Courtesy Wheat and Weeds
Remember the infamous Kelo case? In which SCOTUS decided government can seize private property not solely for pressing public purpose but also any time city planners think they can turn a profit?
Here’s the rest of the story: the city of New London razed Suzette Kelo’s (and other people’s) family home…and the project they seized it for fell through. New London put loads of people out of their homes and spent $78 million to get a vacant lot.
Curtsy: Coyote Blog