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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Giving Private Land Owners The Bird ...


In a report from
The 2011 State of Birds report is out, and this year there is a keen focus on how more attention to the conservation of public lands is the real muscle behind conservation of birds. From airidlands to coastlines, it's public spaces where most species of birds do best, but even here, the majority of species are under threat.
As the report points out, it is more than just conservation of public lands that is necessary to help bird species recover, but so too is conservation efforts on surrounding private lands, and even working internationally with countries to which threatened and endangered bird species migrate.

"... this law is one of the methods used to redistribute wealth, and usurp private property rights"


Dear Conservatives,

It is time for our delegation and County Council to realize that it was a mistake for this law to be written. None of us, including myself, realized just how liberal democrats like Bill Clinton could avoid our Congress and get something like this going in all the states. Yes, some of our best politicians voted for this thinking - it was just a template for good management at the local level. But all you have to do is look at the actions of Upstate Forever and TATT to know that this law is one of the methods used to redistribute wealth, and usurp private property rights. Please examine the duress that our citizens in the Saluda River area are under and the many intrusions onto private property that are being made by the EPA.

The Capitalistic and Free Enterprise system is under attack and our freedom hangs in the balance. Please help us get rid of this law and promote the great traditional values that have made this country great.


Junius Smith
member, Conservatives Of The Upstate

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Repeal of the Comprehensive Planning Enabling Act Resolution Adopted By SC Republican Party


Fellow Conservatives,

Please find below the final draft of the Resolution that was adopted by the SC Republican Party!


Repeal of the Comprehensive Planning Enabling Act of 1994 Resolution

WHEREAS, the Enabling Act of 1994 which had its beginnings with Agenda 21 Declaration produced by the United Nations, and which was then introduced at the federal level by Executive Order 12852 signed by President Clinton, was codified into South Carolina law in 1994, and is now being carried out at the local level by counties and comprehensive planning commissions; and

WHEREAS, the Enabling Act of 1994 is a blatantly unconstitutional intrusion into citizens’ unalienable rights to private property as expressed in the Fifth Amendment; and

WHEREAS, the United States is a sovereign nation, and South Carolina is a sovereign state and neither should be subjugated by an unconstitutional executive order; and that the people of South Carolina counties are better situated to deal with the variables, contingencies, and issues within their own borders as free men and God fearing stewards of their local resources.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Republican Party of South Carolina urges the South Carolina General Assembly to exercise prudent fiduciary responsibility by repealing the Enabling Act of 1994 immediately.

Done this 7th day of May, 2011 in Columbia, South Carolina