's move on"?  RufusTFirefly   Aug-20-09 10:32 AM   #43 
  - Either Junior should be charged w treason or Ridge should be sued by for defamation by Junior. IMO.  zonkers   Aug-20-09 10:43 AM   #49 
  - "... Sorry. Time to move on...."  xxqqqzme   Aug-20-09 01:24 PM   #96 
  - I assume you realize that I'm in complete agreement with you.  RufusTFirefly   Aug-20-09 01:30 PM   #98 
  - Good point.  Gin Blossom   Aug-21-09 12:50 AM   #172 
  - Why believe Ridge?  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Aug-20-09 10:33 AM   #44 
  - He was the governor of my state, and he may have deceived us out of loyalty to the administration,  wisteria   Aug-20-09 10:00 PM   #155 
  - I wonder what Ridge knows about  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Aug-20-09 10:40 AM   #47 
  - I don't understand your apparent sarcasm? Just wondering why because if anything  AuntPatsy   Aug-20-09 10:09 PM   #160 
  - Just MORE Criminality. n/t  orbitalman   Aug-20-09 10:43 AM   #48 
  - I am shocked! Shocked, I tell you!!!  bluescribbler   Aug-20-09 10:47 AM   #50 
  - Yet another reason to disband DHS  derby378   Aug-20-09 10:48 AM   #52 
  - yea, so. more criminal activity and nothing to be done about it.  bdamomma   Aug-20-09 10:48 AM   #53 
  - Will he be arrested? If not, who cares.  SomeGuyInEagan   Aug-20-09 10:49 AM   #54 
  - another "RETIRED GENERAL" finally decides to speak his mind, and SELL HIS BOOK......lol  happygoluckytoyou   Aug-20-09 10:51 AM   #55 
  - And yet people still believe the Bush cabal had nothing to do with 9/11 n/t  drdtroit   Aug-20-09 11:07 AM   #58 
  - Of course, many of us knew this all along.  The_Commonist   Aug-20-09 11:08 AM   #59 
  - ridge should have done it - people were already seeing through it  mule_train   Aug-20-09 11:11 AM   #60 
  - Still we all ow them to go free  liberal N proud   Aug-20-09 11:17 AM   #61 
  - Another conspiracy theorist (ME) VINDICATED!  NoSheep   Aug-20-09 11:24 AM   #63 
  - Don't hold your breath waiting for any apologies  RufusTFirefly   Aug-20-09 11:35 AM   #70 
     - No kidding. So I congratulate myself! I'm getting used to it - LOL  NoSheep   Aug-20-09 11:39 AM   #74 
  - Another Pub POS who kept silent when it would have helped the country and  No Elephants   Aug-20-09 11:27 AM   #65 
  - now if we can find who issued the fake bin ladin tape and the fake Rove Arab tape  Lerkfish   Aug-20-09 11:27 AM   #66 
  - There oughta be a law against that. nt  valerief   Aug-20-09 11:30 AM   #68 
  - There are several. Apparently, we've stop enforcing our laws though. We're looking only forward.  No Elephants   Aug-20-09 11:44 AM   #75 
     - Yes because the Repukes  Politicalboi   Aug-20-09 04:07 PM   #130 
  - I knew this, it was obvious to many people, but not enough to secure the election for Sen. Kerry.  wisteria   Aug-20-09 11:34 AM   #69 
  - Don't forget Ohio  Politicalboi   Aug-20-09 04:12 PM   #131 
     - Your right! n/t  wisteria   Aug-20-09 10:01 PM   #156 
     - Warren County, OH it was not a bomb scare but a "terrorist threat"  Botany   Aug-21-09 06:31 AM   #176 
  - Doesn't it bother Republicans at all when their "leaders" pull this nonsense?  harun   Aug-20-09 11:38 AM   #72 
  - Yes, it bothers them. They find them disloyal and call them traitors. Not  No Elephants   Aug-20-09 11:47 AM   #77 
  - There are no dirty tricks, sliming of people, outright pathological lying  drdtroit   Aug-20-09 12:39 PM   #92 
  - Surprise surprise...  LeftishBrit   Aug-20-09 11:46 AM   #76 
  - Anyone else remember the surge of beheadings that took place during summer of 2004?  KansDem   Aug-20-09 11:48 AM   #78 
  - He "considered" resigning.  jhain   Aug-20-09 11:57 AM   #80 
  - Now, Do we believe the "conspiracy theories"  disndat   Aug-20-09 12:00 PM   #81 
  - So now he tells us  Alcibiades   Aug-20-09 12:01 PM   #83 
  - Fear mongering thats how they work  lovuian   Aug-20-09 12:02 PM   #84 
  - When their policies, when they tell the truth about what they actually  harun   Aug-20-09 12:31 PM   #87 
  - Not to be a wet blanket here...  hughee99   Aug-20-09 12:31 PM   #86 
  - Suh-prahz! Suh-prahz! Suh-prahz!  BrklynLiberal   Aug-20-09 12:31 PM   #88 
  - File Under: No Shit  gaspee   Aug-20-09 12:33 PM   #89 
  - No one could have KNOWN they'd do something like THAT!!!  omega minimo   Aug-20-09 12:35 PM   #90 
  - I am Jack's complete lack of surprise n/t  theaocp   Aug-20-09 12:36 PM   #91 
  - Tell us something we didn't know, Ridge.  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-20-09 12:52 PM   #93 
  - During the election - didn't the "terror alerts" happen specifically when Kerry would pull ahead??  cbdo2007   Aug-20-09 12:59 PM   #94 
  - Yes, consistently this is what happened. n/t  wisteria   Aug-20-09 02:04 PM   #107 
  - Hum, just who didn't figure this out . . .  Cybergata   Aug-20-09 01:31 PM   #99 
  - can't repubs get anything right? a pubic option sounds like the best idea I've heard in ages  abq e streeter   Aug-20-09 02:03 PM   #106 
     - yes  Harry Pierce   Aug-21-09 02:11 AM   #174 
  - I remember when they did that. Didn't they reroute traffic in New Jersey and New York for weeks and...  IsItJustMe   Aug-20-09 01:48 PM   #101 
  - It's amazing how all our paranoid suspicions  XemaSab   Aug-20-09 01:52 PM   #102 
  - and the complicit MSM was only glad to oblige, instead of questioning.  mod mom   Aug-20-09 01:56 PM   #103 
  - I recall Ridge stating the summer of 2004...  AtLiberty   Aug-20-09 02:00 PM   #104 
  - The very definition of terrorism  The Blue Flower   Aug-20-09 02:02 PM   #105 
  - And the MSM called them on it..........  PatSeg   Aug-20-09 02:13 PM   #109 
  - dupe  windoe   Aug-20-09 02:22 PM   #110 
  - Ridge never was the brightest bulb  windoe   Aug-20-09 02:23 PM   #111 
  - Karl Rove would never suggest something so unethical, falsified & despicable....Now would he?  LaPera   Aug-20-09 02:24 PM   #112 
  - LOL! n/t  wisteria   Aug-20-09 10:03 PM   #157 
  - Yes, most concious (not those willingly hypnotized by MSM) saw thru re-election security move but  JohnWxy   Aug-20-09 02:27 PM   #113 
  - filed under "SHIT WE ALREADY KNEW"  Blue_Tires   Aug-20-09 02:33 PM   #114 
  - isn't that terrorism?  unapatriciated   Aug-20-09 02:34 PM   #115 
  - we kept saying this was the case - but how many morons insisted  samsingh   Aug-20-09 02:41 PM   #116 
  - Another one who couldn't tell the truth when he was most needed to. Just sad. n/t  polly7   Aug-20-09 02:43 PM   #117 
  - MORE continual definition of the most plausible fall-back position = HUGE F'n DOH!! n/t.  L. Coyote   Aug-20-09 02:53 PM   #120 
  - Ridge Admits Being Spineless Bush Toady  MineralMan   Aug-20-09 03:09 PM   #121 
  - VINDICATED!!!! See here...  Julius Civitatus   Aug-20-09 03:27 PM   #123 
  - Yes indeed  blogslut   Aug-20-09 10:05 PM   #158 
  - Old, old news.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-20-09 03:29 PM   #124 
  - I'm repeating everyone else but DUH!  ScottLand   Aug-20-09 03:36 PM   #125 
  - K&R Duh.  pleah   Aug-20-09 03:38 PM   #126 
  - The night of that Ohio recount- RED ALERT!  Gregorian   Aug-20-09 03:44 PM   #127 
  - I know. No one will be held accountable. This will just be remembered as a very said time in our  wisteria   Aug-20-09 10:06 PM   #159 
  - Ridge who was head of Homeland "Security"  Politicalboi   Aug-20-09 03:52 PM   #128 
  - Wow, so you're saying that the smell of raw sewage was actually politics?  ElboRuum   Aug-20-09 04:23 PM   #133 
  - Look  Autonomy   Aug-20-09 04:34 PM   #134 
  - 3 more recs gets us to 200  yorgatron   Aug-20-09 04:46 PM   #136 
  - Tom Ridge belongs in jail with Bush and Cheney!  Hubert Flottz   Aug-20-09 04:45 PM   #135 
  - terra terra terra.....terra alerts......  Historic NY   Aug-20-09 04:54 PM   #137 
  - I still have a lovely vision of the Bush cabal in orange jump suits, shackled together  solara   Aug-20-09 05:01 PM   #138 
  - That would have been helpful information  mulhollanddriven   Aug-20-09 05:13 PM   #139 
  - I see your duh's, and raise you a quadruple duh.  geckosfeet   Aug-20-09 05:54 PM   #140 
  - why, oh why  kpete   Aug-20-09 06:24 PM   #141 
  - K&R  armyowalgreens   Aug-20-09 06:48 PM   #142 
  - Not surprised..........  deep1   Aug-20-09 07:29 PM   #144 
  - Save as "you picked a fine time to tell us, Tom"  laughingliberal   Aug-20-09 07:35 PM   #145 
  - Did this make the evening news?  mzmolly   Aug-20-09 08:17 PM   #146 
  - So the news wires mentioned it  Tab   Aug-20-09 08:28 PM   #147 
  - K&R  Cali_Democrat   Aug-20-09 08:50 PM   #148 
  - they might as well admit cheney personally tortured political enemies....no one will prosecute  spanone   Aug-20-09 09:16 PM   #149 
  - Been there, done that: in 2004  veracity   Aug-20-09 09:52 PM   #151 
  - Special Prosecutor needed pronto  Kingofalldems   Aug-20-09 09:55 PM   #152 
  - Has anyone in the media put this together with the Bush WH suppressing the domestic spying story???  kenny blankenship   Aug-20-09 09:57 PM   #154 
  - It implicates the media for complacency, so they will shove it under the rug and discredit Ridge. n/  wisteria   Aug-20-09 10:10 PM   #161 
  - the only consolation=for Christians  w8liftinglady   Aug-20-09 10:14 PM   #163 
  - Yeah, we knew that. So what? nm  rhett o rick   Aug-20-09 10:38 PM   #164 
  - They should all go to jail  ProSense   Aug-20-09 10:46 PM   #167 
  - Yes! n/t  wisteria   Aug-21-09 12:00 AM   #169 
  - There's a shock...  grifter_tm   Aug-20-09 11:00 PM   #168 
  - Yes, I say...  Harry Pierce   Aug-21-09 02:01 AM   #173 
  - that is what we said all along n/t  2Design   Aug-21-09 12:20 AM   #170 
  - Hold on... let me put on my surpirsed look...  The Animator   Aug-21-09 02:44 AM   #175 
  - Not surprising, the story is being buried by the MSM.  wisteria   Aug-21-09 08:58 AM   #178 
 

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