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Like Taking Candy from a Baby

November 15, 2009

When the city of New London won its disputed case against several homeowners back in 2005, it argued that seizing homes and destroying them would bring thousands of jobs to the city. Well, it turns out that their speculation did not pay off.

Pfizer’s announcement that it would be moving its research labs to Groton, Connecticut means that it will be taking with it thousands of jobs that New London thought it was getting, while leaving behind empty land from bulldozed homes.

In addition, the supreme did manage to redefine eminent domain to include private use even though eminent domain is defined specifically for public use only.

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