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From the Pulpit: It's time to wake up!

April 29, 2012
By THE REV. CRAIG M. GREATHOUSE - Family of God Christian Center , Weirton Daily Times

Are you gambling with your soul? Over the last several years gambling has become a way of life in West Virginia. We have put families in harm's way for the sake of tax dollars and revenue. It's heart-breaking to hear the stories and to see the families that are devastated by addictions to gambling. It seems to be that this gambling spirit has permeated our society, apparently because the benefits seem to outweigh the unseen destruction. Ironically enough, I'm not writing this article to slam the gaming industry, why wouldn't business owners want fast, easy money. After all, it's not designed for the owners to lose, is it? Otherwise, they would be out of business. A lot of people have gotten rich or done very well who have owned these small cafes and the casinos, and a lot of families and senior citizens have suffered. Enough of that!

 
 
 

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