Posted on June 11, 2009. Filed under: News And Politics... |

I honestly don’t know what’s scarier…the fact that swine flu has reached its highest level (6) or the fact that many health experts say WHO’s pandemic declaration could have come weeks earlier, but the agency became bogged down by "politics".  What does that mean?  In May, several countries urged WHO not to declare a pandemic, fearing it would cause social and economic turmoil, and they obliged.  Is it because we really do have a pandemic now or is it because we don’t really have a pandemic, and this is ammunition to boost Obama’s universal health care agenda?  Employees of the drug company, Glaxo Smith Kline, donated $27, 602 to both the Republican and Democratic parties last year.  GlaxoSmithKline stands to make lots of money on this swine flu vaccine.  It certainly helps that they sponsored Black History Month vignettes on CBS prime time through the whole month of February 2006.  Is one hand washing the other here?
$27,602 was given by people who identified their employer as "Glaxo Smith Kline"
$13,476 from 18 people to Republicans
$14,126 from 26 people to Democrats
I’ve included a few recent stories on the pandemic…

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