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  •  I'm going to be interested in seeing what (0+ / 0-)

    happens with the latest Walmart opening I'm aware of in my area.  The Evil Empire just set up shop right across the Chatham County line from Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC.  And when I say right across the county line, I mean you can almost literally step from their parking lot into Orange County (where taxes are dramatically higher than Chatham).  The problem for them, as I see it, is that Chapel Hill/Carrboro is about the bluest, leftiest spot you can find in the entire state of North Carolina.  And while I have no doubt that you could find SOME fans of Wally World in parts of Chatham County, most of those parts are well away from this location.

    If there was ever a place for a small ragtag band of local merchants to make a stand against the Empire, this is it.

    I'll believe corporations are people when one comes home from Afghanistan in a body bag.

    by mojo11 on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 07:03:13 AM PST

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