Not Knowing When to Fold ‘Em

Terrance Watanabe, who made his fortune with the plastic crap distributorship Oriental Trading Company, blew $127 million of it in a year-long Las Vegas gambling binge: The run is believed to be one of the biggest losing streaks by an individual in Las Vegas history. It devoured much of Mr. Watanabe’s personal fortune, he says, which he built up over More …

Pearl Harbor Day

From Reason magazine, “Every Day is a Bonus“:

Huckabee’s Decision

Mike Huckabee found himself some bad publicity after a man whose 95-year prison sentence he commuted shot and killed four police officers in Washington. Clearly, there are political implications for Huckabee, as you can tell from his blame-deflecting, damage-controlling statement on the issue, which basically says, “Boy, that lousy justice system sure did let us all down, huh?”  It sure More …