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The Evils of Privatization: How They Do It

[I saw a news story on one of the fake news networks lately, they were vilifying the TSA (which admittedly was never competent, they were created by the Office of Homeland Security), and then a neo-conservative guy came on arguing that it was time to bring in a private company to do their job for them. I recognized this as a formula that has been followed for years.]
1) Take a government program that is working competently doing the big, important jobs you wouldn't normally trust a private company to do because they'd have to have a monopoly to do them efficiently.

2) Do everything you can to screw it up. Put ex-corporate lobbyists in charge. Hire incompetent, greedy, corrupt employees.

3) Make a seemingly reasonable case to the people: the TSA/education system/water works are hopelessly incompetent. We need to pay a private company to do the job.

4) Install a thoroughly evil, greedy, Satanic corporation to steal and poison people's minds and bodies with no public oversight or accountability.

There you go ... that's how they steal power from the American people. The system ain't broken, folks. The system is fixed.

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