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The Health of Hillary Clinton
Liberals have one over-arching goal — get Clinton elected. It’s not about telling the truth or debating the issues. Nor is it about holding their candidate accountable for bribery, corruption, mishandling state secrets, self enrichment through the Clinton Foundation, or least of all, lying. Clinton supporters are going to therefore parrot whatever the Clinton Campaign puts out as the official narrative to the main stream media who are also largely made up of Clinton supporters.
Let’s look at a timeline of what’s happened so far and then decide if we’re getting the truth from the Clinton Campaign about her health as her history of problems go back further than most people imagine. We're fortunate to have video evidence and some statements by Hillary Clinton herself. The weight of the evidence tells the story with recurring themes of fainting, blood clots and coughing fits stretching back 18 years.
Feb. 1, 2005: At a campaign event in upstate New York, Clinton fainted during her own remarks. "She told the crowd she was queasy," Erie County Democratic Chairman Len Lenihan told CNN. She told the crowd she felt warm, then left the room. "Upon her return, at about 12:15 p.m., the senator fainted as her staff placed the microphone in front of her," Lenihan recalled. Secret Service agents then surrounded the former first lady, and four people broke her fall. "She has had a GI virus — an acute gastrointestinal illness — and she has been sick for at least a day and she needed some fluids; she needed to sit down and relax," Dr. Stephanie Pincus, a New York doctor and professor at the University of Buffalo, told CNN. Interestingly, Clinton did not go to a hospital, and no ambulance was called, according to reports.
Oct. 2007: Senator Hillary Clinton told the New YorkDaily News about a "potentially fatal scare in 1998." While she was campaigning for Chuck Schumer in New York, her right foot started swelling and causing her pain. At Bethesda Naval Hospital, doctors diagnosed a large blood clot behind her right knee.
June, 2009: Secretary Clinton fell and fractured her right elbow while walking to her car in the basement of the State Department, The New York Times reported. Clinton, 61 at the time, underwent surgery to repair the elbow, and missed at least one meeting with Obama as a result.
June, 2011: Clinton fell again in 2011 while boarding a plane to Oman, but did not sustain injury.
Dec. 10th, 2012: Secretary Clinton faints and falls apparently while at home. Clinton cancelled a European trip because of illness. From State Department spokesman Philippe Reines: "Since she's still under the weather, we'll be staying put this week instead of heading to North Africa and the Middle East as originally planned. “
Dec. 13, 2012: Clinton is diagnosed with a concussion, the New York Times reports, noting that Clinton also had a blood clot in her leg in 1998. She began taking blood thinners around the time of her hospital discharge. Statement from her doctors indicate: "Secretary Clinton developed a stomach virus, leading to extreme dehydration, and subsequently fainted. Over the course of this week we evaluated her and ultimately determined she had also sustained a concussion. " - Dr. Lisa Bardack, Mt. Kisco Medical Group, and Dr. Gigi El-Bayoumi, George Washington University
Dec. 31, 2012: Statement from Clinton's doctors: "In the course of a routine follow-up MRI on Sunday, the scan revealed that a right transverse sinus venous thrombosis had formed. This is a clot in the vein that is situated in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear. It did not result in a stroke, or neurological damage. To help dissolve this clot, her medical team began treating the Secretary with blood thinners. She will be released once the medication dose has been established. In all other aspects of her recovery, the Secretary is making excellent progress and we are confident she will make a full recovery. She is in good spirits, engaging with her doctors, her family, and her staff." - Dr. Lisa Bardack, Mt. Kisco Medical Group, and Dr. Gigi El-Bayoumi, George Washington University.
Jan. 23, 2013: Clinton testifies on the Hill about Benghazi, raising questions about herglasses. Reines confirmed that Clinton was wearing the glasses as a result of the concussion: "She'll be wearing these glasses instead of her contacts for a period of time because of lingering issues stemming from her concussion. With them on she sees just fine."
Mar. 14, 2015 Leaked emails between Colin Powell and Jeffrey Leads reveal a conversation between Leads and large Democratic and Clinton supporter, Sheldon Whitehouse. Whitehouse indicated that both he and Clinton were giving speeches a few months back and Clinton could barely walk up the podium steps and was “"concerned about her health.”
July 31, 2015: Mrs. Clinton’s doctor revealed that she still takes the blood thinner (anticoagulant drug) Coumadin (warfarin),” the doctor writes. “Hillary Clinton has had three episodes of venous thrombosis (clots in veins): deep vein thrombosis (blood clots) in her leg in 1998 and 2009 and thrombosis in veins in her brain (cerebral venous thrombosis) in 2012.
Oct. 22, 2015: Presidential candidate Clinton suffers a public coughing fit during Benghazi hearings. It’s later reported that she had passed out and had to be assisted into her van afterwards.
Dec. 19, 2015: Presidential candidate Clinton returns late to the debate stage by more than 30 seconds with millions watching leaving the debate moderators trying to fill the gap. She explains it on having to wait in line for the bathroom.
Jan, 25, 2016: Presidential candidate Clinton suffers a public coughing fit during speech in Iowa, something she attributed to speaking a lot on her campaign tours.
Feb. 16, 2016: presidential candidate Clinton suffered her third public coughing fit during a speech in Harlem. "Clinton had to dig out a lozenge at last year's Benghazi hearings," noted the Daily Mail,
About this time, a picture surfaces of Clinton needing assistance to walk up a flight of stairs
Apr. 22, 2016: At a rally in Scranton, PA, Hillary Clinton momentarily forgets what she's talking about and stares blankly into space after a loud crowd outburst of noise before recovering.
June 10, 2016: After leaving meeting with Elizabeth Warren, Clinton paused to answer media questions about Warren as a potential running mate. She appears to have uncontrollable shaking as a result of a loud noise outburst. Some suggest this is a sign of neurological problems.
Aug. 4, 2016: Presidential Candidate Clinton at a Greenville, NC rally appears to lose focus after loud noise outburst again and must be coached by a secret service agent to “keep talking” and that “you’re okay.”
Sept. 2, 2016: The FBI releases an 11 page summary along with a 58 page document detailing an interview summary between Mrs. Clinton and Federal Investigators. She stated she had suffered a concussion, was working part-time and could not recall any briefing she received on how to handle classified information or comply with laws governing the preservation of federal records.
Sept. 5, 2016: Presidential Candidate Clinton suffers fourth public coughing fit during Labor Day campaign speech to a crowd in Ohio. The coughing goes on for 4 minutes and she never recovers her speech. Video close ups show her spitting up something green into her water glass but it may be lozenges.
September 11, 2016: During a New York memorial service marking the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a video of her unexpectedly early departure showed her buckling and stumbling as she got into her van. The Secret Service breaks protocol requiring that candidates be taken to a level 1 trauma center and instead take her to Chelsea Clinton’s nearby apartment.
Following her collapse at the 9/11 memorial, the narrative put out by the media was that Clinton did not faint and that: “During the ceremony, she felt overheated so departed to go to her daughter's apartment, and is feeling much better." The temperature was reported as 80 degrees and she had been there for only an hour and fifteen minutes. Bill Clinton then feeds the narrative to the media who then widely report that Hillary does not like to drink water and has to be forced to do so. Earlier news reports then surfaced on how Hillary loved drinking water and drank a lot of it to stay hydrated.
Only after the video above surfaced by an attendee in the crowd did the narrative change to stomach flu and then finally pneumonia that was diagnosed a week earlier. But this again is no big deal, according to the media, and that everyone gets the pneumonia and faints from time to time. Sen. Chuck Shumer is noted as saying that even he has the pneumonia. The question then arises as to why Hillary Clinton continued to appear in public if she’s contagious with pneumonia especially around children? And it should be obvious from the video evidence we do have that there could be neurological concerns.
In an attempt to dispell the growing rumors of serious health concerns, Bill Clinton visited the Carlie Rose show the next day in an effort to show transparency, but he verbally slips in this interview and says that Hillary "frequently” faints and falls which he corrects to “rarely but on more than one occasion.” The occurrence of fainting is at least five times that we know of from the evidence we can see above, yet CBS decides to edit out Bill Clinton saying “frequently” when they air the interview. See here. Keep in mind this was on a show to demonstrate full disclosure and transparency and yet, they decide to provide an edited version of Bill Clinton’s statement?
The Clinton campaign also decided it could no longer ignore public calls for the release of medical records and Clinton’s physician, Lisa Bardack, an MD in Internal Medicine, issued a summary statement report stating, in part, that Clinton has “non-contagious, bacterial pneumonia.” See here. However, the summary is by no means a release of medical records and doesn’t speak to any of Hillary’s neurological concerns as Dr. Bardack is not a neurologist. Perhaps most misleading is that fact that the diagnosis is “non-contagious” bacterial pneumonia? How was it contracted if it’s non-contagious. So we went from not fainting to dehydration and fainting to stomach flu to pneumonia to “non-contagious” pneumonia all in the span of about 24 hours. The summary also noted a prescription for Leviquin, a drug of last resort for illnesses like pneumonia as it has serious side effects and could induce seizures in someone with prior brain injury like concussion.
The focus of the Clinton campaign now has been stated as wanting to keep Clinton healthy for the next 11 days to be ready for debates. It therefore certainly sounds like Hillary will be on 24 hour medical observation. Recently, an ambulance was even added to her motorcade. And the lead story by the media right now? The health of Donald Trump and his appearance with Dr. Oz. They are also trying to suggest that his weight poses a serious health risk. One gets the impression that if Trump were able to walk on water, the media would say that it only proves he can't swim. Of course we know it's all in an attempt to distract from Hillary’s serious health issues.
Most telling is the fact that Hillary Clinton avoided any public press conferences for an astounding total of 270 days, unprecedented for a candidate running for any office, especially President. It appears that her campaign has limited her to very few scheduled stops of short duration with small crowds. She had 13 small events in August. Yet her August fund raising totals were her best yet totaling $143 million dollars indicating big money donations. September is even worse with only six scheduled events.
If nothing else is obvious from this history, there is a gross lack of transparency and a pattern of avoiding hospitals and the media to control the narrative and mislead the public on Hillary Clinton’s health. But those in support of Clinton are happy to propagate this false narrative to help their chosen candidate get elected.