Michigan: 2 Brothers Fined Nearly Half A Million Dollars For Cutting Trees On Their Own Property

By Tim Brown Re-Blogged From Freedom Outpost

And this is what is passing for freedom these days?  Two brothers in Michigan are being fined $450,000 for cutting down trees on their own property without asking the tyrants in government for permission first.

Brothers Gary and Matt Percy own a 16-acre piece of property in Canton Township.  Their desire was to start a business with the property and create a Christmas tree farm.

According to their attorney, Michael J. Pattwell, the land was filled with “invasive plants like phragmites, buckthorn and autumn olive.”

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