Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Kelo Waves

If your blood still boils over the Supreme Court's Kelo decision (a decision, of course, which was opposed by the Court's three conservatives plus O'Connor), here's a few more Town Hall columns to help you channel your angst.

Walter Williams gives a little history of the case and some scenarios of how Kelo might play out in the future. It's right here.

ABC's lone conservative, John Stossel, weighs in as on the case as well.

Terence Jeffrey, the editor of Human Events (and the only conservative I know who earned a Princeton degree in English Literature), presents a particularly moving piece. Here's an excerpt...

This is theft by government. But it is also something worse: It is a frontal assault on the primacy in our culture of the privately owned family home, the universally sought-after symbol and stronghold of American liberty. In authorizing this larceny, the five justices in the court's majority -- J.P. Stevens, Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Ginsburg and David Souter -- have revealed where true liberty ranks in the liberal judiciary's hierarchy of values...