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Presidential Candidate Defended Black Church Dispossessed By Eminent Domain
www.groundreport.com ^ | 01/20/2008 | Richard Cooper

Posted on 01/23/2008 7:21:24 PM PST by lpnykahuna

" A member of the zoning board said "We have enough churches here in New Cassel." ...

A few years later, the groundbreaking was begun for the urban renewal scheme which took the church's land and demolished its building and that of other victims. There to take credit for the federal funding were US Senator and now presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, and Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman, together with other Democrat party cronies.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: carolynmccarthy; eminentdomain; hillaryclinton
Where do the presidential candidates stand on eminent domain especially, former mayor Giuliani and former governors Romney and Huckabee? Local and state governments have the most to do with eminent domain abuse.
1 posted on 01/23/2008 7:21:26 PM PST by lpnykahuna
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To: lpnykahuna
After reading the article I see that Ron Paul tried to help the church, and all churches, through legislation attached to a bill that ultimately failed in the Senate.

After federal funds were allocated to the "urban renewal" Hillary was on hand to break ground on a new strip mall and nail salon, where a house of worship once stood.

The question of where the candidates stand on eminent domain is a very important question that needs to be answered.

2 posted on 01/23/2008 7:41:48 PM PST by abigkahuna (Step on up folks and see the "Strange Thing" only a thin dollar, babies free)
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To: lpnykahuna

He reassured the gun-rights constituency, praising the recent appellate decision that struck down the District of Columbia’s handgun ban as a violation of the Second Amendment. (The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear the district’s appeal.) He weighed in on several other hot-button constitutional questions: against the use of eminent domain to benefit private developers, against racial quotas, for allowing “under God” to remain in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Ten Commandments to be displayed in public.

http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/feature.html?id=110010901


3 posted on 01/23/2008 7:42:10 PM PST by BARLF
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To: lpnykahuna

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4 posted on 01/24/2008 10:56:06 PM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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