Is a super secret international corporate octopus, founded in 1898. Some say the firm is really a 'Shadow Government'--a working arm of the CIA. It is the largest Construction and Engineering outfit in the U.S.A. and the World (and some say, beyond). "The most important posts in the U.S.A. Government are held by former Bechtel Officers. They are part of 'The Web' (an interconnected control system) which links the Tri-lateralist plans, the C.F.R., the Order of 'Illuminism' (Cult of the All- seeing Eye) and other interlocking groups..." "MIND MANIPULATING EXPERIMENTS... Battle Beneath The Earth
First Stephen Bechtel, Sr., and then Stephen Jr. "...cultivated political power at the national and international levels," with Stephen Jr. developing close ties to the Reagan Administration. Reagan's Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and Secretary of State George Schultz were both former executives with Bechtel.
Forbes estimates both Junior's personal wealth as well as that of his son Riley at $1.4 billion apiece, making them among the country's sixty richest individuals. Bechtel has funded a wide range of conservative think tanks, including the American Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation.