Opponents of the Oneida Indian Nation-Oneida County agreement on land and tax-related issues say that the Nation’s offer to the county is not nearly enough and should be half a billion dollars. The $55 million payment in the agreement is actually quite fair. The Nation really owes nothing at all. A Federal District Court ruled that “pursuant to state law, taxes should not have been assessed against
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