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Plenty cheered tribe's reckless spending

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The editorial titled “Pequots have come too far to fail now,” published Sept. 6, blamed the tribe's financial crisis largely on its numerous massive expansions to remain the biggest. However, I don't recall any Day editorial admonishments regarding these expansions during the heady days of ever-increasing slot revenues. Indeed, the local media, chambers of commerce and politicians at every level provided plenty of cheerleading as the Pequots proceeded down their precarious path.

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