Talk:U.S. outlaws online gambling

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The wording of the first sentence is not neutral. "Had their rights taken away" should be changed to a different wording. 22:40, 2 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Done. FellowWikiNews (W) 22:58, 2 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Um, this whole article isn't neutral. You can't call the passing of the bill a "political ploy of Rep. Bill Frist to attach the bill to the must-pass Port Security bill" and saying it worked out well for "Republican[s] looking to increase political favour in the devout Republican base". In addition, "The fate of the American poker players is still very much unknown." seems a little extreme, since poker is a physical game, and is highly popular throughout the nation without even the gambling nature. "Feelings are still mixed and we will have to wait to see what happens over the next few weeks." just sounds like terrible writing. I'm really dissapointed this article is published.

Agreed, looks like an opinion piece. FellowWikiNews (W) 22:55, 3 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I see nothing more to add to this article and it seems rather neutral. The main question left and many people chat about it: how long previous money won could be retrieved from those internet poker company without being penalized ? 18:31, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Keep in publish[edit]

Please don't put this article back to develop as it is neutral. FellowWikiNews (W) 19:46, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It ain't neutral when it attaches labels like "devout" to people. --Brian McNeil / talk 19:51, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I took away that "devout" bit as it was totally not neutral. FellowWikiNews (W) 20:00, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You also need to attribute the tactic. If this was attached to a piece of legislation that it would be unpalatable to oppose then you need to say who said the legislation must be passed, and then who complains about or calls the attachment of this bit devious (or whatever). Otherwise you're just saying you don't like the named politicians (which I believe I don't. :) )
Confused? You try doing six impossible things before breakfast. --Brian McNeil / talk 20:26, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]