Greed is Good (If You're the Government)
by Steven Geoffrey Gieseler
"Various government entities and other groups and individuals" in Nevada are suing to keep a measure restricting the use of eminent domain from appearing on November ballots.
In a shining example of rhetorical chicanery, one of the plaintiffs is quoted as being concerned the measure would cost governments too much money, then turns around and accuses those who drafted the measure of being too concerned with money.
What to read next
PLF asks the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that there is no “legislative exception” to the unconstitutional conditions doctrine
It seems that some governments and courts prefer to treat Supreme Court precedent as an option, rather than a requirement. The Supreme Court has ruled—twice—that it’s unconstitutional for government to … ›