But get a load of this. WaPo is reporting that Gore is in a serious relationship with a very wealthy woman:
...things seem to have worked out for Al Gore. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former VP has a serious girlfriend, we’ve learned.
Her name is Elizabeth Keadle — better known as Liz — a well-heeled Democratic donor from Southern California in her 50s with a background in science and a devotion to environmental causes.
The relationship is solid enough that she accompanied Gore, 64, and an eclectic group of experts and VIPs (Richard Branson, singer Jason Mraz, actor Tommy Lee Jones) on a trip to Antarctica in January to raise awareness of climate change.WaPo then tells us that (my bold):
Keadle and her ex-husband, biotech entrepreneur Lyle Turner, were both generous donors to Democrats; in the early part of the past decade, she gave at least $100K to a DNC building fund; in 2002, she was named to a committee that helped select the site of the ’04 Democratic National Convention.Well, ahem, Keadle and her ex weren't into just average everyday biotech work. They owned a company called Invitrogen Corporation. Keadle regularly was identified as an executive at Invitrogen. In 2009, the company was merged with another that then became Life Technoloigies. Keadle and her ex do not appear to be active at Life Technologies.
What is fascinating though is what was going on at Invitrogen when Keadle and ex were in charge. Among other services, the firm provided cloning support service. The Invitrogen site is down, but when you do a google search of "Invitrogen and cloning" these links come up to pages that no longer exist:
www.invitrogen.com/site/us/en/home/Products-and.../Cloning.htmlGet Started With Cloning Whether you're looking for your gene of interest, already possess your starting nucleic acid, or are a few steps into your cloning ...
Here's more via a 1999 press release put out by Invitrogen:
SAN DIEGO, CA, December 6, 1999 — Invitrogen Corporation (NASDAQ: IVGN) today introduced the Echo™ Cloning System, which makes possible fast and reliable cloning of any gene into multiple expression vectors. The Echo System dramatically reduces the time and effort associated with cloning DNA for expression analysis, speeding the drug research and discovery process.
The first commercially available system of its kind, the Echo System brings Invitrogen's highly-efficient TOPO® Cloning technology and its advanced expression systems together with a novel univector plasmid-fusion system developed by Stephen J. Elledge, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Baylor will be paid a royalty under a license agreement with Invitrogen.
"Echo Cloning makes obsolete the need for traditional subcloning, a troublesome, time-consuming step in gene expression and analysis," said Lyle Turner, Chairman and CEO of Invitrogen. "Using Invitrogen's efficient TOPO Cloning technology, scientists now need to clone and sequence a construct only once. The clone is then recombined or 'echoed' into other expression vectors — ranging from bacterial to mammalian cells — simultaneously. The process works on any gene and can be automated, providing a tremendous time saver for researchers."
Now, when Keadle and ex weren't playing around with cloning (to be fair, the cloning appears to be at the gene level), you guessed it, they managed to get biological defense contracts. Wikipedia lays it out:
Under a contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), the company developed a prototype hand-held pathogen detection system for the detection of multiple toxins such as ricin, staphylococcal enterotoxin, and botulinum toxin, as well as bacteria that cause anthrax, plague, and other diseases, in a single sample.This should come in handy to create a little kaching, kaching during the next false flag.
What's the Defense Threat Reduction Agency?
DTRA is an agency within the United States Department of Defense and is the official Combat Support Agency for countering weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high explosives).Yes, leave it to Al Gore to provide us with a clue that takes us deeper into the military-industrial complex. Further, one has to wonder, given the connection that Invitrogen had into the Defense Department, if the relationship stopped at a pathogen detection system, or did it go on, undisclosed (for security reasons, of course), into Invitrogen's work in cloning.
We'll probably never know for sure, unless Al Gore is spotted in two different places at the same time.