Skip to comments.Tonight we are no longer a free country (vanity)
Posted on 06/23/2005 8:06:55 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants
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The libs on the Court are gobbling up every bit of our freedom while they still can. They know their numbers will soon be altered. I keep thinking it can't get any worse but it does.
Serious issues like this one can be reversed with a Constitutional Amendment (I think) - I know, everyone thinks their issue is serious. This one is - it means any developer can enrich himself at your expense. There would be some case for this if most new development was an improvement - but more strip malls etc. we don't need.
And that doesn't even touch on the payoffs that already go on at city hall to get "things approved."
Or what about this scenario: your property is confiscated and after it's torn down and the foundation for the "improvement" has been poured, the developer suddenly goes belly up - with their gambler mentality and penchant for being over-extended this happens all the time.
It isn't only that these judges are libs or don't believe in private property - they really don't understand how real life proceeds.
Sorry for the incoherence - just a collection of thoughts generated by this latest "vehicle for mischief" on the part of the what is supposed to be our most supreme court.
Once Washington was re-elected for his second term as President, the jockeying began to see who would succeed him. Jefferson and Madison started rumor campaigns, Ben Franklin's grandson took potshots in the press...It reminded me very much of what has been going on since the 2004 election.
It's worth the price of the book to read Washington's description of Massachusetts politicians, LOL!
It's not for private use, only public use.
As sort of a sidebar, doesn't anyone think that this decision may have caused the 160 point DJIA selloff today?
I don't write 'em. I just quote 'em.
The shining city on the hill just got a bit more tarnished.
Substandard hyperbole is worse than "substandard wiring".
Appraise at highest and best use.
Tbilisi is calling.
Well, the Fifth Amendment, the heart of the Bill of Rights, is completely gutted now.
The 'life' clause died with Terri Schiavo, and now this.
It would seem that the first test for all future Supreme Court nominees should be a sixth grade level reading comprehension exam!
try answering a specific question. do you have a constitutional right to convert your house in the residential area its located in, and make it a nuclear waste dump or an adult bookstore? yes or no. or can the legislature regulate that?
My feelings exactly.
no. is was caused by the greenspan testimony and the senators (both R and D) talking about the china trade and currency crisis and the use of tariffs.
Your statement has nothing to do with the issue at hand.
Two things need to be done from what I can see. First call your representative and demand to talk to the legislative aid and make sure you have your copy of the Constitution in your hand for quick reference. Ask what they are going to do to over turn this.
Yes Congress does have that power especially when the ruling is obviously contrary to the constititution. The land must be taken for public use with just compensation not private corporate use (the public benefit does not even come into play). It is enumerated in the Constitution for the establishment of Post Offices, Post Roads, Forts, etc.
If you don't get a plan of action I suggest that you vote with your feet and your cash! Pick a Conservative Constitutional Party and go to your elections board and register as a member of that party. Donate your political cash to that party. Cut the Republicrats off at the source! If you can't make a Revolutionary move like this then we are indeed doomed because you would rather be a slave than do what our founding fathers did. I am a member of the America First Party, check them out but if that is not your cup of tea then perhaps the Constitution Party or the Independant American Party.
The Dance of distraction in the Senate has been going on for how long????? If this was not about distraction then the job would have been done already with respect to votes on all nominees. Filibuster with respect to nominees is unconstituional. The Borders are not sealed, the trade deficit is out of this world, the budget deficit is out of this world and now they take away a government for, by and of the people by seizing our property. Whether you have your property in your hands now is irrelevant they are coming for you. How long are you going to wait? Until there is no one to help you? Are you tired of the lesser of two evils yet?
Maybe you're right.
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