In the best interest of the public
Reader comment on: Chicago Explores Eminent Domain Mortgage Seizure
in response to reader comment: Un-Fair Market Value
Submitted by Angela Stonebraker (United States), Jul 29, 2012 11:58
The mayor comes into your home in partnership with one of your neighbors (who agrees with eminent domain) to take one of your valuable Rembrandt paintings using eminent domain for the best interest of the newly built museum that was recently built downtown using eminent domain to take a hundred homes to enable the city to get the land to build it on. The painting will enhance the museum that was built for the best interest of the public, by bringing in those tourists and the working class dollars. A home being taken or a painting being taken...both are properties and both are "tools" that can be considered and used for the best interest of the public. Where is the line drawn here?
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