Senator Chuck Schumer on Olympic Medal Winners: It’s “Unfair to Tax” Those Who “Work Hard Year-Round”

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

Priceless: Schumer Says Waive Tax on Olympians Because “Hard Work” Shouldn’t be Punished:

(Larry O’Connor) Without the teeniest sense of irony, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has proposed that America’s Olympic medal winners should not have to pay taxes on the cash prizes they are awarded with their medals.

Schumer’s reasoning behind lifting the tax? Because “hard work” and excellence shouldn’t be punished

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My Commentary: Think about the Truth of Schumer’s words…