The Great Father's Ebola Solution: More Government Corruption
By Jack Perry
You knew it was coming, right? No, not the further spread of Ebola. That’ll happen later. What’s happened is the outbreak of another infectious disease: The creation of more government and more government corruption. When the federal government’s incompetence and stupidity is revealed to the public, the Great Father then rolls out his usual solution. More government and more corruption. I am speaking of Great Father Obama’s response to EbolaGate, which is to appoint, you guessed it, an “Ebola Czar”. Oh, I feel so much better now! Now, you would think that Obama would find a skilled medical professional with an extensive background in infectious diseases. You would think that perhaps he found a university professor who has studied the Ebola virus for years, perhaps even written books and papers on the subject. Or perhaps he found a virologist or even a evolutionary biologist who might be able to discover patterns in the virus and warn if it is mutating into an airborne strain. Indeed, you might think he has found such a person, of which there are many in the United States. And you would be wrong. This is the federal government we’re talking about here, remember? No, Obama has not made any medically qualified person the “Ebola Czar”. Instead, what we got was a guy with obvious political connections to the Obama Administration and the Democrats. He has no medical or infectious disease experience whatsoever. In fact, anyone who went through the Nuclear, Biological, Chemical warfare training during U.S. Army basic training during the Cold War knows quite a bit more about handling infectious diseases than does this “Ebola Czar”. Who is this man? His name is Ron Klain and we shall review his rather qualifying credentials below.
Ron Klain has no medical background whatsoever. He’s a lawyer and a lobbyist with some very telling ties to a certain business. Nevertheless, he has been crowned as the “Ebola Czar” in order to coordinate the entire federal response to the Ebola outbreak in the United States. Obama said, “It makes sense for us to have one person…so after this initial surge of activity, we can have a more regular process just to make sure that we’re crossing all the T’s and dotting all the I’s going forward.” Wow, who knew that defeating a virus revolved around proper penmanship! I’m already impressed! So, the strategy is actually one unskilled person directing all the people who have already demonstrated their own incompetence. Klain is much-beloved in the White House as a good manager who has “excellent relationships” with the Obama Administration. That goes without saying, for that is how he got the job, after all. Further along, he supervised allocation of funds in the stimulus act, meaning he is very good at spending the money of the American people without actually accomplishing anything. (And is Ebola a “stimulus” project, perhaps?) He was a former chief-of-staff to Vice President Joe Biden and also Vice President Al Gore. So, he has even deeper connections to both the Clinton Dynasty as well as the current Great Father. He also rode herd over the 2000 Gore vote recount in Florida. Ah, so he can go from searching for “hanging chads” to searching for microbes. I see how this works! He still has his magnifying glass, so he’s just the man for the job. He also clerked for the Supreme Court, so he’ll have some experience on how to sidestep the Constitution and do what the Great Father wants in disregard of it. Especially so since he was also Chief of Staff and Counsellor to Attorney General Janet Reno during the Clinton Dynasty. Yes, that Janet Reno, the one who presided over the Waco Massacre of the Branch Davidians. Remember that fact. But one of his most important qualifications is this: He was played by actor Kevin Spacey in the HBO movie “Recount”. Aha! I knew celebrity status had to come into this somewhere. Klain has probably already finished the forward for his book “Ebola Czar: How I Singlehandedly Saved America And Didn’t Spill My Latte Doing It”. They can make another movie from it and various actors will engage in slap-fests over who gets to play Klain. But it gets better, folks.
Klain was the dude who backed President Obama’s play of a $535 million dollar loan for the Solyndra solar fiasco. Even though there were concerns about Obama putting in an appearance at Solyndra once its viability as a company was called into question, Klain approved the visit. Klain said of it, “The reality is that if the President of the United States visited 10 such places over the next 10 months, probably a few will be belly-up by election day 2012.”
So, what he truly has experience in doing is spinning obvious disasters and waving off the serious mistakes of the Obama Administration. Think of it this way: “The reality is that if the President of the United States visited 10 American cities over the next 10 days and says their medical resources are up to snuff and kisses the staff, probably a few will be undergoing full-blown Ebola epidemics by election day 2016.” But wait! There’s more!
Klain is also President of Case Holdings and General Counsel of Revolution LLC, which is an investment group. Now, I did a little digging on Revolution LLC and discovered that one of their companies is called Extend Health. Who are they? They’re a Medicare insurance private exchange juggler. They say of themselves that they help people find the right Medicare plan and coverage and then enrol in it. So, evidently, this probably has some ties with Obamacare someplace. Another company that Revolution holds is called FedBid, an online marketplace for federal, state, and local government buyers where they can purchase, guess what? Medical supplies, lab equipment, communications devices, hazardous waste containers, hazmat suits, hospital beds, sanitation and janitorial supplies, heavy equipment, pharmaceuticals, medical diagnostic test kits, emergency medical personnel contractors, office equipment, IT hardware/software, and facilities. All the stuff you need to set up an “Ebola Task Force” and equip those CDC “SWAT teams”, as well as the military. Among the buyers who use FedBid are the DOD, the U.S. Army, Dept. of Health and Human Service, and the Dept. of Homeland Security. What FedBid basically does is set up a place where businesses and contractors can connect with federal government agency buyers. Does this not seem a bit suspicious to any of you folks out there? Suddenly, a guy with ties to a company that connects sellers of things such as medical supplies and lab equipment with government agency buyers is made the “Ebola Czar” in charge of the whole shebang. What’s more, Klain reports to White House homeland security advisor Lisa Monaco and national security advisor Susan Rice. Homeland Security is one of FedBid’s buyers, as is the military. The no-bid contracts will soon be here.
Now the holding company of Revolution LLC is Case Holdings, set up by Steve Case and Klain is the president of Case Holdings. Case Holdings set up Revolution LLC, which Klain is high up in as well, in order to invest in businesses and industries that were, so is said of them, being “disrupted” for one reason or another. One of their aims is to invest in people and ideas that can “change the world”, as they say. Ron Klain is not the only tie from these entities with the Obama Administration. Steve Case, a fellow Punahou School graduate like Obama, has interesting ties to the Administration. He’s on the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Further along, Klain’s wife is Monica Medina, a fairly well-known environmental activist. She is now special assistant to the Secretary of Defense. Her qualifications on that? Because she fulfilled a ROTC obligation as a legal advisor to the secretary of the army. So she has connections to the Obama Administration as well. After all, as I said before, this is all a family affair (and family-owned business) now!
Folks, this is deja vu all over again. This administration is using this crisis to profit from it and, quite possibly, award no-bid contracts to their friends. As I said in my previous article on Ebola, I thought this all smelled fishy. And that if there is one thing the Great Father can be counted on to do in a crisis, it is to play politics with it. But now enter into the equation the possibility of profiting from it also. I now deeply suspect the CDC bungling in Dallas was intentional, not mere incompetence. They are manufacturing a crisis in order to not only build more government agencies with potentially unlimited power, but also so that certain corporations in bed with them can profit from it. I said in my very first article on Ebola that it looked like the Great Father was up to his old tricks again and handing out smallpox-infected blankets and, sure enough, he is. Bring into this the thousands of American troops the Great Father has ordered to West Africa. Add in the fact that the Great Father has now called up the National Guard and Reserves, not to help Americans, but to go over to West Africa. Without a doubt, they’re not going to have all the specialized equipment and supplies needed to deal with Ebola. They’re all going to need those supplies and guess where they’ll probably be told to acquire them? FedBid, most certainly, upon the orders of Ron Klain who is the “Ebola Czar”. He has ultimate control over the whole handling of the crisis since he is the one person given the power to coordinate the entire federal response. Guess what? The military is part of that federal response. The Dallas Ebola Crisis is 9/11 again and now the federal response is the Iraq War reformatted with all the same no-bid contracts and profiteering. They let this happen. They used the Dallas health care staff as pawns.
What’s more, I wonder if Revolution LLC’s ties to the healthcare industry and Medicare might be one more piece of this puzzle. Perhaps they’ll be contracted to provide the mass vaccinations of the American people against Ebola. And provide some Obamacare-esque health care plan specifically against Ebola that everyone will be forced to buy under the aegis of national security or perhaps a new “anti-Ebola” law passed like the Patriot Act. A vaccine? Well, did you see the photo of “Clipboard Man” who stood there as they loaded one of the Ebola-stricken nurses into the medical transport aircraft? Everyone is in BSL-4 hazmat suits except him. Why? Perhaps because he was vaccinated? Why else would he be so confident? We only have the word of those involved as to the identity of this man. I could be wrong and I hope that I am, but the money trail is starting to become so clear that anyone should be able to follow it.
We’re being had again here, folks, but this time it’s much more deadly. Why is the federal government keeping air traffic open to West Africa? Why are troops being sent there when they are actually needed here to secure our border? Why is CDC bungling over and over again? Why are Americans exposed to Ebola here forbidden from travel but persons from West Africa who were certainly exposed allowed to travel here? None of this makes any sense whatsoever unless this is intentional. Why would it be intentional? The government is seeking more power, seeking to expand itself with more federal agencies that answer to no one and have unlimited power, and certain corporations can profit greatly without any real market existing save for one the government has created. Ebola is, indeed, a “shovel-ready” stimulus project. Let us hope that “shovel-ready” doesn’t entail mass graves because this manufactured crisis, like the Iraq War, blows up in their faces. If you like your grave, you can keep it…