Posts Tagged ‘lotteries’

War on Drugs

Is the war on drugs working? Is the war worth it? What would happen, if, like booze, cigarettes, and lottery tickets, many drugs were government regulated. Would crimes associated with drugs go down, the cost of fighting those crimes go down, prices go down, and government revenue go up? A piece in today’s Globe and […]

Lottery Sales are Up!

Recession is here. Lottery sales are up. Makes psychological sense. Some people are commenting that instead of investing $20 in lotteries, you should invest in stock market. However, look what happened to stock market. One individual said, “If I have $1000 to invest, then gambling $20 on a lottery and the other $980 on mutual […]