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Agenda 21 Part II: Globalist Totalitarian Dictatorship Invading a Town near You–With Your Permission
Right Side News ^ | January 7, 2011 | James Simpson

Posted on 01/07/2011 4:21:38 AM PST by RightSideNews

Here is a list of the more than 600 U.S. cities, towns and counties currently participating in ICLEI’s Local Governments for Sustainability....ICLEI has succeeded in implementing the sustainability agenda through something called the Delphi Technique. All activists need to understand the Delphi Technique. Originally created by the Rand Corporation as a consensus building methodology for scientists, Delphi has morphed into a subversive tactic for imposing malevolent leftist agendas on an unsuspecting public who would never agree if they understood. A key feature of the Delphi Technique is to identify the “good guys,” i.e. those who go along with the predetermined agenda, and isolate the “bad guys,” thereby removing any obstructionists. It is a sophisticated application of Alinksy’s Rule #13: pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, polarize it. In order to motivate the “good guys,” ICLEI has created a rating system for counties based on how well they implement Agenda 21. King County, Washington has become the proud test bed for this new system. Listen to this bloviating county executive:

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KEYWORDS: agenda21; environment; globalwarming; green; propertyrights; sustainable; un

1 posted on 01/07/2011 4:21:43 AM PST by RightSideNews
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To: RightSideNews

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2 posted on 01/07/2011 4:31:38 AM PST by phockthis
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To: RightSideNews

Significant article.


3 posted on 01/07/2011 4:37:54 AM PST by RoadTest (Religion is a substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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To: RightSideNews

The list.

http://www.icleiusa.org/about-iclei/members/member-list

It should be pointed out that this is only one set of many similar programs. Our county seat isn’t on the list but is part of some kind of “Livable communities” program that seems intended to make life unbearable. They’re taking 4 lane streets and turning them into 2 lanes with a turn lane and a bike lane on either side.

A local reporter “staked out” one of these streets recently. Over a two day period he counted nearly 30,000 cars and 14 bicycles.

I’ve long said that Michigan’s economic problems are an intentional effort to drive as many of us out as possible. Water plays a huge part in the global marxist plans and there is no effective way to control Michigander use of it. That gave Michigan a great deal of power over the great lakes until Obama centralized it in Chicago. (Illinois incidentally has the smallest stake in great lakes issues)


4 posted on 01/07/2011 4:46:12 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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Except for Belfast, the Maine towns listed are in the commie south of the state. However, there’s an effort called Gateway 1 that is going to do the same to the stretch between Brunswick and Belfast. Nice narrow rural Rt 1, rail (joke), concentrating the population with business in the town centers, yada yada yada. It’s all being done at the local level (sure) and the promoters insist that there are no UN connections. A quick review of the consultants’ resumes shows that they are deep into Agenda 21.


5 posted on 01/07/2011 5:19:53 AM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: Quix; Whenifhow; B4Ranch; houeto; null and void
Razor-wire-playground ping.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

6 posted on 01/07/2011 5:28:39 AM PST by The Comedian (Puzzling puzzle pieces precisely proliferating panoramically.)
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To: NewHampshireDuo

Mid-coast

to read later


7 posted on 01/07/2011 5:42:13 AM PST by maine yankee
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To: RightSideNews

Why would Heritage support this?


8 posted on 01/07/2011 5:42:47 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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The liberal wackos in Seattle led the charge with the Washington state Growth Management Act and are now held up as a shining example by the UN:

"Most decisions related to land use are made at the local level, as in the case of Washington State, home to Seattle, one of the country's fastest growing metropolitan areas. In 1990, Washington passed the Growth Management Act, which is designed to provide incentives for well-planned growth. The legislation has led to broad-based citizen participation. Sustainable Seattle, a non-profit organization of citizens, initiated a process to evaluate the city's livability and environmental health via its project on indicators."

http://www.un.org/esa/agenda21/natlinfo/countr/usa/social.htm

The Growth Management Act was a one size fits all deception that has been crammed down the throat of the rest of the state. But we should all relax and and be happy:


9 posted on 01/07/2011 5:49:31 AM PST by epithermal
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To: The Comedian

All 600 cities, towns and counties participating in this eco-leftie crap should have active TEA party chapters. (Many already have them).

The purpose of the TEA Party chapters will be to expose this pending leftist tyranny, inform the people, and repeal Agenda 21.


10 posted on 01/07/2011 6:17:25 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (A Jimmy Carter got us a Ronald Reagan......A Barack Obama will get us a Sarah Palin)
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To: RightSideNews
Published a book on this nearly ten years ago noob. :-)
11 posted on 01/07/2011 6:51:11 AM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: freekitty
Why would Heritage support this?

If Heritage supports it, maybe The Rabbit Hole goes deeper than many think.
12 posted on 01/07/2011 6:53:53 AM PST by Yooper4Life (They all lie.)
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To: epithermal
The liberal wackos in Seattle led the charge with the Washington state Growth Management Act and are now held up as a shining example by the UN:

The first Local Agenda 21 was in Santa Cruz County, California.

13 posted on 01/07/2011 6:53:56 AM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation
The purpose of the TEA Party chapters will be to expose this pending leftist tyranny, inform the people, and repeal Agenda 21.

There is nothing to repeal. Agenda 21 is "soft law," a "commons culture" among bureaucrats as to how things should be in order for them to be "sustainable." Of course, scientific proof of such is hardly necessary. All it takes is a well connected business whose owners have a tax-exempt foundation with which to lubricate the system.

14 posted on 01/07/2011 6:57:33 AM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: Carry_Okie

Damn - Seattle is behind the curve. ;>) But, Seattle will catch up fast because it is full of California wannabes.


15 posted on 01/07/2011 7:03:33 AM PST by epithermal
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To: Yooper4Life

It doesn’t make sense.


16 posted on 01/07/2011 7:09:10 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: RightSideNews
The public schools use this technique on parents all the time. Teachers use it on students. As soon as the facilitator suggests breaking up into groups - to work on the "problem" - you know what's up. They're searching for the targets - the opposition "leaders" - to attack via peer pressure directed by them.

Watch for the "break into groups" trick. What you do in the group doesn't matter. The outcome of the meeting is already preordained. People are not given a choice in the end.

17 posted on 01/07/2011 7:14:01 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: The Comedian

Thx. Will check it out.


18 posted on 01/07/2011 7:18:39 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: RightSideNews; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; aragorn; ...

PING TO END TIMES/ DREAMS/ VISIONS/ PROPHECY PING & CONSULTANTS, & UFO LISTS:

WELL WORTH READING . . . particularly if you are unaware:

http://www.rightsidenews.com/2011010612510/life-and-science/energy-and-environment/agenda-21-part-ii-globalist-totalitarian-dictatorship-invading-a-town-near-you-with-your-permission.html

RE AGENDA 21


19 posted on 01/07/2011 7:24:45 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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Fort Worth, TX is not on the list, which is surprising due to our size...

but then we only JUST voted gay benefits for “life-partners”, so we are rather backwards.

/sarc switched off


20 posted on 01/07/2011 7:25:58 AM PST by Mrs.Z
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To: The Comedian

Given that it includes permission for such . . .

Agenda 21 Part II: Globalist Totalitarian Dictatorship Invading a Town near You – With Your Permission .
Thursday, 06 January 2011 18:11 James Simpson .Part I traced the sustainable development movement to longstanding U.N. environmental and population initiatives with unmistakably Marxist goals. They talk about saving the environment, but most of the fine print refers to “equity,” “social justice,” “fair distribution” and other Marxist terms. “Global warming” is the latest scare tactic, but population control never left the scene. The U.N.’s answer: free condoms.

As I said before, these people are nuts.

The discredited work of Dr. Paul Ehrlich, population prophet of doom, and Obama’s lunatic Science Czar, John Holdren, are referred to in U.N. population studies, and Ehrlich was cited in Agenda 21’s Biodiversity Assessment Report under “Gender Perspectives.” That’s right; the feminists have a special perspective on global warming too.

What was that someone said about women and talking?

So the pretext doesn’t matter. They will always find one, because in their minds the solution to everything, poverty, overpopulation, environmental degradation, or even who should win Dancing with the Stars, is Socialism. And the way they get there is by creating a crisis.

To promote their socialist nightmare, Marxists must use deceptive language and tactics. In “Sustainable Development” they have found a magic mantra. It has allowed them to insinuate all their socialist fantasies into our legal code, under our noses, with little or no fanfare, scant public debate and graveyard noises from our treacherously AWOL mass media, right down to the local level – with our permission. Agenda 21, a UN initiative that was never endorsed by the U.S. Senate, as all international agreements must be, has penetrated into the ordinances of county and city governments all over America. (Click Wild Lands Map for Detail)

They have accomplished this through a little-known (to us) vehicle called the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) – Local Governments for Sustainability. Quoting ICLEI documents from this article(emphases added):

Our campaigns, programs, and projects promote Local Agenda 21 as a participatory, long-term, strategic planning process that addresses local sustainability while protecting global common goods. Linking local action to internationally agreed upon goals and targets such as Agenda 21, the Rio Conventions, the Habitat Agenda, the Millennium Development Goals and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation is an essential component.[Sic]

Chapter 3, Section 1 states, “The eradication of poverty and hunger, greater equity in income distribution and human resource development remain major challenges everywhere. The struggle against poverty is the shared responsibility of all countries.”

As explained in Tuesday’s article, this project has everywhere and always been about socialism. They don’t even hide it too well.

In his opening statements at the 1992 Earth Summit, billionaire U.N. bureaucrat and compulsive totalitarian Maurice Strong (also Al Gore’s partner in their carbon credit business), said:

Current lifestyles and consumption patterns of the affluent middle class - involving high meat intake, use of fossil fuels, appliances, home and work-place air-conditioning, and suburban housing - are not sustainable. A shift is necessary which will require a vast strengthening of the multilateral system, including the United Nations.

This is perhaps the most concise statement of Agenda 21’s real goals.

Do I have to repeat myself? These people are nuts!

Strong echoes the sentiments of former Soviet leader and secular messiah Mikhail Gorbachev, who said:

Do not do unto the environment of others what you do not want done to your own environment...My hope is that this (earth) charter will be a kind of Ten Commandments, a ‘Sermon on the Mount’, that provides a guide for human behavior toward the environment in the next century.

Ironically, while Republican and Democrat alike rush to embrace sustainable development at the local level, even quasi-socialist states like Great Britain are abandoning it. From the London Telegraph:

Hurrah! Our useless Coalition government has finally done something useful by axing one of its more pointless and hateful quangos, the Sustainable Development Commission.

Recall from Tuesday’s article that Agenda 21 was imposed on this country when Bill Clinton, defying the U.S. Senate’s will, created our own version, the President’s Council on Sustainable Development, by executive order.

The Telegraph article pulls no punches:

“Sustainability” is not nearly as politically neutral as its cuddly, warm name sounds. A bit like “multiculturalism” or “diversity”, “sustainability” is one of those weasel concepts which has been foisted on our language and culture by the hard left, linguistically masquerading as something unimpeachably caring and reasonable while in fact advancing a policy agenda designed to increase state control, remove property rights and liberty, and brainwash the gullible into ceding more and more of their democratic rights to UN and EU bureaucrats.

Tom DeWeese of the American Policy Center, a leader in exposing the radical goals of “sustainable development,” has called Agenda 21 “the greatest threat ever perpetrated against the American ideal of liberty.”

Here is a list of the more than 600 U.S. cities, towns and counties currently participating in ICLEI’s Local Governments for Sustainability.

ICLEI has succeeded in implementing the sustainability agenda through something called the Delphi Technique. All activists need to understand the Delphi Technique. Originally created by the Rand Corporation as a consensus building methodology for scientists, Delphi has morphed into a subversive tactic for imposing malevolent leftist agendas on an unsuspecting public who would never agree if they understood.

A key feature of the Delphi Technique is to identify the “good guys,” i.e. those who go along with the predetermined agenda, and isolate the “bad guys,” thereby removing any obstructionists. It is a sophisticated application of Alinksy’s Rule #13: pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, polarize it.

In order to motivate the “good guys,” ICLEI has created a rating system for counties based on how well they implement Agenda 21. King County, Washington has become the proud test bed for this new system. Listen to this bloviating county executive:

“We are honored to be selected and look forward to piloting this innovative efficiency program,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine. “The Pacific Northwest and King County have a lot to gain by protecting the climate, and I am happy we are going to be using all available tools to measure how we make a difference.”

Note that local governments receiving a poor rating can now be identified as “bad.” For the young “enlightened” couple seeking a place to settle, such a place obviously won’t do. The city/county is also much less likely to receive “sustainability” funds available from federal and state government, so while they are on the hook to adopt Agenda 21 initiatives, they will have to fund it themselves. The rating system thus creates strong financial incentivesfor local governments to compete to be the “best” and serious consequences for those who do not.

And the above-referenced article about King County, perhaps inadvertently, has exposed the radical nature of this organization:

The STAR Community Index ™ (STAR) is a groundbreaking software tool being developed by ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability USA, in partnership with the US Green Building Council (USGBC), the National League of Cities, and the Center for American Progress. (Emphasis added.)

You may recognize the Soros funded Center for American Progress. It is run by John Podesta, Clinton administration Chief of Staff and Obama Transition Team director. Podesta is also on the board of the Apollo Alliance, formerly run by Green Jobs Czar, self-described communist, Van Jones.

CAP has been described by Weather Underground Obama supporter Mark Rudd as Obama’s “government in waiting.” Members include Open Society Institute President and SDS founder Aryeh Neier, Van Jones and a laundry list of other radical leftists. The National League of Cities isn’t much better.
Here is another example of the Delphi Technique in application and a revealing illustration of where they are attempting to go with it. The Baltimore County government’s Office of Planning devotes an entire section to developing the concept of a “Green Transportation Hierarchy,” kind of an upside-down takeoff on Abraham Maslow[1]’s “Hierarchy of Needs.”

They identify those transportation modes that contribute to “global warming” ranked from least (pedestrians) to most (our cars).

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out who are the “bad guys” here. It is interesting to note that taxis are preferred over high occupancy vehicles. Do taxis carry more people? Usually not, but taxis are not privately owned, like carpool vehicles using the HOV lanes usually are. The thrust clearly favors public transportation and the ultimate goal is walking and biking, the common modes of transport in communist China.

Yes, they want our cars too.

This is made explicit in the push for “20 minute neighborhoods.” Portland, Oregon is taking the lead in this initiative. Here is there justification (emphases mine):

Desires for sustainable living: increased energy conservation, support for local businesses, active and healthier lifestyles and improving community connections and equity has led to an interest in fostering the development or redevelopment of walkable communities, or 20-minute neighborhoods, in Portland.

Before the 1920s, when autos were rare and few people had access to a car on a regular basis, most people lived in 20-minute neighborhoods by necessity. As cars became more available, proposals to preserve 20-minute neighborhoods entered planning literature. In 1929, the “Neighborhood Unit” by Clarence Perry described successful neighborhoods as those that offer accessibility to the spectrum of day-to-day human needs. He proposed defining these neighborhoods in terms of a one-quarter mile walk.

Despite well-recognized interest in keeping 20-minute neighborhoods in the late 1920s, and beyond, during the second-half of the 20th century, the trend across the United States was toward providing auto-oriented residential and commercial environments.

Yep, autos, the villain. So here’s the pitch:

However, increased interest in improving sustainability—responding to challenges posed by climate change by reducing car trips and decreasing energy use in general, the need for affordable housing and to reduce housing-related costs, the need to stay physically fit and live healthily and wants to support local businesses—has renewed interest in walkable environments or 20-minute neighborhoods.

Walkable communities are defined specifically, too:

Some studies have shown that a 20-minute walk equates to approximately 1 mile walking at a fast pace; however, the average person could walk between ¼ to ½ a mile under safe, conducive walking conditions, (e.g. sidewalks and short blocks).

To emphasize the importance of short distances for walking, we used an analysis area with dimensions of 500 by 500 feet and used the frequency of intersections and the presence of sidewalks as factors in walkability.

They want to herd us into ¼ mile neighborhoods. And population density is specified as well: a minimum density of 12-18 households per acre. Welcome to the Soviet Union!

How many times do I need to say it? These people are nuts!

The country is awash in this crap. The Maryland State government is virtually bursting with “Sustainability” initiatives like Governor O’Malley’s Smart, Green and Growing. The state Department of Natural Resources hosts a Sustainability Network page, where you can link to organizations promoting sustainability in every county in the state.

The Maryland state government created a new “Sustainable Growth Commission” in 2010. The year before, it passed the “Smart and Sustainable Growth Act of 2009,” which requires county planning officials to take a special course. You can see the study guide here . The guide is a road map to the “sustainable” future, which will force us all into cities, crowd us close to public transportation, bike paths and into “walkable neighborhoods”:

“…encouraging shorter drive times, locating housing closer to work, minimizing shopping trips, and giving our kids real options to walk and ride bikes to school, parks and playgrounds…” while reducing our “carbon footprint.”

But the drive to push us into cities would not be complete without an equally aggressive effort to chase us out of the country.

Earth First! is a radical environmental group branded by the FBI as domestic terrorists, a fact they are proud of. Believe it or not, Dave Foreman, Earth First’s co-founder who pioneered in the use of tree spikes (left), has been an intimate partner in development of the “sustainability” agenda.

His “Wildlands Project,” now called the Wildlands Network, was adopted by the U.N. Biodiversity Treaty. Here is what he has to say:

We must make this place an insecure and inhospitable place for capitalists and their projects… We must reclaim the roads and plowed lands, halt dam construction, tear down existing dams, free shackled rivers and return to wilderness millions of tens of millions of acres of presently settled land.

This is getting old: these people are nuts!

The goal is to make 50 percent of the land in every state inaccessible by man (except, of course, the “good guys”.) According to Tom DeWeese, much has been accomplished already:

Today, there are at least 31 Wildlands projects underway, locking away more than 40 percent of the nation’s land. The Alaska Wildlands Project seeks to lock away and control almost the entire state. In Washington State, Oregon, Idaho, Montana parts of North and South Dakota, parts of California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming, Texas, Utah, and more, there are at least 22 Wildlands Projects underway. For example, one project called Yukon to Yellowstone (Y2Y) – creates a 2000 mile no-man’s land corridor from the Arctic to Yellowstone.

An excellent video by Dr. Michael Coffman explains it all. The six minutes are worth your time. Just click on the picture:
If I haven’t convinced you, Dr. Coffman’s video should. (link to Taking Liberty) The metastasized cancer of Agenda 21 must be ripped out root and branch from our body politic. Local governments and state legislatures must be confronted and forced to repeal the myriad laws, ordinances, zoning codes and regulations that advance this globalist agenda. It simply must be tackled now. This is a perfect issue for local Tea Party groups and must become a focal point of our efforts to reclaim our country. .

The Wildlands map is particularly stunning, showing exactly how they plan to herd the entire U.S. population into tiny urban centers and put most of the country completely off limits (except for the “good guys” of course.)

Question: Can we fit?

Next: Agenda 21 Part III: Globalist Totalitarian Agenda Demands the Extinction of Man – Except for the “Good Guys”


[1] According to this article, Maslow was a member of the communist Frankfurt School.

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James Simpson is a freelance journalist, businessman and former White House budget analyst.. His writings have also been published on Big Government, Big Peace, Emerging Corruption, American Thinker, Washington Times, WorldNetDaily, FrontPage Magazine and Right Side News, Soldier of Fortune and others. His blog is Truth & Consequences.


21 posted on 01/07/2011 7:29:17 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

FYI

The Nexus: Immigration, Mexican organized crime, enviromentalism and the UN.

TheTownCrier has for years been talking about the unlawful use of our
public lands, especially government designated ‘wilderness areas’ by
armed illegal alien drug cartels.

Liberty and this nation succeeded because PROPERTY rights were the
first and foremost protection. It will fail, as it has with every
nation who couldn’t/wouldn’t protect its borders, because that
protection has been abandoned by ‘those in the know’ of both parties.
From planting and burning our national forests and parks to squatting
in people’s houses in Portland, Oregon (this happens along the border
all the time! Ask Sue Krentz...oh, that’s right, she’s trying to stay
alive because of this same invasion only months after her husband was
murdered by these invaders.)

Stephen Wilmeth, an Arizona rancher, knows all too well what this
invasion has done to property along the Mexican border.

His recent article, ‘Wilderness: Expansion and (Unlawful) Beneficiary
Use’ brings all the players together and explains how much of this
incursion has happened. The threat is to our national sovereignty and
is the result of not-so-unintended consequences to the greatest
strength of this nation: Property Rights.

His article below is worth the read to everyone!
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The Battle of Juarez is showing signs that the good guys are not
prevailing. The Juarez newspaper, El Diario de Juarez, has cried uncle
in its mixed stance of reporting the progress of the war. In the front
page editorial that appeared recently, the editor waved the white flag
and asked the cartels publicly what they want from him. The murder of
a photographer and another reporter in the recent past are hitting far
too close to home for him to continue to be a brave purveyor of the
truth.

In a city ravaged by nearly 7,000 deaths since 2006 and the loss of as
many as 40% of its businesses, the fear of the cartels is not a
surprise. The only question the El Diario should have asked is should
it be uncle or tio and should it be capitalized?

Can any American imagine the chaos that would occur in the United
States if a city the size of Detroit had experienced the loss of 40%
of its businesses and suffered twice the number of casualties that
occurred on 9/11? Similarly, can any logical American buy the
administration’s premise that border cities are safer than they have
been in years?

Numbers never lie, but liars are gifted with numbers, right? Perhaps
the logical place to be looking these days is not in the cities, but
in the country where conflicting governmental policies and agendas
have created physical voids now overrun with lawlessness.

The symptoms are not new

Retired Border Patrol officer, Zack Taylor, has a simple, logical
point. “Nature abhors a vacuum. In the case of wilderness on the
border, when you lock out or prohibit ordinary law enforcement
activities in an area you invite illegal activity and create a safe
haven for the criminal to operate.”

Mr. Taylor’s point is best exemplified not on the Mexican border, but
in places inland like the Mendocino National Forest in California. How
long ago did we first hear fragmented stories about the growth of
marijuana businesses in those remote, federally controlled lands? It
was years ago and that problem hasn’t gone away. In fact, within the
last week Americans have been exposed to more news coverage of the
same topic in California and Colorado many miles from the border. The
question must be asked, “Where else is it happening and what is
causing the problem?”

The answer to what is causing the problem is simple. The environmental
movement and the cooperating and coordinating policies of federal land
management agencies have created geographical vacuums where illegal
activities are allowed to exist and expand. In the case of the most
dangerous vacuums, those near the border, control has been seized by
Mexican drug cartels. In the case of inland voids, the operational
control is shared variously, but cartel influence there is expanding
alarmingly.

The most dangerous sector

The most dangerous Border Patrol Sector is the Tucson Sector. Not long
ago, the Tucson Sector was known as the sector where not much
happened. It was in El Paso and San Diego that bad things happened.

A change in that situation started when then Border Patrol Chief David
Aguilar and El Paso Sector Chief Sylvestre Reyes conceived the idea of
“Hold the Line” that returned Border Patrol agents to the border. It
was there, where in Reyes’ words, “(they) could look the illegals in
the eyes” that they successfully stemmed the flow of illegals that
were taking over El Paso.

The Hold the Line success carried over into a similar operation in the
urban centers of southern California. It was there that the El Paso
lessons were combined with stadium lighting and other high tech
gadgetry to stem that tide of illegal immigration.

“Few could have predicted that the agenda of the environmental
movement and the actions of the federal land management agencies would
create a perfect conduit for the pipeline of drug flow into the United
States.”

It was in southern Arizona where similar actions failed. When the
tactics were tried at Nogales, the illegal immigrants found the
security of wilderness and administrative safe havens which allowed
them to evade CBP surveillance and interdiction. Human and drug
smuggling routes were altered and the El Paso, San Diego, and Yuma
Sectors were no longer the preferred points of entry. That remains the
case today.

Over the last 10 years, the Tucson Sector has had more investment by
CBP than any other sector, but the facts suggest that progress has not
only failed to match the success of other sectors the conditions have
deteriorated. In 2009, nearly half of marijuana interdiction on the
entire American border occurred in the Tucson Sector. Total drug flows
were up and 2010 deaths among illegals will surpass the record death
toll of 2005 when 282 bodies were found. This is all at a time when
human smuggling is down dramatically.

The wilderness connection

The Fraternal Order of Police has for a number of years published a
list of the 10 most dangerous parks. Consistently, Organ Pipe Cactus
National Monument directly on the Mexican border has been named the
most dangerous “park” and it has become the poster child for the
danger posed by border wilderness areas. The wilderness danger,
though, is no longer just on the border.

Places like Lake Mead and Saguaro West (near Tucson) are now in the
annual listings of areas that pose the most danger to the American
public. Whereas the former doesn’t have wilderness the latter does.
Both have large expanses of territory that make it difficult to
maintain a constant law enforcement presence. Taylor’s “vacuum”
bubbles up yet again and illegal activity fills that vacuum . . .
every time.

Retired Border Patrol Sector Chief, Gene Wood, believes strongly that
the border wilderness and safe haven corridors have had a profound
effect on expansion of the drug trade. “We are continuing to recognize
the impact these border corridors have had on not only Arizona, but
the entire United States. When you interdict nearly half the marijuana
intercepted across this country on just this border section, you must
realize the implications of that. This border area has become the
preferred point of entry. It is not only dangerous it has become an
open wound in the American fight against drugs. It has affected the
entire nation.”

Joe Dreyfuss, a fifth generation Arizonan, hosts a radio talk show
from Tucson on Sunday evenings. In a recent show, Mr. Dreyfuss
commented on hunting in the Chiracahua Mountains of southeastern
Arizona. “I have hunted a particular area in those mountains on and
off for 30 years and I will no longer hunt there. Local friends
(ranchers) know where two permanent (drug) spotter locations are on a
particular ridge and those guys are armed with night vision and
automatic weapons. I will not hunt under conditions like that.”

Similar comments are made by a growing number of folks. Former Chief
of Flight Operations, Border Patrol, Richard Hays, talks similarly
about the Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge area. “I used to hunt down
there and love that country, but I wouldn’t hunt there now on a bet.
It is overrun with cartel activity. It is a dangerous place.”

The observations of Taylor, Wood, Dreyfuss, Hays and others who have
lived their lives and spent entire careers on the border are
attempting to sound the alarm, and yet the lessons are being ignored
by the leadership that represents the folks who are most affected.

In New Mexico, wilderness legislation introduced by Senators Jeff
Bingaman and Tom Udall include border areas that duplicate Arizona
conditions. If CBP enforcement activity is altered and constrained,
there is every reason to believe that the same corridor expansion will
occur on those lands. The Taylor vacuum will be introduced and the
cartels will find the seam.

Federal land management connection

Few could have predicted that the agenda of the environmental movement
and the actions of the federal land management agencies would create a
perfect conduit for the pipeline of drug flow into the United States.
The designation of wilderness seemed like an honorable and harmless
endeavor except to the few Americans who were unfortunate enough to
have duties, responsibilities, and private property rights in its
footprint. Congressional leadership agreed and federal legislation was
enacted.

Meanwhile, the drug trade was moved from Columbia to Mexico. The turf
war that ensued escalated as the corridor growth into the lucrative
United States market was developed. The urban centers were the initial
ports of entry but that changed when American wilderness areas were
discovered. The corridors created there allowed unlimited expansion of
business and the turf war erupted into a revolution to control drug
movement. Juarez became one of the primary battle grounds.

Today, the environmental groups and the cartels have a continuing
mutual interest in the land. The wilderness areas and the large
federally managed lands offer opportunities for each. To the
environmental camp, the designation of wilderness remains the gold
standard for preserving lands into perpetuity. To the cartel camp, the
designation of wilderness is continuing to be the gold standard for
delivering drugs across the border onto American sovereign territory.

“The Arizona Class corridors have created direct access onto sovereign
American soil for the drug cartels while the United States Congress
has played politics”.
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Two 5-gallon backpack sprayers were used to spray pesticides directly
on the buds of marijuana plants, California officials said. Toxic
chemicals are just one of the problems in national forests, where drug
cartels have infiltrated to grow illegal crops

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This photo is from a few years back,but ties well into the above
article. The irony seems lost on the liberals and McCain wing of the
GOP, who claim to ‘protect the environment’, while pushing for more
‘wilderness’ (Thank you UN agenda 21!), and more illegal immigration
year after year.

Mexican pot cartels sully U.S. forests, parks Wilderness areas
polluted by toxins, pesticides used in marijuana trade Oct. 2008

PORTERVILLE, Calif. — National forests and parks — long popular with
Mexican marijuana-growing cartels — have become home to some of the
most polluted pockets of wilderness in America because of the toxic
chemicals used to eke lucrative harvests from rocky mountainsides,
federal officials said. The grow sites have taken hold from the West
Coast’s Cascade Mountains to federal lands in Kentucky, Tennessee and
West Virginia.

Seven hundred grow sites were discovered on U.S. Forest Service land
in California alone in 2007 and 2008 — and authorities say the
1,800-square-mile Sequoia National Forest is the hardest hit.

Weed and bug sprays, some long banned in the U.S., have been smuggled
to the marijuana farms. Plant growth hormones have been dumped into
streams, and the water has then been diverted for miles in PVC pipes.
Rat poison has been sprinkled over the landscape to keep animals away
from tender plants. And many sites are strewn with the carcasses of
deer and bears poached by workers during the five-month growing season
that is now ending.

“What’s going on on public lands is a crisis at every level,” said
Forest Service agent Ron Pugh.[snip]

http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/2010/10/nexus-immigration-mexican-organized.html


22 posted on 01/07/2011 7:34:04 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: RightSideNews
Defeating the Delphi Tenique
23 posted on 01/07/2011 7:47:30 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: AuntB

Absolutely. Premeditated evil.

1. Re Mexico . . . preparing for:

http://www.handofhelp.com/vision_36.php

2. Other areas . . . herding people into smaller and smaller areas for . . .

AGENDA 21 etc. type population extermination efforts:

http://www.rightsidenews.com/2011010612510/life-and-science/energy-and-environment/agenda-21-part-ii-globalist-totalitarian-dictatorship-invading-a-town-near-you-with-your-permission.html


24 posted on 01/07/2011 7:48:45 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: AuntB

Aunt B . . . in your estimation . . .

WHY are soooooooooo many FREEPERS still

sooooooooooo

seemingly willfully clueless and unaware?


25 posted on 01/07/2011 7:49:41 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: The Comedian; Carry_Okie

Carry okie explained this in depth to me quite a few years ago.


26 posted on 01/07/2011 7:52:03 AM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: AuntB

Hi AuntB, glad to see you back today!


27 posted on 01/07/2011 7:53:13 AM PST by dforest
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To: RightSideNews; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; aragorn; ...

PING TO END TIMES/ DREAMS/ VISIONS/ PROPHECY PING & CONSULTANTS, & UFO LISTS:

WELL WORTH READING . . . particularly if you are unaware:

http://www.rightsidenews.com/2011010612510/life-and-science/energy-and-environment/agenda-21-part-ii-globalist-totalitarian-dictatorship-invading-a-town-near-you-with-your-permission.html

RE AGENDA 21


28 posted on 01/07/2011 7:53:22 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Aunt B . . . in your estimation . . .

WHY are soooooooooo many FREEPERS still

sooooooooooo

seemingly willfully clueless and unaware?”

I think they’re aware, but in denial. And some of them...follow the $$$$.


29 posted on 01/07/2011 7:53:56 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; aragorn; auggy; ...

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Thx.

Here’s a good video of

David Rothschild admitting that Climate Change

is actually about setting in place more overtly

GLOBAL GOVERNMENT AND GLOBAL TAXES TO SUPPORT THE GLOBAL GOVERNMENT.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtudNpL30BU


30 posted on 01/07/2011 8:04:37 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: cripplecreek; neverdem; The Mayor; Behind Liberal Lines

“The list.

http://www.icleiusa.org/about-iclei/members/member-list";

Looks like most of NYS is on the list. No surprise there.


31 posted on 01/07/2011 8:14:47 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: cripplecreek

Smaller than Indiana?


32 posted on 01/07/2011 8:19:26 AM PST by AFreeBird
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To: RightSideNews; freekitty

Putting the brakes on a modern and continually developing society requires multi-level planning, tasking and control.

Replacing a vibrant, productive people with those of a village people mind and compliant will is an integral part of the takeover and is a very complex operation.

One must not be shocked to see trusted organizations acting in a manner inconsistant with their stated aims.


33 posted on 01/07/2011 8:20:55 AM PST by MurrietaMadman (Luke 23:31)
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To: AFreeBird
Great lakes watershed map.

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34 posted on 01/07/2011 8:22:54 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Quix; RightSideNews

This video is a very small portion of the longer google video below. The quality of this video is not great, but it will give you the important parts of the collectivist agenda and Agenda 21.

4th world wilderness 1992 Rothschilds Nothing Can stop the Ice Melting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djr4w9N4wHw

On the video below - Rothchild talks about globalism - 18 yrs ago.

UNCED - Summit Rothschilds

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4434160622382887664&hl=en#


35 posted on 01/07/2011 8:49:42 AM PST by Whenifhow
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To: cripplecreek

Interesting. I guess I was only looking at it from a coastline perspective. Still, I can’t believe Illinois doesn’t seem to have any watershed at all.


36 posted on 01/07/2011 8:57:04 AM PST by AFreeBird
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To: AFreeBird

It does but its pretty insignificant.


37 posted on 01/07/2011 9:01:34 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: RightSideNews

read


38 posted on 01/07/2011 9:02:37 AM PST by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: AFreeBird

A more detailed map.

http://www.epa.gov/greatlakes/atlas/images/big01.gif


39 posted on 01/07/2011 9:04:25 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: freekitty

“Why would Heritage support this?”

What makes you think that they do?


40 posted on 01/07/2011 9:06:10 AM PST by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: Whenifhow

Thx.


41 posted on 01/07/2011 9:24:03 AM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Wow.


42 posted on 01/07/2011 10:10:36 AM PST by Joya (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the ping!


43 posted on 01/07/2011 10:33:37 AM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: RightSideNews

“”Here is a list of the more than 600 U.S. cities, towns and counties “”

I can’t find the list of the 600 cities/towns/counties. I see the map of the US at the link with color keys but not the list. Where do I locate it? Thanks.


44 posted on 01/07/2011 3:08:55 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Joya

BOTTLE WATER REVIEW:

http://shine.yahoo.com/event/green/best-and-worst-bottled-water-brands-2436818/


45 posted on 01/07/2011 4:45:28 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the info on bottled water, especially since I drink it everyday.

REF

http://shine.yahoo.com/event/green/best-and-worst-bottled-water-brands-2436818/


46 posted on 01/07/2011 6:02:21 PM PST by Joya (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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http://breakingnews.ewg.org/bottled-water-2011-home


47 posted on 01/07/2011 6:06:05 PM PST by Joya (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: cripplecreek
I’ve long said that Michigan’s economic problems are an intentional effort to drive as many of us out as possible.

Great post. I work in one of the counties on the list, it's astonishing how crappy it is. The "green" building I work in is freezing when I get in at 6 and the windows have been screwed shut so forget about fresh air. The roads are abysmal, they run small crappy buses on natural gas, always empty, always smell like natural gas. Taxes are high and living standards are low except a few expensive areas.

48 posted on 01/08/2011 10:44:52 AM PST by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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