Citizen Letter to CA Senator DeSaulnier regarding SB375 and SB1

Let­ter sent via email to Cal­i­for­nia State Sen­a­tor Mark DeSaulnier (7th Dis­trict) regard­ing SB375 and SB1, July 17, 2013: Sen­a­tor DeSaulnier, As co-author of both of these hor­ren­dous bills you should be ashamed of your­self. Why are you attack­ing sub­ur­ban and rur­al pri­vate prop­er­ty own­ers? Why are you push­ing for unelect­ed, unac­count­able region­al bod­ies to […]

Action Alert! Stop SB 1 — Eminent Domain Abuse and Bond Debt Without Voter Approval

Cal­i­for­nia Sen­ate Bill 1 (SB 1):  Sus­tain­able Com­mu­ni­ties Invest­ment Author­i­ty Sum­ma­ry of SB 1 If Steinberg’s SB 1 (Steinberg’s Sus­tain­able Com­mu­ni­ties Invest­ment Author­i­ty) becomes law, what will the cost be to you and each and every­one of us who own pri­vate prop­er­ty parcels? I believe this is one of the most dan­ger­ous bills and will […]

Boy Scouts of America to Require Sustainability Merit Badge

Excerpt:  The Boy Scouts of Amer­i­ca said in a state­ment to The Dai­ly Caller News Foun­da­tion: “In an effort to reflect a bet­ter bal­ance of the needs of youth and our nation today and in the future, Sus­tain­abil­i­ty, a new mer­it badge, will join Envi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence as an Eagle Scout option after its debut at […]

Why I Am Against the Common Core Standards

You hand John­ny his packed lunch, give him a kiss, and smile as you see him run off to school.  Once in the class­room, his teacher tells him that today is the big day to take the state test for Com­mon Core. John­ny sits down in front of a com­put­er and avails him­self to the […]

Restructure US Government to Make “Huge” Green Changes in America, Study Proposes

Excerpt:  One of the major imped­i­ments, the study says, is cre­at­ed by America’s “basic frame­work of gov­ern­ment, estab­lished by law,” which is “one of sep­a­rat­ed and dis­persed author­i­ty,” in which “gov­ern­ment agen­cies at all lev­els — fed­er­al, state, local, trib­al and even inter­na­tion­al — can only do what they have been autho­rized to do by […]

Committee for a New Ashtabula Still has Shot at Changing County Government

Is the pro­posed Ashtab­u­la Coun­ty, Ohio char­ter gov­ern­ment an Agen­da 21  Tro­jan Horse? “The cit­i­zens of Ashtab­u­la Coun­ty will make that deci­sion Novem­ber 5th when they decide “FOR” or “AGAINST” the pro­posed Coun­ty Char­ter Gov­ern­ment.… We can only hope that the cit­i­zens of Ashtab­u­la Coun­ty read every­thing close­ly and ask a lot of ques­tions before […]

New Jersey City Council Tries to Use Eminent Domain on Property Owners, Gets Swept Out of Office

Some­times you can beat City Hall. Michael Mon­aghan has want­ed to devel­op his prop­er­ty on Main Street in Hack­en­sack, New Jer­sey, just a few miles away from Man­hat­tan.  Yet the city twice denied two appli­ca­tions for banks to build on his land.

How Your Local Officials Are Using Stealth to Implement Agenda 21 and ICLEI

How your local offi­cials are using stealth to put Agen­da 21 and ICLEI into every city, town and coun­ty in Amer­i­ca. We all know that politi­cians play fast and loose with the truth — when run­ning for office to get our vote, once they get into office in order to stay there — when­ev­er it […]