Alberta's Wildrose party proposes lottery to fund NHL arenas
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01-03-2013, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by
Buck Aki Berg
You could say that about anything. Hell, the mere existence of the Flames and Oilers means that the money that Albertans spend on hockey tickets is money that they can't donate to hospitals and other charitable organizations. Should the Flames and Oilers just relocate to Alabama for the good of hospitals across the country?
If it was the state's responsibility to discourage behavior because someone somewhere might take it too far, then we wouldn't be able to buy booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, medication, caffeine, porn, and junk food. What magically makes this different?
No you can't. This is giving money to millionaires to pay other millionaires and avoid property taxes.
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