posted on Jul, 30 2010 @ 10:10 PM
There was a time in the West when the Sheriff was one of the better gunfighters in the parts he ranged.
Out in the desert, things change. Those who are accustomed to desert fighting have a distinct advantage.
I mean, it wouldn't be like the ATF was going after the Branch Davidians in Waco. That would be too easy for the Feds. No, things change. I think the
Feds would be thinking twice about who they wanted to pick a fight with.
Utah Invokes Eminent Domain Against the Federal Government
abovethelaw.com ^ | 29 Mar 2010 at 3:41 PM | ELIE MYSTAL
Posted on Monday, March 29, 2010 8:05:19 PM by JerseyHighlander
Utah Invokes Eminent Domain Against the Federal Government By ELIE MYSTAL
This is the kind of story that sounds unbelievable — until you realize that it’s dealing with the people who run Utah. The WSJ Law Blog reports:
Utah Governor Gary Herbert on Saturday authorized the use of eminent domain to take some of the U.S. government’s most valuable parcels. A state is
invoking the Takings Clause against the federal government? This reminds me of the time I came home and my dog told me to get off the couch. Sure, I
was surprised that my dog was (a) talking and (b) ordering me off my own property. And so I resolved, right then and there, to never drop acid again.
Unfortunately, I don’t know what the hell Utah lawmakers are smoking …
I’m going to put some kind of latex protection around my brain before I get down into the muck and deal with Utah’s argument. I suggest you do the
same. The Salt Lake Tribune reports: