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).]


Saturday, November 1, 2014

     Preserving The American Political Philosophy: Why Maine Should Say NO to Bonds!

I finished my analysis of the bonds on the Maine ballot that I started yesterday. All but one of the bonds are to be dispersed through the corporate network of Maine State Inc -in other words they are a hidden means of under writing the ongoing operation of an unconstitutional state corporation- My analysis explains why, in my opinion, that is a very bad idea. The ONE bond which will not be dispersed by the corporate state is the bond in support of clean water. This will be dispersed as a real state function and benefits all of the people equally. In my research of the 2013 legislative session, I saw that it is difficult for a bill supporting environmental concerns to compete against the business interests of the corporate state and so I think it would be real "social justice" to support the clean water bond and nix all the rest. Bond Question #7 is for a good cause- a lobster processing facility but is still a special interest and should be done through the private sector. It seem