Just when you thought you might sleep better at night, with only worries about feeding your family, keeping your job and home in a terrible economy, the debt ceiling just raised to $2.8 trillion, the United Nation’s “Sustainability” Agenda 21 marches on with the help of a myriad of private and governmental organizations nationwide dedicated to the “fundamental change” of America as we know it.
The HUD Secretary just announced on July 28, 2011 the availability of $95 million to support “sustainable local initiatives” through the fiscal year 2011 Regional Planning and Community Challenge Planning Grant Programs. It seems like a good idea except that it is dedicated to “sustainable communities,” another pet word of United Nations Agenda 21. It is a good idea if you want to live in housing tenements with no cars while the streets will be replaced by trains.
HUD’s grant money places emphasis on land use, transportation, infrastructure with special priority on arts, culture, philanthropy, innovative ideas. I had no idea that HUD’s mission included arts and philanthropy.
HUD’s Group 1 Funds “can be used to support the preparation of Regional Plans for “sustainable development.”
HUD’s Group 2 Funds “can be used to support efforts to modify existing plans so that they are in accordance with the Partnership for Sustainable Communities’ six Livability Principles.” Do you have any idea what these six Livability Principles are? Has Congress been consulted? Have we been asked to vote on these principles? Do we no longer have a voice? I do not recall the American people being asked if they want to live in Sustainable Communities.
.. launched by President Obama in June 2009 between HUD, Department of Transportation, and EPA “to provide more sustainable housing and transportation choices for families and lay the foundation for a 21st century economy.”
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