“No Limits” Whether You Like It Or Not

When reading these types of news stories (Yes, in Your Country: Judge Says City of Philadelphia Can Take Artist’s Studio, Turn It Into Grocery Store), it’s good to keep in mind that it wasn’t simply “the court” which ruled in Kelo that the govt can take your property to give to another for their private use, it was specifically a 5-4 split with Stevens, Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg and Breyer in the majority. O’Connor, Rehnquist, Scalia and Thomas all STRONGLY dissented…

Would it be difficult for HuffPost, Slate, Salon and others to add a short, simple line in these cases about who they mean by “the court”? Definitely easy, yet they don’t, so learn from that what you will.

But at least remember, when places like the Huffington Post and other news sources decry the Kelo decision by “the court” and the disastrous havoc it wreaks upon individual property rights, that lovely judgment was brought to us by the “progressive” bloc of the Supreme Court. Part of their consistent effort to answer the question, “What are the limits of government power?” with the answer, “Limits? We don’t need no stinking limits!”

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