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January 12, 2010

Atlantic Yards project was not properly presented

The Washington Post, Op-Ed By Charles Ratner

LOL — now the bully feels misunderstood. The eminent domain-abusing subsidy-swilling CEO of Forest City Enterprises is whining about columnist George Will's scathing piece on Atlantic Yards:

Yet he concluded that a "politically connected developer" is the recipient of largesse because the state agency leading the development can use eminent domain to obtain the remaining properties of individuals who refuse to sell. And he failed to note that my company controls 85 percent of the 22-acre site.

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NoLandGrab: Ratner "failed to note that" his company acquired the private property it owns in the footprint UNDER THREAT OF EMINENT DOMAIN.

Posted by lumi at January 12, 2010 3:47 AM