It's only public money until they give it to the winner,then it becomes private money.Its bad enough that they steal <snip> near half of it for taxes,they don't need to have the winners do the dog & pony show,too.By the way,if Obama gets re-elected look for him and the federal govt.to steal more of your lottery winnings in the form of higher taxes.
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