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With everyday people starting to finally reel from the Supreme Court’s Kelo decision, some enterprising Libertarians in New Hampshire have another novel idea (aside from Hotel Lost Liberty): Use Justice Stephen G. Breyer’s 167-acre Plainfield property to create a “Constitution Park,” with stone monuments to commemorate the U.S and New Hampshire constitutions.
“The point is: What goes around comes around,” Lorrey said. “This is a way of saying, ‘You’re going to be held to your own standard.'”
Lorrey said the Libertarian petition would place the land-taking request before a town meeting next spring. But Plainfield Town Administrator Steve Halleran said Friday that he didn’t expect voters to support the effort.
The Libertarian Party objects to the high court’s June ruling that let a Connecticut city take land by eminent domain and turn it over to a private developer.
A lot of people are going to heap criticism on libertarians for endorsing this kind of retributive land-grabbing, and to them I say: the only way to fix this mess is to proverbially (or literally) tar and feather the enablers.
What better way to get your point across that the ruling is unconstitutional and an affront to our property rights than to shove the fruits of that verdict down the throats of the Justices who voted in favor of it?
I commend the libertarians making waves with this (and for getting critical coverage in the AP), and hope to see more bureaucrats kicked out of their homes as acts of retribution if they support this type of land-theft.