By: Diane Benjamin
Traffic at Bloomington’s library continues to decline, yet plans to expand continue. Why?
The answer can be found in NORMAL’s Master plan for Uptown:
If you haven’t read Normal’s new plan, here’s a link: Uptown 2.0 Plan (It downloads a PDF instead of linking you to a webpage)
The document is the plan for government control of where you live, shop, walk, bike, drive, – just say every aspect of your life.
It’s every bureaucrats dream for complete dominance. It isn’t about making your life better, it’s about making you conform to what government wants your life to be.
Wait until the citizens of Normal get the bill.
21st Century means digital technology. It takes up far less space than books. School kids rarely have textbooks anymore under Common Core (what are your kids learning?), they certainly won’t be visiting libraries to read.
Government, to remain relevant and take your tax dollars, will be creating more Quality of Life for you. It comes with even more bureaucrats and pensions.
Economic development now means government jobs.
Page 72 of Normal’s plan has an ominous warning to anybody still believing in America exceptionalism and individual rights:
What are your kids being taught?
Hint: American exceptionalism isn’t.