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cags Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-11-05 06:24 PM
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25. I'm not alone, we have a large organized group involved
So many people have put in a huge effort of time and money to try to stop this. There are others who definitely will continue this fight, if I bow out, but my family has been a major contributor to this effort and it would be a loss for them.

I am really torn right now
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  -I feel beaten, I don't know whether to quit or keep fighting WalMart cags  Feb-11-05 05:52 PM   #0 
  - Run for city council  wyldwolf   Feb-11-05 05:53 PM   #1 
  - where did you get that banner?  ultraist   Feb-11-05 06:17 PM   #20 
     - I made it, why?  wyldwolf   Feb-11-05 06:36 PM   #35 
        - It's great! Nice work.  ultraist   Feb-11-05 08:30 PM   #41 
  - You and your family should be proud of yourselves  wryter2000   Feb-11-05 05:53 PM   #2 
  - Invite some members of the local Chamber of Commerce  Canuckistanian   Feb-11-05 05:54 PM   #3 
  - Good luck.  Maddy McCall   Feb-11-05 05:55 PM   #4 
  - We don't need the money, they want it for extra things  cags   Feb-11-05 05:58 PM   #9 
  - Keep fighting.  NYC   Feb-11-05 05:55 PM   #5 
  - keep fighting  hiley   Feb-11-05 05:56 PM   #6 
  - I'd love to tell you to keep fighting.  Starlight   Feb-11-05 05:56 PM   #7 
  - I love to hear about young activists being raised up. Keep fighting if you  beyurslf   Feb-11-05 05:58 PM   #8 
  - AAre you close to other towns, or a large one?  napi21   Feb-11-05 05:59 PM   #10 
  - That is one of our concerns, we are next to a town of 40,000  cags   Feb-11-05 06:00 PM   #11 
     - Walmart  Sgent   Feb-11-05 06:06 PM   #12 
     - I was going to say something similiar  Nikia   Feb-12-05 11:03 AM   #54 
     - Did they already buy the property?  napi21   Feb-11-05 06:08 PM   #14 
     - The owners haven't sold yet, but they want to. I really don't blame  cags   Feb-11-05 06:17 PM   #21 
     - Hats off to you!  NC_Nurse   Feb-11-05 06:09 PM   #15 
     - How do they feel about Wal-Mart?  idlisambar   Feb-11-05 06:10 PM   #16 
  - Another supporter here  idlisambar   Feb-11-05 06:08 PM   #13 
  - Folks in Woodland Park, Colorado are fighting them, as well.  MissMarple   Feb-11-05 06:11 PM   #17 
  - I can't believe they want a WalMart in Woodland Park  NV Whino   Feb-11-05 06:27 PM   #27 
  - So your petition wasn't stolen after all?  ultraist   Feb-11-05 06:15 PM   #18 
  - I live in Repukeland so I'm pretty sure they are and anyone  cags   Feb-11-05 06:20 PM   #22 
  - Keep up the good work!  crispini   Feb-11-05 06:16 PM   #19 
  - whether you keep up the fight or decide that enough's enough,  ashmanonar   Feb-11-05 06:20 PM   #23 
  - I'm not alone, we have a large organized group involved  cags   Feb-11-05 06:24 PM   #25 
     - :/...  ashmanonar   Feb-11-05 06:28 PM   #28 
  - Be sure that your next step( if WalMart wins)  likesmountains 52   Feb-11-05 06:23 PM   #24 
  - So far, we have strict building standards and WalMart has  cags   Feb-11-05 06:30 PM   #29 
  - Kudos to you and your daughter.  ConcernedNonpartisan   Feb-11-05 06:25 PM   #26 
  - If a large percentage of the town doesn;t want it I'd say keep up  Armstead   Feb-11-05 06:30 PM   #30 
  - Take a short break. Then...  NV Whino   Feb-11-05 06:31 PM   #31 
  - That might be a good backdoor way to stop Walmart  ultraist   Feb-11-05 08:33 PM   #42 
  - I know how you feel, all too well  G_j   Feb-11-05 06:34 PM   #32 
  - never stop fighting them, do not shop at their store even if they open  GetTheRightVote   Feb-11-05 06:35 PM   #33 
  - I'm sure you've already done this, but  LizW   Feb-11-05 06:36 PM   #34 
  - Yes 2 of the council members voted no. One of them did  cags   Feb-11-05 06:39 PM   #36 
  - Thank you for all your activism in this  zidzi   Feb-11-05 06:55 PM   #37 
  - Don't decide today.  wildeyed   Feb-11-05 07:04 PM   #38 
  - Can you organize a union? It worked in Canada!  RubyCat   Feb-11-05 07:24 PM   #39 
  - Right now were trying to make sure they don't even get a hiring process  cags   Feb-11-05 07:26 PM   #40 
     - Good luck with that!  ultraist   Feb-11-05 08:35 PM   #43 
        - I didn't even have to ask her, she actually got me involved  cags   Feb-11-05 09:09 PM   #44 
           - A true advocate/activist!  ultraist   Feb-11-05 09:14 PM   #45 
              - Question where the money that WalMart takes in goes.  GoldenOldie   Feb-11-05 09:46 PM   #46 
                 - The sales tax to the town would be 1.7 mil  cags   Feb-12-05 08:04 AM   #47 
  - There have been success stories  Nobody   Feb-12-05 08:31 AM   #48 
  - I admire everything you've done.  Ilsa   Feb-12-05 08:46 AM   #49 
  - My town fought them about eight years ago and won, but...  SmokingJacket   Feb-12-05 08:54 AM   #50 
  - here's something I just posted for Union County NC  jdj   Feb-12-05 10:44 AM   #53 
  - Politicians are almost always corrupted all for $$$  Bryn   Feb-12-05 10:13 AM   #51 
  - NEVER SURRENDER....Organize another store!  lonestarnot   Feb-12-05 10:37 AM   #52 

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