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2 2 New Yorkers View of the World

3 Environmentalism Internationalism Automation & Technology 3

4 1946 – Penn State University - ENIAC 1951 – MIT Whirlwind Computer 1959 – SRI – Bank of America - ERMA The Information Age Was Born "ERMA was the absolute beginning of the mechanization of business." 4

5 Houston… we have a problem 5

6 Two worlds – light years apart Mayfield Mayberry Springfield 6

7 The Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission on the Year 2000 Daniel Bell, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Karl W. Deutsch, Samuel P. Huntington, Herman Kahn, Wassily Leontief, Margaret Mead, Daniel P. Moynihan. Identify structural changes in society that would have long-term social impacts. Chart "alternative futures" on critical issues that society would face Futurists - Futurism FORD Foundation Resources of the World Group Air Force Scientific Prediction Southern Illinois Univ. Buckminster Fullers World Resources Inventory Bridging the Gap 7

8 January 10, 1964 Utopia or Oblivion The World Game Critical Path World Resources Inventory 8

9 Aurelio Peccei, Italian Industrialist Alexander King, Director General at the OECD Co-Founders 1968 The Club of Rome Over population, pollution, use of natural resources Jay Forrester of MIT was given grant to produce World Dynamics Model "Project on the Predicament of Mankind" Computer modeling resource use Ecosystem 9

10 Magic Computer Box Were all going to die next year The headline-making report on the imminent global disaster facing humanity and what we can do about it before time runs out. One of the most important documents of our age! Anthony Lewis, New York Times Was presented publicly at the Smithsonian March 12, 1972 Was translated into 30 languages 10 million copies of the book were sold Imminent Global Disaster Facing Humanity! 10

11 Presti-digital-ization Scientific fraud using the Magic Computer Box 1973 – 1 year after the publication of Limits to Growth, OPEC Oil Embargo – California Gas Shortage SCI-Fraud 1972 Didnt have the data Didnt have the computing power 11

12 Fear as a motivator Officially sanctioned scientific fraud Media complicity Beginning the Era of Virtual Reality New Paradigm – Last Quarter of the 20 th Century Green is the new RED 12

13 Published 1977 Rockefeller Brothers Fund The Environmental Agenda Project Director of Environment & Population Programs Gerald O. Barney Jimmy Carter Whos Who of Environmental Groups Carter Administration Environmental Futurism Global 2000 – Report to the President lists 70 "public policy proposals" earmarked for legislation Public Policy Based on SCI-Fraud 13

14 The Conserver Society De-population - increased funding for contraception, abortion and sterilization Food and agriculture – All forms of assistance linked to bringing birth rates into line with death rates Earth Scout Education – emphasis on environmental literacy Environment must be recognized as a top national priority on a level with defense, employment, health, education and commerce Propaganda – explicit and implicit environmental message in TV and Commercial programming 14

15 The Conserver Society Energy – Develop a new type of energy economy Avoid further electrification Progressively increase gas tax Overhaul of energy-intensive agricultural practices Utility price overhaul to reflect policy priorities Enforce monopoly laws (eliminated regulated monopolies – allow utilities to invest in renewables). 15 Utility Control of Energy Use

16 TECHNOCRACY new type of energy economy Project 88 – Polluter Pays PROJECT 88 KEY PLAYERS Technology Enabled Environmental Policy Market-Oriented Reducing inefficient natural resource use by ensure that consumers and producers face the true costs of their decisions -- not just their direct costs, but the full social costs of the consequences of their actions. Tradeable permit systems set a total allowable level of pollution and authorize firms to buy, sell, and trade permits within that overall limit. The Vapor Market! Carbon Cap & Trade 16

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18 North-South Cooperation 1980 – Independent Commission on International Development Issues Initiated by the World Bank North-South: a programme for survival (Brandt Commission) Brandt wanted disarmament for developed countries – transferring saved wealth to poor countries Brandt also wanted a global carbon tax Pierre Trudeau wanted a Marshall Plan for the South U.S.-Mexico Binational Committee Reagan signed the La Paz Agreement – Treaty with U.S.-Mexico 18

19 Included provision for participation by U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, non- governmental groups (environmental groups), and international organizations (United Nations) Provided for financing of programs independent of Congress State Department Management La Paz Treaty with Mexico International Zone by Treaty 100 km on either side EPA Day-to-Day supervision Environmental Cooperation in the border region 19

20 North American Inland Port Network (NAIPN) – NAFTA Agreement 1995 – Mexican government privatized their seaports Li Ka-Shing, HPH Chairman Mexican-Chinese Inland Port Plan – Technology Enabled by Hutchison-Whampoa (HPH) September 6, 2001 Address to Congress Keep your deal Vincente Fox

21 Internationalism 1990 – Enterprise of the Americas Initiative Common Market - Free Trade Area of the Americas Free trade from Tiera del Fuego, Argentina to the Port of Anchorage, AK 1990 – G7/G8 Houston Summit Open World Trading System - Market Oriented Policies Free flow of capital and investment across borders Economic Efficiency Strong Support for IPCC & UN Environmental Programme Encourage the OECD in identifying structural policy challenges & options and to strengthen its surveillance and review procedures promote regulatory reform Liberalize areas such as retail trade telecommunications transport labor markets financial markets Reduce industrial and agricultural subsidies Improve tax systems Improve labor-force skills through education and training promote regulatory reform Liberalize areas such as retail trade telecommunications transport labor markets financial markets Reduce industrial and agricultural subsidies Improve tax systems Improve labor-force skills through education and training 21

22 We dont need no stinkin borders 22

23 America in Distress 23

24 North American Union 24

25 Global Governance Our Global Village 25

26 The Boogey Man is Under the Bed! 26

27 Sing Kumbaya! 27

28 Environmentalism Internationalism Automation & Technology 28

29 Automation & Technology The World At The Speed of Light The good news from Washington is that every single person in Congress supports the concept of an information superhighway. The bad news is that no one has any idea what that means." --Cong. Edward J. Markey 29

30 The people demand and deserve an active government on their side. But they don't want a government that wastes money, a government that costs more and does less. They voted for change. They wanted a literal revolution in the way government operates, and now, you and I must deliver. President Bill Clinton Remarks to the Cabinet February 10, 1993 Today, the President has asked Vice-President Gore to lead a revolution in Washington that will change the way government does business. The American people deserve a government that treats them like customers..... Do More With Less High Performance Government Corporate efficiency implemented through information management systems & police state surveillance (2007) 30

31 David Osborne Chairman of the Alliance 1992 Public-Private Partnerships – New Federalism Anderson Consulting, AT&T, Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc., Dennis Trading Group, General Electric, Goldman, Sachs and Co., IBM, NYNEX, and Xerox. Philanthropic support has included grants from the ARCO Foundation, the Aspen Institute, the Carnegie Corporation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the Jerome Kohlberg Foundation, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and the Rockefeller Foundation. Socialize Costs – Privatize Profits 31

32 The CORE Meridian, Idaho Business Enterprise Corridor Workforce Investment Area (1998 -PL ) EB-5 Regional Center – foreign investment funds in exchange for Green Card – American citizenship Intermodal Commerce Zone Idaho State University Research Campus St. Lukes is the largest employer in the area and is the anchor for The CORE 32

33 Metropolitan Planning Grant for Treasure Valley Futures Project of the Treasure Valley Partners The Transportation, Community, and System Preservation (TCSP) Program provides funding for a comprehensive initiative including planning grants, implementation grants, and research to investigate and address the relationships between transportation, community, and system preservation and to identify private sector-based initiatives. … TCSP Program discretionary grants to plan and implement strategies which improve the efficiency of the transportation system, reduce environmental impacts of transportation, reduce the need for costly future public infrastructure investments, ensure efficient access to jobs, services and centers of trade, and examine development patterns and identify strategies to encourage private sector development patterns which achieve these goals. Metropolitan Planning Grant for Treasure Valley Futures Project of the Treasure Valley Partners The Transportation, Community, and System Preservation (TCSP) Program provides funding for a comprehensive initiative including planning grants, implementation grants, and research to investigate and address the relationships between transportation, community, and system preservation and to identify private sector-based initiatives. … TCSP Program discretionary grants to plan and implement strategies which improve the efficiency of the transportation system, reduce environmental impacts of transportation, reduce the need for costly future public infrastructure investments, ensure efficient access to jobs, services and centers of trade, and examine development patterns and identify strategies to encourage private sector development patterns which achieve these goals. Intermodal Commerce Zone Former Mayor Brent Coles Treasure Valley Partnership 501-C3 Partnership of Mayors Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Kuna, Garden City, Meridian, Nampa, Parma; Ada and Canyon Counties Emergencies Without Borders First success was an agreement for police and emergency services cross- jurisdictional agreement Treasure Valley Partnership 501-C3 Partnership of Mayors Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Kuna, Garden City, Meridian, Nampa, Parma; Ada and Canyon Counties Emergencies Without Borders First success was an agreement for police and emergency services cross- jurisdictional agreement $510,000 Transportation, Community, and System Preservation (TCSP) Program TEA-21 Community Planning in a transportation system grant Community Planning in a transportation system grant 33

34 House Bill 611, 55 th Legislature Adopted International Building Code International Residential Code International Energy Conservation Code Local governments may CONTRACT with a PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ENTITY TO ADMINISTER BUILDING CODES!!! Idaho Statutes Title 39, Chapter 41, Section EPA Smart Growth NetworkEPA Harmonize And Standardize Harmonize And Standardize 34

35 2004 Freilich, Leitner & Carlisle, Consultants Scope of work: Freilichs Prop Intergovernmental Agreements Cluster Study of local economy Development Plan & Land Use Regulations Global Marshall Plan Strategic Environmental Initiative A program that would discourage and phase out these older, inappropriate technologies and at the same time develop and disseminate a new generation of sophisticated and environmentally benign substitutes. Earth in the Balance,

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37 International Highway System "The mission of the IVHS community in the U.S. - composed of all levels of government; the automotive, electronic, communications, and information industries; and academia - is first, to improve surface transportation by deploying IVHS technology broadly throughout the nation and, in cooperation with Mexico and Canada, throughout North America, and second, to develop a U.S.-based IVHS industry to provide technology in the U.S. and abroad." 1992 – IVHS Strategic Plan 37

38 Intl. Border Crossing Intermodalism Definitions: Intermodal - the connection point between two modes of transportation for the same trip Intermodalism - A system designed around the concept of intermodal efficiency for all modes of transportation - truck, train, air, ship, bus, vehicle, etc. 38

39 2004 S Amended Title 70 to add Chapter 22, County-Based Intermodal Commerce Authorities. S Amendment to Title 70, Chapter 22 (i.e. S. 1384) 2005 H "Intermodal Commerce Authority" Idaho Statutes Title 70, Chapter H590 Amends existing law - Title 70, Chapter 22 H408 - Eminent Domain limitations Idaho Statutes Title 70 Watercourses and Ports Chapter 22 CountyBased or CityBased Intermodal Commerce Authority Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Airport 39

40 Idaho Statutes Title 70 Watercourses and Ports Chapter 22 CountyBased or CityBased Intermodal Commerce Authority Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Airport …hereinafter referred to as the intermodal authority, is hereby authorized to acquire, construct, maintain, operate, develop and regulate rail, truck, and other on-land transfer and terminal facilities, buildings, warehouses and storage facilities, manufacturing, industrial and economic development facilities and services, reasonably incident to a modern, efficient and competitive land-based port, and may be established according to this chapter in any county or incorporated city. 40

41 Idaho Statutes Title 70 Watercourses and Ports Chapter 22 CountyBased or CityBased Intermodal Commerce Authority Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Airport General powers of a countybased or citybased intermodal commerce authority. An intermodal authority shall have the powers provided to it by a local county or city governing body including: (1)Have perpetual succession unless abolished as provided in this chapter; (2) Sue and be sued; (3) Have a seal; (4) Execute contracts and other instruments and take other action that may be necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes of this chapter; 41

42 Idaho Statutes Title 70 Watercourses and Ports Chapter 22 CountyBased or CityBased Intermodal Commerce Authority Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Intermodal Commerce Zone 2 modes of transportation Come together Airport Establishment and abolishment. (1) There is hereby created in each county and incorporated city an independent public body, corporate and politic, to be known as an intermodal commerce authority. (4) After the establishment of an intermodal authority, any county or city may by resolution or ordinance, after a public hearing, abolish the intermodal authority provided that the payment of any bonds or other obligations of the intermodal authority shall not be adversely affected by such action. UnelectedUnaccountableInvisible Power to create debt for Citizens who dont even know they exist UnelectedUnaccountableInvisible Power to create debt for Citizens who dont even know they exist 42

43 University Public & Private R & D Money University Public & Private R & D Money St. Als St. Lukes St. Als St. Lukes Major Employers Work-based Learning Zone Training Workers Work-based Learning Zone Training Workers Small Business Incubator Expenses Paid Trains/Uses Technology Transfer Small Business Bubble Machine Theoretical Commodified Small Business Technology Oriented Development - 10 jobs each EB-5 Regional Center – Foreign $$ Direct Investment Targeted Employment Area for FDI – EB-5 money Intermodal Commerce Zone Port Authority Managed Economic Zone Intermodal Commerce Zone Port Authority Managed Economic Zone Airport Foreign Trade Zone Foreign Trade Zone Unlimited Foreign Students Customs & Border Protection Managed 43

44 The utility of export processing zones (EPZs) as a development tool is based on the premise that they can help achieve three interrelated goals: enhancing foreign exchange earnings by promoting non-traditional exports; creating jobs and income; and generating technology transfers and spillovers (Warr, 1989). 44 Taxpayer & Foreign Investor funded with government-university selected winners

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46 Loans Idaho Prime Rate Loan Program Commercial banks offer low-interest loans to qualifying small business with up to 85% Small Business Administration guaranty Industrial Revenue Bonds issued by a public corporation Up to $20 million tax-free bonds to finance manufacturing, processing production and assembly projects issued by a public corporation with the project or business serving as collateral. Taxable industrial revenue bonds are available for amounts over $20 million. The Idaho Business Advantage (tax credits, property tax abatement) Capital Investment Property Tax Incentives (Zone incentives) Property tax cap 3% Investment tax credit for up to 14 years Net operating loss deductions up $100k - carried back for 2 years, forward for 20 years 5% Research & Development Tax Credit – carried forward for 14 years 3% Broadband Telecom Income Credit up to $750,000, carry forward 14 years - transferable Customized Recruiting Services Customized Workforce Training Workforce Training Network Idaho Business Network Export Assistance Tech Help Small Business Development Center Tech Connect Gem State Prospector 46

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49 Total Information Awareness (TIA) Deceptive Marketing 49

50 Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism as it is a merge of state and corporate power --Benito Mussolini 50

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52 The individual is handicapped coming face to face with a conspiracy so monstrous, he cannot believe it exists. - - J. Edgar Hoover Believe it… and Act on it 52


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