Please send in your bids/offers for any government property
that you would like to own or would like to see privatized (liberated).
Socialism is collapsing, and the world-wide trend of ending government property
is growing. Make offers on city, county, state, or federal buildings,
schools, roads, land, reefs, lakes, rivers, gulf and ocean areas, or property
of any kind that you desire. Please include an explanation of why you
would like to purchase or liberate the government property specified. For
some ideas/examples see the following: http://rexcurry.net/schools.html
(lakes, rivers, oceans, gulfs, waterways, lands).
originated the sale of quit claim deeds to government property. At the time,
the sales were handled as an auction (as a fund raiser for the local libertarian
group) of quit claim deeds to government buildings, including government colleges
and universities (even individual college buildings). Bidders made
offers on the government buildings they would most like to buy or own. Each
quit claim deed was signed by the Libertarian Party officers as a public display
of the Libertarian Party "successfully" privatizing its interest in government
property. Here is a photo of one of the unexecuted deeds http://rexcurry.net/quitclaimdeed.jpg
Each deed was framed to serve as a wall hanging and conversation piece.
The event provided great opportunities for buyers, sellers, and everyone
to ridicule the relevant bureaucracies and the government buildings at issue
in each deed at the event. At the time, there didn't appear to be any reason
why quit claims deeds could not be sold repeatedly either in auction or for
a marked price (e.g. over the internet, ebay, or as a novelty product). It
was a way for libertarians to say "The government says this is 'public property'
that I own and benefit from, and that is the government's excuse to tax and
regulate me. Therefore, if that is the case, then I hereby sell whatever
ownership interest I have, with the hope of severing the government from
When individuals and families face a financial crisis they
take steps to live within their means by eliminating items like cable television
service, cell phones, or restaurant dining, or even by selling real and personal
property that they own. The National, state, county and local governments
should apply kitchen-table economics to their own financial woes by selling
property and assets.