"I think it's obvious what people would like, if they have a choice between a dilapidated, crack-infested old building with no jobs versus a thriving retail box with supporting retail shops, providing jobs and services and improving the property value," he said. "I think it's a no-brainer."
From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,
"Wal-Mart gets a warm welcome"
Wal-Mart may be unwanted in other parts of metro Atlanta but south DeKalb County is rolling out the welcome mat.
Community leaders and residents will be on hand today when Wal-Mart celebrates the grand opening of its first store inside the Perimeter .
The 214,000-square-foot supercenter could help revitalize an economically depressed area and provide much-needed jobs.
"It's a good shot in the arm for the community," said John Evans, a community activist and former president of the DeKalb NAACP. "We needed development there. It may serve as a real catalyst to bring in new businesses."
Everything the left stands for is so counter intuitive, it makes my brain hurt.