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Signe Wilkinson

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  1. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, over 2 years ago

    Love that 800 number.

  2. MangeyMoose

    MangeyMoose said, over 2 years ago

    Here in Massachusetts, Gov Patrick, and our Legislators are all for bringing in the casinos. Payoffs aside, they see increased tax revenue. Right now, they are haggling over details, which enriches the lawyers. Yes, casinos will provide some TEMPORARY construction jobs, then a few hundred minimum wage domestic/custodial jobs. Casinos are designed to suck money OUT of a community! Instead of making Massachusetts more attractive for legitimate businesses to open here, and STAY, our pols are further harming the quality of life in this Commonwealth (a rather ironic name, considering the circumstances).
    John Adams must be looking down on all these shenanigans, sighing.

  3. Ted Lind

    Ted Lind GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Hey if people want to give their money away, I’m OK with that, it’s a free country and you can be as stupid as you want. At least the government sucks their share of taxes out.

  4. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    “Gambling, with rare exception, is something that the wealthy do”

    I know several lower to mid income couples who’ll go for a night out at a casino once or twice a year. They’re careful to set a very strict spending limit.

  5. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 2 years ago

    Most people gamble to some extent. Also, some people travel to Las Vegas for the shows, rather than the gaming.

    The odds are with the house. You have never seen a threadbare casino.

    However, there is enough profit to go around. Las Vegas set up its tax structure so that some of that profit money will come to the city in tax money. Atlantic City did not; none of that money comes back to the city, it appears, and if it does, it’s being wasted.

    If you’re going to allow gambling, it is wise to research how other cities did it previously, and examine closely how each has either gained or lost money as a result. There are lessons to be learned, if you’re willing to do research on your own and not trust lobbyists for your info.

  6. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 2 years ago


    Totally agree. I am furious at the desire of Patrick and others to let in casinos.

  7. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 2 years ago

    Gambling is a tax on people who are bad at math.
    (Hint: there’s a reason they can afford all those flashing lights and free drinks for the high-rollers.)

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