Skip to comments.Agenda 21 Is Being Rammed Down The Throats Of Local Communities All Over America
Posted on 12/25/2012 12:12:48 PM PST by Renfield
So how is this being done? Well, after Agenda 21 was adopted, an international organization known as the "International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives" (ICLEI) was established to help implement the goals of Agenda 21 in local communities. One thing that they learned very quickly was that the "Agenda 21" label was a red flag for a lot of people. It tended to create quite a bit of opposition on the local level.
As they try to implement their goals, they very rarely use the term "Agenda 21" anymore. Instead, they use much more harmless sounding labels such as "smart growth", "comprehensive land use planning" and especially "sustainable development".
So just because something does not carry the Agenda 21 label does not mean that it is not promoting the goals of Agenda 21.
The goals of Agenda 21 are not only being implemented in the United States. This is a massive worldwide effort that is being coordinated by the United Nations. An article that was posted on RedState.com discussed some of the history of Agenda 21...
In simplified terms, Agenda 21 is a master blueprint, or guidelines, for constructing sustainable communities. Agenda 21 was put forth by the UNs Commission on Sustainable Development, and was adopted by over 200 countries (signed into soft law by George Bush Sr.) at the United Nations Rio Conference in 1992. In 1994 the Presidents Council for Sustainable Development was created via Executive Order by Bill Clinton to begin coordinating efforts at the Federal level to make the US Agenda 21 compliant.
The same year that Bill Clinton established the Presidents Council for Sustainable Development, the International Code Council was also created.
The International Code Council has developed a large number of "international codes" which are intended to replace existing building codes all over the United States. The following is a list of these codes from Wikipedia...
These codes are very long and exceedingly boring, and those that write them know that hardly anyone will ever read them.
And for the most part, they contain a lot of things that are contained in existing building codes or that are common sense.
But a lot of poison has also been inserted into these codes. If you read them carefully, the influence of Agenda 21 is painfully obvious.
Unfortunately, even most of the local politicians that are adopting these codes don't take the time to read them. Most of them just assume that they are "updating" their existing building codes.
So what often happens is that there will be fights in local communities between citizens that are concerned about the encroachment of Agenda 21 and local politicians who regard such talk as nonsense. The following is an example of what is happening all over the nation...
Summit Hill Borough Council last night unanimously adopted the "2012 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code," but not before some audience members expressed vehement opposition to it.
An overflow crowd of 34 people attended the meeting, with some there to specifically voice their displeasure.
Sandy Dellicker, a borough resident, said she was against using an "international" maintenance code, arguing that it falls under the plan of Agenda 21 of the United Nations; an agenda for the 21st Century.
She said, "UN Agenda 21/Sustainable Development is the action plan to inventory and control all land, all water, all minerals, all plants, all animals, all construction, all means of production, all information, all energy, and all human beings in the world."
"This is not a conspiracy theory," she told the council. "This is for real."
She said the International Property Maintenance Code had been adopted in Montgomery County, but the county "has already gotten rid of it" because of its dictatorial direction.
"This is not what Summit Hill and the United States is about," she said.
Council members pooh-poohed her assessment. "In my opinion, the International Property Maintenance Code is to protect citizens," said Council President Michael Kokinda.
It would be great if these codes were just about public safety. But that is simply not the case. Sadly, these codes are often used to fine or even imprison homeowners that haven't done anything wrong. Sometimes "code violations" are even used as justification to legally steal property from law-abiding homeowners. A post on the Freedom Reigns Radio blog detailed some of the things that are often done in the name of "code enforcement"...
1) The Code Official anybody the jurisdiction calls a Code Official is the sole interpreter no due process Gestapo!
2) Every day an offense occurs is a separate mandatory misdemeanor - $555/day and/or a month in jail in Charleston, W.Va. They can fine you out of your home and jail you at their whim!
3) Anything the Code Official says is not in good working condition sticky window, dented or plugged gutter, torn window screen whatever he says is not in good working order hundreds of dollars of fines per day and/or jail time usually a month for every day the offense occurs.
4) Any unsanitary condition whatever the Code Official says is an unsanitary condition empty pop cans puddles dog droppings on your property same deal same fines and/or jail time every day.
5) Any plant that the Code Official says is a noxious weed same deal same fines and/or jail time every day. He can steal raw land.
6) He can fine you out of your home and jail you with no due process. Any court proceedings are window dressing as there is no remedy associated with this code.
7) It can be adopted just by an administrative decree.
WITHOUT COURT ACTION OR NOTICE THE CODE OFFICIAL CAN:
1) Enter your house whenever he the sole interpreter deems reasonable.
2) Prevent you from entering your house.
3) Tear your house down with your stuff in it.
4) Bill you for the demolition.
5) Place a lien on it for fines and/or demolition charges steal it.
6) And best of all, no insurance I know of will cover your losses.
Youre left w/a house and your stuff in a landfill and any remaining unpaid mortgage, any remaining fines, any remaining taxes, and any remaining demolition charges after they steal your property
These codes restrict what homeowners can do with their own properties in thousands of different ways. If you rebel against one of the codes, the penalties can be extremely harsh.
And there is often "selective enforcement" of these codes. That means that they will leave most people alone but they will come down really hard on people that they do not like. You could even end up with a SWAT team on your doorstep.
Just ask some of the people who have been through this kind of thing.
Even if you have your mortgage completely paid off, that doesn't mean that you really "own" your property. If you don't pay your taxes and obey the "codes", you could lose your property very rapidly.
The philosophy behind all of this is the same philosophy behind Agenda 21. The elite believe that you cannot be trusted to do the "right thing" with your own property and that your activity must be "managed" for the greater good. They believe that by controlling you and restricting your liberties that they are "saving the planet".
Unfortunately, you can probably expect this to get a whole lot worse in the years ahead. Our society is shifting from one that cherishes individual liberties and freedoms to one that is fully embracing collectivism. So our politicians will likely be making even more of our decisions for us as the years move forward.
Government at any level, has no business “owning” real property. They fully understand that property is one of the few remaining things with lasting value, so have embarked on a diabolical scheme to eliminate private ownership.
I never thought I’d see the day when our local, state, and federal governments engage in stealth war upon the average taxpaying citizen. And it’s become almost impossible now to cut off their funding.
And they know it.
I work with the I-Codes and code officials every day. Code officials could make your life hell with their interpretations long before the adoption of the International codes. Nothing has really changed that. The I-Codes simply replaced regional codes and for someone trying to design buildings in different areas of the country it was a pain. Is the issue that it is called “International” codes? That was likely done for capitalist reasons - so other countries would adopt it and they could sell more code books.
Good bye America. You were good while you lasted.
Tell me about it...whatever it is.
“I work with the I-Codes and code officials every day. Code officials could make your life hell with their interpretations long before the adoption of the International codes. “
I’m with you. I think the term “International” was used long before Agenda 21 came into being (whatever the heck that is).
The codes exist for a number of reasons, but one of the primary reasons is so cheapskate contractors and builders don’t handover dangerous, or simply crappy, homes to people, or at least to try to minimize it. One can likely get away, for example, with pouring a 2” concrete foundation with minimal steel, and it would hold up for a few years, before crumbling. That’s long enough to build and sell a lot of houses to people that don’t know the difference, or never get a chance to see it before it’s poured. The contractor, of course, can head back to Mexico long before anyone can catch him.
So maybe there are some part of Agenda 21 (whatever the heck that is) at work, but there’s also a lot of good that comes from holding these people accountable.
I have some experience with a few ISO codes. It seems like the primary purpose of the codes is to generate paperwork to prove that you are in compliance with the codes. Where I work, we have about 100 employees, four of which are tasked with maintaining paperwork to demonstrate that we are in compliance with various ISO modeled policies.
They are stupid and expensive. Avoid at all costs.
“In simplified terms, Agenda 21 is a master blueprint, or guidelines, for constructing sustainable communities. Agenda 21 was put forth by the UNs Commission on Sustainable Development, and was adopted by over 200 countries (signed into soft law by George Bush Sr.) at the United Nations Rio Conference in 1992. In 1994 the Presidents Council for Sustainable Development was created via Executive Order by Bill Clinton to begin coordinating efforts at the Federal level to make the US Agenda 21 compliant.”
Force the UN to demonstrate over a 15 year period that their plan will work. Set up a community is say Sinai. First building to be built is the new UN.
“WITHOUT COURT ACTION OR NOTICE THE CODE OFFICIAL CAN:
1) Enter your house whenever he the sole interpreter deems reasonable.”
I see Make my Day, Castle Doctrine, etc., being implemented, then they can be carried out feet first.
The New World Order is coming. It is being push by members of both parties. It has been for over 100 years.
The only way to beat this is at the local level but, the problem is as always, educating the people and getting them to meetings. We have bombarded a couple meetings and I have personally been fighting much of this since the 90’s.
We have had a tough enough time getting TEA Party people educated and active with politics, this is even harder. They have us fighting on all kinds of levels and with no resources, all is difficult.
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