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Ban This! Ban That! Ban This and That!

justme16 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:50 AM
The real problem as is and always has been about one faction or another trying to profit, gain leverage and control over someone or something else. This is why on virtually every level of our society since the Assassinations of JFK and MLK in the sixties has been DIVISION under the phony guise of equality. Woman vs man, black vs white, Christian vs Jew, Left vs Right Gay vs straight....DIVIDE and conquer the two aforementioned individuals (I am convinced) were killed because each in their own right was a UNIFIER. Once cant control anyting until one first parses out issues. It is the ones i.e. an individal who makes their label "I am woman, I am black, I am Christian etc etc that want control and SPECIAL advantage and social leverage.

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...