04-16-12, 06:49 PM #21
Donald Trump says most of the world's high rollers are NOT Americans. The biggest spenders come to America from foreign countries and blow a lot of money in Vegas and Atlantic City.
Aside from that...casinos just circulate money around without creating any real value.
Its even worse than eating candy...which at least gives you a few empty calories.
04-16-12, 07:39 PM #22
04-16-12, 07:57 PM #23
04-16-12, 08:13 PM #24
p/s Right wing demagoguery and political ads long on grandiose claims, appealing to cognitive biases with few if any facts and incomplete disclosures do not count as credible fact based evidence.
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04-16-12, 08:16 PM #25
04-17-12, 05:57 AM #26
Games of skill are not entertainment. When I play golf or chess I am not being entertained.
Gambling is based on random number generation which is loaded in the casino's favor by a certain percentage.
The random numbers could be generated by dice, a roulette wheel, the gears inside a slot machine, etc.
I dont think it should be illegal, but it should be highly taxed at the corporate level.
Theres nothing better than transferring money from a pointless activity to things that are actually useful...like infrastructure, education and healthcare.
04-17-12, 08:01 AM #27
The bottom line here is that you are redefining words in the English language in a unique way in an attempt to make sense of your political ideology. Instead of trying to redefine the language to support your ideology, you would be better served by reexamining our ideology.
Last edited by joepistole; 04-17-12 at 09:51 AM.
04-17-12, 06:08 PM #28
04-18-12, 05:29 AM #29
There is a constant struggle going on between corporation's desire to endlessly merge into one monopoly, and government efforts to keep them separate and competitive.
Most destructive of all are unregulated BANKING corporations.
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