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Response to former9thward (Reply #26)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 09:03 PM

27. That was an analogy, Obama is really in favor of expanding gambling even further (see link)

 

That's not his position on gambling unless he doesn't want to carry Nevada. His political strength in Nevada is with the SEIU workers in the Las Vegas casinos.

That's why I agree with Harry Reid and you agree with Ralph Reed.

I'm pro-choice. On reproductive rights, on gay rights, and how an adult wants to spend his or her money on entertainment.

FDR repealed prohibition because, he too, as a progressive Democrat, knew that the government can't legislate morality. Come on, you're a criminal defense attorney, you should know that even better than I do.

38 states have legalized gambling. It's a choice adults make. Once we have socially accepted adult behavior, it's counterproductive to make that behavior illegal. Prohibition proved that.

Gambling is legal in almost every modern Democratic Society (England, Canada, France, Germany and on and on). It's illegal in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.

Get the picture. Join the 21st century. Adults make Adult decisions.

By the way, the Obama thing was a nice try, Counselor.

However, here's the President's real position on loosening the federal rules on Indian Casinos, and expanding Gambling in the United States even further. As you know, facts are a stubborn thing.

Link to Obama stand on Gambling;
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20120722/opinion/120729924

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