Granite State Future

July 4th – a parting quote from the Anti-Planner

by Skip July 5, 2013

“The Anti-Planner” is the online monniker for Randall O’Toole (whom I have interviewed in the past on MTNP) who is associated with the Cato Institute and researches, opines, and presents on the wrongs that are committed by land use planners and “Smart People” who believe they have better ideas of how we should live due […]

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GrokTV: NHListens / Granite State Future – Intro

by Skip March 16, 2013

Well, after running into Tim Carter at the Meredith (NH) Senior Center for the latest NHListens versioning of what our “collective future” is supposed to be with respect to the Granite State Future collectivist Utopia (after all, once taxes are used to socially engineer our behavior in our living conditions, our living standards, the modes […]

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GrokTV: NHListens / Granite State Future – MicroInterview with Tim Carter

by Skip March 16, 2013

This past Thursday, the Granite State Future project (the project that the Federal Departments of HUD, EPA, and DOT are using locally to Federalize  the local zoning codes here in NH via their “Sustainable Communities Initiative”).  The “purpose” is ostensibly to “listen” to the public and get their input as to what the future of […]

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Lakes Region TEA Party – tomorrow; Moultonboro Public Library at 7:00 p.m.

by Skip February 19, 2013

The next meeting of the Lakes Region Tea Party will be Wednesday, February 20 at the Moultonboro Public Library at 7:00 p.m. Main Topic:          Granite State Future Facts Discover the real facts about this onerous top-down HUD Sustainable Communities Initiative that aims to give local planning control to the Federal Government. Presentation led by Tim […]

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Anticipated Barriers Include NH’s Strong Tradition of Individual Property Rights

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

Granite State Future is essentially a federal snatch and grab-bag that runs an end-around on your state and local officials, and earlier today I posted an alert about them trolling into Meredith New Hampshire at 5:30 this evening. You should learn more but for those who want to skip the study guide and all the […]

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Following the Trail from Sustainability…to Tyranny (Part 2)

by Tom August 12, 2012

This is part-2 of a series that breaks down the “sustainability” movement, and explains how some in NH are working to constrain individual liberties with it.  Read part-1 here. The consummate community organizer, President Obama, knows the value of urban voters.  He knows that urban living, with its clustered, infrastructure-heavy, and herd-like nature, depends on […]

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Enviro-Tyranny…coming soon to New Hampshire

by Tom July 31, 2012

Maybe you’ve heard about Gary Harrington, of Eagle Point, Oregon, and his battle with local officials over his rural collection of rainwater? (yes, that kind of water…from the sky) I’m sorry!  Not his battle – I meant his arrest, 9-count misdemeanor conviction, sentencing of 30 days in jail, and $1500 fine. Think it can’t happen […]

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