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Political Dysfunction
A Call to Action

Shaun Kerry, M.D.
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

The following is a vignette of the insanity that presently manifests itself in our political system.  I am neither attacking any particular politician, nor advocating the idea that more punishment would solve the problem.  Indeed, America has enough people in prison already; more than any other country in the world. 

James McDougal - Clinton's convicted Whitewater partner who died of an apparent heart attack while in solitary confinement.  He was a key witness in Ken Starr's investigation.

Mary - A former White House intern who was murdered in July 1997 at a Starbucks Coffee Shop in Georgetown.  The murder occurred shortly after she was to go public with her story of sexual harassment at the White House.

Vince Foster - Former White House councilor and colleague of Hillary Clinton at Little Rock's Rose Law Firm.  Died of a gunshot wound to the head.  Ruled a suicide.

Ron Brown - Secretary of Commerce and former DNC Chairman.  Reported to have died on impact in a plane crash.  A pathologist close to the investigation reported that there was a hole in the top of Brown's skull, which resembled a gunshot wound.  At the time of his death, Brown was being investigated, and spoke publicly of his willingness to cut a deal with prosecutors.

C.  Victor Raiser II & Montgomery Raiser - Major players in the Clinton fund raising organization who both died in a private plane crash in July 1992.

Paul Tulley - Democratic National Committee Political Director who was found dead in a hotel room in Little Rock, September 1992.  Described by Clinton as a "dear friend and trusted advisor."

Ed Willey - Clinton fund raiser found dead November 1993, deep in the woods in Virginia of a gunshot wound to the head.  Ruled a suicide.  Ed Willey died on the same day that his wife Kathleen Willey claimed Bill Clinton groped her while they were together in the oval office.  Ed Willey was involved in several Clinton fund raising events.

Jerry Parks - Head of Clinton's gubernatorial security team in Little Rock.  Gunned down in his car at a deserted intersection outside of Little Rock.  Park's son said that his father was building a dossier on Clinton.  He allegedly threatened to reveal this information.  After he died the files were mysteriously removed from his house.

James Bunch - Died from a gunshot, ruled a suicide.  Reportedly, he had a "black book" that contained names of influential people who visited prostitutes in Texas and Arkansas.

James Wilson - Found dead in May 1993 from an apparent hanging suicide.  Reportedly had ties to Whitewater. 

Kathy Ferguson - Ex-wife of Arkansas Trooper Danny Ferguson.  She was found dead in May 1994, in her living room with a gunshot wound in her head.  Ruled a suicide, even though several packed suitcases were found in the proximity, which would suggest that she was planning to go somewhere.  Danny Fergeson was a co-defendant along with Bill Clinton in the Paula Jones lawsuit.  Kathy Ferguson was a possible corroborating witness for Paula Jones.

Bill Shelton - Arkansas State Trooper and fiancée of Kathy Ferguson.  Critical of the suicide ruling of his fiancée, he was found dead at the grave site of his deceased fiancée in June 1994 of a gunshot wound.  Also ruled a suicide.

Gandy Baugh - Attorney for Clinton's friend Dan Lassater, died in January 1994 by jumping out a window of a tall building.  His client was a convicted drug trafficker. 

Florence Martin - Accountant & sub-contractor for the CIA, was connected to the Barry Seal Mena Airport drug smuggling case.  He died of three gunshot wounds.

Suzanne Coleman - While pregnant, died of a gunshot wound to the head, and was ruled a suicide.  Reportedly had an affair with Clinton when he was Arkansas Attorney General. 

Paula Grober - Clinton's speech interpreter for the deaf from 1978 until her death December 9, 1992.  She died in a one car accident.

Danny Casolaro - Reporter who was investigating the Mena Airport case and the Arkansas Development Finance Authority.  He apparently slit his wrists in the middle of the investigation. 

Paul Wilcher - Attorney who worked alongside Casolaro in investigating corruption at Mena Airport and also the 1980 "October Surprise".  Found dead on a toilet in his Washington D.C. apartment in June 1993.  Three weeks before his death, he had delivered a report to Janet Reno. 

Jon Parnell Walker - Whitewater investigator for Resolution Trust Corp.  Jumped to his death from his Arlington, Virginia apartment balcony on August 15, 1993.  He was investigating the Morgan Guarantee scandal.

Barbara Wise - Commerce Department staffer.  Worked closely with Ron Brown and John Huang.  Died November 29, 1996.  Cause of death unknown.  Her bruised body was found locked inside her office at the Department of Commerce. 

Charles Meissner - Assistant Secretary of Commerce who gave John Huang special security clearance, died shortly thereafter in a small plane crash.

Dr. Stanley Heard - Chairman of the National Chiropractic Health Care Advisory Committee, died with his attorney Steve Dickson in a small plane crash.  Dr. Heard, in addition to serving on Clinton's advisory council, personally treated Clinton's mother, stepfather, and brother.

Barry Seal - Drug running pilot from Mena Arkansas.  Death was not an accident.

Johnny Lawhorn Jr. - Mechanic, found a check made out to Bill Clinton in the trunk of a car left at his repair shop.  He was later found dead after his car hit a utility pole.

Stanley Huggins - Investigated Madison Guarantee.  His death was ruled a suicide and his report was never released.

Hershell Friday - Attorney and Clinton fund raiser, died March 1, 1994 in a plane explosion.

Kevin Ives & Don Henry - Known as "the boys on the track" case.  Reports say the boys may have stumbled upon the Mena Arkansas airport drug operation.  The initial coroner’s report was highly controversial, and stated that their death was caused by their falling asleep on railroad tracks.  Later reports claim that the two boys had been killed, and then their bodies had been placed on the tracks.  Many people linked to the case died before their testimony could come before a grand jury. 

The following persons had information on the Ives/Henry case:

Keith Coney - Died when his motorcycle slammed into the back of a truck, July 1988.

Keith McMaskle - Died of 113 stab wounds, Nov 1988.

Gregory Collins - Died from a gunshot wound, January 1989.

Jeff Rhodes - Shot, mutilated, and found burned in a trash dump in April 1989.

James Milan - Found decapitated.  The coroner, however, ruled that his death was due to natural causes. 

Jordan Kettleson - Found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup truck in June 1990.

Richard Winters - A suspect in the Ives/Henry deaths.  He was killed in a set-up robbery in July 1989

Additionally, the following Clinton body guards are dead:

Major William S.  Barkley Jr.

Captain Scott J.  Reynolds

Sgt.  Brian Hanley

Sgt.  Tim Sabel

Major General William Robertson

Col.  William Densberger

Col.  Robert Kelly

Spec.  Gary Rhodes

Steve Willis

Robert Williams

Conway LeBleu

Todd McKeehan

Again, I am not trying to target any particular government official.  Actually, I'm a very forgiving person.  But there is enough shocking information about governmental dysfunction to fill thousands of encyclopedias.  Anger and more jail terms will solve nothing.  Mindful activism will.