Biggest Cash All Time
Number of cashes
We all are expected to walk that straight line to Las Vegas to put our poker money in real casinos, real dealers, and real rake. All because Bill Frist, decided to put a couple lines in a bill most likely the result of his 10th or 12th largest campaigned contributor Harrah's. To make a long story short I take down iron man freeroll, win it. Take down bronze and silver heads-up freeroll and head to Trader Joes for a 1/2 pound of smoked salmon to celebrate the win with my full tilt t-shirt on. I get to the checkout and a worker, notices the t-shirt and we take up a conservation and I seem a little giddy and told of my win and I think he announces to the crowd in line this guy just won 5K playing online poker. Little shy and embarrassed, most in line seem happy. But, one of the older ladies in line a bit overweight comes up to me did you pay taxes on it. I humbly reply yes, I will and did pay taxes on it. BTW, took down the three pros for 100K and ended up beaming the IRS 30K in taxes, living the last couple years car less hoping not to have to close out the rest of my IRA. I had the Sonny Bono moment. Being a bleeding heart liberal all his life. Sonny had the moment when he wanted to start a business and couldn't get a permit to get it started. He got frustrated, ran for mayor and fired the guy that did not give him a permit. He became a republican leader before ultimately dying in a skiing accident. I finally hitting the win, and the first thing the government types want is 1/2 of it to pay for their bloated pensions and salaries. These pensions amount to about 40K a year in additional salary. So here I am nearly broke paying over 50% to the government for what? Nothing! They all want to live like City of Bell officials. So to answer your post "shared sacrifice" I think you are being sarcastic. There is no shared sacrifice, the government is there not to provide you services but to steal money from people that work. You can spend the money yourself to buy electricity, fire service, trash disposal, or education.