Sunday, October 17, 2004


In California, there's going to be two ballot propositions that are designed to grant the gambling industry favors from the state. Benjamin Powell says that you shouldn't vote for them. Here's an excerpt:

Both of the propositions are ploys by special interest groups for government handouts. Prop 68 will benefit card rooms and racetracks, while Indian tribes, such as the Cahuilla of Palm Springs and the Redding Rancheria, have funded the campaign for prop 70. Both bills involve the state government getting a cut too. Who is being left out? The California gaming consumer.

If you want more details you'll have to read the article.