Thursday, June 30, 2005


The Republicans are going to push legislation which would revoke federal funds from states which used eminent domain to seize property for purposes they don't think is appropriate.

No matter one thinks of the appropriateness of the Kelo decision, this is yet another interesting move by the states' rights crowd.

...and, meanwhile, they want to encourage privately developed toll roads, which of course would require eminent domain to obtain the necessary contiguous land parcels. Such consistency.

(2nd link thanks to lerxst)

(seen on CNN)