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NAACP Demands End to Lotto Because It's Racist
Breitbart.com ^ | 06/27/2012 | KDAF-Dallas Unattributed

Posted on 06/30/2012 10:50:23 AM PDT by Silentgypsy

Juanita Wallace, the president of the NAACP Dallas Chapter: “It’s the poor people, the uneducated people who spend the most money on the Lottery and it’s not going for [them] the way they thought it was going to go,”

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TOPICS: Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: lotto; naacp; racism; taxonstupid
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To: JoeFromSidney

Wow! I bet a bunch of cultural anthropologists would value your information!


101 posted on 06/30/2012 6:06:24 PM PDT by Silentgypsy (If you love your freedom, thank a vet.)
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To: Silentgypsy

Wise man.


102 posted on 06/30/2012 6:14:35 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: La Lydia

Guns don’t kill people. Trees kill people. Ack!
P.S. Good to see you again!


103 posted on 06/30/2012 6:16:12 PM PDT by Silentgypsy (If you love your freedom, thank a vet.)
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To: Erasmus; Terry Mross

“Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can’t help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime: the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.”

—Robert A. Heinlein, *Time Enough For Love*


104 posted on 06/30/2012 6:21:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Silentgypsy

I guess they don’t even have street smarts....

When in Vegas, play the game with the best odds,....buy stock in the casino.


105 posted on 06/30/2012 6:22:30 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Silentgypsy

What percentage of the winners were poor before they won the lotto?


106 posted on 06/30/2012 6:29:24 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: HerrBlucher

“The lottery isn’t racist but it does amount to a regressive tax. I voted against it and have never played it, and never will.”

Same here. I’m 62 and have never bought a single lottery ticket for myself.
I have bought a [very] few for others, at their request, using their money.
But have never given the state a single dollar of my own money towards such frivolity.


107 posted on 06/30/2012 8:28:43 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: HerrBlucher
The lottery isn’t racist but it does amount to a regressive tax

I play the lottery, know the odds, know that it is a tax, but it is all VOLUNTARY.....and someday I will be a millionaire....so there!

108 posted on 06/30/2012 8:51:04 PM PDT by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: Silentgypsy

Do they think blacks are too dumb to understand the odds of winning?they sure don’t think too much of their average black constituents. I’d be freaking pissed and offended if someone talked about me like that.

If it’s now racist because you don’t win as often as you think you should, then it has to be racist to everyone who feels that way. All the casinos around the world are racist to every customer who loses, I guess. White, black, Asian, etc.


109 posted on 06/30/2012 11:00:47 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Silentgypsy

Maybe the lottery commercials should have two end screens that show for a few seconds each:

1. Playing the lottery is voluntary. Unlike health insurance, you are not required to buy any tickets.

2. Do not play the lottery if you are poor. Do not piss away what little money you have.


110 posted on 06/30/2012 11:06:46 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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