Disturbing Socialist Echoes From America’s Past

Disturbing Socialist Echoes From America’s Past

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2017, President, NARLO (Aug. 27, 2017) — “You struggle, kick and scream, but alas, it is no use, you are trapped in the web of an evil monster.  In the distance across the web, a black shape with multiple legs is headed straight for you but […]

How to Annihilate U.S. Socialism and Force Washington to Listen

How to Annihilate U.S. Socialism and Force Washington to Listen

“FREE THE POOR” by John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Lab, ©2017 (Aug. 9, 2017) — Socialism’s barbs have sunk deep into the heart of America’s soul.  We see the Titanic struggle as Democrats and Republicans jointly hamper Trump’s attempts to return choices to the people. Washington will never willingly stop its progressive control, but we can […]

An Inside Look at the “Waitlist Graveyard” that Government Housing Creates

An Inside Look at the “Waitlist Graveyard” that Government Housing Creates

“FAR BETTER ALTERNATIVES” by TRI Staff, ©2017 (May 11, 2017) — Editor’s note: The following is a firsthand account of the inefficiencies and inequities of the “affordable government housing” system from the perspective of a current HUD employee who wishes to remain anonymous. The mission statement of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development […]

Obama’s Last-Ditch Regulations that Devastate Your Property Rights

Obama’s Last-Ditch Regulations that Devastate Your Property Rights

“FORCED ACCEPTANCE” by John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Lab, ©2017 (Mar. 16, 2017) — In the final days of Obama’s presidency two rules slid under the radar that drive explosive local planning and building costs, transfer control of certain grant-related planning to the government, and render local officials helpless to combat them. Federal agencies often enact […]

HUD’s Poor Need Paths to Wealth, not Vouchers to Affluent Zip Codes

HUD’s Poor Need Paths to Wealth, not Vouchers to Affluent Zip Codes

“OPPORTUNITY CENTERS” COULD REPLACE “EQUITY ASSISTANCE CENTERS” by John Anthony, Founder, Sustainable Freedom Lab, ©2017 (Mar. 1, 2017) — Rather than help low-income families learn the skills to succeed, HUD wants to move them into “opportunity-rich neighborhoods” hoping pre-existing success rubs off. With the new administration, HUD has an opening to help the poor escape […]

HUD Needs Faith Initiatives to Shrink Poverty

HUD Needs Faith Initiatives to Shrink Poverty

“BUILDING ECONOMIC SUCCESS” by John Anthony, ©2017, Sustainable Freedom Lab (Feb. 23, 2017) — Since the 1964 Civil Rights Act was passed, The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has expanded its mandate to enforce these laws by labeling everything that is not equal, from the educational experience and housing, to the relative wealth […]

This Happens if Trump Fails to Rein in HUD

This Happens if Trump Fails to Rein in HUD

“HEAVY-HANDED TACTICS” by John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Lab, ©2017 (Feb. 15, 2017) — If you want to know what will happen to your hometown if Trump allows the Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue its devastating control of local rule, look at Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. It is the latest community to surrender to HUD’s aggressive […]

“Protect Property Rights & Home Rule: STOP AFFH” Petition

“Protect Property Rights & Home Rule: STOP AFFH” Petition

BILL INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS by Tom DeWeese, American Policy Center, ©2017 (Feb. 9, 2017) — [Editor’s Note:  On Thursday, American Policy Center founder Tom DeWeese sent out an email promoting a petition posted on his website here. The email reads: Stop AFFH: Get S.103 to Trump’s Desk by Tom DeWeese I have a vital update […]

Trump Can Halt HUD’s AFFH, Today!

Trump Can Halt HUD’s AFFH, Today!

“BURIED IN REGULATORY LAW” by John Anthony, ©2017, Sustainable Freedom Lab (Jan. 23, 2017) — Yes, President Trump can halt HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing program even before Dr. Carson is confirmed. If you follow the news, you probably noticed that President Trump is moving quickly on his campaign promises. You have also probably noticed that the Senate […]

Five Actions Ben Carson Must Take to Control HUD’s Tyranny

Five Actions Ben Carson Must Take to Control HUD’s Tyranny

“STOP THE GRANTS” by Tom DeWeese, ©2017, American Policy Center (Jan. 23, 2017) — After twenty-four years of a relentless drive for centralized government power through Clinton, Bush and Obama, finally there is a chance to roll back some of the destruction to our Republic.  Donald Trump has an historic opportunity to fulfill his promise […]

Draining the Cultural Swamp in our Children’s Minds

Draining the Cultural Swamp in our Children’s Minds

“PROPERTY AND FREEDOM ARE INSEPARABLE” by John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Lab, ©2017 (Jan. 2, 2017) — While Donald Trump maneuvers to cleanse government’s cesspool, communities face a bigger challenge at home. Academics, classroom teachers, newspapers and television, movie stars and the Cultural Arts are seducing our children into believing it is their duty to relinquish […]

Every Step Taken Makes a Difference – A Really Great Month!

Every Step Taken Makes a Difference – A Really Great Month!

“ONLY THE BEGINNING” by Tom DeWeese, American Policy Center, ©2016 (Dec. 21, 2016) — I founded the American Policy Center (APC) thirty years ago, back in 1986.  I had goals to accomplish and dreams of success. Mostly I just wanted to make a difference in protecting our culture and our unique American form of government as […]

How Dr. Ben Carson Can Heal the Wounds of Obama’s Racism

How Dr. Ben Carson Can Heal the Wounds of Obama’s Racism

AN “EMOTIONAL MINEFIELD” by John Anthony, Founder, Sustainable Freedom Lab, ©2016 (Dec. 15, 2016) — Barack Obama‘s obsession with what he calls America’s “legacy of racism,” has been an EpiPen for the resuscitation of racial violence and discrimination burning across our country. HUD often provides the platform for the President to act on his prejudices. […]

A Trump Strategy to Neuter HUD’s Attacks on Local Rule

A Trump Strategy to Neuter HUD’s Attacks on Local Rule

FEDERAL AGENCIES’ POWER HAS SURPASSED THAT OF CONGRESS by John Anthony, ©2016, Sustainable Freedom Lab (Nov. 15, 2016) — When President Reagan took office in 1980, he promised to reduce the number of federal agencies and rules.  Eight years later, his Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief failed to eliminate a single agency or even […]

How HUD Makes Lousy Programs Look Great

How HUD Makes Lousy Programs Look Great

“LITTLE PROTECTION AGAINST FEDERAL DISHONESTY” by John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Lab, ©2016 (Oct. 27, 2016) — When federal agencies promote programs, like Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing or Common Core, they conduct sophisticated and often deceptive marketing campaigns that cover up their downsides. Flowery slogans like “Transportation options are fundamental to having a shot at the […]

Gutting America’s Socialism

Gutting America’s Socialism

“THE KEY IS TO STARVE IT” by John Anthony, ©2016, Sustainable Freedom Lab (Oct. 18, 2016) — “The key to destroying socialism is not to fight it. It is to starve it.” With or without Hillary at the helm, we can stop socialism in America. Recently, Sustainable Freedom Lab hosted a three-part podcast series called Socialism in […]

Listen This Time or HUD Will Destroy Your City

Listen This Time or HUD Will Destroy Your City

“REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH” by Tom DeWeese, American Policy Center (Jul. 20, 2016) — America’s homeowners should be shaking in their shoes. The federal government has decided that people who have worked, saved and planned so they can buy homes in nice, safe neighborhoods of their own choosing are racists. They charge that it is a […]

Private Property Ownership – the First American Right to Die Under Barack Obama’s Tyranny

Private Property Ownership – the First American Right to Die Under Barack Obama’s Tyranny

“THE DESTRUCTION OF NEIGHBORHOODS” by Tom DeWeese, ©2016, American Policy Center (Jan. 5, 2016) — “Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can…” John Lennon wrote these words for a fantasy song to glorify his understanding of the road to peace. John may not have understood the true origins of his thoughts, but we know it […]

A New Symbol Has Been Cast: People • Property • Liberty

A New Symbol Has Been Cast: People • Property • Liberty

TIME TO TREAT PROPERTY OWNERS LIKE OWNERS! by Tom DeWeese, ©2015, American Policy Center (Aug. 20, 2015) — The American way of life, based on a strong middle class established through free enterprise and ownership of private property, is under assault like never before. That assault will dramatically increase in September as thousands of Non-governmental […]