Home "ownership"?

Suprise. SCOTUS hits another home run....local governments are now free to sieze your property under "eminent domain" for PRIVATE use now, not just roads and schools (public use things).
The 5-4 ruling represented a defeat for some Connecticut residents whose homes are slated for destruction to make room for an office complex. They argued that cities have no right to take their land except for projects with a clear public use, such as roads or schools, or to revitalize blighted areas.

As a result, cities have wide power to bulldoze residences for projects such as shopping malls and hotel complexes to generate tax revenue.

I've got enough "collapse of our democracy" stuff for a whole page on this website. Hey, that's a good idea. That way we're not suprised when the revolution comes. :)

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