Red White & Blue Hens

College students in Delaware who think right is right, and left is wrong. We study hard, party hard, and play hardball.

Friday, October 07, 2005

Kelo Strikes

Possibly the scariest Supreme Court ruling in my lifetime, Kelo v. City of New London, is already being used for somewhat nefarious purposes, as Washington D.C. is using it to build a new ballpark:
Many property owners on the site said the city's offers are inadequate. Others are suing the city on the grounds that it has no right to use eminent domain to acquire land at the site, despite a Supreme Court ruling affirming the right of municipal governments to take private property for the purpose of economic development.


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