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Freestar Media: "Lost Liberty Hotel" proposed on Justice Souter's land
Freestar Media ^ | Monday, June 27, 2005 | Logan Darrow Clements

Posted on 06/28/2005 3:40:00 AM PDT by Smile-n-Win

Weare, New Hampshire (PRWEB) Could a hotel be built on the land owned by Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter? A new ruling by the Supreme Court which was supported by Justice Souter himself itself might allow it. A private developer is seeking to use this very law to build a hotel on Souter's land.

Justice Souter's vote in the "Kelo vs. City of New London" decision allows city governments to take land from one private owner and give it to another if the government will generate greater tax revenue or other economic benefits when the land is developed by the new owner.

On Monday June 27, Logan Darrow Clements, faxed a request to Chip Meany the code enforcement officer of the Towne of Weare, New Hampshire seeking to start the application process to build a hotel on 34 Cilley Hill Road. This is the present location of Mr. Souter's home.

Clements, CEO of Freestar Media, LLC, points out that the City of Weare will certainly gain greater tax revenue and economic benefits with a hotel on 34 Cilley Hill Road than allowing Mr. Souter to own the land.

The proposed development, called "The Lost Liberty Hotel" will feature the "Just Desserts Café" and include a museum, open to the public, featuring a permanent exhibit on the loss of freedom in America. Instead of a Gideon's Bible each guest will receive a free copy of Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged."

Clements indicated that the hotel must be built on this particular piece of land because it is a unique site being the home of someone largely responsible for destroying property rights for all Americans.

"This is not a prank" said Clements, "The Towne of Weare has five people on the Board of Selectmen. If three of them vote to use the power of eminent domain to take this land from Mr. Souter we can begin our hotel development."

Clements' plan is to raise investment capital from wealthy pro-liberty investors and draw up architectural plans. These plans would then be used to raise investment capital for the project. Clements hopes that regular customers of the hotel might include supporters of the Institute For Justice and participants in the Free State Project among others.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: dhpl; dishbestservedcold; eminentdomain; judicialtyranny; justdesserts; kelo; landgrab; lostlibertyhotel; scotus; souter; truejustice; tyranny
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To: Freestar
Good luck! We can dream, can't we?:


153 posted on 06/28/2005 11:09:54 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Smile-n-Win

bttt


154 posted on 06/28/2005 11:11:09 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (DON'T FIRE UNTIL YOU SEE THE WHITES OF THE CURTAINS THEY ARE WEARING ON THEIR HEADS !)
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To: Smile-n-Win

Count me in as an investor.


155 posted on 06/28/2005 11:12:07 AM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: pepperhead
:) Don't forget to sign Ted Kennedy's petition! http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1432447/posts?page=16#16
156 posted on 06/28/2005 11:13:19 AM PDT by TheForceOfOne (My tagline snapped the last time the MSM blew smoke up my ass. Now its gone forever.)
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To: Smile-n-Win

Hilarious.


157 posted on 06/28/2005 11:13:44 AM PDT by T. Buzzard Trueblood ("The Klan is needed today as never before." - Robert Byrd, 1946)
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To: Peach; Mo1

ping if you haven't already seen it


158 posted on 06/28/2005 11:14:26 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (Does my American flag offend you? Dial 1-800-LEAVE THE USA!)
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To: prairiebreeze

Wouldn't that just be the cat's meow? Turnabout is fair play, after all.


159 posted on 06/28/2005 11:15:07 AM PDT by Peach
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To: Smile-n-Win

Already pledged $100 to Mr. Clements to acquire this parcel.


160 posted on 06/28/2005 11:15:35 AM PDT by Roccus (The collective has started.)
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To: jasoncann

The next meeting of the Economic Dev. Committee will be July 6th.


161 posted on 06/28/2005 11:19:07 AM PDT by Aunt Polgara
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To: Smile-n-Win

I just spoke with the building department. There is a great deal of work necessary, such as plans and studies, before the board would even consider voting in it. It will cost a lot of money to get it to that stage.


162 posted on 06/28/2005 11:19:13 AM PDT by doug from upland (MOCKING DEMOCRATS 24/7 --- www.rightwingparodies.com)
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To: pickrell
You can also contact these folks and express your interest in visiting for vacation in the completed project.

The Selectmen

Laura Buono, Chair Person lbuono@weare.nh.gov Term Expires - 2006
Leon Methot, Vice-Chair lmethot@weare.nh.gov Term Expires - 2006
Heleen Kurk hkurk@weare.nh.gov Term Expires - 2007
Joseph Fiala jfiala@weare.nh.gov Term Expires - 2008
Donna Osborne dosborne@weare.nh.gov Term Expires - 2008

163 posted on 06/28/2005 11:20:17 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze
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To: Smile-n-Win
God, please, let them vote for this. We need the comic relief right now.

Wanna bet that you see more suburbs and bedroom communities incorporate themselves to keep Big Brother's hands off their property now? This is just one more push forward in the Leftist Balkanization of Amerika.


164 posted on 06/28/2005 11:23:27 AM PDT by Viking2002 (I'm the white Christian that Howeird Dean warned you about.)
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To: Smile-n-Win

Be sure to email the Weare Selectmen with your support for this fine project! (doing a happy dance!)


165 posted on 06/28/2005 11:25:16 AM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (Kelo must GO!! ..... http://sonoma-moderate.blogspot.com/)
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To: cartoonistx
Hopefully his case will reach the SC again, where he, as plaintiff, would have to recuse himself. The case would then be decided by a different majority and, God willing, be OVERTURNED IN SOUTER'S FAVOR! How's that for wishful thinking?

Boy, talk about a win-win...

166 posted on 06/28/2005 11:25:19 AM PDT by Antonello
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To: Sgt_Schultze
"...You can also contact these folks and express your interest in visiting for vacation in the completed project..."

Good and timely information. Thanks.

167 posted on 06/28/2005 11:27:13 AM PDT by pickrell (Old dog, new trick...sort of)
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To: doug from upland

E-mailed Mr. Clements with a pledge to acquire the property from the city after it invokes ED on Souter.


168 posted on 06/28/2005 11:29:41 AM PDT by Roccus (The collective has started.)
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To: Roccus; doug from upland

Should read.....to help acquire.


169 posted on 06/28/2005 11:31:37 AM PDT by Roccus (The collective has started.)
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To: Freestar
Oh, I forgot to mention, The Just Desserts Cafe will be selling Crow Pie!

"The Torch and Pitchfork Lounge" has a nice ring to it.

170 posted on 06/28/2005 11:31:52 AM PDT by OSHA (I,ll be breaf.)
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To: saveliberty
I don't think that he gave any thought to the idea that this could apply to him.

Of course not, he's a liberal.

; )

171 posted on 06/28/2005 11:32:38 AM PDT by MaeWest (Hey, Dave, it's for the public good.)
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To: Gabz; SheLion; Mears; Just another Joe; PJ-Comix; wmichgrad; cripplecreek; Dan from Michigan; ...

We're only $10 away from using the Kelo decision to confiscate Souter's property. Get in on the ground floor of this investment. Check out #67.


172 posted on 06/28/2005 11:34:29 AM PDT by CSM ( If the government has taken your money, it has fulfilled its Social Security promises. (dufekin))
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To: Smile-n-Win

" Instead of a Gideon's Bible each guest will receive a free copy of Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged."

Love it!


173 posted on 06/28/2005 11:40:09 AM PDT by elfman2 (This space is intentionally left blank)
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To: Hap; Xenalyte; humblegunner; Allegra

This is funny I don't care who you are. I hope he succeeds.


174 posted on 06/28/2005 11:40:49 AM PDT by Bacon Man (Yes, I am an agent of Satan, but my duties are largely ceremonial.)
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To: pickrell

I like the idea, but before sending money, he needs to set it up right so he is not violating any securities laws. You can't just start collecting money from the public and send people stock certificates.


175 posted on 06/28/2005 11:41:04 AM PDT by doug from upland (MOCKING DEMOCRATS 24/7 --- www.rightwingparodies.com)
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To: Smile-n-Win; Argh; dubyaismypresident
"This is not a prank" said Clements,

Oh would that it be so.... ;^)

176 posted on 06/28/2005 11:41:17 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Prayers for healing and relief from pain for Cowboy...........)
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To: Freestar
"5. An architect to offer blueprints/conceptual drawings "

If only Howard Roark were available...

177 posted on 06/28/2005 11:42:00 AM PDT by Outlaw76 (Citizens on the Bounce!)
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To: metesky
Where else did you expect Souter to live?

Public housing, of course...

179 posted on 06/28/2005 11:46:05 AM PDT by Vortex (Garbage in, Garbage Out)
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To: Fierce Allegiance

"Thanks, man. I was just writing my check for the processing fee to a nigerian princess so she can move her megabucks out of the country and into my account for a short while."

Your to late man! I beat you to that once in a lifetime opportunity. In addition, I made the last $10 donation towards "verifiable paper ballots", right after the last $10 donation that overturned Ohio's results and put JFnK in office!


180 posted on 06/28/2005 11:46:54 AM PDT by CSM ( If the government has taken your money, it has fulfilled its Social Security promises. (dufekin))
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To: SlowBoat407

I think that all street around the hotel should only allow "Left Turns".


181 posted on 06/28/2005 11:47:42 AM PDT by Vortex (Garbage in, Garbage Out)
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To: Smile-n-Win
to take land from one private owner and give it to another

Incorrect. BUY land from one owner and SELL to another.

182 posted on 06/28/2005 11:48:36 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: All

Is this satire??


183 posted on 06/28/2005 11:49:10 AM PDT by RockinRight (Conservatism is common sense, liberalism is just senseless.)
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To: MaeWest

More to the point, there's no controlling legal authority. Oh wait, that would be him. :)

The responsible are not responsible.
Those not responsible are responsible, unless anything goes wrong, and then what are you looking at them for? They told you that they weren't responsible. :)


184 posted on 06/28/2005 11:49:48 AM PDT by saveliberty (Liberal= in need of therapy, but would rather ruin lives of those less fortunate to feel good)
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To: CSM

OK, now I have to go to Florida for my psychotherapy. Thanks for the big deflation, dude.

(note: "dude" used as a reference to a gender-non-specific person and shal in no way be mean to infer gender or lack thereof.)


185 posted on 06/28/2005 11:50:18 AM PDT by Fierce Allegiance (This is not your granddaddy's America)
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To: RockinRight

Definitely not.


186 posted on 06/28/2005 11:50:42 AM PDT by Fierce Allegiance (This is not your granddaddy's America)
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To: SIDENET

With her head in her a$$ mostly...


187 posted on 06/28/2005 11:50:48 AM PDT by RockinRight (Conservatism is common sense, liberalism is just senseless.)
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To: Smile-n-Win
Clements' plan is to raise investment capital from wealthy pro-liberty investors and draw up architectural plans.

If he gets the okay, I'll send some bucks to get the project off the ground. Next stop, getting the zoning codes changed in Chappaqua and turning the Clinton compound into a brothel and bulldozing the Kennedy compound into the Atlantic.

188 posted on 06/28/2005 11:50:49 AM PDT by hattend (Alaska....in a time warp all it's own!)
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To: CSM
Below is my letter to the Weare Economic Development Commission:

Dear Sirs and Ladies, as appropriate,

I have been made aware of the possibilty of there being a hotel built in Weare, NH. I would like to lend my supoport to the idea of the idea of increasing your towns revenue by saying I would gladly make resevations at such a hotel, at that locale, 34 Cilley Hill Rd. I'm sure in todays new environment of more enlightened use of eminent domain, that it should be no problem to obtian this property for development. So, here's hoping that I can soon be enjoying a stay at the Lost Liberty Hotel in Weare, NH.

Sincerely, Robert Koontz

189 posted on 06/28/2005 11:51:01 AM PDT by RoadGumby (Let your fear be as a monkey, hiding in a pinata)
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To: doug from upland
"...I like the idea, but before sending money, he needs to set it up right so he is not violating any securities laws. You can't just start collecting money from the public and send people stock certificates....

Your point is well taken, but that is not, from what I understand, what is being proposed. In order to publically list securities for sale, you would be correct, and a prospectus would be required. However, from having set up several Subchapter S, closely-held corporations, I can tell you that there is absolutely no problem with hgaving people contact you to express an interest in, i.e. to express an interest to subscribe to, an eventual offering of stock in a venture. An attorney can fill in the particulars, but what is proposed is to rattle the bushes to see if the requisite financial backing exists- NOT for the immediate SALE... of stock, at this point.

If insufficient serious interest avails, then, much like an IPO that doesn't coalesce, the idea simply stops, and no harm done.

Donations, on the other hand, need to be understood as voluntary monies contributed with no expectation of return other than the political objectives of the donators. These, too, fall outside the purview of the SEC.

There is never a shortage of experts who will tell you why a project cannot be born. Beware of their counsels to inaction, though consider for all their worth to you.

190 posted on 06/28/2005 11:51:35 AM PDT by pickrell (Old dog, new trick...sort of)
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To: Jim Noble

Amusement parks...and oil rigs.


191 posted on 06/28/2005 11:52:04 AM PDT by Dead Dog
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To: RoadGumby

This property is right near Everett Lake, and Weare is a very idyllic and pleasant setting - a friend of mine lives up there.


192 posted on 06/28/2005 11:52:32 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: MonroeDNA
I'm in for $100.

You beat me to it! I had the exact same comment in mind.

193 posted on 06/28/2005 11:52:33 AM PDT by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., how many girls did you drown today?")
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To: Smile-n-Win
Here's my letter to the Selectmen:

"Most Honorable Selectmen, Ladies and Gentlemen,

By now, I'm sure each of you are aware of the important role you have been given in putting to test the United States Supreme Court's recent decision on eminent domain. I'm equally sure you are aware of an offer to obtain and use a certain property for a more beneficial use.

As has been said thousands of times previously, no event is significant until it happens to be your own ox being gored. I shall need offer no further elaboration upon that matter.

I trust you'll take this opportunity to make those aloof decisions devised at "the hands of that eminent tribunal" a reality to those Justices by helping reveal to them that neither they are ever immune to decisions which erode Constitutional liberties.

May God Bless,

194 posted on 06/28/2005 11:53:40 AM PDT by azhenfud ("He who is always looking up seldom finds others' lost change...")
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To: Smile-n-Win

I heard about this on the radio and had others forwarded me the news article.

Poetic Justice.


I especially love Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged instead of the Gideon Bible. Just Desserts!

LOL!!!!


O/T = Who is Gideon and why did he have so many Bibles?


195 posted on 06/28/2005 11:54:12 AM PDT by Dashing Dasher ( What was the best thing before sliced bread?)
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To: Dashing Dasher
In answer to your tag line ICE CREAM
196 posted on 06/28/2005 11:55:46 AM PDT by Roccus (The collective has started.)
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To: Fierce Allegiance

Don't worry, I'm a dude. A dude that is about to be rich!


197 posted on 06/28/2005 11:55:46 AM PDT by CSM ( If the government has taken your money, it has fulfilled its Social Security promises. (dufekin))
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Bookmark


198 posted on 06/28/2005 11:56:40 AM PDT by Velveeta (www.takebackthememorial.org)
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To: SIDENET
"Anybody know where Ginsburg lives?

Under a bridge?"

YOU'RE GREAT! THANKS.

199 posted on 06/28/2005 11:56:47 AM PDT by alessandrofiaschi
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To: Roccus

The last person who answered said, "Peanut Butter".


Did Ice Cream come before sliced bread?


200 posted on 06/28/2005 11:57:23 AM PDT by Dashing Dasher ( What was the best thing before sliced bread?)
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