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04/26/13 06:20 - ID#57577

Legal ? Tax ? questions ?

So I must first state that this is thoughts and not really like looking for answers unless of course people know but something to ponder and sort of a grey area........

So Today at work one of those ads played on the radio about "Do you need help in protection from the IRS"... There are many forms of those ads and who knows what ones are legit... At least this one didn't mention $10,000 and how they can stop forclosure and them taxing property and your stuff....

So that reminded me of how the IRS kicked in Willie Nelson's door and took all his stuff... But isn't willie nelson a big advocate for Pot so then that got me thinking about taxes....

Weed has been made legal in some states ... Now it is illegal at the federal level... Now I don't know if there are any stores yet... But since it is legal wouldn't sales tax (Assuming those states have it) go to the state... But what about federal tax.... Now since someone is selling it ... It would be counted as Income ? Wouldn't it... It is legal in the state but not federally but would it still be income at the federal level ? If so do the feds get any money from it? It is income? Even though it isn't legal at the federal level is not giving them their tax illegal...... Can one give them their cut and not say what it is from ? If you Document it do you have to say what it is from ? If you pay your tax will they leave you alone ? These are all things to think about... This isn't only a weed thing though what about other things that might be illegal at the Federal level... As an example if you are married to someone of the same sex and the state gives you benifits that the federal government (say medical insurance or some kind of aid) doesn't say are yours cause they don't recongize the marriage don't you have to pay tax on that ? I know it sounds silly but when everyone went after Al Capone they never got him except for tax evasion ... If he documented everything and not said what it was and paid his taxes would the IRS have left him alone??? Granted that might have proven he was guilty of crimes but.......

Here is my other or next thought... some states have medical marjauna as legal and have dispenceries ... But again the drug is still illegal at the federal level and them selling it to people with scripts is illegal at that level.. But when you pay someone in wages to work there or maybe even deliver it to produce brownies or other types of food those people and companies make a wage... I assume again that tax goes to the state... But what about paying into say if one wanted to a 401K can one do that... ? Again anyone who owns one or whom pays people do you take out federal taxes like paying into medicad... It is a legal legit buisness but acording to the feds so do you pay them taxes ???

I'm just wondering if any one knows? I'm not talking at all about things on the street in either case... I'm talking about a legit buisness....

This same question might hold true for porn ... Cause it isn't really legal.... Prostution isn't legal in Vegas like people think it is... Street walkers aren't paying taxes.... But there are places where brothels are legal like Moonlite bunny Ranch (Think that is in carson ? Wish I knew not that I even have the money for Vegas let alone one of those women).... This might be a bad example cause prositution might be left up to the states if you don't take the person over a state line... Not sure how that works.... But if it is looked at as a federal crime would one pay taxes on it... The girls make money.... The House makes money everyone there gets paid... The girls are regiesterd with the state and have to get tested every so often might be 30 so highly regulated and hopefully keeps everyone safe... So I assume the Feds would like there money... Is not giving them their money a crime?

Sorry for the no proff read.... Also spell check doesn't work in Chromo or IE ... In the past they both show up with the redline (not currently on chrome) but they give no suggestions maybe it is a windows 8 thing or maybe you need a seprate app ? Not sure but just some things to ponder and think about......

Not to mention...... I don't have all the details but that internet tax is making the news again....

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Category: tv

04/14/13 02:43 - ID#57520

Reality MTV

To Start sorry for 2 things:
1. I have kinda covered this topic before and not sure what I said or how I will say it now
2. I've been a bad (e:Peep) lately haven't been reading I love the site still of course but I sometimes forget to come here to read and keep up plus the site is back to being pretty active :)

I don't have all the details since I don't watch MTV as much as I once did but the movie awards are on tonight and I think they are on live.. Some years taped some years live think it is live this year.... It is all ways an event Sure Twilight will win everything ...HA but that isn't what I'm here to write about but gotta give them credit for awards that also lead to hot moments like Best Kiss (Oh gawd I'm on Twitter so much my hands want to type hashtags infront of every topic), Best villian and Most Anticapted movie that isn't out yet....

Today there is a Buckwild marathon on... For those that don't know (Assuming anyone reads this) Buckwild follows young adults in West Virgina ... It is kinda like the real world and kinda like Jackass they are country so for at least one person there have been sub tittles ....

For those that may not know two of the people from the show have made the news.. The most recent is Shaine (not sure how he spells it there are a few ways it could be spelled) who died with a couple others in a mudding accident... From what I read MTV had started filming season 2 all ready not sure how far along they where... This wasn't caught on film... MTV didn't film any of the funeral or that kind of stuff... I think they where asked not to and I think they paid for the funearal or some of it at least.... MTV decided to stop shoting and there is no season ...... They say cause Shaine was such a big part of the show.. But really how could we watch after that as a viewer ????????

I'll be honest I have no idea what the 8pm Listed as NEW through my cable box Buckwild half hour show will be... Think it is like the cast reflecting back on Shaine and highligts of him from the show... But it doesn't sound like that...

Now Then what is the Point??? Yeah good question.....
I like Realtiy TV and Documentaries... But I don't see how the cameras being there can't effect it... As someone who likes to take pictures .. I'd like to think that a quick snap catches that moment and I think it does.. But when you have a sound pack on and a camera crew to report to.. It has to have an effect even if they just follow......

But where things get more muddy is that I know there are things on TheRealWorld like no TV or if there is it has to be stuff they have the rights to.. There are only certain places they can film so it does effect how people live and act... Alcohol in the house.. But I don't know how much of that is true in Buckwild or where they follow.. I great example was TheRealOC . What made that show so amazing is there where like no Parents but what really made it feel so fun is that The school said you can't shoot here... So I just wonder how the cameras fit in with buckwild since I don't know....

.......The Point that leads to is if the cameras do effect what the young adults did then is MTV responsible ? Well yeah kinda.. I'm not saying if they are or not... But the next question is what about the fame factor? In other words once you are this person on TV and people see you out and about does it put pressure on you to be that person on TV? I don't know.............

...........Also Does The TV show encourage you to do more stunts or act a certain way? Yes there are people I'm sure who go those stupid rednecks can't wait till I see them all get blown up and die on TV... But there are also people that think the show is great so you get praise for the things you do... Does that encourage you to do more of ....? If it does than does that mean MTV is a factor in the death.....

These are just thoughts things that one should and can think about and wonder about I'm not saying I have all the answers... As much as I would love to see a season 2 think MTV is correct in not shooting the show anymore... Unless of course the people on the show ask them to keep filming......

The ?s I'm asking aren't new to BuckWild... The real world I think was first a show over in Europe and it worked so they brought it here.. and the same ?s could be asked then? Also over in Europe there was a show called Queer As folk that lead to the show over here.. The led to "TheLWord" that lead to "The Real L Word" ... That for those that don't know is a show on show time.. Yeah there is drama yeah there is hot lesbian sex, some stright sex and did I mention lots of drama... It makes great TV but I wonder how much the cameras effect that show... As an example one of the people one of the people on the show plays music and because of the show has a bunch of followers and that is how she gets her music out... On a side note .. At least one of the people from that show will be in Buffalo for Pride at Roxy's and yeah it is sponorsed by the show.. Sorry I have no idea if they will be filming... But that is a good example lets say The Stripteasers where to be someplace and they are filming would they do there best show ever ? Would people who think they will be on TV dress a bit nicer... Would the burlesque girls dancing in front of the stage care about the cameras would more hope up to be on tv if they where fiming ?

Again just something to think about........

One of the things about the News and reality TV is that I think it causes a breakdown in what is real... There is this new show on HBO called vice.. It is really good and they go to these dangerous place with a film crew and it is really good.. But at the same time it is entertainment... So line get blured a little bit....

The other thing is death in the news... It is like there is this fire and 3 people die and it is told the same way in the same tone as the weather and the sabres... So it is like 3 people dying is equal to how the our sports team does... Cause it is reported the same... So the depressing stuff and the good news is all told to us the same way... I admit I don't know what the effect it is... But If you thought Johnathen Winters as was an example was very funny... His death should make you cry... Yes we all take the blame in this when we post to facebook and twitter... I'm not saying it is only on the news... But they do set the tone so.....

I didn't proff read this so some stuff may not make any sense... and there isn't really a point just some thoughts......................
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Category: photos

04/04/13 11:13 - ID#57464

Bisons Opening Day 2013

So I can't really post all the photos from the game I took... Put in for it off a month or so ago ? Family do to my infestation wouldn't go......... But it was still a good time.... Thought I would post photos that kinda show the scene........

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Can't say how there Poutine compares to the stuff in say canada but it was good.......

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Bisons Win.......

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Category: life

04/03/13 11:55 - ID#57462

Openning Day and hating the life right now...

So when I started on (e:Strip) one of things I strugled with and I'm still not sure about is how much should one put on the blog you know that internet thing.... And currently Not sure If I should really post this....

So we are all brought up different ... I never liked how I was brought up but feel like I can't change how I was... I wouldn't say I was the dirty kid... Wierd Kid sure.. Tough to explain I'm naturally messy and all ways spill food all over the place but maybe that is a new thing.. But I'm also very visual as well so when I want something I kinda need to know where it is .. I have to be able to see ... These two things makes for a very messy place.....

Now when I bought my own computer one of the reasons was so that I could do things like pictures and being on line at the same time as TV so I could do other things and have more time.... Took some time to get to that point....

So at work I saw I had marks on my arm had no idea what they where at all... I do physical work looked like my arm broke out in some form... So after time someone told me I had bed bugs on my coat... ARGH not work.. So I've been doing some cleaning get the place a lot better... Things like washing and drying clothes to kill them and bag them up.... I think before I knew I had them not sure I Infected my mothers place .... I paid her to get her place sprayed it was supposed to happen today.... We where supposed to go to opening day for her birthday ... I'm still going and with extra tickets will sit by my self they don't want to take the chance that is fine......

Now I've been spraying and killing them and doing what I can... But the thing is that ... I have video tapes, photo albums, stuff I collect stars wars and stuff and dressers on walls and my land lord said no.. on bringing in an exterminator... Everything has to be off the wall... I don't have the room yet.... Grumble Grumble... Hoping to get there by end of April we shall see..... My orginal goal before I knew I had bugs was Sunday... to have people over for wrestlemania but the bugs killed that idea grumble grumble.... So I can't go to anyones house or have anyone over..

Now I'm ok with this if and when I get things good enough I can get things in the middle...

Now some of you may know I have a sisster but she isn't on here and for good reason I didn't tell her.. She is Drama.. Yeah Drama.... When she was a kid tantrums and as long as I stayed at parents I moved out cause I couldn't stand her and parents going at it... Plus I needed a place you know for "Company" and stuff... Doesn't mean I don't love her.. But she is a bitch a lot of the time... I blame a lot of it on parenting but that is just mean... And that ugly ness rooted its head tonight.......

I'm sitting on line reading some #Twitter (Why did I do the hashtag that makes no sense) and Facebook as I'm watching ABC family lineup and she mesages me... I mean yelling at me about how I have to throw all my stuff out get an exterminator (yeah caps bitch argh) and how I'm picking my stuff over Family.. I need to start over with a new place and get rid of all my stuff... Couldn't take it so I just logged out we shall see what other messages she sends... ARGH not looking foreward to it..... Oh yeah about how I'm taking them to work and how I can't go any place in public... I do spray and check the coat everyday....ARGH.

Now I have for some time felt like burning it all down and kinda starting again .... But it isn't like I can move to NYC and find a job or say Charollete or something.... Besides I don't have money for new stuff and what if I get rid of every thing and my photos get infected those can't be replaced ? ARGH ARGH.... I guess this is it... But I wish I could just start over again.. But see I've been single for so long it messes with your mind..... And also with out roomates the place gets out of whack real quick or can... One can't just throw out bank statements and pay checks with SS numbers... ARGH.....

Yeah nothing like be yelled at and bitched at when one is trying to relax that is why I keep to my self so much... I can't deal with this shit... But I think I'll be ok...ARGH.... OK lost my point... Oh yeah sorry if anyone is reading this my spell check doesn't work and when it does it only tells you it is wrong and not any suggestions.... Oh yeah hoping if I get enough done that I might be able to get stuff to the middle of each room we shall see...

Ok onto better stuff go Bisons.. They are now the farm team of the Toronto Blue Jays ... I know they have some new stuff or changes at Coca-Cola field but not sure what... Hoping to make it through entire game it will be cold..............

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Category: photos

03/22/13 08:14 - ID#57413

Motorama 2013 Buffalo

So right after work I went to the Buffalo Motorama I took my little camera cause my work locker is messed up and didn't want the big one where it was like out and stuff but my battery died.. That is the one thing that is bad about new small camera most of them take those batteries that charge so you either have to spend like not sure how much guessing $15-30 on an extra or take the chance that the battery dies.. I forgot to charge it last night... There are some really cool cars if that is your thing......

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Well I hope people enjoyed the photos.. I also didn't think to look up how to make them 3MP instead of 6 so it took some time to upload and more space then need.. Grumble Grumble and to big for like twitter but hope people enjoyed it ... If you like cars go.....
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Category: photos

03/17/13 08:24 - ID#57385

Parade 2013 St. Patrick's day

The Parade was fun.....

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So Hopefully I posted enough photos so you see everything or mostly what happened at the parade but not so much that it is to many ..... Hope everyone had fun..
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03/17/13 05:09 - ID#57383

St. Patrick's day 2013

So it was fun and bit crazy... Turns out maybe I could have had a couple of mikes... The first pictures I'm posting is of the scene... Think the last one of the tree belong to an (e:peep) but not sure.....
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Yes a beer tree might have been (e:felly) ....
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Category: life

03/13/13 11:18 - ID#57372

Haven't been posting much

-So I can admit I haven't been posting much.....

-There was Monday Night Raw but so many pictures and matches I had no idea how to post photos and give the over all taste...

-There was a bandits lose so wasn't into posting or was it 2 ...

-Then I've been sick

-Been trying to get the house nice I mean apartment but so much to do..... where does one start

-In the middle of that found I have bed bugs argh..... Normal bugs I wouldn't care cause they don't spread and don't bite

-Plus when I'm on line it is often talking Wrestling over on twitter that can get pretty intense sometimes and it is tough to keep up let alone do something else on line....

-Wish I had a huge piece of soft plastic that might help

-Political stuff wise don't have much to talk about lately

-Plus with the cold weather and cold winds and other things haven't gone to skiffle in some time....

-Wish it was going to be warm for St.Pats Parade on Sunday... Hey maybe it will get nice but it isn't supposed to... What ever happens hoping I get some great photos to post and it will still be a good time....

-Oh Yeah new Pope... Wonder if his world views and what he wants people to do will change at all....

-FoodTrucks are trying to get the permit fees lowered...
some trucks could move to another city... Hope this doesn't happen hope they get a good deal.....

-OnTop of cleaning so many good shows so much DVR stuff......

-Strange Fog and snow today....

sure I forgot something.....

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Category: photos

03/03/13 07:49 - ID#57327

Bandits lose to Wings

So On Friday I went to the Bandits game and they had a lead and lost it then lost in overtime... It was a tough loss so a few photos .. yeah the food I got was great... I shaved so I was able to eat this and not worry about drips.....

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So I'm going to Jump to the Bandettes in out fit I haven't seen before and towards the end of the game......

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02/28/13 10:58 - ID#57303

Work Changes........

So Don't really like talking about work... But it has been stressful lately... One guy I've worked with for years retired today... Good for him... But it will bring a lot of changes and we have a few systems that work really well... We shall see what happens.............
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