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Ban This! Ban That! Ban This and That!

burgerboy Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:03 AM
Term limits were voted for over whelmingly in the 80"s,i believe.The justices supreme ruled them unconstitutional.I wish they would butt out of my red meat,carbs,fats,big gulps.I would rather have a good double cheese burger than say a joint.(This in referance to an article currently on the daily caller.

I like to bet on sports. Having a stake in the game, even if it's just five bucks, makes it more exciting. I also like playing poker. "Unacceptable!" say politicians in much of America. "Gambling sometimes leads to 'addiction,' destitute families!"

Well, it can.

So politicians ban it. It's why we no longer see a poker game in the back of bars. Half the states even ban poker between friends -- though they rarely enforce that.

After banning things, politicians' second favorite activity is granting special privileges to a few people who do those same things -- so big casinos flourish, and most...