More Criminally Corrupt Than You Thought You Knew
By Jack Kelly
The Clinton Foundation is “the largest unprosecuted charity fraud ever,” says the investigator who uncovered the financial discrepancies at General Electric before its stock crashed in 2008.
It “wasn’t organized lawfully and it isn’t operating lawfully. There’s never been an audit,” says Charles Ortel, described by the London Sunday Times as “one of the finest financial analysts on the planet.”
“Any nonprofit professional in the U.S. can look at the (Clinton) Foundation’s own statements, tax filings and financial reports and see there is something wrong,” agrees Amy Sterling Casil, who worked for charities for many years. “The organization does little to nothing with measurable outcomes or deliverables. Its reported revenues are wildly at variance with what it says it does.”
Mr. Ortel has examined every public filing by the Clinton Foundation and its donors. He’s found major discrepancies between what the Clinton Foundation reported receiving and what donors say they gave.
For instance, between Sept, 2006 and Dec. 2008, the UNITAID consortium reported giving $100 million more than the Clinton Foundation reported receiving, Mr. Ortel told me in an interview.
Very little of the money the Clintons raised for Haitian relief after a devastating earthquake in 2010 actually went to the poor, notes Haitian journalist Dady Chery. Their disaster fund-raising is “predatory humanitarianism,” she says.
“The business model of the Clintons is to stand between misery and the donor community and allow millions – maybe billions – of dollars to get diverted,” Mr. Ortel says. “Where there’s misery, they figure out a way to profit from it.”
More than half the people outside government who met with Hillary Clinton when she was secretary of state gave money to the Clinton Foundation, the Associated Press reported Aug. 23. At least 85 of 154 people from private interests donated as much as $156 million, AP says.
More than a few large donors are foreigners with shadowy pasts, such as Lebanese businessman Gilbert Chagoury, who was denied entry to the U.S. last year because of suspicion of links to terrorism.
Sixteen foreign governments donated up to $170 million after Secretary Clinton had meetings with their representatives, the AP reported.
“Why did the Saudi regime and other Gulf tyrannies donate millions to the Clinton Foundation,” wonders left wing journalist Glenn Greenwald.
“Hillary ran a hybrid organization—what we might call the Clinton State-Foundation—which served the needs of Foundation donors, in return for their… kindnesses,” says columnist Austin Bay.
Clinton-controlled groups events are “all about buying access,” says NPR host Adam Davidson. The Clinton Foundation has made Bill and Hillary “beholden to scumbags,” he says.
Journalists have expressed alarm about Donald Trump’s bromance with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, and the megabucks his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was paid to promote Putin’s stooge in Ukraine.
They’ve given less attention to Team Clinton’s ties to the Kremlin. The Podesta Group, founded by Hillary campaign chairman John Podesta and his brother Tony, lobbies for Russia’s biggest bank, which is “functionally an arm of the Kremlin,” says former counterintelligence officer John Schindler.
We should be especially concerned with Hillary’s role in the Skolkovo Innovation Center, established in 2009 as Russia’s answer to Silicon Valley, says Schindler says.
“Of the 28 U.S., European and Russian companies that participated in Skolkovo, 17 were Clinton Foundation donors” or had hired former President Clinton to give speeches,” notes Peter Schweizer of the Government Accountability Institute.
Skolkovo is “a means for the Russian government to access our nation’s sensitive or classified research, development facilities and dual-use technologies with military and commercial applications,” says the FBI’s Boston field office.
Skolkovo has contracts with Kamaz, a Russian defense firm that builds armored vehicles. “The FBI fears that Kamaz will provide Russia’s military with innovative research obtained from the Foundation’s U.S. partners,” warned the Bureau.
Several senior Skolkovo officials are intelligence officers, a European colleague in the biz told Schindler. “It’s an obvious Kremlin front,” says a Pentagon intelligence official.
“Exactly how Hillary profited off deals with Skolkovo—and how much—is something the American public has a right to know before November 8,” Schindler says.
The Clintons are more crooked, more corrupt, and more criminal than you thought you knew. Do what extent do you think it is virtually treasonous to vote them back into the White House?
Jack Kelly is a former Marine and Green Beret, and was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force during the Reagan Administration. He is the national security writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.