Chess Bedsole Responses Resize

If the People Only Knew

“The people want to vote!”—the most oft-repeated catchphrase of the lottery debate. Even politicians who declare themselves personally opposed to a state-run lottery try to justify their support of it because “the people want to vote.” But politicians kno ...

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What We’re Reading: August 19, 2016

We are often asked what our team reads, and now we're letting you in on the secret! At the end of every week, members of our team will share a book review and articles that have informed and inspired us as we work to promote the principles of free market ...

Looking at the Lottery Math Resize

Looking at the Lottery Math

"Which is the most immoral," Governor Robert Bentley mused philosophically to the press last week, "buying five lottery tickets with money you earned or allowing a child to die?" A state lottery in Alabama is "the only real choice," he warned ominous ...

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What We’re Reading: August 12, 2016

We are often asked what our team reads, and now we're letting you in on the secret! At the end of every week, members of our team will share a book review and articles that have informed and inspired us as we work to promote the principles of free market ...

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What We’re Reading: August 5, 2016

We are often asked what our team reads, and now we're letting you in on the secret! At the end of every week, members of our team will share a book review and articles that have informed and inspired us as we work to promote the principles of free market ...