Skip to comments.<b>The Advice of "Chief Advisor" Valerie Jarrett--- Malkin calls it: Do It Yourself Vetting</b>
Posted on 09/06/2009 5:33:18 PM PDT by thouworm
The Sound(?) Advice of "Chief Advisor" Valerie Jarrett
Advice on green energy czar Van Jones--- HIRE HIM!
Advice on Healthcare--- DUMP and DECEIVE the POOR PUBLIC (in action, not word)
Advice on Public Housing for the Poor and Underprivileged--- SCREW EM! (in action, not word)
Advice on green energy czar Van Jones: Hire him!
Van Jones, we were so delighted to be able to recruit him into the White House, we've been watching him, really, for - he's not that old but for as long as he's been active out of Oakland and all of the ways that he has - the creative ideas that he has and so now we have captured that and we have all that energy and enthusiasm in the White House
<>Advice on Healthcare: Dump and Deceive the Poor Public (in action, not word)
MICHELLE'S DUMPING DESIGNS
Republicans on Capitol Hill are taking a fresh look at one of the seedier Chicago stories from Barack and Michelle Obama's past in ratcheting up the debate on Obamacare: the University of Chicago Hospital's "Urban Health Initiative," which Michelle Obama ran prior to her taking a leave of absence to campaign with her husband in 2007.
Because of the medical center's location on the South Side of Chicago, a large number of indigent patients, without health insurance, were using the hospital's emergency room for care. The nonprofit hospital, which in 2007 made more than $100 million in profits, largely because its beds and facilities were used by paying patients and those fully insured, paid Mrs. Obama to oversee the Urban Health Initiative program that identified indigent patients and then steered them to other area medical facilities. In fact, some of those profits came from Canadian citizens who traveled to the U.S. for medical procedures they could not get due to Canada's restrictive national health care programs.
It wasn't just Obama's wife who was involved in creating the program. Senior White House adviser and political strategist, David Axelrod, and his PR firm in Chicago were retained to develop a media campaign to encourage area residents not to use University of Chicago as a medical facility. Senior White House official, and Obama friend, Valerie Jarrett served on the board of directors of the hospital and approved the plan for the Urban Health Initiative, and the hiring of Axelrod. And on the recommendation of then Senator Obama, Dr. Eric Whitaker, was named director of the Initiative in late 2007, after serving as the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, a job he got after Obama recommended him to then Gov. Rod Blagojevich via another Obama crony, Tony Rezko, a fund-raiser for Obama and now a convicted felon on federal corruption charges. Candidate Obama thought enough of the program to tout it as an example of how health care reform should be done
The resultant PR campaign was a study in Orwellian audacity. Chicago's inner city residents soon began hearing that UCMC's patient dumping program would "dramatically improve health care for thousands of South Side residents" and that the medical center was generously willing to provide "a ride on a shuttle bus to other centers." Likewise, the people who ran the community hospitals to which these unwanted patients were being shuttled began to read claims in local media to the effect that the Urban Health Initiative was good for them as well. Dr. Eric Whitaker, the Blagojevich crony who succeeded Mrs. Obama as Director of the program, repeatedly assured gullible reporters that the financial impact on these hospitals would be positive: "The initiative actually is improving their bottom lines." The CFOs of those hospitals were no doubt relieved to learn that treating Medicaid and uninsured patients is profitable.
Michelle Obamas Shady Involvement in Chicago Hospitals Patient Dumping of the Poor Being Investigated
U. of C. shunning poor patients?
Advice on Public Housing for the Poor and Underpriviledged: Screw em! (in action, not word)
Valerie Jarrett is the chief executive of Habitat Co., which managed Grove Parc Plaza from 2001 until this winter and co-managed an even larger subsidized complex in Chicago that was seized by the federal government in 2006, after city inspectors found widespread problems.
The owner, a local nonprofit company called Woodlawn Preservation and Investment Corp....Woodlawn Preservation hired a private management firm, William Moorehead and Associates, to oversee the complex. In 2001, the company lost that contract and a contract to manage several public housing projects for allegedly failing to do its job. The company's head, William Moorehead, was subsequently convicted of embezzling almost $1 million in management fees.
Woodlawn Preservation hired a new property manager, Habitat Co. At the time, the company was headed by its founder, Daniel Levin, also a major contributor to Obama's campaigns. Valerie Jarrett was executive vice president.
Residents say the complex deteriorated under Moorehead's management and continued to decline after Habitat took over. A maintenance worker at the complex says money often wasn't even available for steel wool to plug rat holes. But as late as 2003, a routine federal inspection still gave conditions at Grove Parc a score of 82 on a 100-point scale.
About 99 of the units are vacant, many rendered uninhabitable by unfixed problems, such as collapsed roofs and fire damage. Mice scamper through the halls. Battered mailboxes hang open. Sewage backs up into kitchen sinks. In 2006, federal inspectors graded the condition of the complex an 11 on a 100-point scale - a score so bad the buildings now face demolition.
What the NYTs 8,100-word Valerie Jarrett profile didnt tell you http://michellemalkin.com/2009/07/27/what-the-nyts-8100-word-valerie-jarrett-profile-didnt-tell-you/
Who Advises Valerie Jarrett?
Jarrett has surrounded herself with some rather unsavory characters who appear to be more like 'enforcers' than 'advisers.'
Meet Mike Strautmanis, Jarrett's Chief of Staff.
Strautmanis is one of Barack and Michelle Obama's closest friends, going all the way back to the beginning in Chicago. He has worked not only for the Obamas but for disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.
But here is an interesting tidbit concerning Strautmanis, in Jarrett's own words:
Obama describes him as a utility man, and campaign advisor and Obama family friend Valerie Jarrett says hes the person you call when you need help with a delicate situation. He understands the importance of the personal touch and that e-mails and phone calls are not always appropriate, she said, talking about a specific example that she wouldnt describe in detail
Valerie Jarretts compensation for her sound(?) advice
Since moving to the White House, Jarrett has resigned her position as chief executive of Habitat Co., one of the Midwest's largest property-management firms. Her report shows she earned $550,000 in deferred compensation from Habitat Executive Services, plus a salary of $302,000 in 2008.
She also reported $346,687 in income from serving on seven boards, including the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Jarrett's most lucrative fee as a director was $146,643 from Chicago-based USG Corp., a building products maker.
Jarrett is also still receiving compensation from the Chicago Transit Authority, where she was Mayor Richard Daley's handpicked chairwoman from 1995 to 2003. She estimated $35,559 in deferred compensation as part of the CTA's supplemental retirement plan.
Jarrett reported a money market fund holding between $1 million and $5 million.
K...lets cut to the chase...0 didn’t need the vetting process...those who share his ideology...he knew far ahead who they were. F’R’s
Thank you Michelle, do you think the sheeple will ever wake up?
TY; was just going to put in that link
Bump Valerie to the top of the FO0 list to be given the Alinsky treatment.
Van Jones was just the first. Let's see how transparent we can make bambies administration!!!!
Dumb me, Michell wrote it, duh.
Scratch Michell, put in Levin
Yes, Michelle not Michell
Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett Linked to Real Estate Scandals
Can the MSM possibly be shamed into COVERING these people?
FR has bigger dossiers on the questionable characters of the BHO administration than do the MSM.
I think Michelle said she and her husband don’t make a move without her advice, but I couldn’t find the source.
My thoughts-—to a T....use Alinsky methods against them. Worked on Jones
On another thread I suggested vetting the head Vettor for 0b0z0. Looks like Michelle Malking is starting pave the way for that action:
The Advice of “Chief Advisor” Valerie Jarrett-— Malkin calls it: Do It Yourself Vetting.
Lets Vet Jarrett and every Czar and every enforcer who works for Jarrett.
Jarrett should be audited by IRS and the SEC while the FBI does a real background check on her.
Time to audit and vet the Chicago Master Vettor for 0b0z0’s and other thugs.
Get HER and that MARK LLOYD at F.C.C.
This is NOT America.
They will soon find out.
Vetted and/or investigated! Some of the czars still need to pass Senate confirmation (that may be a joke).
Others (like Jarrett, I think) don’t need to be confirmed.
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