Who’s running this state anyway? Have tribal gaming interests reached a level of strength allowing them to dictate to our local and state government?
In spite of all the hand-wringing, has one politician suggested taxing casino profits? No, let’s tax beer, candy and water. Few if any newspapers or TV channels will say anything for fear of damaging their income from tribal sources.
We need to reinstate the taxes on Indian casinos that Gov. Chris Gregoire decided they did not have to pay! Twenty states, including California, tax these profits at an average of 10 percent. How can we afford to turn our back on hundreds of millions of dollars? Fire a few more teachers perhaps?