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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by Glinda View Post
    I think he must have gotten a call from the leader of the (R) party, Rush.
    Yep, Libruls just caint hep theyselves; the new farcical hyperbolic BS being that Rush is the leader of the Republican Party: take me to your l e a d e r.

    But isn't it just like an "open minded" and "tolerant" Librul to just discount anyone who doesn't agree with them?


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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector View Post
    Yep, Libruls just caint hep theyselves; the new farcical hyperbolic BS being that Rush is the leader of the Republican Party: take me to your l e a d e r.
    Ok. You got me. Technically, Rush is No. 2. According to a poll completed by the conservatives at conservativeoutpost.com, the overwhelming consensus is that NOBODY is the leader of the Republican party.

    Rush Limbaugh - 25%
    John Boehner (GOP House Leader) - 3%
    Mitch McConnell (Republican Senate Leader) - 3%
    Michael Steele (RNC Chairman) - 12%
    There is no leader - 56%


    But isn't it just like an "open minded" and "tolerant" Librul to just discount anyone who doesn't agree with them?
    Who's discounting Rush? I'm saying he's large and in charge!

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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Ridge conclusively states in this interview last night, that he was not accusing anyone from the administration of trying to politicize the terror alert system.

    I would say ladies and gentlemen, that this attempt by the left to once again destroy George W. Bush has failed, and can confidently say "Case Closed" on this issue.

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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by formerroadie View Post
    The dude wrote it in his book. Give me a break. He's now backpedaling because someone probably called and cussed him out. You don't write something in a book and then go... oops, just kidding. It's a purposeful move.
    I'm not 100% sure that he's back pedaling. All that we really know at this point is that he disagrees with the publishers. That's not back pedaling.
    If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.

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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by formerroadie View Post
    The dude wrote it in his book. Give me a break. He's now backpedaling because someone probably called and cussed him out. You don't write something in a book and then go... oops, just kidding. It's a purposeful move.
    What he wrote in his book is that "he wondered" something. No big deal. Why people would play air guitar over this is baffling.
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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by Grim17 View Post
    Ridge conclusively states in this interview last night, that he was not accusing anyone from the administration of trying to politicize the terror alert system.

    I would say ladies and gentlemen, that this attempt by the left to once again destroy George W. Bush has failed, and can confidently say "Case Closed" on this issue.

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    Silly Grim, you think Liberals care about the truth and the facts.

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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector View Post
    Silly Grim, you think Liberals care about the truth and the facts.
    Not for a microsecond my friend.

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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Food for Thought:

    http://www.uiowa.edu/~grpproc/crisp/crisp10_1.pdf

    But take away the data about approval ratings and simply examine the timeline of terror alerts. This shows that , come summer of 2004, in the run-up to the Presidential election, the frequency of terror alerts dramatically increased. In my view, this is an illustration (though of course it does not prove) that Bush indeed used terror alerts politically. Not to boost sagging approval ratings, but to maintain a climate of fear in this country, since fearful people rally around their leaders, no matter who they happen to be.
    B and B: Politicization of terror alerts

    While this is hardly conclusive evidence by any measure, it is extremely sketchy that there was no monkey business when there was a significently disproportionate number of alerts leading up to the Nov 2004 election with very few following it in the following years. Bush not leaving office means we're more safe when Bush was in office? That makes no sense.

    I can't seem to find the raw data though. Anyone have the complete list of terror alerts?
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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by Grim17 View Post
    I knew this was just another case of "Wishful thinking" by the hate-driven left.
    Can you try to cut the hyper partisan nonsense? The media will spin anything to make a buck. Anything.
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    Re: Ridge backpedals on pressure to raise terror alert level

    Quote Originally Posted by Glinda View Post
    Ok. You got me. Technically, Rush is No. 2. According to a poll completed by the conservatives at conservativeoutpost.com, the overwhelming consensus is that NOBODY is the leader of the Republican party.



    Who's discounting Rush? I'm saying he's large and in charge!
    As proof for your claim, you just cited an online poll with 91 respondents from some website that I've never heard of.

    Seriously, spend some time reading this: Sampling (statistics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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