Believe it or not, Marc Norman is still trying to keep Harris Teeter from opening a grocery store in
. Though he tries to wrap his fight in the cloak of referendum rights, the fact remains that all his legal maneuverings are being bankrolled by the food workers union who would simply like to keep the non union grocer from opening another store in HoCo. Turf Valley
Despite repeated attempts, neither state nor federal courts have bought his arguments. His latest defeat came from a state appeals court. According to this story by Andrea F. Siegel and Jessica Anderson in The Sun, the court “refused to revive a petition that would allow
Howard County voters to weigh in on the zoning approval for a supermarket at a proposed shopping center in .” Turf Valley
Marc remains undaunted. Apparently now he’s also hoping to glom onto the Occupy movement.
"It's an outrage that the government seems to thwart the will of the people, to thumb their nose at the will of the people," he said, calling it "indicative of the sentiment felt by the Occupy Wall Street movement."