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  •  Thanks for putting this out there, (4+ / 0-)

    it is a tangled web indeed that the Dictatorship of the Corporatariat has woven. As others have noted, these Stink Tanks didn't just spring up over night. They are what you might call Powell Memo Institutions, after the famous memo from Lewis Powell to the USCoC in 1971.
    Powell Memo

    What Can Be Done About the Public?

    Reaching the campus and the secondary schools is vital for the long-term. Reaching the public generally may be more important for the shorter term. The first essential is to establish the staffs of eminent scholars, writers and speakers, who will do the thinking, the analysis, the writing and the speaking. It will also be essential to have staff personnel who are thoroughly familiar with the media, and how most effectively to communicate with the public.

    The free market is not the solution, the free market is the problem.

    by Azazello on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 04:15:39 PM PST

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