Jamaican deacon casts first stone at gambling

SlingshotKidJamaican legislators debating the Casino Gaming Bill just got a tongue lashing from Ronald Thwaites, MP for Central Kingston. Thwaites, who is also a Roman Catholic deacon, told the country’s House of Representatives that gambling “circulates and cruelly redistributes. It produces nothing.” That’s a bit unfair from the church elder, considering his religion’s chief product is both intangible and unverifiable. Read more.