Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
the secret service; the union's spy game.
The Union's Spy Game

1.1 million dollar buses....

Attached Files
.jpg   on the buses ss.jpg (Size: 13.8 KB / Downloads: 2)
this shows, just how large da new buses

Attached Files
.jpg   big da bus.jpg (Size: 46.23 KB / Downloads: 3)
Secret Service defends Canadian bus
(Tannen Maury/EPA)August 17, 2011 |By James OliphantWhen the U.S. Secret Service decided to order two custom-made buses, including the one that transported President Obama through the upper Midwest this week, they had a specific model in mind.
The service, which has been transporting protectees by bus since Ronald Reagan's 1980 campaign, wanted a particular model only available from the Quebec-based manufacturer Prevost.
"This is an outrage that the taxpayers of this country would have to foot the bill so that the campaigner-in-chief can run around in his Canadian bus and act as if he is interested in creating jobs in our country," the chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus, said Tuesday.
Other conservatives were snarkier. Wrote Dana Loesch, a "tea party" activist and CNN contributor, on Twitter on Tuesday, "Nothing says 'Let's tour America and talk about jobs!' than a big, black, hearse mobile of doom."
President George W. Bush used a bus from the same manufacturer, Quebec-based Prevost, for a spring 2004 "Yes, America Can" campaign tour through the Midwest.

Attached Files
.gif   elf_back.gif (Size: 16.69 KB / Downloads: 2)
Steve Ziegler, the director of business development for Prevost, says the company only designed the outer shell of the luxury bus.
The customization was done by Tennesse's Hemphill Brothers Coach Co., and the U.S. Secret Service which ordered the bus put in a few finishing touches.
The Post reports that the vehicle is modified to carry all the president's equipment, including codes to the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
But the Quebec-based bus-maker has no role in such things related to so-called nuclear footballs.

Attached Files
.gif   judges.gif (Size: 770 bytes / Downloads: 7)
.gif   moore_thumbsup.gif (Size: 9.36 KB / Downloads: 1)
Obama: Trapped in His Security Bubble
By Conor Friedersdorf
Aug 17 2011, 5:52 PM ET
Presidents -- and presidential candidates -- can't even seem like regular folks anymore

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Secret Nazi military base discovered by Russian scientists in the Arctic Magda Hassan 0 3,306 22-10-2016, 04:06 PM
Last Post: Magda Hassan
  German fight to keep Eichmann files secret over claims officials and Vatican colluded in escape Magda Hassan 16 17,209 05-09-2012, 09:26 AM
Last Post: Phil Dragoo
  Taking a Bush Secret to the Grave [Iran-Contra & Bush secret flight to Paris?] Ed Jewett 0 2,846 29-09-2011, 03:25 AM
Last Post: Ed Jewett
  intelligence service recruited mass-murdering Nazi Bernice Moore 2 3,338 26-09-2011, 09:28 PM
Last Post: Jan Klimkowski
  Abraham Lincoln created the Secret Service the day he was shot.. Bernice Moore 1 2,975 01-09-2011, 01:59 PM
Last Post: Bernice Moore
  ultra-rare 'Double Eagle' coin pursued by the Secret Service for 70 years Bernice Moore 0 2,753 30-08-2011, 11:17 PM
Last Post: Bernice Moore
  US Judge Orders Nixon's Secret Watergate Testimony Released Keith Millea 1 3,236 31-07-2011, 02:45 AM
Last Post: Bernice Moore
  Confederate Secret Service: A little-known Civil War story Bernice Moore 0 2,716 17-07-2011, 08:47 PM
Last Post: Bernice Moore
  Oliver Stone's "Secret History of America" John Kowalski 16 11,120 08-01-2011, 08:31 AM
Last Post: Anthony Thorne
  Secret, back-channel efforts by Kennedy, Kissinger, Carter, Clinton to restore relations with Cuba Magda Hassan 1 6,068 23-01-2009, 06:01 PM
Last Post: Charles Drago

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)