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LOST LIBERTY HOTEL GETS SECOND WIND--AN AIRPORT
Freestar Media ^ | 06/06/19 | Logan Darrow Clements

Posted on 06/19/2006 10:21:15 PM PDT by Freestar

Edited on 06/19/2006 10:32:41 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

LOST LIBERTY HOTEL GETS SECOND WIND--AN AIRPORT Eminent Domain for Hot Air Balloons?

(New Hampshire). Over the weekend towns across the state of New Hampshire received a unique proposition from the man who attempted the Lost Liberty Hotel project. Apply the Supreme Court's "Kelo vs. City of New London" decision to those who voted for it as an anniversary gift and gain a new airport for hot air balloons in the process.

"I'm looking for a small town in New Hampshire to make a loud roar against the Kelo decision on its anniversary-June 23rd," stated Logan Darrow Clements.

According to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in "Kelo vs. City of New London" a government may use eminent domain to seize homes and land to promote economic development or increase tax revenue. Meanwhile, New Hampshire statute XXXIX chapter 423 allows a town to seize land for an airport outside its border. Since this statute does not require the land to be adjacent territory any town in New Hampshire could seize land inside any other town. Thus any town in New Hampshire could seize David Souter's land in Weare, N.H. or Stephen Breyer's land in Plainfield, N.H. for the creation of an airport.

The airports will be operated by a victim of eminent domain abuse. Thor Solberg owns a private airport in Readington, New Jersey which could soon be taken by eminent domain using the logic of the Kelo ruling. On May 16, 2006 the voters of Readington approved a bond authorizing the acquisition of his land. Mr. Solberg's Airport, which was built by his father, hosts one of the largest hot air balloon festivals on the East Coast.

Said Mr. Solberg before the vote, "If the government takes my airport by eminent domain I am ready, willing and able to run the Lost Liberty Airports in New Hampshire. Our annual hot air balloon festival has been remarkably successful. Thousands of people from all over the country attend annually. It could be a real asset to the local economy and it's guaranteed to put your town on the map."

Logan and Thor will need to find just one town in New Hampshire out of 236 where a majority of town council members want to remember the Kelo decision by applying it to those who voted for it.

This shouldn't be difficult. On July 20, 2005 the University of New Hampshire released a poll showing that 93% of the state's residents were opposed to the Kelo ruling.

Said Clements, "An airport makes a great anniversary gift for a Supreme Court Justice who likes eminent domain."

The motto for the Lost Liberty Airports will be "Live Free or Fly".

A video about the planned airports will be distributed by satellite to TV newsrooms across the nation on Thursday June 22. It will also be available for download on the Internet. TV reporters who wish to receive the video should e-mail "logan@freestarmedia.com" with the subject "Want Video Press Release about Airports". The satellite coordinates and website where the video can be downloaded will be sent out by e-mail on June 21.

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CONTACT Logan Darrow Clements Freestar Media, LLC [snip] logan@freestarmedia.com http://www.freestarmedia.com


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: breyer; eminentdomain; freestateproject; fsp; lostlibertyairport; lostlibertyhotel; newhampshire; porcupines; souter
Do you know any elected officials in New Hampshire? If so have them contact logan@freestarmedia.com if they'd like to make this happen.
1 posted on 06/19/2006 10:21:19 PM PDT by Freestar
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To: Freestar

bump!


2 posted on 06/19/2006 10:51:45 PM PDT by ellery (The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts. - Edmund Burke)
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To: Freestar; archy

Hot damn--you'd better let the Free State Project folks know about this!


3 posted on 06/19/2006 11:03:57 PM PDT by LibertarianInExile ('Is' and 'amnesty' both have clear, plain meanings. Are Billy Jeff, Pence, McQueeg & Bush related?)
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To: Freestar

Wouldn't it be a shame if they decided to resign from the SCOTUS because they needed to find another place to live...


4 posted on 06/20/2006 3:59:25 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: Freestar

Approximately 17% of New Hampshire residents serve in their state legislature.


5 posted on 06/20/2006 4:00:50 AM PDT by HostileTerritory
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To: Freestar

Hot air bump!


6 posted on 06/20/2006 4:18:06 AM PDT by Drango (No electrons were harmed in this posting. Several however, were inconvenienced.)
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To: Freestar

>>On May 16, 2006 the voters of Readington approved a bond authorizing the acquisition of his land.

I remember when the liveliest place in Readington was the all-in-one general store, gas station and post office. Smaller than Sam Drucker's in Hooterville.

*creak*


7 posted on 06/20/2006 6:30:31 AM PDT by Graymatter
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To: Freestar

bttt


8 posted on 06/20/2006 6:48:55 AM PDT by firewalk
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To: Freestar; Calpernia; tiamat; onyx; OldFriend; pbrown; Peach; nutmeg; All

KELO vs. Private Property Rights Ping!


9 posted on 06/20/2006 6:51:32 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Freestar

I love it that these guys won't let this go. Go git 'em!


10 posted on 06/20/2006 6:51:57 AM PDT by stevio (Red-Blooded Crunchy Con American Male (NRA))
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To: abner; Doctor Raoul

Up, up, & away ping!


11 posted on 06/20/2006 9:15:56 AM PDT by Sisku Hanne (*Support DIANA IREY for US Congress!* Send "Cut-n-Run" Murtha packing: HIT THE ROAD, JACK!)
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To: Freestar

I love it!


12 posted on 06/20/2006 12:39:07 PM PDT by djreece ("... Until He leads justice to victory." Matt. 12:20c)
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To: LibertarianInExile; AAABEST; A.J.Armitage; archy; austingirl; BADROTOFINGER; Baseballguy; ...
Hot damn--you'd better let the Free State Project folks know about this!

That's pretty easy to do. FSP PorcuPing!


13 posted on 06/20/2006 1:11:24 PM PDT by archy (I am General Tso. This is my Chief of Staff, Colonel Sanders....)
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To: abner; victim of circumstance

Readington Ping!

Did you know about this?

Is 2006 the last Readington Hot Air Balloon Festival?

Whatever will Howie Kazowie do?


14 posted on 06/20/2006 1:19:10 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: Freestar

The Kelo decision and CFR: the Founding Fathers would consider them two examples of why we must never compromise our second amendment rights.


15 posted on 06/20/2006 1:35:31 PM PDT by Ignatz (quoting Freeper cyborg: "The lay teachers could not make hands of some girls.")
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To: Ignatz

How about Dixville Notch? Goldwater took it 8 votes to 1 in 1964. Bush took Kerry 19 to 7.


16 posted on 06/20/2006 3:59:19 PM PDT by S.O.L.
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To: victim of circumstance

Ping!


17 posted on 06/20/2006 6:17:46 PM PDT by abner (Looking for a new tagline- Next outrage please!- Got it! PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS LOST IN THE USA!)
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To: Taxman

Nope.. This is the first I've heard of it. I guess that explains his new Massachusetts event.... .

So many angles on Howie... including the event we are planning for the same weekend...


18 posted on 06/20/2006 6:19:50 PM PDT by abner (Looking for a new tagline- Next outrage please!- Got it! PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS LOST IN THE USA!)
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To: abner

Including the event we are planning for the same weekend?


19 posted on 06/20/2006 8:03:26 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: Taxman

Hi TAXMAN, saw VOC say some nice things about you tonight.


20 posted on 06/20/2006 9:21:01 PM PDT by MSRiverdog (The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist!)
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To: MSRiverdog

That wss nice of him.

Did he tell you about the yellow tape at Albuquerque two years ago?


21 posted on 06/21/2006 4:49:56 AM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: Taxman

I was with you when you bought the tape I think, how soon they forget.:)


22 posted on 06/21/2006 7:05:23 AM PDT by MSRiverdog (The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist!)
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To: MSRiverdog

Old age and decrepitude, not to mention senility, will do it every time!

LOL! Now I remember!


23 posted on 06/21/2006 9:18:00 AM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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