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Interesting L.A. Times Article on the Use of Eminent Domain for the Border Wall Project

The article quotes Jeremy Barnard, general manager of the River Bend Resort & Golf Club, in Brownsville, Texas, who says he has had no contact with the federal government. Mr. Barnard is reported as saying his family, which took over the 319-acre resort in 2015, has put on hold plans to build $500,000 homes because they worry a wall would slice off the bulk of their investment. The L.A. Times article goes on to report that border walls are often built on existing levees, and if a wall topped the levee that cuts through the resort, 15 of its 18 golf holes — and 240 existing homes — would probably end up marooned between the wall and the Rio Grande.

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