Quote of the Day

Sadly, what happened in New London is not unusual. Economic development and “blight” condemnations often end up destroying more development than they create. Kelo generated an unprecedented political backlash across the political spectrum. In its wake, some 45 states have passed eminent domain reform laws. Some of the new laws represent genuine progress, but many others only pretend to do so. The …

Remember Kelo v. City of New London?

If not, read Wikipedia, or better yet, read the actual decision.Done? Lovely. Now read this. The barbs and sarcasm contained in the following excerpt are, of course, entirely justified:Eventually, something will probably get built on the site. But in the meantime, it will have lain empty for many years, probably at least a decade in …