Skip to comments.Government takes family's land near Area 51 [ Nevada ]
Posted on 10/20/2015 7:12:57 AM PDT by george76
LAS VEGAS - Private land overlooking the secret base at Area 51 has officially been taken from the owners and transferred to the United States Air Force.
Last month, the U.S. Air Force condemned the Groom Mine property when the family who owns it rejected a government buyout they felt was unjust.
The I-Team broke the story of the family's fight with the government.
The Sheahan family, which until now owned the mine, knew they faced an uphill fight. They also expected the government would probably take the land through eminent domain even though the Sheahan's owned it since Abe Lincoln was in the White House.
Now -- literally with the stroke of a pen -- a federal judge has turned the land over to the U.S. Air Force. The only part of the fight left for the Sheahan family now is compensation and what will happen to the equipment, buildings, even human remains, still at the site.
In the remote central Nevada desert, the Groom mine has been an island of private property surrounded by a vast government buffer zone. The buffer zone is patrolled by security troops to prevent people from getting a look at the secret test base at Groom Lake -- better known as Area 51.
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They must be getting ready to test something new
EBT= Extraterrestrial Benefit Ticket.
I hope they like Skittles.
Or Obama will need the space to corral conservative, gun-toting Christians who have voiced displeasure with his power grab.
If they wanted the government to back down all they had to do was build a mosque on the land.
Or a gay and lesbian nudist colony.
Solution: Move the Burning Man Festival there.
We are the government and we are here to help...help take your property, including your retirement accounts, your rights, your freedom of speech, your freedom of assembly, your freedom of religion, your freedom to bear arms, your freedom from invasion, your freedom from search and seizure without due process, but you can kill children and make others pay for it and you must treat fraudulent homosexual marriage as sacred... for your own good!
The Fed.gov does nothing but take, take, take, destroy, destroy, destroy.
Oh, that's right. These are White Lives, they don't matter.
Or will be.
Actually, in Nevada, the government owns something like 89% to 90% of the state.
Welcome to the C.C.C.P.
I wonder what argument the judge used in taking the land from the family.
It’s called “immediate use and possession”. The judge will hear both side’s settlement offer/counter offer and more than likely side with the landowner and award them more than the Government offer.
Hey! That land has been in our family since great-grandpodbearer arrived from planet Zarquanex!
keyboard spew alert
Same reasoning as this guy's.
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