Lt. Col. Allen West sounds off on the massive overreach
Obama pushing affordable housing in wealthy areas
Opinion piece on Allen B. West website by Michelle Jesse
What Obama is Doing to “Diversify” Wealthy Neighborhoods is OUTRAGEOUS
In what might be seen as some sort of Democrat political death wish, the Obama administration is taking aim at diversifying wealthy neighborhoods — many of which, it must be noted, are home to its most ardent supporters.
According to The Hill:
The Obama administration is moving forward with regulations designed to help diversify America’s wealthier neighborhoods, drawing fire from critics who decry the proposal as executive overreach in search of an “unrealistic utopia.”
A final Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule due out this month is aimed at ending decades of deep-rooted segregation around the country.
The regulations, which will use grant money to provide incentives for communities to build affordable housing in more affluent areas, are under fire from some conservatives who argue that “American citizens and communities should be free to choose where they would like to live and not be subject to federal neighborhood engineering at the behest of an overreaching federal government.”
So what do liberals think of the new regulations?
Civil rights advocates praise the plan for breaking the “history of putting affordable housing in poor communities.”
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