It is disingenuous to oppose Internet gambling and then write a bill that makes select forms of online gambling legal.
It's a personal liberty issue with regard to how you spend your money and what you see over the Internet.
We are here today to speak about the growing threat to poker as it relates to the online game. We are here to defend the game and express our opposition to Congress' efforts to kill the sport and restrict our civil liberties.
The new poll results are a clear illustration of the public's feelings on this issue. Simply put, people don't want their member of Congress telling them what they can and cannot do in their own home -- especially when it comes to a game that's as all-American as jazz or basketball.