Or something like that. Today's must-read is Senator Harry Reid's op-ed in the Houston Chronicle entitled: "If we can beat mob, we can fight Delay-style politics."
My term on the gaming commission came to an end in 1981, and when it did, I thought I had seen such corruption for the last time. Unfortunately, that has not been the case. It is not quite the mafia of Las Vegas in the 1970s, but what is happening today in Washington is every bit as corrupt and the consequences for our country have been severe.This piece should be the prototype campaign speech for every Democrat running for DC office in 2006. Corruption, Corruption, Corruption.
Our nation's capital has been overrun by organized crime — Tom DeLay-style.
The gangsters are the lobbyists, cronies and lawmakers who have banded together and abused their power to serve their own self-interest. The casinos are the Capitol, which has had its doors thrown open for special interests to waltz in and help themselves, and the victims, of course, are the American people.