One Has To Wonder

In September 1997, Sam attached an amendment to an appropriations bill that stops the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma from building a bingo parlor on stilts over a Native American cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas.

This development plan bothered a lot of people, including spokespeople for some other tribes, Governor Graves, and this writer.

But interesting questions arise in the context of this states-rights senator coming down with both feet on this small tribe's attempt to leverage a little income from a real estate holding:

Well... food for thought.

Source: the Kansas City Star, "Foes aim to halt tribal bingo hall / Officials in Kansas decry Wyandotte plan for KCK cemetery," Rick Alm, 09/18/97
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