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, October 28, 2014

     Preserving The American Political Philosophy: Can a Write in Vote For The Late Governor Seldon Connor Effect A Paradigm Shift in Maine Politics?

In today's political dialogue in Maine, there is no discussion about the political philosophy of state corporatism which has been entrenched in this state through repeated constitutional violations by R's D's and I's alike. There is no political party representing the true constitution of Maine and the free enterprise system. What would happen if hundreds of people wrote in long dead Governor Seldon Connor in the Maine Governor's race? Governor Connor gave an impassioned speech on the passage of Article IV Part Third Section 14, prohibiting the legislature from chartering corporations for state purposes and so writing in Governor Seldon Connor's name sends a specific message. Is it possible to gather enough support for late Governor Seldon Connor to leverage a political paradigm shift? read on...