Glenn's interest and passion as a consumer advocate began in 1980 while representing the largest brick company in the U.S. (presently a Berkshire Hathaway Company).
Brick made in Mexico and imported into Texas was hurting the domestic brick market. The brick was cheaply made and did not meet ASTM building specifications. It actually washed off homes and financially hurt homeowners. Baxter developed a marketing attack against imported brick. The advertising and public relations educated homeowners and resulted in triple damage lawsuits. The brick plants across the border shut down.
He sees a decay of character in small town America as an epidemic spreading throughout national politics, business, and individual ethics.
The world has seen Enron executives on trial righteously attempt to justify their arrogant, abusive white-collar double standard that wrongs others and kills off democracy. What the world does not see is similar corruption in small towns where a few citizens in power behave as though they are above the law.
The author hopes to focus the eye of national media through a large magnifying glass on this problem. His hope is to educate people living in small towns under the radar and in larger communities facing similar problems how to regain their true integrity and freedom.
The Mark Foleys and Tom Delays are not only in Washington D.C., they also reside in small towns across America.