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GUEST COMMENTARY: New casino would be a big mistake

4:46 PM, Sep. 3, 2013
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I applaud Gov. Scott Walker for clearly wanting to go slow on the proposed new Menominee casino in Kenosha.

Some conservatives seem to have fallen for the idea that a new casino must be supported because it constitutes economic development. It is useful to remember that it was not long ago that virtually all gambling was banned in Wisconsin as a social ill. Conservatives have traditionally been against gambling. It is the same reason drugs and prostitution are banned and payday loan stores should be banned; it takes advantage of peoples' weaknesses to harm their lives.

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