"I have been analyzing American history in the
light of what I have called structural deep events:
events, like the JFK assassination, the Watergate break-in,
9/11, which repeatedly involve
law-breaking or violence, are mysterious to begin with, are embedded in ongoing
covert processes, have political consequences
that enlarge covert government, and are subsequently covered up by
in the mainstream media and internal government records." - Peter Dale
"Key congressional leaders say they didn't know
Bush established a "shadow government," moving dozens of senior civilian
managers to secret underground locations outside Washington to ensure that
government could survive a devastating terrorist attack on the nation's
capital" - Washington Post,
Governance is no longer
conducted in accordance with the US
Constitution, and in many cases within states, according to state
Although Americans have recognized
corrupt individual officials
exert undue influence to get legislation passed that favors
Americans still cling to the naive
belief that such corruption is exceptional.
institutions of society, the
courts, the press,
and law enforcement agencies, still
largely comply with the
Constitution and the
corrupting forces are disunited.
Mounting evidence makes it clear
that the situation is far worse.
The US Constitution, effectively
overthrown, is now used as a façade to deceive and
placate the masses.
What has replaced it is what many call the Shadow Government.
It for the most part, operates in secret, as internal controls are not
16-year-old Abdulrahman Anwar al-Awlaki was assassinated while
eating dinner by a CIA drone airstrike in
Yemen on October 14,
Anwar al-Awlaki, an American/Yemeni imam and Islamic lecturer, was
assassinated by an armed CIA drone two weeks prior to the death of his
Anwar al-Awlakis daughter, Nawar, is thought to have been
fatally shot in intelligence operation on
left at least 14 people, including a US commando, dead.
|"Military intellectuals envision a
prolonged Cold War
against Al Qaeda, with hot wars along the way. It happens that the Long War is
over Muslim lands rich with oil, natural gas and planned pipelines. " - Tom
|"Without public debate and
without congressional hearings, a segment of the Pentagon and fellow travelers
have embraced a doctrine known as the Long War, which projects an "arc of
instability" caused by insurgent groups from Europe
to South Asia that will last between 50 and 80 years. According to one of its
engineers, Iraq, Afghanistan and
Pakistan are just "small wars in the midst
of a big one." - Tom Hayden
|"Last October, senior
Obama officials anonymously unveiled to the Washington Post their newly minted
"disposition matrix", a complex computer system that will be used to determine
how a terrorist suspect will be "disposed of": indefinite detention,
prosecution in a real court, assassination-by-CIA-drones, etc."
- Glenn Greewald
1954 Wackenhut founded in Coral Gables,
Florida, by George Wackenhut and three former FBI agent
Current and past members of the Wackenhut board of directors
include Frank Carlucci, Bobby Inman, Admiral
William Raborn, and Clarence Kelly.
are more police officers than hired security guards in America.
1964 Wackenhut contracts to guard the Kennedy Space Center and
the US Atomic Energy Commission nuclear test site in Nevada.
From FBI reject to private warlord: the rise of George
Dick with Don and more
Richard Milhouse Nixon appoints
Donald Henry Rumsfeld to head
the Office of Economic Opportunity, which was responsible for overseeing
the "War on Poverty".
wanted the agency restructured, and
Donald Henry Rumsfeld, with
the assistance of his chief aide, Richard Bruce Cheney, quickly
began bringing in management contractors to do the work of the agency's top
"Don found himself with
a bureaucracy that
hated him. He was forced to seek outside help. I remember Don reciting to
me the Al Smith statement, 'If I don't look to my
friends for help, who
do I look to, my enemies?'" - Dick Cheney
Frank Carlucci succeeds
Donald Henry Rumsfeld and later
becomes Defense secretary for Ronald Reagan.
Cloaked in contractual and
formal approvals the Executive branch accelerates
the process of merging government
and business interests.
Nixon Approves 'Huston Plan' for Domestic
1971 Frank Carlucci tells
Congress that he is dramatically curtailing the agency's spending on management
"We did not think we were getting our money's worth." -
1976 Daniel Guttman and
Barry Willner write The Shadow Government.
Decision-making authority as well as actual services are being
outsourced to high-priced consultants,
secretive think tanks,
and corporate vested interests - accountable to no one! Using a process'
cloaked in contractual and other formal approvals by the various executive
departments a drive to merge government and business interests began as early
authorizes a presidential commission on privatization to study how
the boundary between
public and private might be erased giving private interests more opportunity to
move into traditionally government roles.
The same idea surfaces in
the "re-inventing government" movement taken up by the
do well," one proponent wrote, "to glory in the blurring of
public and private and not keep trying to draw a disappearing line in the
Privatization has affected every aspect of American public
life since then.
The most visible surge in government outsourcing has
come in the realm of the military.
Purportedly acute manpower shortages
has America hiring private companies to perform duties reserved in the past for
the American military.
has over 40 corporations that provide mercenaries.
facet of "personal security" is now in the hands of private
1981 John Philip Nichols, Peter Zokosky
(Armtech), and A. Robert Frye, a vice president of Wackenhut, travel to Quebec
in an attempt to purchase of Valleyfield Chemical Products Corporation, a
weapons propellant manufacturer.
The deal went bust due to Canadian
After the death of his wife, John Philip Nichols
became involved with a heroin addict.
Alvarez, a Cabazon tribal leader, and two companions, are found murdered on the
Alvarez had been critical of Nichols and
Wackenhuts dealings with the Cabazon tribe and he had received death
1983 DoD gives Cabazon authorization to
1985 Nichols attempts to hire
hitman, pleads no contest and is sentenced to prison and serves nineteen
1990 Control of the Cabazon reservation
is turned over to Mark Nichols.
A thirty thousand squarefoot casino and
bingo hall are soon under construction, and a deal was cut with Colmac
Corporation to construct a $150 million power generating plant on the
Other business dealings by the Cabazon tribe included
plans for a thirteen hundred luxury housing project to take adv antage of HUD
funding and an industrial incinerator for medical wastes.
offtrack betting parlor is opened courtesy of a grant from HUD.
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 made the practice of Indians opening
betting parlors and casinos commonplace by the early 1990s.
the act allowed tribes to buy property outside the reservation but regulate it
under the same rules of sovereignty that protected the industrial incinerator
and Riconosciutos manufacture of chemical weapons from federal control
creating great potential growth for such enterprises.
August 10, 1991 Danny Casolaro is meeting an informant to "bring back the head of the Octopus"
when his body was found in a hotel in Martinsburg, West
Casolaro's investigation began with his inquiry into the case
PROMIS, a software package,
selling it to governments and financial institutions around the
world, after modifying it to provide a back door by which they would track
the movement of money and
The Danny Casolaro Primer: 13 reasons to doubt the official
"As Casolaro headed ever deeper into the rabbit hole, he
found that the Octopus had played
key roles in the 1962 Cuban missile crisis (which brought the world to the
brink of nuclear war), the Watergate scandal which brought down President
Richard M. Nixon, and the December 1988 destruction of a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet
aircraft over Lockerbie, Scotland.
Then things got really weird.
The Octopus, Casolaro discovered, had
a significant presence at the
world's most famous secret base: Area 51, Nevada.
The Octopus was
reportedly funding research to create deadly viruses at both Area 51 and at an
underground facility in northern New Mexico.
Things then took a strange
turn when Casolaro met with a man named Michael Riconosciuto, who had worked in
the field of spies, espionage, and intelligence for years, and who advised
Casolaro that many assumed UFOs were actually highly advanced, unusual aircraft
of the military." - Nick Redfern
Secret Pentagon Program Spent Millions To Research
Glowing Auras and Black Money: The Pentagons
Mysterious U.F.O. Program
Michael Riconosciuto, an electronics and
computer expert, is arrested in early 1991, shortly after providing
Inslaw with an affidavit in
support of their lawsuit against the DoJ.
Wackenhut acquired by Danish corporation Group 4 Falck.
2004 Group 4 Falck merges to form British company G4S
2010 G4S Wackenhut changed its name to
G4S Secure Solutions.
Within eight days of this declaration, Riconosciuto was arrested
for conspiracy to manufacture, conspiracy to distribute, possession with intent
to distribute, and with distributiona total of ten counts related to
methamphetamine and methadone.
"3. In spite of the threats, Riconosciuto
agreed to the interview on February 7, 2000. Within one hour following the
interview, he was charged with a disciplinary infraction.
infraction was expunged at a BOP hearing on February 11, 2000.
Within an hour of this hearing, the FBI charged Riconosciuto with solicitation
of murder; the charge relating to the expunged incident.
6. Because of this allegation, Riconosciuto was
placed in solitary confinement for
7. Upon his return to the general prison population,
Riconosciuto was transferred to the FCI Allenwood, Pennsylvania, with the
reputation of being a "threat" to BOP staff members.
8. On February 5,
2001, Riconosciuto wrote a certified letter (Exhibit A) to his attorney, Don
Bailey, that he had contact with someone in an Islamic group called the "Base"
(AI Qaeda), and that said group was currently in preparation for an attack in
the United States, but would not divulge specific details unless the US
Government granted immunity
from prosecution to his sources.
9. On February 13, 2001,
Riconosciuto sent a certified letter (Exhibit B) to Congressman Bryan Baird (D-
W A), in an effort to expedite the reporting of his information to the
10. On February 19, 2001, Louis Buffardi, a
second attorney of Riconosciuto's, wrote to
Secretary of State Colin
Powell, with a cc to Attorney General John Ashcroft (Exhibit C), to the
effect that he had a client with information concerning an imminent terrorist
attack in the United States, and Buffardi asked that someone other than the FBI
obtain the details from his client.
11. I. On February 20, 2001
Riconosciuto filed BOP Form 148 (Exhibit D), for use of a private telephone to
handle sensitive conversations relating to matters mentioned in 8, 9, and 10,
12. Once he received his private telephone, Riconosciuto told
this reporter that he had conversations concerning the afore-mentioned topics
with, among others, John O'Neill, former FBI terrorist expert in charge of
security for the World Trade Center.
13. On an unrecalled day in March
2001, Riconosciuto was visited by Special Agent (SA) Keith Cutri of the
Williamsport, Pennsylvania, FBI resident agency.
furnished SA Cutri with the identification of an individual in New Jersey
(unidentified herein to eliminate damage or complications to future official
a. Was coordinating forthcoming terrorist attacks
on the United States.
b. Had information on the movement of Soviet-made
shoulder-fired missiles into the United States.
c. Was coordinating
d. Was coordinating bombings and espionage.
Knew the identities of "sleepers" in the United States and overseas.
15. Riconosciuto also furnished SA Cutri with information on a false
IDl ring in Montreal, Canada, and in New Jersey, and could furnish the exact
false ID of 30 terrorists who had been chosen for actions inside the United
16. Riconosciuto further told SA Cutri that the 37 Soviet-made
missiles were being handled through Thabet Aviation in Quebec City, Canada,
which also brokered old but serviceable aircraft (Swearingtons, DC-9s, 747s,
and high-performance military) to be used in drug-running and future terrorist
attacks in a so-called "40 minute" war scenario by using aircraft as flying
17. Riconosciuto further
informed SA Cutri that terrorists were taking flight
training in various types of aircraft brokered by Thabet, and if
given immunity for himself
and his contacts, he would provide specific information where said training
was taking place and the identities of the students involved." -
Terrorism Cover Up in America, Ted Gunderson
2002 "Execution of the classified "Continuity of Operations Plan"
resulted not from the Cold War threat of intercontinental missiles, the
scenario rehearsed for decades, but from heightened fears that the al Qaeda
terrorist network might somehow obtain a portable nuclear weapon, according to
three officials with first-hand knowledge.
U.S. intelligence has no
specific knowledge of such a weapon, they said, but the risk is thought great
enough to justify the shadow government's disruption and
Deployed "on the fly" in the first hours of turmoil on Sept.
11, one participant said, the shadow government has evolved into an indefinite
For that reason, the high-ranking officials representing
their departments have begun rotating in and out of the assignment at one of
two fortified locations along the East Coast.
Rotation is among several
changes made in late October or early November, sources said, to the standing
directive Bush inherited from a line of presidents reaching back to Dwight D.
Officials who are activated for what some of them call
"bunker duty" live and work underground 24 hours a day, away from their
As it settles in for the long haul, the shadow government has
sent home most of the first wave of deployed personnel, replacing them most
commonly at 90-day intervals.
The civilian cadre present in the bunkers
usually numbers 70 to 150, and "fluctuates based on intelligence" about
terrorist threats, according to a senior official involved in managing the
It draws from every Cabinet department and some independent
Its first mission, in the event of a disabling blow to
Washington, would be to prevent collapse of essential government functions." -
Barton Gellman and Susan Schmidt, Washington Post Staff Writers
2003 3,512 security contracts for domestic security functions.
2006 In the 22 month period ending in August the
Department of Homeland Security has issued more than 115,000 security related
It was not until the mid19th century that America's
urban governments, by setting up local police
forces, began to make an ordinary person's safety
a matter of state
one with wealth relies on state guarantees of security any longer.
People with wealth have withdrawn into
protected walled enclaves.
The chief obligations of government
is simply to dispense justice - to resolve disputes, oversee legal
business, mete out punishment.
Lawyers and clients
increasingly shun the civil courts - congested, expensive, fickle - and instead
buy themselves some private arbitration, provided by a growing cadre of
profitable "rent a judge" companies.
As for the criminal justice system, those
sentenced to prison may very well do their time in a private facility, run on
behalf of state and federal governments and operated by a company with some
former public official in its management to grease the wheels.
Faced with rising numbers of inmates, and
unwilling to raise taxes to build more public prisons, governments at all
levels have found that the easy, cost effective way is to turn the prison
industry over to the private sector - companies such as the behemoth Nashville
based Corrections Corporation of America.
America's public colleges
and universities are fast losing their public character.
institutions were forged under the terms of
an act signed by Abraham Lincoln in 1862, providing federal land grants to the
states as a basis for public financing of higher education.
state legislatures are picking up only about two-thirds of the annual cost of
public higher education.
To a large degree it's money from private
donors and private corporations, creating an incipient "academic-industrial
complex" at public and private institutions alike.
At the University of
California at Berkeley, one administrator is officially known as the
Bank of America Dean of the Haas School
Much money for universities comes with strings attached -
for instance, the power to push research in certain directions and perhaps away
from others, and ownership of patents deriving from sponsored research.
have a term for what is occurring: they call it the "externalization of state
Water and sewage systems are being privatized, as are
airports and highways and public hospitals.
Voucher programs and
charter schools are a way of shifting education toward the private sector.
The protection of nuclear waste is
in private hands.
Meat inspection is done largely by
the meatpacking companies themselves.
The privatization of terminal
operations at American ports began three decades ago and 80% of them were
already operated by foreign companies, the largest of which is Chinese.
Serious proposals to privatize portions of
Social Security have been on the table, and Obamacare effectively puts an
enormous government program into the hands of private insurance and
services now charge user fees.
Detailed statistical data was once freely
available to everyone as public information but now that information must be
purchased from a private corporate public information provider.
vaults of the Smithsonian were once open to documentary film makers regardless
of provenance and financing.
Now an agreement between the Smithsonian
and the cable company Showtime has forged something called the Smithsonian
Channel, which has jurisdiction over, and priority access to, certain kinds of
considerable amount of tax collection is now done, in effect, by casinos;
rather than raise taxes to pay for services, legislatures legalize gambling and
then take a rake-off from the profits earned by private casino companies.
It's "tax farming" for the modern age, recalling the hated Roman
practice of selling the right to collect taxes to private individuals
(including the apostle Matthew in the Gospels), who were then allowed to keep
anything over what they had agreed to collect for the government.
As the recent revelations about torture have made
clear, even official interrogations for national
security purposes have been outsourced - in this instance to other
countries through the process known as "extraordinary rendition."
sale of naming rights for public facilities and other amenities attracts notice
mostly for the ungainly nomenclature that results -
mutants such as the
Mitsubishi Wild Wetland Trail, at the New York Botanical Garden, in the Bronx,
and Whataburger Field, in Corpus Christi.
To attract more corporate
underwriting, the Department of the Interior has proposed that America's
national parks be liberally opened up to the sale of naming rights.
An analyst at Johns Hopkins observes, "Contractors
have become so big and entrenched that it's a fiction that the government
maintains any control."
One obvious recent example is the rebuilding
effort in Iraq.
have been no alternative to giving the reconstruction job in Iraq to private
corporations, including giant combines such as
but the result has been an effort that defies management or accountability.
The evidence of widespread corruption in the Iraq rebuilding effort is
companies are exempt from many regulations that would apply to government
The records of private companies can't be obtained
through the Freedom of
They can use foreign subsidiaries to avoid
laws meant to restrain American companies.
Before the war,
Halliburton itself used
subsidiaries to do business with
Iran, Iraq, and
Libya, despite official American
trade sanctions against them.
Secret intelligence work -
surveillance, computing, interrogation, analysis, reporting, briefing - is
Not only is the intelligence community becoming
further fragmented, but, because the new jobs pay so well, a "spy drain" is
drawing officers out of the public sector and into the private market.
The drain isn't restricted to spies: at least 90 former top officials
at the Department of Homeland Security and the White House Office of Homeland
Security now work for private companies in the domestic-security business.
Meanwhile, the government seems poised to turn the job of border police
over to multi-national contractors, a task that will in turn be subcontracted
out to dozens of smaller companies.
Northrop Grumman were among
the corporations submited bids to build a high-tech "virtual fence" along the
Mexican border, with an array of motion detectors, satellite monitors, and
aerial drones which Boeing
A Homeland Security official conceded the abdication of government
leadership, saying to the corporation, "We're asking you to come back and tell
us how to do our business."
One study from the late 1990s suggests that
the "privatization rate" - the rate at which public functions are being
outsourced - is roughly doubling every year.
On paper the federal
workforce nationwide, leaving the military aside, appears to total about two
If you add in all the people in the private sector
doing essentially government jobs with federal grants and contracts, then the
figure rises by 10.5 million.
The commercialization of government
probably explains why so many Washington entities are now referred to as shops:
"lobby shop," "counterterrorism shop."
There's no question that in
certain ways the private sector can outperform the public sector.
of Federal Express, U.P.S., and DHL would sooner renounce citizenship than go
back to relying only on the US Postal Service.
The problem is the
cumulative effect of privatization across the board - projected out over
decades, over a century, over two - and the leaching of management capacity
The activities of government are, in effect, being
You can't help lingering over the concept of
The word originally had to do with notions of political
freedom and social responsibility.
Derived from the Old French word
franc, meaning "free," it later came to be associated with the most fundamental
political freedom of all: to exercise your franchise meant to exercise your
right to vote.
Only much later, in the mid20th century, did the
idea of being granted "certain rights" acquire its commercial connotation: the
right to market a company's services or products, such as fried chicken or
Today, to have a franchise on something is in effect to
have control over it." - adapted from Cullen Murphy
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