Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton in hospital amid speculation of plane accident in Iran
Posted on 01/02/2013 1:10:35 AM PST by Heuristic Hiker
US Secretary of State Hillary Clintons admittance to the New York- Presbyterian Hospital Monday, Dec, 31 - with a blood clot caused by concussion - gave wings to a cloud of rumor and conspiracy theories surrounding her state of health. The hospital, where Saudi King Abdullah was also treated two years ago, stated that the Secretary was receiving anti-coagulents and her condition would be assessed after 48 hours.
However, NBC televisions medical correspondent Robert Bazell was skeptical about the blood clot being caused by an earlier concussion because, he said, it if were, it would not be treated with anti-coagulents. So either it's not really related to the concussion and shes got a blood clot in her leg or something, or theres something else going on that were not being told.
Speculation about her condition started flying about in early December, when she cancelled without notice, her participation in the Friends of Syrian forum in Marrakesh on Dec, 6. Not only was she one of the founders of this forum, but her presence was vitally needed at the time because NATO and Washington were picking up suspicious movements of the Syrian armys chemical weapons, which marked a disastrous turn in the Syrian conflict. She was first reported to have come down with flu and, three days later, on Dec, 9, with a stomach bug.
On Dec. 10, the day before she was due to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the September 11 terrorist attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi - in which Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other US diplomats lost there lives - the State Department which has been heavily under fire over the episode, announced that Clinton had sustained a concussion after fainting out from dehydration.
None of the details normally released in such cases, such as when exactly she fainted, the seriousness of the concussion she suffered or how she was being treated, was offered. A State Department source was only willing to say it was not severe. According to another unofficial report, she was apparently working from home. No one in the office appeared to have been delegated her functions although the secretary herself has not been been absent for three weeks.
Then, Friday, Dec. 21, President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry as next Secretary of State. Clinton had made it known for some time that she intended stepping down at the start of Obamas second term of office. It was reported that she had talked to the president and Kerry, and commended the senator as having proven his mettle in a long and wide-ranging military, political and diplomatic career. Nothing was said on this occasion about her state of health.
But around Tehran and the Gulf Emirates, debkafile was already picking up insistent rumors claiming that Clinton was seriously injured while on a secret mission in the region in the first week of December. Some claimed that in the same incident, Americans in her party - advisers and security personnel - were either injured or killed. Those rumors did not say what her secret mission was. However, the episode described occurred shortly after Dec. 1, when, as debkafile reported at the time, Obama administration officials and senior representatives of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched secret talks on Irans nuclear program.
Although our sources have not identified the negotiators on either side of the table, one of the theories floating around certain capitals claimed that Hillary Clinton three weeks ago was on her way to a secret meeting with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in regard to those negotiations. The plane carrying her from Bahrain logged its destination as Baghdad, but is described as having changed direction in midair and headed for Ahvaz, capital of the south Iranian province of Khuzestan. There, it was said, the Iranian president was awaiting her arrival. But then the plane ran into technical trouble and made an emergency landing and that was when she was injured, according to this theory.
The unexplained death of Commander Job Price, 42, SEALs commander in Afghanistan is tied by some of the speculation to that incident. At the time, the Pentagon reported that his sudden death on Dec. 22, in Uruzgan, Afghanistan, was under investigation. It is now suggested that Commander Price was head of the security detail attached to Clinton for her Iran mission and he was one of the casualties of the accident.
In the nature of things, the impact these kinds of rumors have lingers even when they are officially denied especially given Secretary Clinton's unusually long absence from the public eye. The medical report promised Wednesday after she is monitored at the hospital for 48 hours to assess her condition, including other issues associated with her concussion, is tensely awaited. After that, said the hospital announcement, her doctors will determine if any further action is required.
Clinton, known as the most traveled Secretary of State in US diplomatic history, has been in the international spotlight since 1992 when her husband Bill Clinton was elected president and she became first lady. She then served in the US Senate and later ran for the presidency against Barack Obama.
Not buying anything from these people.
$5 says she never gets out of the hospital alive......and Billy boy will sign off on it so he becomes the widower in chief and can get BJ’s “legally” for the rest of his life.
This is huge.....
......and stinky. Very, VERY stinky.
That Ben Franklin haircut seems symptomatic all by itself.
So Very, VERY TRUE!
..., or theres something else going on that were not being told.
Uh, duh. Ya think? Ben-Gauzey!
I really don’t GAF about hillary but I find it hard to imagine just how deep in the ‘system’ I were to be buried if a son of mine were KIA and ‘MY GOVT’ tried to pass his death off as a suicide.
If nothing else, stage a ‘phony’ raid and let him go down in a blaze of glory or even as a passenger in a roadside bomb.
Realizing the need for secrecy etc, there are other ways to ‘erase’ him than humiliate him and his family.
True and how many stories are going to come out before the truth does? The Clintons are known liars.
One way to check all this is find out what Billy has been doing the last 3 weeks. Has anyone seen him? I heard the daughter was seen leaving a hospital or something, but that's it. If she fell while drunk or something, we will see how big the scars are when she comes out,....if she comes out.
The Commander’s death was reported as a death due to noncombat related injury. So it goes viral on the net that he committed suicide.
Death due to injuries sustained in a plane crash because of an equipment malfunction could be classified as a death by a noncombat related injury. But if say you believe it was a plane crash, then you’re a conspiracy nut.
The Washington Elite have the “misdirection - you’re a conspiracy nut if you don’t beleive me” thing down to a science.
So it goes viral on the net that he committed suicide
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Yes, but AP, USA Today, Huffington and a Philly TV sta use the old ‘according to a Military Official etc...’
In all fairness I don’t really read OR BELIEVE any of the above so am skeptical of citing them etc...
As to the CDR, I did see something (unofficial etc)saying that in less than a year just about the entire team that took down OBL are gone....
My cynicism went into high gear after the supposed helicopter crash that wiped out so many SEALs that could have been staged to cover up the fact that the Administration blew it by revealing to many facts.
Then again, that is giving ‘the gang that can’t shoot straight’ far to much credit for creativeness.
Hmmmmm, very interesting
Death due to injuries sustained in a plane crash because of an equipment malfunction could be classified as a death by a noncombat related injury.
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I agree with you BUT if LBJ, in WWII, can get a Silver Star because he flew over an island in the Pacific that was (supposedly) under attack, and JFKerry can get one for writing up his own recommendation etc, it seems kind of harsh that someone that is ‘babysitting’ some Fat Arse Pol in a war zone gets a noncombat related injury...Such is life....
Besides isn’t that what Blackwater (or what they are called today) is over there for?
Carefully planted rumors and lies to make her look like some kind of hero.
If she were useful at all, four others would still be alive in Libya.
Bill and Hillary were CIA plants from the beginning. How else to explain their rise to power.
and can get BJs legally for the rest of his life.
Those rumors did not say what her secret mission was. .....Giving Iran the entire Mid-East as per Sheikh Yourobamma.