Tag Archives: Eminent Domain

New LP.org poll

New poll up at LP.org:

What’s the #1 benefit that local Libertarian candidates can offer voters if elected?:

– Lower their tax bill so they can pay their bills, make ends meet, save, help others or buy more.
– Give them the freedom to use marijuana, or medical marijuana, without penalty or with less penalty.… Read more ...

Glendale, California: Libertarians helping hotel owner fighting city eminent domain

Forwarded to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

From: Alan Pyeatt

First: I don’t know who all received it, but Beau Cain sent an email about an action in Glendale this coming Tuesday morning. The City of Glendale is in the process of “acquiring” the Golden Key Hotel through eminent domain, so they can give it to Rick Caruso to expand the Americana at Brand shopping mall.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: ‘State Nullification: Requisite To Freedom’

Chuck Baldwin at ChuckBaldwinLive.com:

I was thrilled to see J.B. Williams report in NewsWithViews.com that the State of Montana has a broad-based State nullification bill currently proposed in its legislature. Derek Skees (R-Whitefish) is the State legislator who has introduced this much-needed legislation.

See the story at:


The fact is, Skees’ State Nullification bill is only one of several outstanding freedom-first bills that is currently before the Montana legislature.… Read more ...

Tom Knapp: ‘Yes, this is a litmus test’

Posted by Tom Knapp at Kn@ppster. Knapp has held various internal offices in and sought public office under the banners of the Libertarian and Boston Tea Parties. :

People who refer to themselves as “libertarians” spend a lot of time arguing over exactly what they mean by “libertarian.”

Personally, I try to be fairly “big tent,” figuring that people who once self-identify as libertarian tend to get more consistently libertarian after doing so, if they’re a) accepted and b) encouraged to explore libertarian ideas, instead of just slapped around for whatever deviations they still cling to.… Read more ...

Illinois Green Party News Release: Eminent Domain for Peotone Airport Must be Halted

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

April 19, 2010

George Ochsenfeld
President of STAND
Green candidate for State Rep, 79th district
708 534-7319
Patrick Kelly
IL Green Party Media Coordinator


* State spending on 500 acres lacks justification, jobs won’t materialize, say S.T.A.N.D.… Read more ...

Local Libertarians Question Eminent Domain

In Springfield, Missouri, the Greene County Libertarian Party is questioning Springfield City Utillities’ possible use of eminent domain laws, to aquire land for a new bus transfer station.

Keith Rodgers, the party chairman, said that there are proper times for eminent domain to be used, but the situation at hand is not one of them.… Read more ...