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Government Steering Americans Toward a Tele-Work, Tele-Shop, Mass-Transit Future
Cybercast News Service ^ | March 15, 2013 | Susan Jones

Posted on 03/15/2013 5:13:32 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The Obama administration envisions a “low-carbon, low-petroleum” future where Americans tele-work, tele-shop, walk, bike and use carpools or mass transit if they must leave the neighborhood at all.

A study released Friday says the U.S. has the potential to reduce petroleum use and pollution in the transportation sector by more than 80 percent by 2050. In other words, gasoline-powered cars may go the way of the dinosaur, and many Americans may end up living in planned, mixed-use, “walkable” neighborhoods, built along mass transit lines. …

Higher densities (more people living in the same area in smaller homes), a mix of uses (shopping and other services) and walkable neighborhoods contribute to lower vehicle travel and energy use, the report says.

And to encourage “effective land use,” the report calls for expanded federal efforts to influence development through funding decisions. …

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: agenda21; control; density; destinedtofail; ghetto; inthenameofclimate; marxism; mobility; socialism; soxialism; urbanization; urbansprawl; waroncarbon
Sounds very ghetto-ized. Shut all the people in so you can control them. All except the criminals, to terrorize the masses . . .
1 posted on 03/15/2013 5:13:32 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Got to get those peasants into high-rise containment facilities so the ruling class can live in the Walden paradise it deserves.
2 posted on 03/15/2013 5:14:37 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Olog-hai

My “neighborhood” doesn’t include being in the city. Looks like they’re gonna have to kill me outright.


3 posted on 03/15/2013 5:16:14 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai
United Nations Agenda 21, at your service!

UN Agenda 21 Explained

4 posted on 03/15/2013 5:16:31 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: cripplecreek
Looks like they’re gonna have to kill me outright.

They have no problem with that.

Just take one with you when you go.

5 posted on 03/15/2013 5:17:18 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah; we’re now being “Tele-Screwed”


6 posted on 03/15/2013 5:19:21 PM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: traditional1

Next: High-speed rail service construction (with Union Labor, of course), from the ghetto to Suburbia, to “shop” and “do your banking”.


7 posted on 03/15/2013 5:21:04 PM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: Olog-hai

Not happening in Galt Gulch.


8 posted on 03/15/2013 5:22:51 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Olog-hai

Stack and pack housing.


9 posted on 03/15/2013 5:27:21 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Olog-hai

agenda 21 at work. this is the goal.


10 posted on 03/15/2013 5:27:41 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Olog-hai

By implication, it also means: (1) the decline of conventional schooling as the Internet increasingly delivers education to children at home; and (2) parents, especially women, being more at home and closely supervising their children. These two trends would make for a strengthening of the family and of conservative cultural influences.


11 posted on 03/15/2013 5:29:56 PM PDT by Rockingham
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To: Olog-hai

tele-presence...

making it easier to offshore the job


12 posted on 03/15/2013 5:32:23 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Take a look at these nice "sustainable" apartment buildings they're building in France.

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Metal-Screened Housing And Offices Lead The Way For Sustainable Development
13 posted on 03/15/2013 5:32:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai
The typical feudal serf of the 14th century belonged to the land, and during an entire lifetime would not venture more than a few miles radius. Guess, we'll be getting back to our roots...
14 posted on 03/15/2013 5:38:36 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Olog-hai

Sounds good to me. Just as soon as all our Representatives, and Senators are required to do the same tele-work, from my own neighborhood where I can visit them in person. We won’t need to have big rallies in far away parts of the country. We can tar and feather them at our leisure, locally.


15 posted on 03/15/2013 5:40:31 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: Olog-hai

I love working at home- I write software for a living, I can do that anyplace I have an internet connection.

Once I am 100% established full-time at home I am moving to thailand where you can live like a King for $20,000 a year.

I can make that in one month


16 posted on 03/15/2013 5:41:09 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Tax policy that may influence land development;”

In other words, selectively tax people off of their land.

I don’t like urban sprawl but I hate being controlled.


17 posted on 03/15/2013 5:42:38 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: cripplecreek
Looks like the French still haven't figured out retail. This arises out of the national habit of driving successful retailers out of the country ~ first the Jews, then the Huguenots, then the Jews again.
18 posted on 03/15/2013 5:42:47 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Olog-hai
The Obama administration envisions a “low-carbon, low-petroleum” future,
where Americans tele-work, tele-shop, walk, bike and use carpools or mass transit,
if they must leave the neighborhood at all.

Yet we all know the only thing the Ø'zero administration can bring is 'change' along the lines of Detroit or Chicago...
19 posted on 03/15/2013 5:43:40 PM PDT by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: Mr. K

Did they tell you about the floods?


20 posted on 03/15/2013 5:44:16 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: cripplecreek

In Central Jersey, similar structures were maligned as the crime ridden “projects” (1960’s & ‘70’s)where indigents and welfare dependents resided. Most if not all of these structures have since been demolished in places like New Brunswick, Perth Amboy, etc. It was a bad idea then & now.


21 posted on 03/15/2013 5:45:12 PM PDT by wtd
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To: Olog-hai

Private cars have long been a target of the socialist left because they allow unregulated mobility.

While banning cars outright is politically impossible, the plan of making them undesirable and unaffordable is right on track. Combine “safety” and “emission” goals with ever increasing fuel, licensing, and insurance costs and you have the path to extinction.

20 yrs from now, private cars will be pretty much affordable only by the top 5% or so. The only upside is there will be a major improvement in congestion.


22 posted on 03/15/2013 5:45:21 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Olog-hai

When King BOZerO gets driven only with electric cars or natural gas planes then he’s believable. Otherwise file him under H -—hypocrite.


23 posted on 03/15/2013 5:46:39 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Mr. K

But do they have reliable internet service in Thailand?

And do you know the language?

If I had the opportunity I’d probably jump on it too.


24 posted on 03/15/2013 5:48:54 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Olog-hai

Someone’s been playing SimCity too much. The problem with “walkable utopia” is that it requires bulldozing most of the towns in the America and convincing bosses that we can work from home. Oh, that and the whole “we like FREEDOM” thing. Aging Leftist Hippies should stick to pot and macrame and leave the adult things to people who do useful stuff.


25 posted on 03/15/2013 5:51:04 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: cripplecreek

Those look like some SuperMax facility.


26 posted on 03/15/2013 5:52:31 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: cripplecreek
Looks like they’re gonna have to kill me outright.

DHS has 5 bullets for every man, woman and child in the country. I'm sure they have enough for you.

Telecommuting and teleshopping will just allow me to move out of the suburbs onto a dozen acres (or more) in the boonies not a 500 square foot prison cell/apartment in the city. But that doesn't fit their plan for my life.

27 posted on 03/15/2013 5:54:00 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Olog-hai

Who’s going to grow the tele-food they tele-eat and haul off their tele-garbage?


28 posted on 03/15/2013 6:19:46 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: cripplecreek

Why does the Genesis song, “Get “Em Out By Friday” suddenly come to mind:

This is an announcement from Genetic Control:
“It is my sad duty to inform you of a four foot restriction on
Humanoid height.”

Extract from conversation of Joe Ordinary in Local Puborama
“I hear the directors of Genetic Control have been buying all the
Properties that have recently been sold, taking risks oh so bold.
It’s said now that people will be shorter in height,
They can fit twice as many in the same building site.
(they say it’s alright),
Beginning with the tenants of the town of Harlow,
In the interest of humanity, they’ve been told they must go,
Told they must go-go-go-go.”


29 posted on 03/15/2013 6:22:23 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Rockingham
By implication, it also means: (1) the decline of conventional schooling as the Internet increasingly delivers education to children at home; and (2) parents, especially women, being more at home and closely supervising their children. These two trends would make for a strengthening of the family and of conservative cultural influences.

Doesn't account for official hypocrisy. They will have no problem spewing tons of carbon dioxide busing kids across town so they can be properly propagandized in person.

30 posted on 03/15/2013 6:41:05 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: muawiyah

Since he will be King, his subjects will carry him above the floodwaters.


31 posted on 03/15/2013 6:45:34 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: unixfox

I know a few words, but a majority of them learn english in school.

When I had to go there for business they were the sweetest and nicest people I have ever met.

And you can get a 5 bedroom mansion for $40K (on the beach)


32 posted on 03/15/2013 6:47:24 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: palmer
To a degree, but I think that, for compelling financial reasons, the teacher unions and the bureaucracy will downplay transportation and physical infrastructure in favor of keeping teachers on the payroll and well-paid, while imposing their ideology via a preferred “core ciriculum” with a comprehensive testing regimen.
33 posted on 03/15/2013 6:50:41 PM PDT by Rockingham
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To: Olog-hai

The fallacy in this crappy plan is that the cities already take top prize for energy inefficiency and are getting worse all the time. The taxes paid by city dwellers are far higher than those in the country and energy costs are at the root of all costs. The difference is energy-sucking buildings full of energy sucking bureaucrats who impede economic progress and cause energy waste in many cases (although I suppose delaying the permitting of some activity might save energy temporarily).


34 posted on 03/15/2013 6:51:26 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: Mr. K
And you can get a 5 bedroom mansion for $40K (on the beach)

Made from pieces of old mansions washed up after the tsunami.

35 posted on 03/15/2013 6:52:57 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: Rockingham

Yeah, I suppose you are right. The ultimate “classroom” will be an overpaid teacher in his living room texting his/her students to which they will pay even less attention than they now do in class.


36 posted on 03/15/2013 6:55:33 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: Olog-hai

They built Soviet styled, concentrated housing projects in the cities in the 60’s and 70’s. It was an absolute death trap of poverty and misery.


37 posted on 03/15/2013 7:08:35 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson
Exactly true. Every one of them had multiple manifestations of “Alex and his droogs” from A Clockwork Orange . . . but with deadlier weapons and deadlier drugs.
38 posted on 03/15/2013 7:10:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Black Agnes

Exactly. And cages are appropriate structures for those existing in the prison that is a planned socialist utopia. The Left wants to bring us Hell on Earth, “for our own good.”


39 posted on 03/15/2013 7:36:09 PM PDT by Trod Upon (The Second Amendment acknowledges our inherent right to revolt if tyrannized. It ain't about hunting)
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To: cripplecreek

So how do you evacuate residents if the lower floors are on fire?

Also, very convenient for housebreakers; a built-in ladder to get them up to the windows of any apartment they choose.


40 posted on 03/15/2013 8:31:57 PM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: palmer
Yet when dozens of better choices are available over the Internet for little or no extra cost, parents and kids will tend to chose them -- and be able to do so due to state legislation that makes such choice possible.

The need for fully credentialed teachers will decline, with much of their former work becoming taken up by test monitors and email correspondents for students whose learning efforts are overseen mostly by parents using the best available recorded lectures and self teaching courses.

There will still be a demand for old style teachers in the remaining custodial, day care schools for delinquents and the unruly dregs of single parents who still commute to work. Otherwise, for most kids, going to school will be a special occasion, for lab work, organized sports, in person verification tests, and other activities that require personal attendance.

41 posted on 03/15/2013 10:05:42 PM PDT by Rockingham
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To: cripplecreek

I recently noticed similar buildings in Hawaii. I wonder how common they are now in N. America. It seems to me that they would be more “practical” in hot, sunny climes than in colder climates.


42 posted on 03/15/2013 11:12:11 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Olog-hai

Lets see the elites do a “demonstration project” as its called in government, for say one generation, and if it works for them perhaps the rest of us will adapt that lifestyle, okay?


43 posted on 03/16/2013 2:20:43 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Mr. K

another option and more western with many more english speakers:

http://www.livinginthephilippines.com


44 posted on 03/16/2013 2:24:28 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Sequoyah101
I don’t like urban sprawl but I hate being controlled.

The communists succeeded in planting one of their mind viruses. The organizations against "urban sprawl" are communist front groups. Urban sprawl is a leftist derogatory term for low-density housing that requires automobile ownership. Leftism is driven by envy, mostly size envy. The two biggest possessions of middle-class America is the house and the car, so these objects receive the majority of leftist hate.

As population density increases, so must laws curtailing freedom. Living closer together free actions, such as playing music loudly, impacts more people negatively. To get along in high density people must be heavily constricted in what they can do without government permission. While humans are social creatures, those of us alive today are all descendants of the warriors that survived a bloody battlefield. When humans are caged in too high a density they get aggressive and violent.

Leftist envy and the resulting hatred for fellow mankind develops from growing up in a high density environment. Rather than find a cure for their hate they want to impose the very same conditions on everyone so everyone hates mankind as much as them.

45 posted on 03/16/2013 6:40:06 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: palmer

yes- that is where they got them

so dont go there, its horrible


46 posted on 03/16/2013 7:18:20 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Reeses
Living closer together free actions, such as playing music loudly, impacts more people negatively. To get along in high density people must be heavily constricted in what they can do without government permission

More likely you will be subjected to hate speech laws if you complain about loud music. One thing about my part of the country is I can have absolute silence if it is around wintertime and the river is high enough to flow silently over the rapids. I have had visitors from the city freak out at complete silence because they have never experienced it before.

47 posted on 03/16/2013 8:05:57 AM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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