Skip to comments.None Dare Call it a Coincidence: Andy Stern and the White House Biodefense Program
Posted on 07/15/2010 11:31:13 AM PDT by opentalk
There are many who argue that President Obama has (repeatedly) broken his promise to bring transparency and openness to the White House. In literal terms, however, Obama may not have actually broken that specific promise ,.. its just that people may not have understood what Obama meant by transparency and openness.
..Heres a case in point:
Several months ago, the union world was shocked when Andy Stern, the ignominious president of the Service Employees International Union abruptly quit as leader of the Purple Hand. Surprise and speculation swelled. Was it the Blago Trial? Is he sick?
Then, in late June, a really curious thing happened. Andy, after years of excoriating capitalism and attacking corporations did the unthinkable he joined the board of directors of a (*gasp*) corporation!
SIGA Technologies, Inc, a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to combat bio-warfare pathogens, announced today that Andy Stern, labor leader and prominent advocate for reform, joined SIGAs board of directors. Mr. Stern is the former president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Executive OrderOptimizing the Security of Biological Select Agents and Toxins in the United States
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
(a) A robust and productive scientific enterprise that utilizes biological select agents and toxins (BSAT) is essential to national security;
(Excerpt) Read more at biggovernment.com ...
Optimizing the Security of Biological Select Agents and Toxins in the United States.
Siga Technologies, Inc. is a bio-tech firm in NY City (NOO YAWK SIT-EE !), specializing in working with the real nasty stuff - Smallpox, Dengue all those lovely little buggers.
Siga Technologies, Inc. also has a shiny new board member as of mid June in the year of our dear leader 2010. Andrew Stern is his name.
Recent headlines in MSM
More than 1,000 exposed to dengue in Florida Experts say the deadly infection is heading north in the U.S.
Don’t panic over Dengue.
the two biggest barriers to a outbreak are Airconditioning and Window Screens.
Generaly it is only fatal when an outbreak overwhelms the Medical Facilities (third world) in a weak population.
Most Americans who catch it think it’s a bad cold or flue and get better without medical treatment.
Now it makes sense why andy stern left the seiu.
Unleashing a biological would cause one hell of a crisis.
This reminds me of a book by Tom Clancy, Rainbow Six.
Not trying to be an alarmist. Andy Stern seemed to have a big ego, wants to be an inside player. The executive order on top of his move seems suspect.
Guess I am becoming very skeptical of this administration. Hope it is not exploited for a money scheme. (I sound like your screen name_)
Move along, now! Nothing to see here.
NEW YORK, May 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE)
-- SIGA Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIGA), a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight biowarfare pathogens, today announced that it has completed a screen of a proprietary small-molecule chemical library in support of its Dengue fever antiviral program.
Look at the dates on this
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