http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/nevada-politican-bill-legalize-betting-on-federal-elections-89300.html?hp=r2 This is such a terrible idea. Someone like say billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who has a history of using his immense wealth to influence elections, could now collect a payday on his corruption or just as important make bets as hedges against his political manipulations lowering financial risk for his dirty deeds. The idea that it won’t lead to corruption is like a banker telling you that if you repeal glass steagle they won’t gamble away depositors funds on derivatives. Bottom line, terrible idea.

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