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A Property Rights Revolution
for 2013

American Thinker, by Mark J. Fitzgibbons

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Posted By:magnante, 2/11/2013 12:07:45 PM

A previously apolitical organic farmer in Virginia has set off a property rights revolution that would make Founders Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and author of Virginia´s Declaration of Rights George Mason proud. Martha Boneta had a business license for her tiny farm store in scenic Paris, Virginia, yet she was threatened with fines of up to $5,000 per violation per day for selling organic tea and wool products crafted from her rescued animals, and for hosting a birthday party for eight 10-year-old girls. Officials from Fauquier County using zoning ordinances to bully Mrs. Boneta

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: olcap, 2/11/2013 12:21:39 PM     (No. 9170210)

My guess would be that the corporate "farmers", like Monsanto, are behind the bullying and attempted intimidation of this woman FARMER.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/11/2013 12:30:07 PM     (No. 9170226)

When it comes to the rights and freedoms of the average citizen, there is no greater enemy than our own goobernment. FDR said it best; the only thing we have to fear is our goobernment itself!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/11/2013 1:55:02 PM     (No. 9170406)

Every time I deal with any level of Govt. it´s like dealing with Thugs! They are always right and you are always wrong...if you want justice you have to BUY IT!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 2/11/2013 2:18:51 PM     (No. 9170465)

Property rights are trashed in Phila. whenever politically connected developers want to take privately owned land or housing to develop for personal gain.

The taxpayers have little recourse and are threatened with serious violence should they object. [some in fear for their lives]

The City being so corrupt, is of little help and elected officials useless as they fear the political consequences of aiding the property owners.

NOTE
Many of the victims as well as perpetrators, and elected officials are Black.

Also, unfortunately in Phila it is quite easy for ´politically connected´ convicted felons to have weapons, drug and other violent convictions expunged from the public record. Some having even served serious time for felonies. [Of course they all vote].

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Reply 5 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/11/2013 2:45:25 PM     (No. 9170511)

Amen, #1. Monsanto and Agrium write our farm bills. Somewhere along the way the GOP adopted a corporation first, people second position. Dems have always been that way since the days of antebellum There is a reason DC is booming -- we have a government for and by the corporations and their well heeled lobbyists. Most of our elected Congresscritters don´t bother reading the laws they vote for.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SouthTxRat, 2/11/2013 4:08:01 PM     (No. 9170688)

Sounds like she was Nifonged

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 2/11/2013 4:08:03 PM     (No. 9170689)

Besides the corporate interests (who wouldn´t have spend billions on congresscritters if the critters kept only to their constitutional duties), I think the real motivation is the implementation of Agenda 21.

Private property and your rights to do with your land and resources as you see fit are the target of the socialist "progressives". They pass regulations that make it impossible to keep your land, then it can be put under "conservacy" or some government entity. They want to push everyone into stack and pack housing in the cities, dependent upon public transportation, and easily controllable. Individually directed lives are not allowed in the collective.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/11/2013 10:51:00 PM     (No. 9171214)

Lake Wobegon is not the only place where
all the women are strong
all the men are good looking and
all the children are above average

Be prepared for the fight.

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