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Monday, August 23, 2010

The stupid tax

Posted By on Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 9:50 AM

Just because lottery sales in Arkansas seem to correlate to education levelscounties with low education levels have high lottery sales — doesn't mean the uneducated are more likely to be lottery players. Maybe it just so happens that the rich and highly educated people in Poinsett County are doing a disproportionate amount of lottery ticket purchases there.

Correlation is not causation, of course. Buying lottery tickets won't make you stupid.

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