“The Uncertainty Act of 2008” | NY Torch

The stock market is in the process of recovering roughly half of yesterday's losses based on investor hope that the financial bailout bill will be revived in Congress.  But Nicole's op-ed in today's Post argues that the bailout, whenever it's passed...

Private Property and “Public Use” in NY | NY Torch

New York State and New York City were pushing the envelope on "public use" condemnations of private property to benefit other private owners even before the practice was ratified in a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision last week.

The Kelo ruling provides more than enough justification for a careful reconsideration of eminent domain and its uses by the UDC and other government agencies in New York. Will any of our elected officials take the hint? Stay tuned.