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Editorial: Old politics in new bottles, but more radical




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George Rodriguez
October 24, 2012 | 1,447 views | 5 comments

The Eagle Ford shale oil field is creating an economic boom for South Texas, but it is also causing some political concerns.  . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 25, 2012 4:54pm
 
I thought that was taken care of last year and became effective the 1st of Sept in 2011.

 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
October 25, 2012 4:15pm
 
Eminent domain as originally intended might be interpreted as an infringement on individual property rights. You correctly point out that without eminent domain the pipeline would not be built. Neither would other infrastructure ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 25, 2012 9:37am
 
I know that if you do away with eminent domain, the pipelines will not be built. A recent example was a rice farmer who turned down a $400,000.00 offer and tried to extract more money but ended up with a $20,000.00 payment ... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
October 24, 2012 10:33am
 
Your question tells me you understand neither.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
October 24, 2012 5:49am
 
Is the fight against eminent domain and for private property rights compatible with the full support of expanding our nation's energy resources ? Just wondering.

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