Utah plans to take US land through eminent domain

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    ksl.com - Utah plans to take US land through eminent domain

    Now that's a good use of eminent domain.
     
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    This should be interesting.
     
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    Generate tax revenue? Sounds like they are going to sieze federal land and sell it to individuals.
    That is NOT a proper use of eminent domain.
     
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    Then what is a proper use of eminent domain? Stealing from private citizens to give to the government? Turn about is fair play.
     
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    What I find amusing is the audacity of a state to think that they can seize federal land in the first place.
     
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    Wrong is wrong.

    Just cause they did it too is childish.
     
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    Shades of Fort Sumter, legal style.
     
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    Yep and we know how well that worked out.
     
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    The audacity was in the feds seizing it to begin with.

    What's the point of having states?
     
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