On February 1, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stepped down after four years of intrepid service at the State Department. In my book, she was the official who inserted state-owned enterprises into the American vocabulary
With energy demand, predicted to rise 20% through 2025, National Oil Companies are poised to have even an greater impact on the global economy, and in shaping oil producing countries' foreign policies.
The US administration has itself been hijacked, and America is now, effectively, a Bank-Owned State. Democracy has been usurped by what Abraham Lincoln called 'the Money Power'.