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Bummer: Olympian Medalists Owe Major Taxes on Winnings

Pit Boss Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 10:02 PM
What is fair their left wing nut job? 20 percent? 50 percent? Those who are sucking off of government pay no income taxes at all and receive the biggest benefit.

If you're anything like me, you've spent the last few days absorbing every Olympic event in which the United States has competitors (so, yeah, sorry handball), and cheering on the amazing American men and women who are winning medal after medal. They represent our country with grace, and win with honor, all while providing us an opportunity to revel in the fact that we live in the greatest country on earth.

Thus, I found it absolutely galling to learn that the US government congratulates the medalists with a big, fat tax bill when they return stateside. Oh yes: Olympic...