Are you willing to place a bet on how a casino might impact our community? Your own family?
Are you willing to let our community become a statistic?
Lie: “Commercial Gambling Creates Jobs”
No great nation or state has
ever built prosperity on the foundations of personal debt, addiction, and the steady expansion of businesses that milk existing wealth instead of producing new wealth. Relying on gambling as an
economic development strategy exemplifies the attitudes and practices– short-term is more important than sustainable, wealth can come from ever-growing debt, something can come from nothing –that led
us to where we are now.
The infamous subprime
mortgage lender Countrywide Mortgage employed a lot of people and made a lot of money but they did it by selling bad loans to people who could not afford them. It was phony prosperity. No one
believes their kind of business practices are the right direction for any state. Casinos are the ultimate example of phony prosperity.
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