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American Red Cross (ARC) ?

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 16:54
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American Red Cross (ARC)
September 11 controversy
In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, ARCand other charitable organizations solicited funds and blood donations. Dr. Bernadine Healy, the president of ARC, appeared on telethons urging individuals to give generously.[citation needed] However, according to America's Blood Centers, the non-profit consortium that provides the other 50% of the United States blood supply, no national blood drive was needed, since localized blood drives in the affected areas would be sufficient to meet the demand. ARC felt that the terrorist attacks were a sign of increased instability and urged people to donate blood, even though it was not needed at that time. In the end, some of the unused blood was destroyed.[50]
ARC created a “Liberty Fund” that was ostensibly designed for relief for victims of the terrorist attacks. However, when the fund was closed in October, after exceeding the goals of donations, only 30% of the $547 million received was spent as the standard disaster relief guidelines for meeting victims needs had been supplied to them. Dr. Healy announced that the majority of the remainder of the money would be used to increase blood supply, improve telecommunications and prepare for future terror attacks.
In February 2002, The New Yorkermagazine carried a column claiming that ARC representatives were visiting upscale apartment buildings in wealthy Manhattanneighborhoods and distributing donated money (up to three months' rent or mortgage payments) to New Yorkers who had been “displaced, traumatized, or merely inconvenienced” by the terrorist attacks, without regard to whether the recipients were in financial need.[51]
Many donors felt that they had donated specifically to the victims of the September 11 attacks and objected to Healy's official plan for the diversion of funds. Survivors complained of the bureaucratic process involved in requesting funds and the slow delivery of the checks to meet immediate needs. Congressional hearings were held and New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzerinvestigated the organization. In the end, ARC appointed former US senator George Mitchell to handle distribution of funds. Healy was forced to resign and the Red Cross pledged that all funds would go to directly benefit attack victims.[52] Healy received a severance payment of $1,569,630.
September Fund
Harold M. Ickeswas an organizer for the September Fund, William J. Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, a worker for Operation Pursestrings, an organizer for the Media Fund, an organizer for the Joint Victory Campaign, an organizer for America Coming Together, and is the president of Catalist.
Note: William J. Clinton’s deputy chief of staff was Harold M. Ickes, a worker for Operation Pursestrings, is the founder of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, and an adviser for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary)supported the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign.
Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, and Human Rights First.
George Soros is the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations, a co-chair, national finance council for the Ready PAC (Ready For Hillary), a board member for the International Crisis Group, a director emeritus for Refugees International, was a contributor for the Media Fund, a contributor for the Joint Victory Campaign, a supporter for America Coming Together, an investor in Catalist, a benefactor for the Harlem Children's Zone, the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society, and William D. Zabel was his divorce lawyer.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for Refugees International, the Harlem Children's Zone, the International Rescue Committee, the Brookings Institution (think tank), Urban Institute (think tank), and Human Rights First.
George J. Mitchellwas a chair emeritus for the International Crisis Group, and the Independent Overseer of the American Red Cross Liberty Fund, which provided relief for September 11 attack victims and their families, and the president of the Economic Club of Washington.
George J. Mitchell
Gina F. Adams is a director at the Economic Club of Washington, and was a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
Michael W. Hawkins is a director at Refugees International, and was a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
Carol Ann Haakewas a director at Refugees International, and was a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
Steven E. Carr was a director at Refugees International, and was a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
Michael R. Bloomberg was a benefactor for the Harlem Children's Zone, a chairman for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center, the New York (NY) mayor, and an advocate for the ONE Campaign.
Michelle Obama was an advocate for the ONE Campaign.
ONE Campaign is a partner with the International Rescue Committee.
William Lucy was an overseer at the International Rescue Committee, and a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
Suzanne Nora Johnson is a trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank), and a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. is an honorary trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank), Valerie B. Jarrett’s great uncle, a director at the American Friends of Bilderberg (think tank), a life trustee at the Urban Institute (think tank), was the president of the Economic Club of Washington, and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Gina F. Adams is a director at the Economic Club of Washington, and was a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
George J. Mitchellwas the president of the Economic Club of Washington,
a chair emeritus for the International Crisis Group, and the Independent Overseer of the American Red Cross Liberty Fund, which provided relief for September 11 attackvictims and their families.
Afsaneh M. Beschloss is a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC), and a trustee at the Urban Institute (think tank).
William D. Zabelwas George Soros’s divorce lawyer, and is the chair for Human Rights First.
Kenneth R. Feinberg is a director at Human Rights First, and was a special master for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001.
Mark A. Angelsonwas a director at Human Rights First, and a partner at Sidley Austin LLP.
James D. Zirinwas a director at Human Rights First, and is a senior counsel at Sidley Austin LLP.
Barack Obama was an intern at Sidley Austin LLP.
Michelle Obamawas a lawyer at Sidley Austin LLP, and an advocate for the ONE Campaign.
ONE Campaign is a partner with the International Rescue Committee.
William Lucy was an overseer at the International Rescue Committee, and a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC).
Ann F. Kaplan was a governor for the American Red Cross (ARC), and is a member of the Belizean Grove.
Belizean_Groveis the equivalent to the male-only social group, the Bohemian Club.
George H.W. Bush is a member of the Bohemian Club, George W. Bush’s father,and is the chairman emeritus for the National Constitution Center.
William J. Clintonis a chairman emeritus for the National Constitution Center, the founder of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, an adviser for the 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign, was a worker for Operation Pursestrings, and Harold M. Ickes was his deputy chief of staff.
Harold M. Ickeswas William J. Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, a worker for Operation Pursestrings, an organizer for the Media Fund, an organizer for the Joint Victory Campaign, an organizer for America Coming Together, an organizer for the September Fund, and is the president of Catalist.

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