FACTOID # 21: 15% of Army recruits from South Dakota are Native American, which is roughly the same percentage for female Army recruits in the state.
 
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Encyclopedia > Robert Goodman

Navy Lt. Robert O. Goodman Jr. was an American pilot who was captured by Syrian forces after his plane was shot down over Lebanon while on a mission to bomb Syrian targets there in 1983. He was later released by Syrian President Hafez al-Assad after the Reverend Jesse Jackson made a dramatic appeal. 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hafez al-Assad Hafez al-Assad (October 6, 1930 - June 10, 2000) was the president Syria from 1971 to 2000. ... The Rev. ...


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Reason magazine -- December 1997 (3383 words)
Goodman, however, insists that nearly all of the economic benefits that are supposed to flow from casinos are illusory, while their social and economic costs are enormous.
Goodman's tactic of blurring distinctions so as to cast commercial gambling in a negative light is by no means confined to his writings.
Goodman's analysis raises such questions, but instead of confronting them directly, he breezily dismisses those who "maintain that the free market, not government, should dictate which businesses succeed and which fail." The criteria for selecting government's favored businesses are never spelled out.
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