Skip to comments.They’re Coming For Your Home
Posted on 05/23/2016 5:03:44 AM PDT by Kaslin
Theyre coming for your home. Right now. I suggest you save it. I can guide you, but you must do exactly as I say.
Except, this isnt The Matrix. Youre no actor, like Keanu Reeves, playing a distraught programmer-hacker named Neo. Nor am I an actor, like Laurence Fishburne, playing your guide Morpheus. This is real life, baby.
Your home or apartment—and the neighborhood in which you live—is under siege. Agents—sans black glasses and black business suits—who work for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have written a new regulation called Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) that rejects your Fourth Amendment private property rights under the guise of fighting discrimination.
16 Senate Republicans joined the Democrats last week and voted to uphold AFFH. Now, we must use our voting power to fire these Republicans and ensure our future president overturns their disastrous mistake.
Biological females may soon have no choice but to share their restrooms with individuals with male genitalia who identify as female—which is very discriminatory toward women. (Could we get a vote on this, please? Or are we regressing to the pre-suffragette days?)
I also recently wrote how HUD is giving preferential treatment to convicted criminals. So, if anyone is orchestrating social discrimination, its folks within the Obama administration—not local zoning municipalities.
Every name reflects its namer. For example, pop star Beyoncé and actress Gwyneth Paltrows decisions to name their daughters Blue and Apple respectively say more about them than their offspring. Likewise, HUDs choice to name its newest housing edict the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule tells you this federal agency is out of good ideas—and resorting to vague, flowery language to hide its inadequacy.
Effectively, AFFH regulations will eliminate local zoning in 1,200 cities and counties (see if yours is on the list) by mandating new federal rules based on race and income that will override all local jurisprudence.
Today, if you want to live in a certain neighborhood in America—you are already 100%free to move into that area. There are no laws hindering Hispanics, African Americans, women, gays, Muslims, poor people or any other so-called minority or protected group from living in the neighborhood of their choosing.
Jimmy Carter knew it. Bill Clinton knew it. Barack Obama knew it. Hillary Clinton knows it. The dirty little secret is: if you can convince people that you will help them buy homes, you can turn them into voters for your party. Because humans have an innate desire to own and care for a special plot of space, and call it home.
In 2016, young voters will be particularly susceptible to lofty housing promises. Millennials—who Pew Research Center now says account for as many eligible voters as the Baby Boomer generation—are also beginning to start families. Nine thousand babies are born every day in the U.S. to Millennial parents. Meanwhile, Millennials are struggling to shelter their families independently.
Obamas great recovery has created so few jobs that—according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Longitudinal Surveys program—over half (55%) of Millennials are moving back home with their parents by the time they reach age 27. Conniving politicians know, as more Millennials start families, the pressure to move out will escalate.
Victims, victims, everywhere
What the AFFH really does is create a new definition of victim that has never existed in America. If you are low income or a minority, AFFH assumes that you are a victim.
AFFH creates a new definition called fair housing choice, which states that the federal government must micromanage local zoning so individuals and families… [are] able to achieve fair housing choice given the legacy of segregation, ongoing discrimination, and residential patterns that offer different levels of access to community assets.
Our existing law already states that all men are equal and all have the right to choose how to go about pursuing happiness, including where to live.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. from the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776
Furthermore the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is quite clear that houses are untouchable by the federal government without probable cause. And the federal government has no probable cause of the ongoing discrimination that HUD claims in defending AFFH.
Lest you doubt me, consider how MTV recently found that nearly 90 percent of Millennials oppose affirmative action! Three in four Millennials also told MTV that they believe it would be more productive for society to stop considering race altogether. HUD is clearly behind the times, writing new housing rules that pretend first-time home buyers face an epic level of racism. If anything, our youngest home buyers are ready to move on and fully embrace the principle our country was founded upon: equality.
By ceding property rights, which stem from our individual personhood, to the federal government, we would be saying that we are not equal to our neighbor. Worse, we would be saying that we—or our neighbor—need an artificial boost from a blustering bureaucrat in order to walk shoulder-to-shoulder. What a farce.
Lets take a tip from Millennials and tell Congress, and the Republican presidential nominee, to respect our private property rights.
Here is a list of the Republican Senators who backed this left-wing agenda (most of the names wont surprise you):
These republican dirt bags need to be replaced.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR HOUSING!!!!!!!!!!!
I think Martha’s Vineyard and Hollywood have a serious lack of low-income housing. Let’s start there
Aren’t white Christians a minority by now?
I live on 20 acres, 10 miles outside town, surrounded by thousand acre ranches that have been in the same families for generations. If I want to see a 40 point buck I almost have to drive to Waco, or one of the prison units near here.
For now that is, for now.
I think Marthas Vineyard and Hollywood have a serious lack of low-income housing. Lets start there
But do Georgetown in Washington DC first.
It’d be nice to read something about how AFH is implemented and how that violates 4A...but I don’t get it from this article.
The principle our country was founded upon was not equality. It was freedom.
The French revolution was about equality.
My town is on 'the list', but that's a 2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) expenditures for cities/towns in the US.
So are these CDBG receiving municipalities automatically switching to this new HUD scheme? If your municipality isn't already taking Block Grants, they will be spared? If you ever took a Block Grant you are automatically on the hook and can't get out of it?
Is there a list that voted against it?
“My town is on ‘the list’, but that’s a 2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) expenditures for cities/towns in the US.
So are these CDBG receiving municipalities automatically switching to this new HUD scheme? If your municipality isn’t already taking Block Grants, they will be spared? If you ever took a Block Grant you are automatically on the hook and can’t get out of it? “
I have the same questions. The article shines light on all this but doesn’t do a very good job at answering the questions.
Not quite yet, but they are feverishly working to destroy American heritage, culture and language.
Very sad, America, the greatest nation on the planet, dying a slow death.
Yes, it would have been helpful if the author had briefly discussed the details of implementation in this article. The devil is always in the details.
I wonder what this new agency rule (yet another example of regulations taking the place of duly enacted laws) will cost the American taxpayer to subsidize home ownership in areas that are beyond the financial means of people? You can bet the price tag will be huge.
:: HUD is clearly behind the times, writing new housing rules that pretend first-time home buyers face an epic level of racism ::
Could it be that the minority children living in their parents homes are being tossed out by the very same parents to raise their children so that mom and dad can have a life that doesn’t involve babysitting?
White folk just be lettin’ the kids stick around and wander from job-to-welfare-to-job.
Hey YT, tho’em out!
Yep, it also looks like a “non-article” to me. By definition, any law impacting property rights can be framed as a 4th amendment violation. This’d include existing stuff like building codes or anti discrimination in the sales of real estate.
When the article references criminals - that one I’ve heard of before. Landlords are typically allowed to do criminal background checks on prospective tenants. As long as they did it for all applicants it was ok and not considered discriminatory. Now, the feds have jumped in and said any background check is discriminatory.
I assume the point of this article is in the same vein, but don’t see it either.
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