On Thursday, September 15, there will be a press conference held at the Twin Falls Public Library at 4:00 pm on the main floor in the conference room. The purpose of the conference is to announce the formation of a new community organization called “Make Your Hometown Great Again”. From the name of the new group, it’s obvious that the formation is in anticipation of Donald Trump being elected as President of the United States this coming November. In order for this “country to be great again”, our hometowns must be great again and this new group intends to light the path for making that happen.
The Press Release may be read HERE.
In the 1990’s Al Gore and Bill Clinton initiated a major redesign of the systems of government using the revolutionary capabilities of technology including ubiquitous computing power, fiber optic telecommunications and massive data collection, storage and retrieval technology. Reserving judgement on their motives, the result of this redesign effort was to implement New Fascism – a toxic blend of fascism and communism behind the deceptively benign labels of Third Way and Communitarianism.
In plain language, the “reinvention of government” was the imposition of Digital Taylorism upon the society at large. Through project scope creep incentivized by money and power, the New Fascism/Digital Taylorism has gone global or perhaps was born global.
Digital Taylorism for societal management has created functional columns with the rings of money and power concentrated at the top of the column out of the reach of the people of the society. Much like farm animals, the people of the society become mere objects to be managed but who are otherwise ignored.
The “reinvention of government” realigned the incentives for government and business to service the needs of each other while ignoring the needs of the people. The more money and power that accrues to the top of the functional columns, the less interested those at the top of the column are in the people at ground level.
The implementation of Digital Taylorism at the societal level created the problem and it will take the methods of Taylorism to reverse the implementation in order to cause the least amount of harm to the fewest number of people. They’ve suffered enough and it’s past the time when their interests should be put first again. That’s the only thing that will make this country great. A country can never be great unless its people are great and that can happen only when the people are free to do great things.
Let’s hope this new group, “Make Your Hometown Great Again” understands the problem and provides solutions that address the core problems of relationships, functions and incentives because that’s where it all begins and ends.