Sam Staley | Monday April 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT | Comments Off on Review: Little Pink House Shows How Machinery of Government Undermines Civil Liberties
Little Pink House tells the sordid tale of how the city of New London, Connecticut, seized private homes through eminent domain to subsidize private corporate development.
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Robert Higgs | Saturday June 4, 2011 at 2:17 PM PDT | 11 Comments
If a buzzard were to fly about three miles to the southwest from my home in rural St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, he would come to St. Joseph Abbey and Seminary College, a monastery and seminary maintained by Benedictine monks. When he arrived, however, he would find other vultures already hovering over the abbey. These vultures…
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