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Then WTF is all those withholdings on my W2. Surprised you can't grasp the concept that ALL my monies/wealth first began with a PAYCHECK. All those unrealized cap gains were first taxed as income.

How so? Your income via paycheck is taxed. I will grant you that. But the unrealized capital gains were not part of that paycheck, and so were not taxed. They are actually not taxed until they become realized gains, and then it is only the gains that are taxed, and not the basis, which would be money that came out of that paycheck. So no, you are not paying taxes on the money twice.
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