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Denninmi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-11 01:09 AM
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4. I don't see this is doing much for the "urban food desert"
I mean, c'mon, Whole Paychecks Market? Really, the home of $6 a gallon milk and $20 a lb salmon? A "Bridge Card" won't go far there, even if you stick to basics and their 365 house brand.

For the amount of the tax incentives, I think they probably could have subsidized several stores in neighborhoods that could have done more for the urban poor, perhaps some kind of partnerships with non-profits or even co-ops of some type.

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