The U.S. is the greatest country, the world’s largest economy. However, our true potential as a country is stunted by costly regulations, compromised politicians and blatant government waste. Given all the progress in productivity we’ve made with new technology and global communications, American business should be soaring. It’s not. Our government is holding us back. But we can fix it! My solution is to run the Federal government like a business, with a board of directors comprised of half Democratic and Republican business executives and industry experts for every government agency. The concept is simple. Each board would apply the best and most efficient business practices to a failing and wasteful system. They would be able to hire and fire and trim obsolete rules and functions. We would also establish an effective program to encourage and reward whistleblowers that would stamp out government waste and fraud. Government is Killing the Economy is a look in detail at how to fix what’s wrong in the greatest country on Earth so we can continue creating a future of optimism. Let’s get started!
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About the Author
Walter Raquet is a leader whose innovations and values have had a profound effect on American business. Mr. Raquet uncovered the largest tax fraud ($1 billion) in the history of the United States and assisted the U.S. Treasury and the IRS in shutting it down. (1980) He created the first sophisticated equity trading system, called COLT, which was used by the majority of the world’s trading firms. (1984) In 1995, he founded a company with $17 million in capital and 70 employees. In its fifth year, the company had EBITDA of $301 million, employed 1,400 people and its public value rose as high as $8 billion. (1995-1999) At the age of 26, Walter Raquet was the corporate controller of the 10th largest Wall Street firm. At 71, he is working closely with the CEO of company called AtmosAir.com that cleans the air and reduces electric use dramatically, and plan to grow this business into a multibillion dollar company over the next few years.