Sheboygan officials go public with South Pier District casino plan | Green Bay Press Gazette | greenbaypressgazette.com From the news report: I'm not particularly in favor of casinos. I'm asking about the general principle. Why should it take years to get approval for any business? Okay, so one which might involve moving mountains, I could see the need for all the impact studies. But something like a casino? And there's still the possibility that after all those years of trying to get approval, you could get turned down. I'm having trouble understanding why anyone who has an alternative would put themselves through what it takes to start a business in America. Maybe patriotism is why - but it seems to me that regulators are straining patriotism to its limits. Back in the 1950's the Marble King marble factory burnt down and it was only about a month before they were in operation at another site. These days the company probably would have gone under in the attempt to obtain new building permits. It's nuts. There has to be a better way.