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No one on this website is surprised by duplicity coming from this House. Here are the three completely different stories.#1: We have to give $4.6 trillion over the next ten years to the Kochs and their friends. Job creation depends on it, actually,the fate of the free(read-rich)world depends on it. #2:We are broke.So the fate of the free(read-rich) world NOW depends on us cutting the social safety nets for the poor, elderly, and disabled among us, otherwise,we will sink in debt,and die. There is no possible way of raising another dime, we are maxed out on revenue. #3:There is no need to pass HR2366...an online poker bill, that according to Harvard School of Economics, will(not maybe)bring into state and federal coffers,the amount of $3-$7 billion,the first year alone. The GOP House is stonewalling this,for reasons unknown to this author.(I've been wanting to use that phrase"unknown to this author" for a LONG time...hey, different fantasies for different folk, OK?) Now, this author isn't good with numbers,OK. at least,I must not be, because every time I punch in those three statements...I come up with a negative number that exceeds my calculators ability to display.So I must not be good with numbers. That's all I can figure. Because Ryan tells us(with a STRAIGHT face)that we can give away $4.6 trillion, cover that cost with closing loopholes which they fail to tell us of even ONE they will close.Then they cut social programs. Folks, last time I checked, there aren't $.6 trillion in ALL social programs combined. I guess that's the loopholes. Then, with the very next breath, they tell us that we are on strong enough economic footing to turn down $3-$7 billion a year. Actually, that figure is low. It actually rises to around $25 billion after the industry matures,somewhere around five years. Can anyone help me with this math?? And let's not come up with any anti gaming arguments,all of you who live outside of Hawaii or Utah, already have legal gaming within your borders. Most of it is the parasitic lottery, which IS a scam. Online poker, on the other hand,is a game of luck and skill(as opposed to only luck with lotteries)played for the most part by people who know what they are doing. We are either broke, or we aren't. Which one is it? Are you listening...Mr Ryan?