When all else fails, try eminent domain

Regarding this entire Parkside fiasco, I realize people make mistakes. However, it’s difficult to believe no county commissioner, nor the developer, had any clue whatsoever that this City/County Plaza land was unavailable for sale, as the history of its being gifted in perpetuity for public use is largely common knowledge among locals.

Perhaps worse, there has apparently still been nothing done to prevent development on a corrupt—oh, I’m sorry, “mistaken”—land sale that is currently under litigation. Unacceptable!

The land was [apparently] sold illegally, or perhaps more appropriately put—seized from Buncombe taxpayers, and now those responsible appear to be passing the buck and hiding behind legal procedure.

OK, we have a legal procedure called eminent domain we’d like to enact!

If representatives and developers knowingly or unknowingly rip us taxpayers off by illegally taking our land, then We the People demand justice by taking it back—through any legal means!

If there is no other provision in our corrupt in-justice system for immediately halting this illegal development, then let’s resort to eminent domain now. Otherwise, We the People of Buncombe County are open to alternative suggestions.

This is not a “Kelo case,” but rather a call to enact a constitutional provision as intended, in order to uphold justice.

Perhaps noteworthy for representatives to consider: As justice continues not to be served via our corrupt judicial and legislative systems, the People will begin to take justice into their own hands.

The entire fiasco stinks of corruption and unaccountability—not to be taken personally, as it’s a general growing feeling of We the People for our government at all levels!

If this matter is allowed to continue, all representatives involved should be held accountable for their actions and inactions.

Whether or not the local voters will decide to stand up for liberty and justice as opposed to partisan politics, I’m not holding my breath!

— Bernard Baruch Carman
Liberty Liaison
Libertarian Party-Buncombe
Asheville

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2 thoughts on “When all else fails, try eminent domain

  1. nuvue

    I thought (whoo-hoo) that the deed was explicit enough to bring a judge to nullify it easily. It just goes to show how deeply the corruption can go. After this, is any legal document valid? Do I really have clear title to my house? This is a farce to all Real Estate procedures. Is the Judge now in on it also?
    Nullify the $#@^ land steal, give him back the dough and move on. It is such a aggravating tragedy for this to be this far along.
    If they can’t do that…..eminent domain is certainly called for

  2. nuvue

    Well, I guess I need to respond to my own blog above.
    I was hopeful for Judge Hyatt to rule in favor of the Pack family, and they did! It seemed so obvious and in plain english, when they didn’t rule on Monday it was scary. I was wondering why it wasn’t cut and dried
    Anyhow, if the above offends the judge, I’m sorry, and now have newfound hope the system can continue to work.

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