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Tag: Eminent Domain
  • The Chicago Heist

    Cook County has experienced some of the worst effects of the housing crisis of any area in the US. As it stands today, there are 199,778 homes (9.16% of all) that are vacant in Chicago. As a resident of Cook County for a good portion of my life, I have seen the steady rise of …

  • Personhood, Voter I.D., and Eminent Domain: A Big Day for Mississippi

    Today, Mississippi voters will enter the ballot box and decide on three huge initiatives: personhood, voter identification, and eminent domain. Many voters will cast their vote considering only the popular opinions of that group of people whom they most respect or think are most sophisticated or even “cool.” This type of voting has been made …

  • Eminent Domain — Lasting Tyranny

    Although the U.S. Constitution set up the most successful republican government to date with a generally incredible respect for individual liberties, it is not without its faults. Yes,  the American people improved upon (and sometimes detracted from) the original document as time went on, but one of the continual flaws in the Constitution existed at …

  • Eminent Domain Win

    The Institute for Justice reports that Judge Steven R. Denton has handed down a California Superior Court opinion in favor of the Community Youth Athletic Center (CYAC) in the case of Community Youth Athletic Center v. City of National City, et al.: The Court struck down National City’s entire 692-property eminent domain zone in the …

  • Eminent Domain in China

    Really sobering stuff. The thugs from the city demolition squad rolled into her neighborhood, a village called Jinhua now engulfed by urban sprawl, early on Nov. 13. A road was to be built and nothing — not women, nor children, nor years of painstaking homebuilding — was to stand in its way. “They were beating …