Archives for August 14, 2014

The Stealth Land-Grab of Regional planners

Thrive 2055 is a 40-year tri-state region­al plan­ning scheme to cre­ate pub­­lic-pri­­vate part­ner­ships that will exchange the cur­rent rep­re­sen­ta­tive gov­ern­ment for a region­al gov­ern­ment, with the ulti­mate goal of elim­i­nat­ing the prop­er­ty and per­son­al rights of res­i­dents. The peo­ple of Polk Coun­ty Ten­nessee cher­ish their land. Farm­ers will tell you the soil con­di­tions on every square inch of […]

A “Smart-Growth” Revolt in California

The plan called for build­ing 39,500 square feet of office space, 60,000 square feet of hotel space, 77,500 square feet of retail space, and up to 920 res­i­den­tial units in a half-mile radius around a pro­posed Sono­ma-Marin Area Rail Tran­sit sta­tion in Lark­spur.