The worst shooting rampage in American history was committed a few months ago by a gambler on a losing streak. Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured many hundreds more at a festival in Las Vegas. The local Sheriff disclosed that the … [Read more...] about No to Sports Gambling
Nearly a billion dollars in taxpayer money are being wasted by the NFL Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas. In direct costs are the $750 million in taxpayer subsidies to build a luxurious new stadium in the desert, plus roughly $95 million in … [Read more...] about End NFL Subsidies as It Moves to Gambling
A new form of gambling has suddenly appeared in America, and the outfits raking in the money claim that what they’re doing is perfectly legal. In the last four years, two recently formed companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, have collected … [Read more...] about Congress Should Hold Hearings on Fantasy Football
For those who promote legalized gambling as a means of economic development or revitalization, or as a painless way to pay for public schools, the recent news from Atlantic City, NJ, is sobering. Dominated by its famous Boardwalk, the beach resort … [Read more...] about Where’s the Payoff in Gambling?
Just before sneaking off to Hawaii where he barred news photos on the golf course, President Obama overturned longstanding U.S. policy that prohibited internet gambling. In yet another presidential shenanigan that bypasses U.S. law, Obama used the … [Read more...] about Obama Gives Gambling a Christmas Present
WTO now stands for World Trade Outrage rather than its original name, World Trade Organization. The WTO just ruled that the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda can freely violate American copyrights and trademarks in order to punish the United … [Read more...] about The Outrageous WTO