by John Galt
March 27, 2013 18:00 ET
The United States government has bailed out billionaires, Chinese solar companies, sex education programs, and worse. Thus the story from this afternoon’s Washington Times is only fitting as apparently there is a degenerate shortage which prevents Indian casinos from operating profitably:
Seriously? They can’t even fix the blackjack tables like Vegas or rig the moronic video games so the house wins more? I kid you not, this is a serious attempt to get Federal government aid and when you read the following from the story by Cheryl Chumley, your head will explode:
A native-American tribe struggling to keep its Foxwoods Resort Casino in the red is now turning to the U.S. government for a helping hand.
The Associated Press reports that the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has already received more than $4.5 million in grants from the Department of Health and Human Services and from the Interior Department in the last five years. But now members are facing tough times with its casino — which used to be a billion-dollar empire — and are looking at the government for more grants, AP says.