How can anyone believe Hillary Clinton when she says she supports veterans? Actions always speak louder than words. Hillary opposed the Vietnam War, even though she claims to have applied to the Marines. She also worked for not one, but two anti-war Democrats – McCarthy and McGovern.
In 2014, Hillary made $280,000 for one speech, but only donated $5000 to veterans that year. By that standard, she donated from the Clinton Foundation less than one minute’s profit from one of her speeches, that should speak a lot about her support for veterans.
Speaking of the Clinton Foundation:
The Clinton Foundation has collected more than $2 billion in revenue since it formed — but has given only the tiniest fraction to veterans groups, instead preferring to focus on international causes and in-house operations that provide far more control and less transparency.
Far less attention has been given to the Clintons’ charitable giving to veterans through their own organizations, and particularly the main Clinton Foundation and its close affiliate, the Clinton Global Initiative.
An examination of the foundation’s 990s, the IRS form that tax-exempt 501(c)3 charities must file annually, do not show any direct grants to veterans groups since 1998, when President Bill Clinton established the organization.
In 2013, the Clintons made 11 U.S. grants of about $6 million, including $2 million to one of its spinoffs, the Clinton Health Access Initiative. It took in nearly $300 million that year, its financial statements say.
The Clinton Global Initiative, meanwhile, does list some “commitments” it has with veterans groups, most of them starting after 2011.
In one example, the initiative takes credit for gaining a commitment from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America in 2011 to join the Chamber of Commerce in holding Smart Job Fairs.
The Clinton Global Initiative said the Iraq and Afghanistan group then shifted by targeting specific industries to “engaging a smaller number of veterans at each event.” The Clinton Global Initiative does not spell out in its narrative exactly what it did to create the job fairs beyond “commitments,” and a spokesman for the Clinton Foundation did not return phone messages.
A spokeswoman for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America said the national group has not worked with the Clinton Foundation since 2013. When asked what the foundation specifically did to help the veterans group, she did not respond.
I don’t know about you, but I’m not surprised the Clintons or the Clinton Foundation doesn’t donate much to veterans. The foundation has more of a “pay for play” atmosphere. Just look at those countries who donated to the Clinton Foundation if you don’t believe me:
The Clinton Foundation has received major donations from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Omar, Kuwait, and even the United Arab Emirates. What do these countries have in common? They are all Muslim countries with dictators that do horrific things to those who do not follow their strict laws. Does that sound like a person or a foundation that would care about donating to veterans?
In fact, Charles Ortel, a conservative and an investment adviser, has been going over the Clinton Foundation’s books. He says that after a 15-month investigation, the Clinton Foundation numbers are “misleading.”
“The numbers that the Clinton Foundation supplies to the public in its legally mandated filings do not add up, are frequently incorrect, and appear to be materially misleading,”…
The Clinton Foundation is nothing more than a smoke screen for “pay-to-play” activities, contracts and other schemes for the Clintons. Hillary Clinton is a “crooked liar”. As Donald Trump would put it “Lying Crooked Hillary” has no respect for our military, our veterans, or the Constitution and country they defend. If you have any doubt…just follow the money.
As I said earlier, actions do speak louder than words. Of course, you may also want to pick up the book, “Clinton Cash” – it will remove all doubt about the Clintons being not only greedy and corrupt, but morally disgusting. The book will help you understand the real Clintons and their “sell out” of America. The Clintons have always been about THEMSELVES and their high-powered cronies.
What do Hillary and Bill REALLY think about veterans?…Just ask Ron Brown…or Vincent Foster…or Ambassador Stevens…or ??…you get my drift.