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This town blocked a Walmart --- and it was a victory for economic liberty

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Local governments do tons of stupid and oppressive things to try to keep out Walmart. The D.C. Council, for instance, passed a bill that would have stuck Walmart, and only Walmart, with an extra-high minimum wage. But in Ellisville, Mo., saying no to Walmart meant saying no to Big Government. The Institute for Justice -- a leading foe of eminent domain abuse -- reports: A private developer...

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