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HERO!! - Application submitted to NH city council to condemn Justice Souter's house for hotel
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Posted by Slomoper Omish1773 2005-06-28 13:54|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [1012 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 From John Adams:

"The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence."
Posted by Whomoting Slamp5976 2005-06-28 14:04||   2005-06-28 14:04|| Front Page Top

#2 as they say, what goes around, comes around.
Posted by 2b 2005-06-28 14:08||   2005-06-28 14:08|| Front Page Top

#3 What they also need is someone to get rid of that eyesore called the Kennedy compound. Prime realestate for a Walmart/Hotel/Haliburton HQ. I love this country!
Posted by Cyber Sarge">Cyber Sarge  2005-06-28 14:09||   2005-06-28 14:09|| Front Page Top

#4 I love swift justice.
Posted by Tom 2005-06-28 14:14||   2005-06-28 14:14|| Front Page Top

#5 Humm, Weare is just outside of Concord in the southern part of the state. Lot's of Mass ex-pats living there, but still fairly conservative. And with a strong view of property rights. The Selectmen may just have enough of a sense of humor to let this go forward enough to make him testify why they shouldn't do this.
Posted by Steve">Steve  2005-06-28 14:16||   2005-06-28 14:16|| Front Page Top

#6 OMG.
Giggle. Snort.
Posted by Javiter Thiter7940 2005-06-28 14:18||   2005-06-28 14:18|| Front Page Top

#7 Hell at 10 bucks a pop he could raise enough money. I'll pitch in 10, If I was not so lazy and had a real job it would be more.
Posted by Sock Puppet 0’ Doom 2005-06-28 14:27||   2005-06-28 14:27|| Front Page Top

#8 The hotel would certainly draw in tax revenue: People would stay there just to spite the Supreme Court.

Here's the homepage for Weare:
Posted by Calchas 2005-06-28 14:30||   2005-06-28 14:30|| Front Page Top

#9 Cool.

I'd be willing to invest a couple of hundred $. :-D
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2005-06-28 14:36||   2005-06-28 14:36|| Front Page Top

#10 Ain't America grand! What a way to make a point to those "Men/Women in Black" that have been chipping away at our rights since the 70's (many would argue even before that). This one crossed the line and it's only a matter of time before this is used against our overlords government officials themselves. I love that quote, WS5976!
Posted by BA">BA  2005-06-28 14:53||   2005-06-28 14:53|| Front Page Top

#11 I'd donate to the cause and I'm not even in your country.
Posted by Rafael 2005-06-28 15:01||   2005-06-28 15:01|| Front Page Top

#12 Excellent. I'd gladly donate to this.
Posted by BH 2005-06-28 15:06||   2005-06-28 15:06|| Front Page Top

#13 I love it!
Count me in--let Souter and his family go live with Ginsburg or Tony Kennedy (until we can figure out what to do with their homes)!
Posted by Jennie Taliaferro">Jennie Taliaferro  2005-06-28 15:07||]">[]  2005-06-28 15:07|| Front Page Top

#14 I have found a new hero. I'm sending in my $10 now.
Posted by mmurray821 2005-06-28 15:18||   2005-06-28 15:18|| Front Page Top

#15 But,but,but,....this isn't fair.
Posted by Dave Souter 2005-06-28 16:03||   2005-06-28 16:03|| Front Page Top

#16 Enjoy your summer recess, Dave. It'll be your last in that house.
Posted by Tom 2005-06-28 16:14||   2005-06-28 16:14|| Front Page Top

#17 Life is unfair. It's even more unfair if you're stupid.
Posted by Phil Fraering 2005-06-28 16:18||]">[]  2005-06-28 16:18|| Front Page Top

#18 Maybe Sea & Fred could schedule a Rantapalooza there sometime? I mean, it's going to have conference facilities, right?
Posted by Desert Blondie 2005-06-28 16:20||]">[]  2005-06-28 16:20|| Front Page Top

#19 Veengence is mine sayeth the Lord Weare, NH City Council

Note Clements is a Claifornia resident and was a goubenatorial candidate in the recall of 2003 against Gray Davis.

Clements Website
Posted by BigEd 2005-06-28 16:25||   2005-06-28 16:25|| Front Page Top

#20 and we all look so forward to reading Souter's aguments as to why HIS house should be exempt.
Posted by 2b 2005-06-28 16:54||   2005-06-28 16:54|| Front Page Top

#21 I think we have just hit upon a safety valve to prevent City Council meddling. If any gov't official wants to condem something, get folks together and request their property be condemned to build ANYTHING.


Councilman Jones now regrets his decision to vote to condemn the Smith family residence to build the Joseymainia Ferris wheel.

Restauranteur Smith decided that he needed to open a new storefront, and the location of Councilman Jones' former home seemed the 'ideal' spot.

Posted by BigEd 2005-06-28 16:59||   2005-06-28 16:59|| Front Page Top

#22 Souter has a house in "Live Free or Die" New Hampshire and he still voted for Kelo? Next election, get 5 guys to run for Weare Selectmen on the platform of approving "The Lost Liberty Hotel". They would be shoo-ins.
Posted by ed 2005-06-28 17:19||   2005-06-28 17:19|| Front Page Top

#23 Yeeeeee-haaaaaaah! I called for something similar to this on Thursday (comment #33) when this godawful decision was first announced, but I didn't think anyone would be able to go after one of the Justices directly like this! This is WONDERFUL news!

Eat that, Souter! It sucks when your own overlording decisions come back to bite you in the ass, doesn't it?
Posted by Dar">Dar  2005-06-28 20:14||   2005-06-28 20:14|| Front Page Top

#24 Did Souter and the others think that this would not happen? Ah, the smell of arrogance in the morning. And, if I were city council members voting against, I'd be a bit worried about that upcoming election when there will be three of five.

It's a nightmare really. That's why it's such an insane decision. I hope our lawmakers will move quickly to fill in the gap - but I hope they write a special clause in that the new laws don't apply to SCOTUS judges who voted for this unreal violation of our rights.
Posted by 2b 2005-06-28 20:58||   2005-06-28 20:58|| Front Page Top

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