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To: tacticalogic
I take it we're supposed to dumbly accept that internet gambling is a "particularly destructive vice breaking down society" as self-evident truth.

Only when it get out of hand.

By the way, like drug abuse, gambling has been found to most adversly effect the poor and lower class more so than the rest of society.

So the people who can afford it the least are hurt the most.

28 posted on 10/13/2006 5:54:48 PM PDT by Jorge
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To: Jorge

Do you think it's out of hand, and that it's the federal government's job to protect us from ourselves?


30 posted on 10/13/2006 5:57:02 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Jorge
By the way, like drug abuse, gambling has been found to most adversely affect the poor and lower class more so than the rest of society.

They are less likely to be able to employ the resources needed to defend themselves against the State then those in upper income brackets...that's all.

31 posted on 10/13/2006 6:00:02 PM PDT by KDD (A wink is as good as a nod to a blind horse.)
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To: Jorge

I think we should administer a country wide IQ test and pass laws to protect all the stupid people from themselves.


43 posted on 10/13/2006 6:30:54 PM PDT by osideplanner
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To: Jorge
So the people who can afford it the least are hurt the most.

You mean like state lotteries?

The government doesn't mind when those who can afford it least go broke when the money they gamble goes to the government.

49 posted on 10/13/2006 6:50:50 PM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: Jorge
By the way, like drug abuse, gambling has been found to most adversly effect the poor and lower class more so than the rest of society.

So the people who can afford it the least are hurt the most.

Yep. Only the better-educated, upper classes patronize betting scams like this.

93 posted on 10/13/2006 11:35:46 PM PDT by jennyp (There's ALWAYS time for jibber jabber!)
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