Article IV, Part Third, Section 14 of the maine State Constitution

Article IV, Part Third, Section 14 of the Maine State Constitution says:

Corporations shall be formed under general laws, and shall not be created by special Acts of the Legislature, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where the objects of the corporation cannot otherwise be attained, and, however formed , they shall forever be subject of the general laws of the state ( emphasis mine)

Quote from the legislative Charter for Brunswick Landing Maine's Center for Innovation : The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority is established as a body corporate and politic and a public instrumentality of the State to carry out the purposes of this article. The authority is entrusted with acquiring and managing the properties within the geographic boundaries of Brunswick Naval Air Station. [2009, c. 641,
§1 (AMD).]
1. Powers. The authority is a public municipal corporation and may:D. Exercise the power of eminent domain; [2005, c. 599, §1 (NEW).]


Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Preserving The American Political Philosophy: The Chained Consumer Price Index

I am posting this link again since is generally going unnoticed.You may have heard of a global plan, to which some credit President Obama as being a true believer, that the United States should have it's standard of living lowered to make the global distribution of wealth fairer The way I am reading it, being a mere layman, is that the substitute of the Consumer Price Index for the Chained Consumer Price Index, by governments in the United States, is being billed as a more accurate way of measuring the cost of living. However the Consumer Price Index, as I understand it, measured not the cost of living, but the cost of goods and services. The Chained Consumer Price Index measures the cos t of living, factoring in a general downward shift in the STANDARD of living as consumers adjust to a rising cost of goods reflected in the shrinking dollar caused by inflation, caused by worthless money being dumped on our system. The Chained Consumer Price index no longer measures the cost of