Powerball Making Victims

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Now that Powerball is at $500 million, there is a frenzy to buy tickets. There was not when it was $250 million.

Question: What could anyone do with $500 million before taxes that he could not do with $250 million before taxes? The person with so little knowledge of statistics that he buys a lottery ticket cannot answer this logically.

Powerball is a multi-jurisdiction nonprofit lottery run for the benefit of 33 political jurisdictions.

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Claire is an editor of the YoungPatriots website. A 20-something mom, her main concern is how the decisions made in government today will affect the lives of her children when they're her age. She believes passionately in a limited government, a charitable church and a peaceful personal life. In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas.
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