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North Dakota Lottery Sales At Ten Times Their Usual Rate

North Dakota Lottery Sales At Ten Times Their Usual Rate

What’s the word when something is ten times something else? Decuple. That’s it. Some interesting numbers from this John Hageman piece in the Grand Forks Herald: Minnesota lottery officials said Saturday they were selling at $8,643 per minute, and in North Dakota, total lottery sales totaled more than $4.1 million last week, roughly 10 times the

Shocker: Taxpayers May Have To Bail Out Vikings Stadium Building Plan

Subsidies for professional sports venues has to be one of the most ludicrous things in politics. Professional sports are hugely profitable enterprises, where the teams are owned by billionaires and staffed with millionaires, so the idea that there’s a need to subsidize the stadiums and arenas where these people conduct their business is absurd. Yet,

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