1999 Summer Journal

By: The James Madison Institute / 1999



Message From the Publisher – J. Stanley Marshall
Cover Story
More Gambling: Should Florida Ante Up? – Peter Schorsch
Voters have consistently rejected attempts by gambling proponents to expand their industry in Florida. A moratorium is needed until research can be conducted.
Summit Charter School: A Success Story in School Reform – Lee Arnold, David R. Robertson and Alan W. Smolowe
One of the state’s first charter schools offers hope and opportunity to young Floridians with learning disabilities.

The Answers Are Simple: Admitting Them Is Hard – Ray Wisher
How do we prevent school shootings from happening? A self-described street cop responds.

People with Impact: V·clav Klaus – Stuart Butler
An introduction to a great hero in the cause of liberty, the architect of “the Czech Miracle.”

How Livable Are “Livable Communities”? – Tait Trussell
Land development outside central urban areas can be better managed through real estate markets than by the federal government.

Florida by the Numbers