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.
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.
Recently the author of this newsletter gave a speech in front of the Ohio Liberty Coalition, the umbrella organization for the various conservative grassroots organizations in Ohio. This video is an overview of many of the lessons on this site. Three other speakers, each with their own expertise, were included within the 55 minute time frame.
Below is a chart which lists the various topics that are covered within the speech, which Lessons of this website are being highlighted, the name of the speaker for that section, and the approximate minute-mark when each section begins and ends.
The entire 55 minute video is well worth watching either as an individual, or as a presentation for a larger group.
||Topic of speech
||Approximate location on video
|0-2 minutes mark
|1, 2, 3,
||*Summary of Agenda 21
* How federal regulations infringe on property rights.
*How conservation easement infringe on property rights.
||2-23 minutes mark
||* How regional boards usurp local control using grants.
||23-31 minutes mark
||*A tragic example of how a regional board used federal tax dollars to force eminent domain abuse.
||31-39 minute mark
||*How the federal government nudged Ohio to create heavy-handed septic regulations.
||39-47 minute mark
||*How to make a No Trespassing sign into a legal document.
||47-55 minute mark
To watch this video, please click on this link.