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To: paratrooper82

What does it mean?


2 posted on 02/21/2009 5:14:13 AM PST by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: netmilsmom

It means that they do not want irate citizens showing up at city council meetings and throwing shoes at the boardmembers. (It’s OK to throw shoes at Bush, however...)


3 posted on 02/21/2009 5:25:26 AM PST by Rebel_Ace (Tags?!? Tags?!? We don' neeeed no stinkin' Tags!)
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To: netmilsmom

A public zoning official who is sued by an individual can recover 3X damages if he and the judge conspire to claim all three of the conditions are met:

1. He was sued because he performed his official duties,
2. The individual used email, letters, or speech to protest
the zoning official’s actions, and
3. The individual ‘dared’ to file a lawsuit.

Basically, it’s a law intended to stifle zoning lawsuits by property owners.......


4 posted on 02/21/2009 5:27:39 AM PST by Gaffer
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“(D) THE COURT FINDS BY A PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE THAT

THE CIVIL ACTION WAS INITIATED WITH THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF

HARASSING OR INTIMIDATING THE INDIVIDUAL OR OTHERWISE HINDERING

THAT INDIVIDUAL'S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROCESS OF GOVERNMENT.”

If you contact by letter, telephone, email, photograph or any kind of communication with your public official, employee, or anyone working for the government you can be sued for treble damages or $5,000 dollar which ever is more if the Judge finds “by a preponderance of the evidence” they were harassed or intimidated by the taxpayer!

What ever happened to the peoples Constitutional Right to “redress of grievances against their government?” This State Representative Kevin Elsenheimer has forgotten that he is a State Representative and is suppose to Represent the people's interest and not the governments!

I just received an email response form my State Representative Kevin Elsenheimer and he is still pushing the legislation.

5 posted on 02/21/2009 5:28:54 AM PST by paratrooper82 (82 Airborne 1/508th BN "fury from the sky")
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To: netmilsmom

what does it mean? It means Michigan is going further down the toilet. Michigan still contains too many stupid people. As more smart people leave Michigan, a higher percentage of those who remain are stupid.


9 posted on 02/21/2009 5:52:33 AM PST by spintreebob (.)
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