Condemnation for public safety... or eminent domain?

So the Islip fire marshal condemns an apartment building, throwing 100 poor people out into the street. Then it turns out that maybe the building might not really have been unsafe. Then it turns out that a developer has been eyeing the property to build luxury townhouses. As the Church Lady would say, "How convenient!"

Then again, hasn't Islip heard? We have a bunch of leftist jackasses on the Supreme Court (Stevens, Kennedy, Baader-Meinhof, Breyer and Souter) who ruled that cities don't need to go through bogus condemnations to take people's property and give it to developers. They can just say the magic words, "eminent domain!"

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