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Regionalism seen as threat

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I guess it’s good to know that we’re not alone in South Central Kansas in having an overbearing regional planning organization. Dr. Richard Swier reports:

There is a new movement taking place in America that threatens the ideals of home rule and property rights. It is called regionalism.

In Florida and across the United States unelected regional bodies are making decisions rather than locally elected city, county and even state officials. Individual property rights are being consumed by “public private partnerships” that dictate how land is used in order to “ensure the sustainability of America’s land, water, wildlife and cultural resources”. As if individual property owners and local duly elected government officials cannot or will not do this.

Continue reading at The New Danger to Individual Property Rights: Regionalism at Watchdog Wire.