"Everywhere I turned I saw people who seemed quite
happy to make money doing things that drained and liquidated
our permanent infrastructure
and productivity as a people and a
nation." - Catherine Austin
the revovling door whirling
Ronald Reagan's second term looked to
the possibility of
a federal privatization
effort along the lines of Thatcher's.
Margaret Thatcher called for
labor union reforms, less
government intervention in the economy, less government spending and lower
Notable among her accomplishments are:
The promotion of
the neoliberal philosophy of government which has to a large extent replaced
the social democratic orientation of government.
Part politician, part intellectual, part entrepreneur
of ideas, he had an enthusiastic belief in his own ideas:
restriction of trade union leaders' de jure powers;
the breaking of
those trade union leaders' de facto power;
nationalized enterprises in coal,
supply, railways, trucking,
privatization of public housing;
reduction of income tax rates;
with a strong emphasis on controlling inflation;
local government spending;
reform of local government finance;
close integration of the British economy with those of the European
sell billions of dollars' worth of federal assets and
enterprises to investors and use the proceeds to pay down
the national debt.
Deregulation caused the savings and loan
debacle leaving taxpayers $200 billion in losses while
bankers bought assets
for pennies on the dollar.
"I helped the Office of Policy
Development organize a two-day brainstorming conference at Wye Plantation in
Maryland, where the UK experience was reviewed, possible privatization
candidates assessed, and next steps debated.
That led to creation of an
interagency Privatization Working Group, which the Reason Foundation
supported via a whole series of federal privatization studies (on candidates
such as the Postal Service, the air traffic control system, Amtrak, and
Two tangible accomplishments followed from these efforts.
The first was the successful privatization of Conrail, the northeastern
freight railroad taken
over by the feds from the bankrupt Penn-Central.
It was sold via a stock offering to investors in 1987 for $1.6 billion.
Second the appointment of the President's Commission on
There was more real privatization during the Clinton
administration than during Reagan's terms.
government sold off the Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserves ($3.6 billion),
the US Enrichment Corporation ($3.1 billion), and many billions of dollars'
worth of electromagnetic
spectrum, as well as the competitive contracting of more than a hundred
airport control towers and numerous military base functions.
Privatization Commission paved the way for the subsequent efforts by
Clinton and Gore, having made privatization ideas respectable enough to be
considered by National Performance Review of Al Gore and the National
Economic Council and Office of Management & Budget of the
remains the job of our
generation to privatize many more assets and business enterprises of our
overgrown federal government." - Robert W. Poole Jr., director of
transportation studies and founder of the Reason Foundation, August 1,
When James Watt took over the Department of the Interior under Ronald Reagan he
began selling off America's resources,
public lands, water and mineral rights.
During a Senate hearing James
Watt, a 'Dominion theologist',
declared that he was giving away America's heritage because "I do not know how
many future generations we can count on
before the Lord
Since the beginning of the environmental movement
corporate industrialists have established 'foundations', better known as '
think tanks', to counter the reach of environmental law.
The list of industry sponsored pollution and
promoters, entities described as "think tanks", include:
John M. Olin Foundation;
Castle Rock Foundation;
Charles G. Koch
Competitive Enterprise Institute;
American Enterprise Institute;
Citizens for a Sound Economy;
Citizens for the Sensible Control of Acid Rain;
Mountain States Legal Foundation;
Advancement of Sound Science Coalition;
"American Enterprise Institute
is heavily funded by
corporate philanthropy." - Christopher Levenick, former AEI
The purpose of industry sponsored
think tanks is to run
interference for their corporate industrialist funders and act as a counter
weight to public interest groups shining a light on the antisocial activity of
the destruction of the commons by corporate industrialists.
August 1988 Sagebrush Rebels morph into Wise Use ! founded by Jewish American author
Alan Gottlieb: The Merchant of Fear
Gottlieb's right hand man, states, "It is our goal to eradicate the
environmental movement. We want to be able to
exploit the environment for private
The Christian Broadcasting Network of Zionist
Marion Gordon Robertson
supported Wise Use ! making anti-environmentalism one of it's main
Wise Use !, basically a front group for the resource
extraction industry, propelled
Newt Gingrich to the
Wise Use ! spun off the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, Defenders of Property Rights, Property and Environment Research
Center and National
Legal Center for the Public Interest.
Wise Use ! helped
install George Walker Bush and Richard Bruce Cheney in the
George Walker Bush installs
Wise Use ! radical Gail Norton and Wise Use ! leader Thomas
Other Wise Use ! followers take control of every
single federal agency that deals with the environment.
environmental laws are no longer enforced.
Waivers and exemptions to
corporate polluters and campaign contributors becomes the standard.
1989 George Walker Bush markets Gail Norton as a
lifelong conservationist even though Gail Norton advocates an end to the
enforcement of environmental regulations while working for the Pacific Research
Institute for Public Policy.
Gail Norton states, in regard to
the end of the enforcement of environmental regulation, "I view that as
In a speech Gail Norton lists federal incursions into the private domain as
These included American with Disabilities Act
requirements for wheelchair ramps, EPA requirements to
remove asbestos from
schools and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Gail Norton has
suggests that no National Park, National Monument or National Forest
land should be exempt from mineral
extraction, oil extraction, and timber extraction.
rare and endangered
species are present they do not exist.
"In a speech on September
10, 2001, Donald Rumsfeld
announced that the Pentagon could not account for that $2.3 trillion.
central tenet of the Bush regime, based on ideas of
Friedman, is government should subcontract governance to the private
The idea at the heart of Rumsfeld's forgotten speech is people
will find a way to pay for the necessary work, which will be done for a profit.
This transfers tax dollars away from governmental agencies - which
are answerable to us - to private contractors, which have no accountability to
Over 90% of Blackwater funding comes
from state and governmental contracts, which means our tax dollars.
in Iraq, Blackwater employees
cannot be prosecuted for crimes they commit including murder
either under Iraqi laws or under US laws, as we learned when they killed
seventeen Iraqi civilians last September." - Davidson Loehr
2002 After a
eight year drought water in the Klamath River is in short supply.
Farmers in the area seek redistribution of the water.
Ecologists state that if more water is
taken there is a possibility that
the king salmon would go into sharp decline.
2006 Federal officials declare a commercial fishery failure along 700
miles of the California and Oregon coast due to extremely low counts of king
"The Pacific Fishery Management Council voted April 10, 2008 to
cancel the chinook fishing season in an effort to reverse the
disappearance of California's fabled run of king salmon." - John
"Gail Norton's five-year tenure as Interior secretary has
irreparably damaged our country.
Under her leadership employees in the
Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service have been
demoralized into leaving their positions - replaced by people who give away our
public lands to the energy and timber industries.
Our national parks
are in their worst shape ever.
When Gail Norton next visits her
cherished Western mountains.
She will find the scenery altered; it now
includes drilling rigs, clear-cutting and new roads churned by off-road
Gail Norton's oil
and gas friends will probably take good care of her; they owe her big
time." - Crista Worthy
"The EPA is no longer a public health agency.
With the George Walker Bush administration, whether or not environmental laws
are enforced depends on who you know." - former chief enforcement officer of
the EPA Eric Shaeffer
"The George Walker Bush administration routinely
mismanages scientific information through distortion and omission whenever
scientific truth is inconvenient to its industrial allies.
It's hard to
decide what is more demoralizing about the administration's politicization of
the scientific process - its disdain for professional scientists working for
American government or its willingness to deceive the American public." - Roger
G. Kennedy, former director of the National Park Service
current George Walker Bush administration has taken
intolerance of science dissent to a new
The repression against internationally renowned
professionals and experts in their fields just for exercising
method objectively is unprecedented." - Tom Devine, a Goldwater Republican
who monitors the treatment of federal whistleblowers for the nonpartisan
Government Accountability Project
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