Skip to comments.Kaiser Foundation grant to Mrs. Obama’s health initiative sparks new Solyndra cronyism questions
Posted on 09/18/2011 7:14:02 PM PDT by martosko
A Daily Caller review of the George Kaiser Family Foundations income tax returns found that during the same year billionaire investor George Kaiser successfully secured $535 million in government loan guarantees for the now-failed solar panel manufacturer Solyndra, his private philanthropy donated to a political cause close to the hearts of several high-ranking Obama administration officials. Kaiser, a major Obama donor, was a frequent White House visitor during the week before the Obama administration approved that taxpayer-underwritten financial deal.
A $10,000 donation to the Urban Health Initiative at the University of Chicago Medical Center appears on the groups 2009 tax forms. It was also in 2009 that Kaiser successfully sought to lock down a loan guarantee for the green-energy company Solyndra through his two investment vehicles: Argonaut Ventures and the GKFF Investment Company.
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Smells like a special prosecutor is needed immediately. Any gonads in Boner’s office? Guess not.
Heads would be exploding in the media if this were a Republican scandal.
This and the ATF scandal reeks. However, I doubt anyone does anything serious about either.
Kaiser as in Kaiser Medical?
If a special prosecutor is assigned, that person should investigate not only the solar companies but all the companies they bought equipment from. I bet the owners of those manufacturers are also complicit.
Kaiser as in Kaiser-Francis Oil Co
He’s a schmuck.
You mean that for 10k I can get 500M? I need to get in on this right away!
Only $10k to wifey’s employer. But much, much more to bamster’s crony’s, I’m sure.
Exactly! Where the hell are the Republicans. This is a stench that is raising to the stratosphere.
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. . . . Check out article.
Kaiser Foundation grant to Mrs. Obamas health initiative sparks new Solyndra cronyism questions
Several of President Barack Obamas senior inner-circle advisers worked with or for now-first lady Michelle Obama when she held a leadership post at the University of Chicago Medical Center and helped create the Urban Health Initiative program. The Washington Post reported in 2008 that Valerie Jarrett was the medical centers chairwoman, and David Axelrod provided community support-building services.
One of Baracks best friends, Eric Whitaker, is executive vice president at the center and is now in charge of the Urban Health Initiative,
$10k for KP in donations, which actually helps to cure patients, is nothing compared to Kaiser’s heirs shenanigans and how they have destroyed the debate in this country.
Too many political hacks on both sides of the aisle ya think? How about cleaning the sewer that is DC and ridding this nation of power-hungry, self-serving politicians in both parties?
No kidding. The GOP should demand answers now. (won't hold my breath)
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