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Healthcare Corporations Flooded Political Campaigns with Cash in 2017

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By Speak Project | Feb 18, 2020, | Big PharmaDeep State PoliticsStand Up Now

The nation’s largest healthcare corporations gave at least $61 million directly to political campaigns, nonprofits, ballot initiatives, and trade associations during 2017, according to a MapLight analysis of newly released data.

The data, compiled by the Center for Political Accountability, show the healthcare giants gave $37 million alone in donations to political trade association heavyweights that included the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association (PhRMA); U.S. Chamber of Commerce; America’s Health Insurance Plans; and the Healthcare Leadership Council.

The data underscore the political obstacles that advocates of healthcare reform face. Virtually all of the 104 trade associations that received corporate funds from the healthcare giants in 2017 oppose a larger role for the federal government in providing health insurance, even though a comfortable majority of Americans support a single-payer healthcare system. Healthcare reform advocates will likely continue to be outspent in the wake of Citizens United, the 2010 Supreme Court case that essentially gave the green light to corporations to flood political campaigns with unlimited amounts of money.

On top of the trade association contributions, healthcare giants spent at least $11 million to influence ballot initiatives, and $6.6 million went to political nonprofit organizations. About $4.9 million was given directly to political candidates, and the remaining amount, almost $2.2 million, was given to “dark money” social welfare organizations.

The Center for Political Accountability, a research organization based in Washington, D.C., has pressured major corporations to adopt transparent policies for their political contributions. Not all corporations disclose their political contributions. The nonprofit was able to obtain political contribution disclosures for 295 of the nation’s largest 500 corporations in 2017, primarily from 2018 voluntary corporate reports, as well as state and federal campaign records.

https://maplight.org/story/health-care-corporations-flooded-political-campaigns-with-cash-in-2017/

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While members of trade associations frequently disavow policies pursued by the organizations, the center’s data highlight areas that were of particular interest to the healthcare corporations during 2017. Merck & Co., the Kenilworth, N.J.-based drug manufacturer, gave almost $13.1 million to political campaigns and trade associations during 2017. Almost 90 percent of its contributions were given directly to PhRMA, but Merck also made $381,050 in donations to 426 political candidates.

Merck spent most on campaigns in its home state of New Jersey ($64,100) and Florida ($59,000) while also contributing significant amounts to political races in California ($42,000) and New York ($38,000). The California Legislature passed a 2017 measure to require drug manufacturers to justify price hikes; New York approved legislation capping Medicaid prescription drug spending.

Corporate political spending in two of the nation’s largest states differed, however. The Merck contributions in California went directly to legislative candidates. Tom Daly, an Orange County Democrat who leads the Assembly’s insurance panel, received $3,500, the most of any California politician. In New York, Merck gave $16,000 to Democratic legislative campaign committees and $13,000 to GOP committees. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, received $5,000.

Other large corporate healthcare donors included Amgen Inc. ($6.6 million); Biogen Inc. ($6.1 million); Anthem Inc. ($5.5 million); and Pfizer ($5.4 million).

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Amgen, Biogen, and Pfizer were also large corporate contributors to opponents of Ohio’s Issue 2, the most expensive ballot initiative in the state’s history. Along with Johnson & Johnson, the companies gave more than $10.7 million to defeat the proposal, which would have required state agencies to pay the same rate or less as the Veterans Administration for prescription drugs. The four companies accounted for almost one-fifth of the $58 million spent to defeat the initiative, which barely drew 20 percent of the vote.

A pro-Issue 2 organization asked the Ohio Elections Commission to investigate the PhRMA Ohio Initiative Fund for failing to register as a political action committee, calling it “a dark money laundering scheme to keep making obscene profits at the expense of sick and suffering patients.” The complaint was dismissed by the regulators.

Biogen also gave $240,000 in 2017 to an organization described as the “PhRMA California Ballot Initiative.” California voters defeated Proposition 61 in 2016, a measure that was similar to the Ohio initiative.

Other measures influenced by corporate cash included $100,000 from Cerner Corp., a Kansas City-based electronic health records company that boosted the successful effort to persuade voters to approve a $1.64 billion terminal at the Kansas City International Airport, and $30,000 contributions by Cigna and UnitedHealth Group to battle an unsuccessful attempt to create a universal health-care system in California.

Three healthcare corporations accounted for almost half of all contributions given to 527 groups, or nonprofit organizations that are allowed to engage in political activity but required to disclose the identities of their donors. Anthem Inc., the Indianapolis-based health insurer, gave almost $1.6 million of its $5.5 million in political donations to the nonprofits. The Republican Governors Association (RGA) was the largest recipient, taking in $600,000 from the insurer. The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) received $425,000.

Anthem also gave $40,500 to four Colorado nonprofits. Almost 80 percent of Colorado voters cast ballots in 2016 opposing an unsuccessful initiative that would have created a universal health-care system for the state. It gave another $10,000 each to the California Vote Project, a Democratic voter registration initiative; California Trailblazers, an effort to groom Republican candidates for state positions; and Californians for High Quality and Affordable Health Care, a nonprofit sponsored by California health insurers.

Pfizer, the New York City-based drug manufacturer, gave $1.1 million to 527 organizations, including $550,000 to the Democratic Governors Association and $250,000 to the GOP counterpart. Like Anthem, it contributed to Colorado nonprofits, donating $15,000 to three organizations. The Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group gave $593,000 to the nonprofits, including $300,00 to the RGA and $200,000 to the DGA.

This story was produced by MapLight and published in partnership with Fast Company.

Source: https://maplight.org/story/health-care-corporations-flooded-political-campaigns-with-cash-in-2017/


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COVID-19 Predicted in TV, Film and Books

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“The word ‘coincidence’ does not describe luck or mistakes. It describes that which fits together perfectly.” 

— Wayne Dyer

Is Corona Virus/Covid-19 a false flag, a hoax or true epidemic? 

Rumors abound:

Is it a bioweapon being used by the globalists? 

Was it designed to take down economies and to make Trump look bad? 

George Soros, Bill Gates, vaccination mandates, martial law, military ops, big pharma— 

WHAT IS TRUE AND WHAT ISN’T??       

The official narrative as relayed by mainstream news programs, newspapers, many politicians, and so-called experts:

THE OFFICIAL NARRATIVE: Covid-19 is a deadly virus originating in a seafood market in Wuhan, China, which swept the globe and is creating a pandemic of fearful proportion.

Now this narrative has escalated to:

OFFICIAL NARRATIVE ON SPEED: Covid-19 is A PANDEMIC OF DEADLY PROPORTION. PEOPLE ARE DYING! NURSES AND DOCTORS AND OVERWORKED. NOT ENOUGH SUPPLIES!  

We’ll take that on in another post.              

By now you’ve undoubtedly noticed a second or third point of view that would have once treaded on the side of conspiracy theory or rumor but which is now ringing true.  Questions arise when the mainstream viewpoint clashes with these alternative viewpoints, such as the public bashing of  “Q,” which clashes with the obvious release of true information by the Qanon movement.

Here’s a summary of the alternative viewpoint, which we will call White Hat Point of View for now. The “White Hats” are the presumed good guys working to take down the evil element aka “cabal” or “deep state” working against the common good

The White Hat Point of View:  The pandemic was planned in advance to destroy Trump, but the White Hats (i.e. the “Good Guys”) knew about it and are using the “pandemic” as cover as they take down the deep state instead. 

Furthermore, this plan has been revealed in advance by info drops relayed by “Q” and supported by the army of “Qanons,” anonymous researchers proving Q’s intel. As such it is part of the Grand Awakening initiated by Q, and in which the public begins to perceive what is truly going on.

Who or what is Q? We’ll point you towards some reputable sources. We will likewise be presenting a series of posts addressing the expanding range of issues associated with Coronavirus/Covid-19. For this post, though we’ll stick to “fictional” cultural proofs that the pandemic was planned in advance.

It is obvious main players knew Covid-Corona was coming in advance proven by numerous culture mentions before the virus was ever announced. The mainstream narrative likes to dispel the notion that Predictive Programming exists, or that intel on planned secret operations may be deliberately released to the public before they occur through popular culture. 

Historical examples of predictive programming include work by authors George Orwell, particularly in his seminal novel 1984, published in 1949, and by Aldous Huxley in his highly predictive “fictional” treatise on the future state of genetic manipulation in Brave New World, published in 1939. While most like to attribute the prophetic nature of these works to the forsighted brilliance of these authors, the truth is far different. Both Orwell and Huxley were members of the Fabian Society, a group frequented by globalists intent on forming a new world order that would benefit only them. They knew the information in advance, and were in all-likelihood directed to share it with us.

The international globalist cabal which has seemingly taken over every facet of today’s life exist by a certain edict: they must always in some way inform the public of their plans in advance. It follows that the information released to the public is often subtle, secretive, elusive or buried. Those in the media, knowingly or unknowingly, have generally been used as cabal tools to realease these messages.

Another reason for releasing information is psychological. By imprinting how the globalists (aka the cabal or deep state) want the public to behave, the manner in which it is packaged works toward producing a desired effect. This is called Cultural Guidance. This method fails to work on those who are awakened, however, and who know better than to give in to fear. Fear is the cabal’s favorite weapon, and has been used time and again to get the public to behave in a way that has been planned in advance, and which benefits those pulling the strings. 

Here are ten glaring popular culture examples of predictive programming related to the Coronavirus / Covid-19.  

1. The Simpsons                 

Producer Matt Groening, who is notorious for releasing false flag information ahead of time through his programs and who was a frequent visitor to the CIA operated Epstein Island, foretold the pandemic in The Simpsons. 

More on Epstein being a CIA Op and why, in a later article. For now, take a look at this.

2. Dean Koontz, in The Eyes Of Darkness, published in 1981:

Psychic Sylvia Browne, End of Days, published in 2004:

Bill Ryan and his partner Kerry Cassidy operated the highly informative Project Camelot until 2010, when Bill and Kerry split. The outward story was that they disagreed over the nature of two compromised whistleblowers, but the truth was that they were enlightening too many people too quickly and thus were becoming far too dangerous to the power structure. The split was engineered and the excuse fabricated.

Here’s Bill Ryan speaking for Project Camelot in 2010 before the split, foretelling the coming Coronavirus pandemic:

Pandemic, on Netflix, an Obama -Susan Rice project, not just foretold the virus but pressed the need to fund the likes of Bill Gates.

The Last of Us, video game

 Stephen King’s Good vs Evil Mini-Series: ‘The Stand’

The film, Contagion  

The film, “Unlocked”

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The Public Awakening & the Corona-Covid Cover Up of 2020

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Is Corona Virus/Covid-19 a false flag, a hoax or true epidemic? 

Rumors are circulating:

Is it a bioweapon being used by the globalists? 

Was it designed to take down economies and to make Trump look bad? 

George Soros, Bill Gates, vaccination mandates, martial law, military ops, big pharma— 

WHAT IS TRUE AND WHAT ISN’T?

“The word ‘coincidence’ does not describe luck or mistakes. It describes that which fits together perfectly.” 

— Wayne Dyer

Let’s start with the official narrative, the one relayed by mainstream news programs, newspapers, many politicians, and so-called experts:

THE OFFICIAL NARRATIVE: Covid-19 is a deadly virus originating in a seafood market in Wuhan, China, which swept the globe and is creating a pandemic of fearful proportion.

You’ve no doubt noticed a second or even a third point of view that tread on the side of “conspiracy theory” or “rumor.” Questions arise when the mainstream viewpoint clashes with alternative viewpoints that seem true, such as the public bashing of  “Q,” which clashes with the obvious release of true information by that movement.

Here’s a summary of the alternative, or as some say, “The White Hat Point of View:”                                

The White Hat Point of View: The pandemic was planned in advance to take down Trump, but the White Hats (i.e. the “Good Guys”) knew about it and are instead using the “pandemic” for cover as they take down the deep state. 

Furthermore, this plan has been revealed in advance by info drops relayed by “Q” and supported by the army of “Qanons,” anonymous researchers proving Q’s intel. As such it is part of the Grand Awakening initiated by Q, and in which the public begins to perceive what is truly going on behind the smokescreen of political bickering.

We will be presenting a series of posts addressing the expanding range of issues associated with Coronavirus/Covid-19. 

For this post we’ll stick to facts pointing to the Awakening Public.              

Who or what is Q?          

In short,  Q is a movement awakening the public to the true machinations of the operation to remove the deep state as headed by President Trump and White Hat operatives within and without the government. 

Is the entire National Guard in support of Q?               

Can’t say for sure. But we do know that Trump is using the National Guard in place of Martial Law. There is no Martial Law. That was part of a Deep State plot connected to Agenda 2030. Thankfully, that scenario has been averted.

A quick explanation of the Q movement here:   

         

Agenda 2030:

In 1871 the corporate USA, Inc. was founded, subverting our authentic Constitution, and substituting instead a set of illegal corporate by-laws. This set of rules is a false constitution. It is what we have been answering to in court, what attorneys answer to, and which is promoted by the Deep State. Now it is coming down.

More on the Corporate takeover of the United States of America:

 Adrenochrome Withdrawals are Occurring in Full Public View

What does QAnon think adrenochrome is?
In short, QAnon followers believe there is an operative in the deep state called Q, and Q leaves secret messages called “Q drops.” Some think that Q is none other than JFK, Jr., who is very much alive today and was supposed to October Surprise us as Trump’s running mate. (He did not.)

“A central conspiracy theory circulating within the QAnon movement is that deep state Satan-worshipping pedophilic liberals are behind an international child sex trafficking ring,” says Joseph Pierre, the acting chief of mental health community care systems at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. “A more fringe aspect of that theory is that they are harvesting adrenochrome from children and then self-administering it as a kind of fountain-of-youth potion.”

To hear it in their own words, as reported by Right Wing Watch, the conspiracy theorist Liz Crokin says in a video, “Adrenochrome is a drug that the elites love. It comes from children. The drug is extracted from the pituitary gland of tortured children. It’s sold on the black market. It’s the drug of the elites. It is their favorite drug.”

Other QAnon conspiracy theorists, which again we are not going to promote by linking to here, use adrenochrome to explain why there are so many missing children worldwide. They also claim that Hillary Clinton and former aide Huma Abedin were caught on tape ripping off a child’s face, wearing it as a mask, and drinking the child’s blood to obtain adrenochrome. (Yes, really.)

Proof The Trafficking Network is Being Busted is Circulating

The Coronavirus outbreak coincides with the arrests of the CJNG Cartel, whose prime business is human trafficking. Even trafficking drugs are no longer as profitable.

Bill Gates’ Depopulation Agenda is Being Exposed

Gates is very proud of his investment in pharmaceuticals. He is also a proponent of mass vaccination, benefiting those pharmaceutical companies into the billions of dollars. His ideals border on genocide, as proven in his infamous Ted Talk where he supports a drastic reduction in world population. His vaccines are proven sterilizing agents, as has been exposed in Kenya. They also accidentally kill–a lot. As a result, villages in Africa send out word when the vaccinators are encroaching, warning moms to hide their babies (true story).

Bill Gates also predicted the pandemic:

Soros’ Involvement and Underhanded Dealings are Being Exposed 

George Soros is a proven agitator who delighted in his work for the Nazis and who, over the past several decades, has channeled billions of dollars into organizations which deliberately subvert unity and true progressive movements that would strengthen the United States. The agencies he funds foster disruption and division. He is the reputed source beyond the violent faction known as Antifa. His wealth is beyond compare. His own homeland of Hungary has banned him from their borders. His far-ranging investments include a biotech company with an office in Wuhan. Coincidence? Not if it was intended for destruction.

The WuXi location in Wuhan on a 666 address:

WuXi AppTec (Wuhan)
Small molecule drug discovery and research services
666 Gaoxin Road East Lake High-tech Development Zone Wuhan 430075, China

“666.” Those that work against humanity are proven to love their symbols.

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VIDEOTAPED DEPOSITION OF STANLEY A. PLOTKIN, M.D. – 1/11/2018

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Stanley Alan Plotkin is an American physician who works as a consultant to vaccine manufacturers, such as Sanofi Pasteur, as well as biotechnology firms, non-profits and governments. In the 1960s, he played a pivotal role in discovery of a vaccine against rubella virus while working at Wistar Institute in Philadelphia. Plotkin was a member of Wistar’s active research faculty from 1960 to 1991. His book, “Vaccines”,[2][3] is the standard reference on the subject.[4][5] He is an editor with Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, which is published by the American Society for Microbiology in Washington, D.C..

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Plotkin

LORI MATHESON vs MICHAEL SCHMITT is a case between a wife and a husband, and the conflict between them on the issue of vaccines for the welfare of their daughter.

The father, Michael Schmitt, is of the belief that their daughter, Faith, should receive all the vaccines that she has missed and to continue receiving the CDC-recommended vaccines on time.

Dr. Plotkin agrees with the father, that Faith should receive all the vaccines that she has missed and to continue receiving all of the CDC-recommended vaccines on time.

This deposition of Stanley Plotkin, M.D. delved into topics such as money/funding aspect of vaccines and the conflicts of interests that exist; vaccine ingredients; safety of vaccines; VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System); anti-vaccinationists or anti-vaxxers; the lack of vaccine safety studies.

One of Dr. Stanley Plotkin’s advice at the ACIP meeting in 2017 is to conduct more vaccine safety studies to prove the anti-vaccinationists wrong.

Mr. Siri (Co-counsel for the Plaintiff) asked Dr. Plotkin this question, “Shouldn’t vaccine safety studies be done for the sake of making vaccines safer, not for the purpose and with the pre-determined objective of proving so-called anti-vaccinationists wrong?

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