Two Anne Arundel councilmen enlist in...

Two Anne Arundel councilmen enlist in anti-slot machine campaign

There are 1 comment on the Baltimore Sun story from Jun 20, 2008, titled Two Anne Arundel councilmen enlist in anti-slot machine campaign. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

Two Anne Arundel County councilmen joined a statewide campaign yesterday urging residents to vote against a November referendum to legalize slot machines, saying that expanded gambling at Laurel Park would have ...

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hlmencken

Battle Creek, MI

#1 Jun 23, 2008
Should we as a Maryland society succumb to the old Baltimore moralist who were known as the puritans? That now have morphed into a new neophillia sept of rightessness known as wowsers?
[they replaced the Anthony Comstock moralist] These anti gambling folks who protest with righteous indignation and recoil into pusillanimity at the mere though of becoming enablers of such an approbation mental pathology as the behavior of gambling!No one seems to be aware that the behavior of gambling is not addictive but rather learned behavior! I It is not a contagion that is transfered but rather a self imposed additive habit that only the individual victim can abate!

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