Build Back Better Power Grab? Gatestone Institute Report Claims Big Lie Harming Those It Falsely Claims to Help – Affordable Housing, Food, Fuel and Other Harms

“As a result of western governments’ taking collective action under the auspices of a ‘climate change’ agenda, we are on the cusp of something happening with ramifications that no one has ever seen before,” said Sundance per the popular ZeroHedge news, finance, and investing site.  “Western governments’, specifically western Europe, North America (U.S-Canada) and Australia/New Zealand, are intentionally trying to lower economic activity to meet the intentional drop in energy production.

This is the core consequence of the Build Back Better agenda as promoted by the World Economic Forum.”


Following that illustration was this observation by Sundance.

QuoteMarkManufacturedHomeLivingNewsAnyone who says there is a reference point to determine both the short-term and long-term consequences is lying. There is no precedent for nations’ collectively and intentionally trying to reduce economic activity.

Hiding behind the false justification that current inflation is driven by too much demand, central banks in Europe, the Bank of England, Bank of Canada and U.S. federal reserve are raising interest rates.  The outcome we are currently feeling is an intentional economic contraction and global recession.

The Build Back Better monetary policy is successfully shrinking western economic activity; however, the impacted nations that produce goods for markets in North America and Europe, specifically southeast Asia, Japan and China, are not raising interest rates in an effort to try and offset the drop in demand.  China has announced they are dropping their central bank rates in a desperate effort to lower costs and keep their export dependent economy working.

Underneath all of this, is a drop in energy production in the same nations trying to lower economic activity.  The political policymakers are attempting to manage this process without informing the citizens of the unspoken goal.   Shortages of oil, coal and natural gas are self-inflicted problems, all part of the BBB agenda.”

If Sundance was the only professional raising the alarm over the WEF, it’s so-called Great Reset plan, and the ‘green’ Build Back Better agenda, it might be more easily dismissed. But several sources that span the left-center-right spectrum have also been warning of this movement since shortly after it was publicly proclaimed by the WEF on its own website, in news or social media announcements, and at their Davos, Switzerland confab. As an institutional source recently said in a report shown below, authored by J.B. Shurk for the Gatestone Institute website.

But much of this can be summed up as a power grab, says a description of the process on the MHProNews website. That will be explored briefly further below.

In an email to MHLivingNews J.B. Shurk via the Gatestone Institute in an article also provided by ZeroHedge had a headline said the following.

The ‘Great Reset’: A Blueprint For Destroying Freedom, Innovation, & Prosperity

Here are Shurk’s bullet’s:

  • Notice that no nation has managed merely to print money and tax its citizens on the path to prosperity. Real wealth cannot simply be conjured from thin air. There must be recognized value in what a nation and its citizens possess.
  • More than any other source for national wealth, however, one towers above the rest: innovation. The ability of the human mind to create something new and valuable provides society with endless wealth creation…. Innovation is the magic sauce for generating wealth.
  • Humans struggling merely to survive in the world do not waste time, labor, or resources on projects that offer no prospect for future reward. Humans working as servants to the state under centrally controlled economies have no incentive to innovate. Only when private ownership and personal liberty combine can human innovation flourish. Freedom is the secret ingredient to innovation’s magic sauce for increasing wealth.
  • A country whose institutions do not respect property rights or whose customs do not value freedom will remain a barren desert for human innovation. In this way, nations have a great incentive to liberalize over time. Should they not, they quickly become financially and militarily vulnerable to more innovative and wealthier nations. Observing this simple truth, classical liberals have always understood free markets as the gateway to human emancipation. Economic self-interest, in other words, ultimately leads to expansive human rights and liberties across the planet.
  • Nothing about Western politicians’ embrace of the World Economic Forum’s “Great Reset” or “Build Back Better” paradigms protects property rights or liberty in the slightest. The WEF’s agenda promotes radically anti-liberal programs… [that] will smother human innovation by first depriving Westerners of their freedoms.
  • Wealthy free nations are a threat to the WEF’s New World Order. If censorship must be embraced to control the “narrative,” then so be it. If citizens must be denied freedom of movement under the guise of a “health emergency,” no big deal. If private bank accounts must be seized to intimidate protesters, then such threats are the price for ensuring compliance. In this way, the WEF’s plans for a controlled economy intentionally reverse centuries of liberal progress. Political leaders today are dragging the West into the past.
  • First, individual liberties will continue disappearing. Then, the greatest economic engine of all, innovation, will dry up. Finally, wealth will return solely to the hands of a small “ruling class” minority. This is the future the World Economic Forum hails as “progress.” It is not. It is a recipe for human bondage.

How do nations become wealthy? Many are blessed with abundant natural resources. Others conquer foreign lands. Some specialize in unique trade skills and crafts. Timber, mining, fishing, sugar, rum, narcotics, cotton, silk, agriculture, conquest, human slavery, manufacturing, oil, industry, banking, and so on — depending on the century and the region, nations have attained tremendous wealth in myriad ways. Notice that no nation has managed merely to print money and tax its citizens on the path to prosperity. Real wealth cannot simply be conjured from thin air. There must be recognized value in what a nation and its citizens possess. …”


Additional Information with More MHLivingNews Analysis and Commentary

Needless to say, no one in their right mind will wittingly ‘vote’ for an agenda that harms their own interests. Thus, what is necessary is to get people to believe that the agenda is somehow ‘good’ or ‘necessary’ for them, as was the case with pushing the COVID19 ‘jab’ treatment. Recall how what was supposed to prevent the transmission of COVID19 has proven to be less than effective when measured against its earlier claims?

Since this graphic Joe Biden has twice caught COVID19. It is increasingly obvious that the ‘jab’ isn’t as effective as claimed. Why should intelligent people continue to put their trust in others who are proven time and again to be wrong? Recall that a year ago the Biden-Democrats said that ‘inflation would be transitory.’ Obviously, that was wrong too, as housing, food, fuel and other prices are far higher than just 2 years ago. Note: depending on your browser or device, many images in this report can be clicked to expand. Click the image and follow the prompts. To return to this page, use your back key, escape or follow the prompts.

Longtime and detail minded readers of MHLivingNews may recall that following the announced COVID19 pandemic the following fact and evidence packed report.

Ripping Off the American Dream, Feudalism Rising, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, George Soros, Other Billionaires and “Rigged System”

Since then, a range of voices across the left-center-right spectrum have been raising concerns about the Build Back Better agenda. To be sure, as Sundance pointed out, there are obviously those promoting the agenda. They routinely reflect the desires of often leftist causes-supporting billionaires, their corporate interests, and politicians whom they have plenty of influence over via campaign donations and other mechanisms. That noted, a sampling of some of those concerns by an array of nonprofits, political, religious and other leaders are shown below.

Back to Shurk’s report for the Gatestone Institute:

QuoteMarkManufacturedHomeLivingNewsNow with all that as a bit of rudimentary background, how is it that today we have entities such as the World Economic Forum (WEF) pushing for a radical “Great Reset” of Western society that promises to handcuff free markets with economic regulation while concentrating power into the hands of a small international coalition of central economic planners — most notably their own? How could promising a future where people will “own nothing and be happy” possibly be conducive to a free and productive society — or even a happy one? How can a future in which all energy is controlled by international governing bodies and multinational corporations possibly provide individuals with the institutional building blocks for endless innovation? How can farmers sustain larger and more prosperous populations when Western governments continue to stifle agricultural production through regulation and eminent domain?

The questions answer themselves. The WEF’s agenda promotes radically anti-liberal programs such as the use of artificial intelligence to censor dissentregulate free speech, and even erase ideas from the Internet. Its repressive efforts to control all hydrocarbon energy and cattle and crop farm production will smother human innovation by first depriving Westerners of their ability to create, invent, and grow food. Its policies betray millennia of Western civilizational advancement by replacing respect for individual choice and free will with top-down management of human activity through the blunt instruments of force and coercion. Its motivations are indisputably anti-human at their core because each individual human life is treated as nothing more than a cog or input that can be manipulated as part of a centrally-controlled social machine. When Westerners are reduced to ones and zeroes that are sorted and shifted by the WEF’s social programming codes for a “better future,” builders obey but no longer create.

Whereas personal liberty has unleashed the human mind and generated tremendous Western prosperity, the World Economic Forum’s push for a centrally controlled economic system will crush rights, stifle creativity, and mass-produce poverty and servitude. Its proponents, in fact, seem mostly committed to using a combination of pandemic, famine, and fear to centralize dominance for themselves.

In order to persuade Westerners to give up more and make do with less, the WEF and its globalist allies promise Westerners a future Utopia. As with every similar lie ever told to justify the extraordinary acquisition of power, though, they will fail to deliver. No society, after all, was ever promised more than in Stalin’s 1936 Constitution of the USSR — or subsequently treated more abysmally. Despite its claims to the contrary, the WEF’s mission directives intentionally reverse Western trends toward greater human freedom, social mobility, and more broadly obtainable wealth — or what, in another era, would have been rightly regarded as true, liberal progress.

Although the WEF and its sister organizations claim to be “saving the planet,” their efforts seem primarily an ignoble design to control the planet. “Clean” energy, after all, is controlled energy; and the more that energy is controlled by centralized governments, the more completely once-free markets become centrally controlled. If every potential entrepreneur must first receive permission to use electricity before producing anything new, then no entrepreneur can thrive without the central authorities’ blessing. If all manufacturing is viewed as a “threat to the planet,” then no independent upstart can innovate or build wealth without first seeking and obtaining government approval. If consumers are forbidden from buying anything unless it is first pre-approved, then free markets are transformed into controlled markets. …”

These problematic WEF policies have a real impact on affordable housing, including manufactured homes. See the report linked below for more insights.




Put simply, this is no conspiracy theory, as some of its defenders claim. How can it be a ‘theory’ when the World Economic Forum (WEF) has the Great Reset and Build Back Better agenda on their own website and promoted via their own social media, and other promotional efforts? One of numerous possible examples is posted below, using the WEF’s own Great Reset graphic. This new ‘reimagined’ world isn’t for the benefit for the masses, rather, it is for the benefit of the elites. If it were otherwise, there would be no need to use deception to sell their power grabbing agenda.

Fact- and evidence-based reports stand the test of time. This one on the Great Reset was published 4.21.2021 and it is as relevant today as it was then. The first link is from the right and the following link is from the left. Each raise similar concerns about the Great Reset a.k.a. “Build Back Better.”

Build Back Better? Lifelong Democrat Robert F. Kennedy Jr Event 201 Report Warns Deceptive Gates Foundation, Billionaire-Elites Backed COVID19 & World Economic Forum Tactics Leading to “The Great Reset”

As has recently been reported this year by normally left-leaning publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and others in mainstream corporate media, here in the U.S., the leadership of the Democratic Party and its agenda has increasingly fallen under the sway of this class of billionaires.


This search is not meant to imply that there aren’t RINOs just as there are DINOs. The billionaire class and their corporate interests wield enormous influence over U.S. politics. Something similar is often true in other nations too. Numbers have said for years that there is a two-tiered justice system in America, citizens must ponder the meaning of the Trump property raid by the FBI as a possible example of an excessive show of force that have been displayed against other Trump supporters in recent years, often with little or no result in terms of convictions for a serious crime. 


Their methods of communicating their agenda are routinely to make it sound like a good thing for the common person while they claim they will ‘tax the rich.’ But when carefully examined, that narrative tends to fall apart. For instance, the recently passed Democratic bill that will add some 87,000 IRS agents – who are they mainly going to be auditing and chasing after for more revenue? The World Population Review says there are: “The United States has the most billionaires, with 724…” While it is true that the number of millionaires in the U.S. ‘is rising,’ numbers of those are being caused because of inflated housing values. This is an outcome from a policy of devaluing the currency by inflating the money supply through massive spending bills that have been advanced during the Biden Administration which is part of the Build Back Better agenda, as the authors and sources noted above and others reflect.

The 2022 midterms are approaching rapidly. The mood of the country under Biden’s purported leadership has been reflected in surveys where some 80 plus percent of those polled – Democrats, Republicans, and Independents – say the nation is on the wrong track. Democrats hold the White House and the Congress. They can hardly blame anyone but themselves for the results of policies that are clearly different than those of deposed President Donald J. Trump.

While numbers were uncomfortable with ‘mean tweets’ or other personality or stylistic issues associated with the former President Trump, ironically, Biden’s BBB and ‘green’ agenda are succeeding in uniting the nation against his Democratic Party’s plans. Millions are supposedly, per reports, coming to the realization that the Trump agenda of America First and Americans of all backgrounds First was better for the majority of citizens and smaller businesses.

Twain, a.k.a. Samuel Clemens, was not only a fiction writer, but he was also a newspaper writer who often made things up. He knew firsthand how fake news worked over a century before the term became commonplace.


The opportunity to stop this costly and destructive BBB or ‘Great Reset’ agenda here in the U.S. is just over 2 months away. Voting against those who made this possible by voting for those who favor Americans First vs. the big corporate interests is an important part of the path ahead. Prayer and action by people of good will from all walks of life are necessary if the American Dream is to be recovered. Otherwise, under a pack of deceptive claims that may sound good but are already proving to be phony – as evidenced by rising housing, higher food, fuel and other costs than less than 2 years ago during the Trump years.

Remember. This is not about one man’s political plans, i.e.: Trump. Some love him, others loathe him. But he routinely (though not always) provided common sense policies that obviously benefited the majority. Trump isn’t the Messiah, to his credit, he has said so several times himself. He may not be a classic Christian believer, but he has said that God’s way as proclaimed by Jesus is the answer. Jesus never said sit on your hands and do nothing. Prayer combined with sound action are the formula for righting what’s going terribly wrong in the U.S. but also in nations around the world that are getting this phony ‘great reset’ and obviously failed ‘build back better’ agenda shoved down their throats. The time to vote and act against it is now. ##


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