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dems_rightnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-24-10 08:20 PM
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3. The wealthy will continue to not buy tickets
They know it's a loser game.
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  -Ok, this is what we do. National lottery, winner get's to pay no taxes Fuzz  Jul-24-10 08:12 PM   #0 
  - it's a TERRIBLE idea -- the wealthy will buy up scads of tickets and the little guy will  Donnachaidh   Jul-24-10 08:18 PM   #1 
  - "the wealthy will buy up scads of tickets"  Boojatta   Jul-24-10 08:20 PM   #2 
  - obviously you don't live in a wealthy area and see this happening  Donnachaidh   Jul-25-10 08:44 AM   #13 
  - The wealthy will continue to not buy tickets  dems_rightnow   Jul-24-10 08:20 PM   #3 
     - One problem with your hypothesis  daylan b   Jul-24-10 08:32 PM   #5 
     - Whatever the reason....  dems_rightnow   Jul-24-10 08:42 PM   #7 
        - and if you connect a tax free term to it, the wealthy will move into the market  Donnachaidh   Jul-25-10 08:46 AM   #15 
     - sure it's a loser game at one ticket at a time  Donnachaidh   Jul-25-10 08:45 AM   #14 
  - The payoff for a rich person would be much larger than for a  Jackpine Radical   Jul-24-10 08:31 PM   #4 
  - If I were so lucky as to win the lottery I would gladly pay my taxes and  jwirr   Jul-24-10 08:36 PM   #6 
  - How about a contest on most creative way to tax the rich?  AnArmyVeteran   Jul-24-10 08:48 PM   #8 
  - Heh, good one. I was thinking more on the lines of a Tea Bagger lottery.  Fuzz   Jul-24-10 09:41 PM   #9 
  - Lottery--A tax on those who are bad at math.  Synicus Maximus   Jul-24-10 09:42 PM   #10 
  - REad "Perfectly Legal" by David Cay Johnston- this is already done  underpants   Jul-24-10 09:43 PM   #11 
  - Dispose of the winner. Distribute their assets to everyone else  Oregone   Jul-25-10 12:28 AM   #12 

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