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Guns and Butter, for June 19, 2013 - 1:00pm

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"Art in New Deal Post Offices and Postal Banking in the USA" with Gray Brechin, Ying Lee and Jim Stauber.  Sale of the Art Deco New Deal Post Offices and visual art; Reagan administration shift of the post office from cabinet level to semi-independent federal agency status; Bush I administration executive order, the Infrastructure Privatization Act of April 1992; 2006 bi-partisan bill requiring payment of health premiums 75 years in advance with prohibition against postal rate increase; postal banking option as the best way to save the U.S. Postal Service, from Public Banking 2013: Funding the New Economy, www.publicbankinginstitute.org.

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Sec. 3. Privatization

Sec. 3. Privatization Initiative. To the extent permitted by law, the head of each executive department and agency shall undertake the following actions: (a) Review those procedures affecting the management and disposition of federally financed infrastructure assets owned by State and local governments and modify those procedures to encourage appropriate privatization of such assets consistent with this order;

(b) Assist State and local governments in their efforts to advance the objectives of this order; and

Privatization of social

Privatization of social institutions is a monopolistic predatory parisitization by and for the 1% .

Excellent show! I would love

Excellent show! I would love to see the Post Office art work. Tragic that our America culture is being sold to the highest private bidder.

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