Bloomington: You’ve been hijacked (Part 3)

by:  Diane Benjamin If you believe government always acts in your best interests, don’t bother reading this post. There is a lot more to the presentation by the Ecology Action Center at last nights Council meeting.  The presentation starts on page 611: The oral presentation didn’t use any troubling words, but the written copy […]

Missouri Legislature Bans UN Agenda 21

For all the local disbelievers: May 10, 2013 By Alex Newman, New American With a veto-proof majority, the Missouri legislature approved a popular bill protecting private property and due process rights by banning a deeply controversial United Nations “sustainability” scheme known as UN Agenda 21. The legislation, SB 265, now heads to Democrat Governor Jay Nixon, who has […]

United Nations – Agenda 21 – Sustainable Development

Link to entire story: This story concentrates on on the Bay Area of California, but much of it applies to McLean County.  There isn’t much difference between the Bay Area and the McLean Country Regional Planning Commission.  MCRPC haas plans on their website for Bloomington, Normal, McLean County, Unit 5, District 87, and more, […]

Agenda 21 – Example

Oyster farmer battles federal government’s order to shuck operation A California family that has operated an oyster farm on the bucolic Northern California coast is fighting back after the federal government moved to kick it off of the National Park Service property where the shellfish have been legally harvested for nearly 80 years. The Drakes […]

Agenda 21: Roundabouts, Bike Lanes, Visioning

All the below is happening locally.  Inform yourself, get involved to stop it! From: Democrats against Agenda 21 In a nutshell, the plan calls for governments to take control of all land use and not leave any of the decision making in the hands of private property owners.  It is assumed that people are […]

More on Agenda 21

Below is a good video explaining Agenda 21 and how the United Nations is implementing it through ICLEI.  Neither Bloomington or Normal are members of ICLEI, but they are in contact, reading their emails, and accepting federal and state money for implementation.  Reversing this process begins with education.  Some public servants may realize what “Sustainability” is, but many think […]

Local Governments: Reject UN’s Agenda 21

The writer of this article is fighting the same battles that CityWatch and BLNNews have been reporting on – control of local government by the federal and state government. as directed by the United Nations.  John F. McManus is from the Rockford area.  The McLean County Regional Planning Commission recently tried to get Bloomington to […]

What is the Role of LOCAL Government?

Let’s talk local government.  What is their job, what is their responsibility to citizens? Bloomington thought you needed entertainment, so you got the Coliseum and the BCPA, neither has made a profit or even broken even.  They both need YOUR TAX DOLLARS. Normal thought you needed a new Uptown and they aren’t done building and […]

Agenda 21 draws national backlash

Opposition to Agenda 21, a 20-year-old United Nations agreement that seeks to promote sustainable development, is building across the nation. Manifestations include:: Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich pledged his opposition to Agenda 21, calling it an attempt by the U.N. to exert “extra-constitutional control” over the U.S. while empowering entities committed to “taking control of your private […]

Peoria Area Neighbors Challenge Agenda 21

It might seem to some local citizens, and even to many of our local city officials and elected council members, that the focus of sustainable issues, and thus, Agenda 21 – related projects, are issues that only us here at CITYWATCH are concerned about. Such is not the case. But, unfortunately, our community and city officials […]