- Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:52 am
I agree the lottery is just another regressive tax on the poor and or less fortunate among us. I wouldn't want my name attached to any of the winnings either. You would be better suited to give the money to the cause of your choice where a greater percentage would be used for the cause.
It's not that what you say is wrong, it simply a matter of perspective.
Walter E. Williams, professor of economics at GMU, stated "Government income redistribution programs produce the same result as theft. In fact, that's what a thief does; he redistributes income. The difference between government and thievery is mostly a matter of legality