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bpilgrim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-28-05 03:30 PM
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80. it's a stunt & it's for real but it won't go nowhere since SCOTUS never
gave that right to private contractors only local authorities so unless the local authorities have some major renewal project going on there isn't a chance in the world of this going anywhere cept free publicity.

:hi:

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  -Process starts for eminent domain aquisition of SCJ David H. Souter's home seriousstan  Jun-28-05 12:42 PM   #0 
  - Is this a stunt or is this for real?  Love Bug   Jun-28-05 12:44 PM   #1 
  - Either way, it's beautiful man... n/t  electropop   Jun-28-05 12:46 PM   #3 
  - I don't think it's for real,YET....  catnhatnh   Jun-28-05 01:26 PM   #27 
  - the 'facts' in this article are VERY suspect-  Bluerthanblue   Jun-29-05 09:01 AM   #139 
     - Chip Meaney is the Town of Weare Building Inspector -  lynne   Jun-29-05 04:28 PM   #169 
  - I hope it becomes real!  Roland99   Jun-28-05 02:45 PM   #63 
  - it's a stunt & it's for real but it won't go nowhere since SCOTUS never  bpilgrim   Jun-28-05 03:30 PM   #80 
     - Er, Not So Fast  smb   Jun-29-05 08:23 AM   #127 
  - somebody giving him a taste of his own medicine?  eleonora   Jun-28-05 12:46 PM   #2 
  - IF this is for real...  ret5hd   Jun-28-05 12:48 PM   #4 
  - Sweet sweet irony  merwin   Jun-28-05 12:48 PM   #5 
  - Dramatic Irony  jsamuel   Jun-28-05 12:50 PM   #6 
  - Yessssssss!!!!!  pilgrimsoul   Jun-28-05 12:55 PM   #10 
  - or some heavy-duty Poetic Justice  0rganism   Jun-28-05 01:05 PM   #18 
     - only, of course  northzax   Jun-28-05 03:33 PM   #83 
        - No Problem  smb   Jun-29-05 08:26 AM   #128 
  - There's a ranch in Crawford Texas  Big Kahuna   Jun-28-05 12:53 PM   #7 
  - Maybe a quarantine facility for mad cow suspects. n/t  reality based   Jun-28-05 12:55 PM   #9 
  - or psych hospital, no it has to make money, maybe a dude ranch  SaveAmerica   Jun-28-05 02:57 PM   #66 
  - What a great idea, Big Kahuna!  TheDebbieDee   Jun-28-05 03:47 PM   #89 
  - It is not being fully utilized for good economic purposes  LiberalFighter   Jun-28-05 04:14 PM   #104 
  - Or the ACLU head office  Canuckistanian   Jun-28-05 04:30 PM   #110 
  - How about a prison for war criminals?  fob   Jun-28-05 04:34 PM   #112 
  - actually- it would be a detriment to the local economy to have * leave...  LiberallyInclined   Jun-29-05 08:58 AM   #137 
  - PLEASE READ THIS: This is nothing new. During the early days of...  chaska   Jun-28-05 12:54 PM   #8 
  - The arguement for a "public good" is much stronger with utilities  seriousstan   Jun-28-05 12:58 PM   #12 
  - But the supreme court doesnt rule on whether its a good idea  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:06 PM   #36 
     - "Public Use" Is The Constitutional Issue  smb   Jun-29-05 08:31 AM   #129 
  - How do you compare a hotel, or marina, with utilities?  Miss Chybil   Jun-28-05 01:01 PM   #14 
  - I don't. I'm saying it's Constitutional. I'm not saying it's right. I'm...  chaska   Jun-28-05 01:24 PM   #25 
     - I must have missed the memo...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 02:24 PM   #53 
  - The SCOTUS walked away from not only doing their job...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 01:22 PM   #24 
  - No, you just dont understand what their job is.  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:00 PM   #34 
     - Wrong, wrong, and wrong...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 02:10 PM   #38 
     - You are the one playing with the meaning of public use.  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:16 PM   #39 
     - You're the one playing with meanings...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 02:22 PM   #52 
     - It doesnt matter what you think of the term,  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:33 PM   #57 
        - Nice deflection...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 02:40 PM   #60 
        - Deflection? What deflection?  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:48 PM   #64 
           - Wow...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:01 PM   #68 
              - Nowhere in the fifth ammendment does it say what you said  K-W   Jun-28-05 03:10 PM   #71 
              - Floating farther and farther away from the realm of logic...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:19 PM   #74 
                 - You still have yet to back your legal interpretation.  K-W   Jun-28-05 03:29 PM   #79 
                    - See the below post...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:30 PM   #81 
              - China? n/t  kgfnally   Jun-29-05 09:21 AM   #146 
        - Words Mean Things  smb   Jun-29-05 08:37 AM   #131 
     - When you say that economic development has "long been"  MJDuncan1982   Jun-28-05 04:01 PM   #98 
     - Good point, you are right about that.  K-W   Jun-28-05 04:11 PM   #103 
        - I agree, along with the court, that the ENTIRE public does not  MJDuncan1982   Jun-28-05 04:28 PM   #108 
     - "Public Use"  smb   Jun-29-05 08:35 AM   #130 
     - And just for fun throw into the balance-  catnhatnh   Jun-28-05 08:12 PM   #119 
     - If you look at the actual wording of the Amendment...  Mairead   Jun-29-05 02:06 PM   #164 
     - That is the view of the majority. The dissent said, and I agree,  MJDuncan1982   Jun-28-05 03:55 PM   #93 
  - Common good-electricity, OK...Common good-condos...not OK  SoCalDem   Jun-28-05 02:32 PM   #56 
  - The supreme court doen't get to second guess what is 'good'  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:43 PM   #61 
  - The Supreme Court ruled slavery was legal in the 1800's  NickB79   Jun-28-05 05:34 PM   #118 
  - Except that now public good now equals higher tax revenue (nt)  rinsd   Jun-29-05 04:17 PM   #166 
  - Too bad it's not Thomas' property.  SquireJons   Jun-28-05 12:57 PM   #11 
  - They Voted  RobinA   Jun-28-05 01:02 PM   #17 
  - Ain't Karma Great  Lowell   Jun-28-05 01:00 PM   #13 
  - Instant karmas gonna get you  htuttle   Jun-28-05 01:01 PM   #15 
  - This law is so galling, I can hardly believe it.  NYC   Jun-28-05 01:02 PM   #16 
  - I saw this on, of all places, World Net Daily  Ron Mexico   Jun-28-05 01:13 PM   #19 
  - When large numbers of liberals and conservatives agree on something  slackmaster   Jun-28-05 01:14 PM   #20 
  - I can't remember the last time it happened. Seriously. Unless  Ron Mexico   Jun-28-05 01:17 PM   #21 
  - LOL!  smb   Jun-29-05 08:43 AM   #133 
  - All I can say is...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 01:19 PM   #22 
  - Ah I'm from Weare NH  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-28-05 01:19 PM   #23 
  - Good to know, thanks for the insight  Steve_DeShazer   Jun-28-05 01:52 PM   #29 
  - please, ask you Mom who is code  Bluerthanblue   Jun-29-05 09:06 AM   #140 
     - Chip is New on the board  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-29-05 11:24 PM   #173 
  - HA - HA!!!  Megahurtz   Jun-28-05 01:25 PM   #26 
  - If there was ever an issue we could find common ground with freepers  dbonds   Jun-28-05 01:42 PM   #28 
  - Limbaugh talked about this on his show today.  Steve_DeShazer   Jun-28-05 01:53 PM   #30 
  - It was a lose lose case for liberals.  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:10 PM   #37 
     - Wrong...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 02:35 PM   #59 
        - Umm, that isnt what I meant, sheesh.  K-W   Jun-28-05 02:58 PM   #67 
           - LOL...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:10 PM   #70 
           - Bringing up spelling in a discussion is a pretty petty swipe.  K-W   Jun-28-05 03:17 PM   #72 
           - Deleted by the poster...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:29 PM   #78 
              - Right... EOM  K-W   Jun-28-05 03:40 PM   #85 
                 - Read my edited post...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:49 PM   #90 
                 - Friend, all I did was disagree with you.  K-W   Jun-28-05 03:59 PM   #97 
                    - When you have a personal stake in an issue, it gets personal...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 04:04 PM   #101 
                    - See this post...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 04:16 PM   #105 
                 - Thank you...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:58 PM   #96 
           - THis is exactly the attitude that keeps us from progressing  dcfirefighter   Jun-28-05 03:41 PM   #86 
           - When your arguments fail...  SidDithers   Jun-29-05 09:24 AM   #149 
           - Property rights is fundamental to our county  420inTN   Jun-28-05 05:20 PM   #116 
           - So?  smb   Jun-29-05 08:48 AM   #134 
  - eminent domain aquisition  Massachusetts   Jun-28-05 01:58 PM   #31 
  - live free or die.  woosh   Jun-28-05 01:59 PM   #32 
  - Hahahahaa  Cronus Protagonist   Jun-28-05 01:59 PM   #33 
  - LOL...  Rainscents   Jun-28-05 02:06 PM   #35 
  - NH group wants to build hotel on Justice Souter's land!!  KarenInMA   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #40 
  - L O L (n/t)  Concerned GA Voter   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #41 
  - Dupe...  seriousstan   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #42 
  - LMAO  LibertyorDeath   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #43 
  - When can I make a reservation?  Sydnie   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #44 
  - My God, I hope this is not a joke. That would be righteous, no?  AllyCat   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #45 
  - Too bad it's a joke  Warpy   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #46 
  - It could NOT be a joke.  kgfnally   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #51 
  - that's *so* new hampshire. *l*  Bill McBlueState   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #47 
  - There is a God.........  converted_democrat   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #48 
  - I'm planning my visit now! -nt  mccoyn   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #49 
  - Bring Bug Spray  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-28-05 02:44 PM   #62 
  - Private Business Interests UNITE  Supersedeas   Jun-28-05 02:19 PM   #50 
  - I suggested this when they ruled.. go after Beverly Hills too  SoCalDem   Jun-28-05 02:28 PM   #54 
  - I seriously doubt if Souter would suffer as most of us would suffer.  Straight Shooter   Jun-28-05 02:31 PM   #55 
  - And the foolish will cheer this  NewYorkerfromMass   Jun-28-05 02:34 PM   #58 
  - government hating nutcases  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-28-05 02:55 PM   #65 
  - please find me one single instance  northzax   Jun-28-05 03:25 PM   #77 
     - Your wish, my command  MadHound   Jun-28-05 04:08 PM   #102 
     - I stand corrected  northzax   Jun-28-05 04:20 PM   #106 
        - Sorry, but it is against the letter and spirit of the Constitution  MadHound   Jun-28-05 04:30 PM   #109 
        - gee, and here I thought  northzax   Jun-29-05 08:57 AM   #136 
           - Granted, there are times when ED IS used for the betterment of a city  MadHound   Jun-29-05 09:44 AM   #158 
              - fair enough  northzax   Jun-29-05 09:53 AM   #160 
                 - Well our govenor, the Boy Blunder(Matt Blunt)  MadHound   Jun-29-05 10:07 AM   #161 
                    - and the beauty of it all  northzax   Jun-29-05 10:20 AM   #162 
        - Two Issues  smb   Jun-29-05 08:58 AM   #138 
           - aesthetics also fits within 'public use'  northzax   Jun-29-05 09:12 AM   #144 
              - Zoning != Eminent Domain  smb   Jun-29-05 09:29 AM   #153 
                 - existing buildings, but not existing land  northzax   Jun-29-05 09:51 AM   #159 
     - Walmart vs the little guy  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-28-05 04:35 PM   #113 
     - I guess I can say it again  northzax   Jun-29-05 09:21 AM   #147 
     - I think that many people's belief is that  hughee99   Jun-28-05 04:44 PM   #115 
  - I would say it puts it in the hands of legal THIEVES  nolabels   Jun-28-05 03:18 PM   #73 
  - indeed  northzax   Jun-28-05 03:20 PM   #75 
  - Aparently liberals want the seperation of powers violated  K-W   Jun-28-05 03:42 PM   #88 
  - Say What?  smb   Jun-29-05 09:11 AM   #143 
  - Nope  smb   Jun-29-05 08:53 AM   #135 
  - Well said...nt  SidDithers   Jun-29-05 09:28 AM   #152 
  - Now we need private developers to ask for the other four justices land  dissent1977   Jun-28-05 03:09 PM   #69 
  - bwahahahahahahahahahahahahaha  mmonk   Jun-28-05 03:23 PM   #76 
  - I concurr:  neuvocat   Jun-28-05 03:57 PM   #95 
  - Daily Show material--  TexasLawyer   Jun-28-05 03:32 PM   #82 
  - other than K-W, have any of you actually read the court's opinion?  onenote   Jun-28-05 03:34 PM   #84 
  - shhh, we're getting in touch with our inner freepers  northzax   Jun-28-05 03:42 PM   #87 
  - Yea, along with the dissents...and I disagree even more with the  MJDuncan1982   Jun-28-05 03:52 PM   #91 
  - You can justify it all you want...  youspeakmylanguage   Jun-28-05 03:52 PM   #92 
  - I agree with your position. The Courts have redefined the term  MJDuncan1982   Jun-28-05 03:57 PM   #94 
  - it always stinks when homes are taken through eminent domain  onenote   Jun-28-05 04:02 PM   #99 
  - Yes.  smb   Jun-29-05 09:25 AM   #150 
  - The fact that it stinks has nothing to do with it's constitutionality.  K-W   Jun-28-05 04:02 PM   #100 
  - exactly  onenote   Jun-28-05 04:23 PM   #107 
  - I agree that the legislators are at fault for classifying this as a  MJDuncan1982   Jun-28-05 04:33 PM   #111 
  - here is a case in point  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-28-05 04:41 PM   #114 
  - Either Way, The Logic Is Against "Economic Development" Seizure  smb   Jun-29-05 09:22 AM   #148 
  - Not quite.  Orsino   Jun-29-05 09:06 AM   #141 
  - So in other words its okay to evict poor people...  rinsd   Jun-29-05 04:27 PM   #168 
  - I guess I shouldn't worry about potential abuses of the Patriot Act either  rinsd   Jun-29-05 06:38 PM   #171 
  - Of course, anyone who actually read the opinion  bornskeptic   Jun-28-05 05:21 PM   #117 
  - I Don't Believe This  jokerman93   Jun-28-05 08:19 PM   #120 
  - friend in Weare  kainah   Jun-28-05 09:27 PM   #121 
  - It would have more economic impact as a WALMART  buddysmellgood   Jun-28-05 09:33 PM   #122 
  - I friggin' LOVE this!!n/t  lildreamer316   Jun-28-05 11:02 PM   #123 
  - I would donate money to see this come to fruition  amagusta   Jun-28-05 11:37 PM   #124 
  - According to Mussolini "fascism" should be called "corporatism"  amagusta   Jun-28-05 11:44 PM   #125 
  - Karma's A Bitch!  smb   Jun-29-05 08:22 AM   #126 
  - Sophmoric, but  DoctorDF   Jun-29-05 08:39 AM   #132 
  - what if there are acceptable alternate sites available...?  LiberallyInclined   Jun-29-05 09:08 AM   #142 
  - Besides Skeeters and black flies  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-29-05 09:20 AM   #145 
  - Payback's a bitch.  robcon   Jun-29-05 09:27 AM   #151 
  - New London CT?  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-29-05 09:32 AM   #154 
  - when i said blighted, i wasn't referring to souter's home's area-  LiberallyInclined   Jun-29-05 04:16 PM   #165 
  - He Covered That Base  smb   Jun-29-05 09:32 AM   #155 
     - it still won't go anywhere-  LiberallyInclined   Jun-29-05 04:18 PM   #167 
  - In all fairness, no its not starting  brooklynite   Jun-29-05 09:38 AM   #156 
  - I would of agreed with you  insane_cratic_gal   Jun-29-05 11:13 PM   #172 
  - My favorite flag:  Ilsa   Jun-29-05 09:38 AM   #157 
  - I am putting up this poster around wealthy neighborhoods  alfredo   Jun-29-05 01:59 PM   #163 
  - My favorite flag now:  Ilsa   Jun-29-05 06:05 PM   #170 
  - it's true  Maine-ah   Jun-30-05 05:39 AM   #174 
 

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