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SUMMER 2005 SUPREME COURT EMINENT DOMAIN RULING
Articles and Interview on Supreme Court Ruling on Eminent Domain:
Conn. City Leaders OK Riverfront Evictions
June 6, 2006 http://tinyurl.com/22gf97
City officials voted Monday night to evict residents who refused to leave their riverfront homes, signaling that the end is near in an eminent domain dispute that reached the U.S. Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Kelo Vs City New London Ruling on Eminent Domain
Whereas in the past your land could only be taken for governmental use such as for a library or a public road, the new supreme court ruling allows private enterprise to seize your land for their own development, and you may be paid only the land price.
If you have nice property, say view or waterfront property, for example, a natural disaster such as a wildfire, a hurricane, or earthquake, flooding would allow a private enterprise to have it for pennies on the dollar for their own commercial plans, whether you like it or not, whether your home is destroyed, or not.
This is what is happening in New Orleans. Was this disaster allowed to happen or helped along to devalue the property and to drive out the property owners?
Greg Szymanski Interviews Brandon Darby of Common Ground Relief re New Orleans January 25, 2006
13:53 9th Ward Many of the homes still in good shape
14:34 Lower 9th Ward-developers want to put in a resort
15:36 14,000 homes in one section to be taken by eminent domain in the name of commercial development-this controversial change was approved by the Supreme Court only last year.
The Unexplained Crack in Several Feet of Concrete
September 8, 2005 See Link for PHOTO http://tinyurl.com/885ho
The Alex Jones Report Special: Live In Studio with Michael Badnarik
January 13, 2006
VIDEO http://tinyurl.com/clhmf (http://www.prisonplanet.tv membership required)
About a third of the way into this interview there is a valuable discussion of constitutional rights and the latest Supreme Court ruling on eminent domain.
The Day America Died
June 24, 2005 Capital Hill Blue
America as a free nation died Thursday. Death came without mercy at the hands of the United States Supreme Court which ruled, in a split 5-4 decision, that a city has the right to steal an American citizen’s property without due course and turn it over to private developers. See above link for the entire article.
Supreme Court Rules that No One Owns Their Home
Gives Free Reign to Roving Land Barons, their Agents and Banks
June 24, 2005 Scroll down http://tinyurl.com/cxzk5
Private property rights are the foundation of freedom. Now developers can pay off your local politicians and then come in and steal your property without even giving you best use price. Imagine middle class neighborhoods across America being bulldozed because developers have written up a proposal for making more money off of your property. Either it's your property or it isn't. See above link for the entire article
THE LAND GRAB BEGINS: Cities Ready to Seize Property
Freeport moves "aggressively" to seize waterfront property
June 28, 2006 http://tinyurl.com/cxzk5
Court's decision empowers the city to acquire the site for a new marina
June 7, 2006 (hr 1) Alex Jones discusses the new eminent domain ruling AUDIO available for gcnlive.com members at http://www.gcnlive.com
June 8, 2006( Hr 3)
Later, activist and too-be evicted Connecticut landowner Michael Cristofaro will join Jack to talk about how his local government is using the U.S. Supreme Court landmark ruling that governments may seize property for private development projects to steal his land for development .
AUDIO available for gcnlive.com members at http://www.gcnlive.com
July 7, 2006 Interview with Clara Halper, a New Jersey woman who is having her family farm that her family has owned since the 1920’s being taken from her because the government want to build luxury facilities on it.
AUDIO (Hr 1, half way through the hour) Available for gcnlive.com members at http://www.gcnlive.com