Loaded dice

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If I'd been born a hundred years ago I wouldn't be a citizen yet because, well, you know, that's the way it is when you play Manifest Destiny with loaded dice.
These include narcotic drugs and illegal substances; opium pipes or their parts; dynamite, firearms, gunpowder, ammunitions, explosives and other weapons of war; roulette wheels, gambling outfits, loaded dice, marked cards, machines, apparatus, or mechanical devices used in gambling or the distribution of money, cigars, cigarettes or other goods when such distribution is dependent on chance, including jackpot and pinball machines or similar contrivances or their parts.
Annabel Daou's unfolded dice in "Unloaded" refer to the possibility of breaking open a rigged system, where one has to play with loaded dice.
Think how that played on the mind of those who, after returning from a raid deep into Germany, noted the empty places at the breakfast table where their friends ate the morning before but shutting their minds to it, could go out, sing songs around a piano, all the time knowing that they then had the next night to switch from relative normality and roll the dice - the loaded dice - once more.
The student-run Loaded Dice New Music Ensemble will perform at 8 p.
27, while the Jenni White-trained Loaded Dice, who caught the eye at Romford a couple of Fridays ago, has to be of interest in the 12.
Only the demented, desperate, or those who believe mistakenly that innocent until proven guilty means something, roll the loaded dice facing those odds.
INTERVIEW RECOGNITION and praise can sometimes come in the form of a loaded dice.
Gambling his beloved Spaceship Earth on a single roll of loaded dice, without fully understanding the game we are playing, would probably break his heart.
The sky can be brilliant blue after a cold front has ripped through, tossing FEMA trailers around like loaded dice or, as it was this afternoon, a collage of mournful grays wrapped in towering egg whites, that held a promise of evening thunderstorms.
A credulity-straining plan is hatched which involves loaded dice, the massive excavator that dug the Chunnel, bedbugs and seismology.
When you can't win a bet with loaded dice, something is wrong with the game.