U.S. Is Investing $250 Billion in Banks

From the NY Times: U.S. Is Investing $250 Billion in Banks
“These measures are not intended to take over the free market,? he said, but to safeguard it.
Eerily mimics the famous line from Vietnam: “We had to destroy Ben Tre in order to save it”.
Question: Does this increase or decrease the likelihood of infrastructure privatization?
1) Decrease: the Borg must assimilate all private assets
2) Increase: the Borg must sell off infrastructure/land/other assets to pay for its banks. The “golden share” strategy will grease the wheel of privatization.

Mystery transportation blog

Mystery transportation blog: Transportation Research 101
I have a theory, but I hope the author still gets promoted, so I won’t reveal his or her name publicly.