Skip to comments.Supreme Court's Kelo Decision Trashes Taxpayer Rights as Well as Property Rights, Citizen Group Says
Posted on 06/23/2005 4:06:04 PM PDT by Destro
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"the power to tax involves the power to destroy"--McCulluch v. Maryland, 1819.
No doubt the power to take your home and property involves the power to destroy.
This is a whopper of a really, really bad decision.
We can only pray that Providence still cares what happens to the United States of America.
The question is Patricia is it bad enough to provoke a groundswell of opposition from the right and left. I think it is but I'm not sure. President Bush can certainly help by speaking about property rights, liberal justices and obstruction by fillibuster. Will he? I dunno.
God has a funny way of weighing in on these things every now and then.
I don't think the President has the power we need for changing this ruling.
Same here. I think I'm still in shock... can't believe they can get away with this.
He has the bully pulpit Patricia. The only remedies avaiable to change this is an amendment or the court overturning their own ruling. Won't happen if the fascist caucus stays intact unless, big unless, Congress decides to add a couple of justices to the court. :-}
There used to be a bully pulpit.
There is now only the end run to the 11 o'clock news.
MSM has a lock on broadcast news.
Only by traveling all over the country and speaking in many local media markets can even a little of the message get out.
The Prez has too much on his plate now.
Sticking with Iraq.
Social Security reform.
Confirmation of judges.
just to name some stuff that he is pounding the pulpit for.
You can't overwhelm the public with more than a few basic new ideas. Too many of them swamp the boat and nothing is taken seriously.
Please Freepmail me if you want on or off my infrequent Connecticut ping list.
(well, not funny really)
Po'd, I called them all today from my state rep right through Simmons, Dodd and Liberman. But I'm getting tired. I am after all a Grandpa to 5. :-}
I don't know when the wrecking ball is scheduled to demolish these unfortunate people's houses, but I really want to be there when it happens... perhaps standing with a large American flag (upside down?). I'm hoping and praying that somehow it won't ever happen...
Good night, and regards to your family and your lovely grandchildren. ;-)
The attempt to remove firearms from private hands will be the signal for the Chinese PLA to invade. They may get some of mine, but they will never get them all.
32-15-02. Purposes for which exercised. Subject to the provisions of this chapter, the right of eminent domain may be exercised in behalf of the following public uses:
1. All public uses authorized by the government of the United States. -snip-
Time for a Constitutional Amendment Ballot Initiative.
The only thing laws written to counteract a bad law do is to make it easier to find another loophole, not to mention creating a a labyrinth of baby rulings that are incomprehensible and incoherent.
Give me a bad ruling that has been made better and I will give you lots of bad rulings made worse.
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