Tag Archives: property

Planners: ten tricks they play

An earlier version of the Regional Plan for the San Francisco Bay region.

Here’s a test. Think of a regional sustainable development plan that does not include open spaces, compact living and reduced vehicle miles traveled. From Plan Bay Area in San Francisco, to New York’s Capital Region Sustainability Plan the programs are the same.

Ayn Rand world: streets and roads

Statue of Atlas, that became the cover illustration for Atlas Shrugged. Is the Third Option a variation on this theme?

In the Ayn Rand world, some say, no one would plow, repair, or otherwise keep up public roads. Bridges might fall unless someone, acting out of public spirit or rational self-interest, keeps them up. But neither thing would happen. Instead, in the set-up of the Ayn Rand world, people would buy the streets, roads, highways, bridges, and so on, and run them like businesses. And most people forget that America, and England too, once had private roads.

Conservation easements and land grabs

Conservation easements can threaten farmland like this.

Conservation easements are a clever ruse to grab more land, especially rural land, for control by the government and ultimately the United Nations. Republicans who sponsor and support bills to make such easements easier should think twice.

UN Agenda 21 – abolish private property

The United Nations, and especially its General Assembly, is chief instrument of globalism and international government today, and precursor of world government. (And zero population growth) The UN works against the sovereignty of nation-states.

The United Nations wants to abolish private property worldwide. UN Agenda 21 is their tool—and local governments are already cooperating.