Anti-gambling crusaders waging jihad against Gettysburg casino

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There’s some pretty comical arguments being made in the fight over plans to erect a casino near the famous Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg, PA. The anti-casino folks say they want to preserve the site’s “sanctified, dignified and reverent atmosphere”, studiously ignoring the presence of kitschy gift shops already in operation selling Abe Lincoln bobbleheads and “wedgie-free Red Neck Woman bikini panties.” Those intent on the site retaining its historical authenticity also choose to ignore the historical fact that the when the Union and Confederate troops weren’t whaling seven sacks of shit out of each other, the most popular game played on either side was poker. Seriously, guys… If that isn’t a “read ’em and weep” moment, I don’t know what is. Read more.


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