Candidate Baker is a business executive with some 40 years of industrial experience in the global arena and has been active in Republican Party politics for 30 years. Insofar as the underlying issues of governance in America are economic…Health Care, Financial Services, the cost of Education, Jobs and Energy policy…some of our politicians should actually be professional capitalists. Otherwise, we cannot understand the fundamentals of financial capitalism well enough to manage the government’s role in our economy effectively and efficiently.
Forest Baker has a background in multinational business, medical research, manufacturing and finance with an MS in Biology and an MBA from the Wharton School. He worked for Merck Sharp & Dohme, the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and Abbott Laboratories until 1983 when he was recruited into consulting and worked for Deloitte Haskins & Sells in their heavy industry and military contractor practice. In 1988 Mr. Baker joined a Silicon Valley high tech manufacturer with factories in Asia and he continues to live and work in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Forest attended grade school for 8 years at St. Columban School in Loveland, Ohio until 1962. He graduated from Pittsfield High School in Berkshire County, Massachusetts in 1966 and Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1970. After a Master of Science degree in Biology from Villanova University and one year of Law School at Temple University, Baker graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1975 with the MBA.
Forest Baker was first published in 1985. His latest book is titled Eukariotsu Capitalism in the Post-Sovereign Economy, Strasser Press (Frankfurt), 2010. In this work he deals with the challenges and opportunities of global capitalism after the dominance of Supply Side matured into economic stasis and the evolving decentralized business arena makes it clear that the government’s involvement must be minimal. As conservative Republicans we believe that federal laws should be Spartan, targeted at real problems and enforceable. As we demobilize from the Cold War back into our States, counties and towns American capitalists will continue to develop our economy to remain free of the financial hegemony that threatens to shift our culture toward socialism. If we look to the government to provide services for us, when we should be able to take care of our own responsibilities, then we have already embraced socialistic expectations. Health care, education, job creation and financial services automatically default to the government if we will not fulfill such needs for ourselves as free citizens. Eukariotsu Capitalism discusses our transition back to the liberty and self-determination that has always been the American Dream.