Tuesday

The Briefing 08-23-16

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  • Obama administration's transgender bathroom guidelines blocked by federal judge — for now
  • The power of consumers: After dim sales report, Target announces new bathroom initiative
  • Bigger lotteries mean bigger losers: When the government preys on the people
  • Russian anarchist convention illustrates the best argument against anarchy—implementation
Monday

The Briefing 01-11-16

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  • Pride before a fall: Notorious criminal El Chapo recaptured after braggadocios interview
  • Historic Powerball jackpot reveals states' economic exploitation of citizens
  • Planned Parenthood endorses Hillary Clinton in desperate move to protect abortion biz
  • DNC Chairwoman eyes stakes of upcoming election, laments liberal complacency on abortion

A Losing Bet — Why Christians Should Avoid Lottery Fever

The newspaper headlines certainly command attention when a record Powerball jackpot of at least $350-million is at stake. As a matter of fact, the gambling interests are counting on lots of attention — and hoping for even greater sales. You can count on a banner headline when the winner is announced, and a new record jackpot is probably right around the corner. Nevertheless, Christians must remember the moral issues at stake. In the end, the lottery makes us all losers.

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