Peter J. Ferrara
is an American policy analyst
, known for the proposal to privatize Social Security
championed by the George W. Bush administration
, and for taking money from convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff
to write op-ed
pieces favorable to Abramoff clients such as the Northern Marianas Islands
and Indian tribes such as the Choctaw
Ferrara remains unrepentant and intends to pursue the practice in the future: "I do that all the time. I've done that in the past, and I'll do it in the future."
Ferrara is a senior policy adviser at the conservative Institute for Policy Innovation and has worked for the Cato Institute and Heritage Foundation.
Peter Farrara is a Senior Fellow of the Free Enterprise Fund ("FEF"): FEF has listed five "take action" campaigns on their website Four of these campaigns are common conservative financial reforms themes (Repeal Death Tax, Reform Social Security, Reform Sarbanes-Oxley and Budget Reform). The fifth campaign is to Stop MoveOn.org.
Peter Ferrara is known for his "What Is An American?" letter, dated September 25th, 2001, just after the heinous attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.