Tag Archives: Smart Growth

Ohio Cities’ Rental Licensing and Inspection Requirements Unconstitutional

If you wish to read a success story, where the good guys win an important court case against unwarranted inspections from an ” unelected” board, please click on this link.

If You Have a Roof, You May be Taxed for It

Several years ago the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District created a new regulation that would create a new tax burden on the citizens. This tax would be determined by measuring the amount of impermeable surface (roof, asphalt driveway, etc) on a property (business, home, church, etc.). The logic (and I use this term loosely) goes something like this. The more impermeable surface you have, the more storm water run-off you create, and you, the citizen must pay for any harm to the environment that might be created.

Unfortunately, there is no proof that the water that runs off of your roof does any damage to the environment, nor did you the citizen have any chance to voice your objection to this tax (Does “taxation without representation” ring any bells?).

Again, for those of us who understand Agenda 21, this is just another way to tax the citizen into the poor house while “nudging” us to build taller, narrower, and hopefully smaller homes. Got to love those folks who just can’t get through a day without trying to control our every decision.

Last month (September 2014) the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law provided a Merit Brief to the Supreme Court of Ohio. The results of this case, which could have important implications beyond the state, will not be known for some time. To learn more about this case, follow this link. To get more history on this issue, follow this link.

Lesson 4: Smart Growth

Bike at beach.This is the fourth lesson in a series of ten lessons on Agenda 21, commonly known as Sustainable Development.. Today you will learn…

 How Smart Growth Stategies are Used to Control Human Behavior Within the Human Settlement.

One of the goals of Agenda 21 is to re-wild over 50% (plus an additional 10% for buffer zones around the re-wilded areas) of the United States. Out of necessity, this will force the human population off the rural lands and into, using Agenda 21 language, “human settlements”. Once there, the behavior of humans can be more easily monitored and controlled, thus creating, “sustainability”. Continue reading

Whether it is the “Garbage Police” in Seattle or Smart Meters in Maryland, the Goal is NOT to Protect you, but to Control YOU

As you no doubt know, if the left can keep environmental justice moving down the track, we will be nudged/forced off of the rural lands and into town to be monitored through the use of Smart Growth policies. Here are two examples of Smart Growth policies . To learn how the behavior of Seattle citizens are being controlled by the “garbage police”, click on this link. To watch a powerful 3 minute video on the radiation poisoning of a Maryland women by Smart Meters click on this link.

Michigan Tax Assessor Attempts Interior Home Inspections

Being sure that the homes in this Michigan town were assessed correctly for taxes was the excuse used by assessors to trespass INTO the town’s homes. When some  homeowners refused the assessors entry, the homeowners were punished through their wallets.

Only because these policies were created by elected officials, who could be threatened with being “unelected”, was there a happy ending. Without this happy ending, would the next bureaucrats have attempted to invade the homes to check the amount of insulation in the walls or the efficiency of the appliances?

Watch the citizens in this short video sort out their elected officials by clicking on this link.

California vs. The Suburbs: Planners, Smart Growth, and the Manhattan Delusion

This short video uses information about development in Los Angeles, California to debunk the supposed necessity of creating a multitude of high rises to replace the suburbs. Further, the video explains how by following the money you can see who will really benefit if pack and stack is achieved, and why it is a mistake on all levels to allow this densification to occur. To learn more click on this link.

“Stopping Obama’s Assault On the Suburbs”

The article, “Stopping Obama’s Assault On the Suburbs” by Stanley Kurtz, provides a chilling explanation of how Obama’s recent ruling, Affirmatively Forwarding Fair Housing (AFFH), goes way past preventing discrimination and moves on to creating rules to force integration of minorities into our neighborhoods (aka social justice) on the taxpayer’s dime. In addition, these social engineering policies concentrate even more people in our population centers where they can be more easily controlled and monitored through Smart Growth regulations.

This article, which was written in mid-2014, also discusses an effort by Arizona Congressman Paul Goser to create legislation to prevent funds from being used to implement the AFFH rules.

Note: I contacted Congressman Goser’s office on 3/2/15, to see if he was still attempting in 2015 to defund these efforts at forced integration of our neighborhoods, and was told he is indeed again this year (2015) working towards that goal. I will attempt to let you know in the future of the progress of this effort. To learn more about the impact of AFFH social engineering rules and Representative Goser’s effort to thwart them, click on this link.

Citizens in California’s Bay Area Fight to Stop Pack and Stack Building

We in the United States realize that many of our laws are affected by the crazy legal precedents established in California. This is certainly the case with all things environmental. Californians are infamous for going overboard to protect the environment. That makes them especially easy targets for a scam like sustainable development. That is why it comes as no surprise that California, especially around the San Francisco Bay Area, is currently the poster child for pack and stack building where living in multi-family housing, walking, bike-riding, or taking public transit to work are being forced on the citizens. In this August 6, 2013 article the citizens tell how their efforts to stop these restrictive measures have fallen on deaf ears, and that they, with the help of the Pacific Legal Fund plan to fight back. Please click the link to learn more about what will be your future if sustainable development is not stopped. link

Smart Growth Fraud

This article has been written by Dr. Michael Coffman. The same Dr. Coffman who showed the Biodiversity/Wildlands Project map to the Senate in 1994, and by so doing, stopped the ratification of the Biodiversity Treaty. This article explains why moving the American citizen, or any other country’s citizens, into pack-n-stack living conditions in the human settlements is not a good thing either for the citizen or the environment. Hence the name Smart Growth Fraud. link

Lesson 7: Regional Governments Will Destroy Our Local Representative Gov’t

Speaker's GavelThis is the seventh lesson in a series of ten lessons on Agenda 21, commonly known as Sustainable Development. Today we will learn …

How Regional Governments Will Destroy Our Local Representative Government and Hastens a One World Order

It is impossible to create a One World Order unless borders are completely eliminated. Take the European Union as an example. All the nations of the European Union share the same currency, have a free flow of people across their borders, have a central tax system with the means to enforce collections, and a common court system. That said, are they really sovereign anymore? Do their borders serve any function anymore? After all, there is a reason they are called the European Union. Continue reading