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Why isn't all gambling 100% legal?

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To hard to get the tax revenues?

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Like I said...

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No, it's a voluntary stupid tax.
And every so often I fall for it too. Can't win if you don't play, and somebody is going to win.

Do you feel lucky or do you feel stupid?
Buying those things requires both.

Lotteries are for people who failed mathematics.

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You getting a bit tipsy? You do the lash-out thing when you are unable to put together a reasonable argument. A mild FTL syndrome. Easily controllable with self-discipline.

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That wasn't "lash-out". You would know it should that happen.

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49% teet suckers.
"I want my piece of the pie for free and I want to eat it now."
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That's about right.

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So you kids prefer the "charge it" to later generations logic that prevails in this administration. "Gimme my tax break". "I deserve it". "I worked harder than that person". "Just charge it to my grandkids."

I think that is called "I want my piece of the pie, I don't care who pays or who suffers". A NeoCon mantra. Phil and George would be proud.

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^ Our benevolent government preying on the poor. Gotta love it.
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No, it's a voluntary stupid tax.
And every so often I fall for it too. Can't win if you don't play, and somebody is going to win.

Do you feel lucky or do you feel stupid?
YES, it is a tax on stupidity.

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So you kids prefer the "charge it" to later generations logic that prevails in this administration. "Gimme my tax break". "I deserve it". "I worked harder than that person". "Just charge it to my grandkids."

I think that is called "I want my piece of the pie, I don't care who pays or who suffers". A NeoCon mantra. Phil and George would be proud.
You are stuck in binary thinking. Life is more complex than that.

I want to reduce government, reduce taxes, reduce spending, increase liberty and increase personal responsibility for life.

Show me a candidate who stands for those objectives and I'll support that candidate. You can have your cons, paleocons, neocons, libs, social libs, social democrats, socialists, communists, etc. All of them enlarge the government.

In the history of the planet, there has never been a government whose goal was to devolve power to its citizens, increase liberty and decrease acquisition of private wealth.

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I want to reduce government, reduce taxes, reduce spending, increase liberty and increase personal responsibility for life.
The invasion of Iraq stand as a dramatic roadblock to four of your five qualifiers, and the Bush administration in general, whom you seem to hold in some high regard, all five, which makes your qualifiers seem rather too fluid...

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