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  •  Well, what do you see it doing? (1+ / 0-)
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    Pozzo

    First, what transactions do you see being banned under bucket shop laws, and second, what states would willingly drive business out of state by using that new authority?

    The answers, AFAIK, are "very few if any" and "none," respectively.

    Revolutionary Road was an awful, awful film.

    by burrow owl on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 03:09:25 PM PST

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    •  so then we go to hell in a gold-plated (0+ / 0-)

      handbasket, graciously donated to us by the gambling interests?

      When will we ever learn that PROFIT cannot be a part of the equation when endangering people's lives adds to a company's bottom line?--Earicicle

      by billlaurelMD on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 03:46:19 PM PST

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    •  oops, I meant to say (0+ / 0-)

      Wall Street. :-P

      When will we ever learn that PROFIT cannot be a part of the equation when endangering people's lives adds to a company's bottom line?--Earicicle

      by billlaurelMD on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 03:47:32 PM PST

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