Posts tagged: Kansas City Chiefs

America’s Embrace of Legalized Gambling is a Sporting Proposition

Written by Robert Knight

It’s nothing short of amazing how fast gambling has been embraced by professional sports. After all, Las Vegas is the host city for Super Bowl LVIII.

Something like 50 million people BET on the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. Plus, the broadcast ad lineup featured once-taboo spots for several betting services.

Gambling used to be radioactive for sports. The professional leagues and their college counterparts wanted fans to trust that outcomes were honest, not tainted.… Continue Reading

Leftist Effort to Revise American History

Written by Walter E. Williams

There is very little new under the sun. The monument and statue destruction that we are witnessing has been witnessed in other times and other places. A tyrant’s first battlefield is to rewrite history. Most notable were the political purges of Joseph Stalin. The Soviet government erased figures from Soviet history by renaming cities — such as the Imperial capital of St. Petersburg to Petrograd and Leningrad and Stalingrad — and eradicating memories of czarist rule.… Continue Reading