Interesting documentary about a community in New York City that's fighting against eminent domain in the shadow of CitiField.
The filmmaker notes that the area has been declared a blight despite the fact that it's home to numerous tax-paying businesses. Owners argue that a considerable degree of blight has been caused by the city's refusal to provide decent road or sewer repair.
Question for a libertarian: Is this a good argument? My knee jerk reaction is instant revulsion at the thought of eminent domain. I hate it. However, having built your business in a blighted area, you have an expectation for other taxpayers to cover your costs?