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Taking a 5th of History




James Madison once wrote that “A Government is instituted to protect property of every sort…This being the end of government, that alone is a just government, which impartially secures to every man, whatever is his own.”

So what happens when a government, other then the national government, that is, decides that it wants what you have, even if they claim it’s for a “public benefit?”

In the Township of Scott, Pennsylvania, a nice old lady – she’s even named Rose Mary Knick –  owns a cute place on the edge of town that has a bit of property around it that – this is important – she owns.

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