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The US housing secretary Shaun Donovan told the NAACP that the Obama administration.
Will take steps to -- quote protected classes.
Two predominantly white neighborhoods foxnews.com politics editor Chris -- joins me now with his take on this story Chris welcome to Bonnie and company good to see whether it's.
I am delighted to be here items used to seeing you with our friend maggots and I'm glad to be at your house today I -- welcome.
Look I see this as a giant social engineering project that the government's gonna create these maps.
Identify residents by neighborhood by race and if you don't have the right racial mix we're gonna take out federal money away from you -- I got the gist of the story right.
Well I would say that that would be that would that would be giving them rather a lot of credit for efficacy.
Whether they can act that is the game.
Whether they can achieve that -- I don't know but did shorthanded.
You're dot -- my dot in the housing and urban development departments mapping are we both have blue dots were white dudes so we are blue dots.
If you live in a neighborhood that is too many blue dots and not enough green dots green dots represent African American households.
You would be in -- in an area that should be subject to what the administration refers to as.
Further fair housing.
That is it that's a shorthand for what they say it's encouraging developers planners county commissions and others.
To encourage immigration in communities if your communities not integrating.
Then you could see as Donovan pointed -- billions and billions of dollars.
In federal subsidies federal put through -- could be at risk if you warn not affirmatively furthering it.
Diversity in neighbor.
So if you don't end up would want the government thinks is the right.
Racial mix and they will -- -- -- is the right racial mix.
They we'll take financial action against your neighborhood your city your state.
Right right what the that that is the that is the potential in this because what that what fair housing laws have done in the past.
It's pretty simple if you denied somebody access to a place they wanted to -- you were in violation of fair housing law.
And you were you would get sued -- lose your business -- get you would be in big trouble.
This is it changed this instead of saying will punish you if you arch segregationist -- you are doing that a bad thing.
This says you could be subject to penalty if you were not doing what we deem to be a good thing.
And this is a change erect a huge regulatory shift.
From what we've seen in that agency for decades.
To what they're doing now and if you're planner if you're on the zoning commission if you're the real that are licensed board and a state.
Your paying attention to this 'cause there's big money on the line now.
I'm paying attention to this this social engineering aspect.
I'm also thinking in terms of the database.
Shaun Donovan is talking about this mega database.
A database is all very much in the news.
It sometimes worries me that you collect all this information.
And that essentially you use it against me.
If I don't have the right racial mix in my area said the database is a cause for concern just as much as they as the engineering.
Well this is.
Information that already existed from the Census Bureau what.
They -- doing it -- is color coding at -- assigning us dots.
And putting it on a map so that city planners and others can conveniently go through and see if there's too many blue dots and not enough dots of other colors in neighborhoods so what they're doing is distilling pre existing -- But as you say.
When you centralize data and put it in one place.
Opportunities for mischief.
Misguided do good -- -- and other things start to crop up pretty fast and even the best of intentions often go -- Hamas rocket -- -- the last one about run decide that they are indeed creating maps that are in the process of doing that right now you can everybody go to America.
You can go online and look at every street every neighborhood in America.
The race and ethnicity of every household on every street in the country.
And this isn't it an accomplishment that the Obama administration is very proud -- -- interest on wolf thank you very much for bringing this to everyone's attention because I got this story from you.
I don't think anybody else is following it -- --
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