Friday, August 6, 2010

Dept. of You-couldn't-make-this-stuff-up

Posted By on Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 6:21 PM

Secure Arkansas, stymied for the moment in beating up immigrants, has turned its attention to a proposal to build a community complex in Saline County. In local developers' dreams, it might even be a future State Fair site. Economic development. Rah rah. I haven't been paying close attention to the coming sales tax election.

But, boy, Secure Arkansas has been watching verrrry closely Get a load of this e-mail warning voters about the REAL story on this plot, which is but a chess piece in the one-world plot of schemers like Pat Hays, Buddy Villines and other fellow travelers in the Smart Growth League.

Sit down before I tell you this: Some new livestock barns and a hall for square dancers in Saline County could "threaten personal freedoms and destroy our way of life." I s*** you not. Mark Martin will be on this like ugly on an ape. If they could just figure a way to work in a Pakistani with his head wrapped in rags, he'd be there in a nanosecond.

Fail to read the following at your peril. You have been warned.

PS — Secure Arkansas is the group that is arithmetic challenged when numbers exceed the total of their toes and fingers.

PPS — Here's Secure Arkansas's primer on the smart growth cabal.



Secure Arkansas is warning residents that the Saline County Fairplex is part of an agenda that is bigger than it looks and could threaten personal freedoms and destroy our way of life. People of Saline County need to inform themselves and resist this idea that threatens our liberties and is being billed as a great creator of jobs.

What you might know

· It is billed as an "event center."
· It requires a 1 percent Saline
County sales tax.
· The vote on the sales tax requires a
special election at a cost of $50,000 -
· It is projected that the Fairplex will
generate $30,000,000 per year in

What you might not know

· The election is being funded by the Saline County Economic Development Corporation rather than Saline County.
· Between 2007 and 2009, revenues of the Los Angeles County Fairplex declined 18.9 percent.
· Saline County has brought in Tampa, Florida-based Crossroads Consulting, owned by Susan A. Sieger.
· Sieger is a member of Westshore Alliance, another Florida-based operation which supports "sustainable development" and "smart growth."
· The United Nations is the creator of the Agenda 21 program of Global "sustainable development" based on their stance on issues such as climate change, consumption, energy, and finance, among others.
· The International Council of Local Environment Initiatives (ICLEI) is the local government arm of Agenda 21.
· The UN advised ICLEI to avoid mentioning "UN Agenda 21" when the council members were naming local initiatives.
· One of the names used by members of ICLEI is "Smart Growth."
· A principal goal of Smart Growth is to monitor and control energy consumption and to force consumer behavior to change.
· North Little Rock Mayor, Patrick Henry Hays, is President of ICLEI USA.
· Pulaski County Judge, Buddy Villines, entered into an agreement with ICLEI without the Quorum Court's consent.
· When asked if he was a member of ICLEI, Benton Mayor, Rick Holland, would not comment.

The Fairplex initiative is being billed as a harmless boon to the community. Nothing is farther from the truth, but we realize that this is exactly the attitude the promoters want you to have.


From the ArkTimes store


Speaking of Arkansas Culture And Characters

Comments (26)

Showing 1-26 of 26

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-26 of 26

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Executionpalooza

    Appearances count. I was struck by a single sentence over the weekend in a full page of coverage in The New York Times devoted to the killing spree in Arkansas, beginning with a front-page account of the recent flurry of legal filings on pending executions and continuing inside with an interview with Damien Echols, the former death row inmate.
    • Apr 20, 2017
  • Death Row inmates argue to keep stay of execution in place; urge 8th Circuit not to 'rush' analysis

    Early this morning, attorneys for nine Death Row inmates, filed an argument with the 8th United States Court of Appeals contesting the state's effort to override Judge Kristine Baker's order Saturday that halted executions scheduled this month.
    • Apr 17, 2017
  • Federal judge denies execution stay for Don Davis but larger stay continues

    Don Davis, who's been moved to the killing facility of the state prison for killing tonight at 7 p.m. if a stay of execution is lifted in another federal suit, sought a stay in another federal court Sunday, but the request was denied.
    • Apr 17, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • FOI lawsuit filed for State Police firing records on ABC enforcement boss Boyce Hamlet

    Russell Racop has filed, as promised, his lawsuit over the State Police's refusal — under guidance from Attorney General Leslie Rutledge — to release records that provide information that led to the firing of current Alcoholic Beverage Control Enforcement Director Boyce Hamlet as a state trooper.
    • Sep 9, 2015
  • UPDATE: Judge rethinking punishment for attorneys in insurance settlement case

    Judge P.K. Holmes is rethinking whether lawyers deserve punishment in a class action lawsuit against an insurance company abruptly pulled from his court after pending more than a year and then quickly settled in a state court.
    • Jun 24, 2016
  • State Police issues statement on Jason Rapert 'threats'

    The State Police have issued a minor clarification in what appears to be an effort to soothe an enraged Sen. Jason Rapert, exposed here as overly excited about both a Conway parking lot question from a constituent as well as some inflammatory Internet rhetoric that he's interpreted as a dire threat on his life. State cops took his reports seriously, they say. But in the end, they found nothing actionable.
    • Sep 15, 2015

Most Shared

Visit Arkansas

Haralson, Smith named to Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Haralson, Smith named to Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Chuck Haralson and Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Most Viewed

  • Family of girl who fell from Harrison church bus issues statement, says investigation ongoing

    The family of a 4-year-old girl from Harrison who fell from a moving church bus on April 19 issued a statement through their attorney yesterday, asking for privacy as the investigation into the incident continues. The family said the girl is still receiving medical care related to the incident — caught on a paramedic's dashboard camera — in which she opened the back door of a moving church bus and was flung to the pavement, with the bus driving away.

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: Lee's lawyer writes about executed man's last hours

    • Here in the UK we have no death penalty and we are a more civilised…

    • on April 26, 2017
  • Re: Tuesday line

    • Trumps tax reduction plan totally benefits the trump and kushiners real estate With a 24.9%…

    • on April 25, 2017
  • Re: Huckabee seeks laughter

    • I like that phrase "snake oil salesperson". I wish the media would stop referring to…

    • on April 25, 2017




© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation