Re: “Casino battles heat up” (TNT, 7-7).
The issues involved are complicated. But, after reading the whole article and thinking about some of the numerous possible viewpoints, I do end up believing this one is simple: Nobody, Native American, private business entity or anyone else, should be allowed to develop a casino of any scale anywhere near any entrance to or boundary of any national park, let alone inside one.
We have already violated the genuine “sanctity” of far too many national parks, and other designated and protected (or exploited) public lands for far too long. We must stop. …