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Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:02 PM

Bombshell on Don the Con coming in Newsweek tomorrow

Rachel just announced dat

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Reply Bombshell on Don the Con coming in Newsweek tomorrow (Original post)
malaise Sep 2016 OP
misterhighwasted Sep 2016 #1
malaise Sep 2016 #3
saltpoint Sep 2016 #37
Wednesdays Sep 2016 #2
Siwsan Sep 2016 #4
madinmaryland Sep 2016 #5
malaise Sep 2016 #12
Jerry442 Sep 2016 #28
KeepItReal Sep 2016 #32
Mojorabbit Sep 2016 #64
kairos12 Sep 2016 #48
NightWatcher Sep 2016 #6
madinmaryland Sep 2016 #7
NightWatcher Sep 2016 #8
misterhighwasted Sep 2016 #18
napkinz Sep 2016 #9
malaise Sep 2016 #13
napkinz Sep 2016 #16
GreatCaesarsGhost Sep 2016 #10
malaise Sep 2016 #14
misterhighwasted Sep 2016 #11
malaise Sep 2016 #15
misterhighwasted Sep 2016 #19
lindysalsagal Sep 2016 #17
wheniwasincongress Sep 2016 #20
eleny Sep 2016 #21
blogslut Sep 2016 #22
malaise Sep 2016 #23
eleny Sep 2016 #24
eleny Sep 2016 #25
Glimmer of Hope Sep 2016 #29
csziggy Sep 2016 #34
Glimmer of Hope Sep 2016 #26
mcar Sep 2016 #27
redstateblues Sep 2016 #30
saltpoint Sep 2016 #36
awoke_in_2003 Sep 2016 #67
virgogal Sep 2016 #31
ecstatic Sep 2016 #33
saltpoint Sep 2016 #35
Koinos Sep 2016 #38
saltpoint Sep 2016 #40
GoDawgs Sep 2016 #41
saltpoint Sep 2016 #42
eleny Sep 2016 #44
saltpoint Sep 2016 #45
eleny Sep 2016 #49
saltpoint Sep 2016 #50
eleny Sep 2016 #52
saltpoint Sep 2016 #53
KewlKat Sep 2016 #55
eleny Sep 2016 #59
randome Sep 2016 #39
saltpoint Sep 2016 #43
saltpoint Sep 2016 #46
lonestarnot Sep 2016 #47
The Wizard Sep 2016 #51
KewlKat Sep 2016 #54
world wide wally Sep 2016 #56
KewlKat Sep 2016 #57
nolabels Sep 2016 #66
cwydro Sep 2016 #58
Hoyt Sep 2016 #60
kentuck Sep 2016 #61
KewlKat Sep 2016 #62
malaise Sep 2016 #65
MFM008 Sep 2016 #63

Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:04 PM

1. What? Did she give a hint??

The suspense..which scandal will be next?

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Response to misterhighwasted (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:06 PM

3. Business dealings or

healthcare???

I'll take both for $2,000 Alex

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Response to malaise (Reply #3)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:38 PM

37. +1

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:05 PM

2. Something to do with his taxes? Trump Foundation?

The underaged rape thing?
Do tell...

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:07 PM

4. I'm wondering if this is the nervous breakdown, back in the 90's rumor

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:07 PM

5. Wait what? Tomorrow is Fitzmas when KKKarl Rove will be indicted??

It's been a very long 24 business hours.


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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #5)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:13 PM

12. Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

Rachel says a bombshell is coming tomorrow - we're all waiting

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #5)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:47 PM

28. As a boy, I cried myself to sleep when no indictments came on Fitzmas. NT

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Response to Jerry442 (Reply #28)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:51 PM

32. As a grown assed man I was doing the same

All we got was sand in our eyes.

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Response to Jerry442 (Reply #28)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 08:09 AM

64. The disappointment was huge in this household. Nt

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #5)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:29 PM

48. I am still pissed about Rove skating.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:08 PM

6. Trump institutionalized in 1990 for nervous breakdown???

I hear things

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #6)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:09 PM

7. I saw that on the internets somewhere, so it must be true.


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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #7)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:10 PM

8. Pure speculation, but I've been good so maybe Santa is coming early for me.

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #6)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:18 PM

18. Well it would explain a lot. In that case I wish him well wherever life takes him

..except to the White House. He doesn't belong there even if this never happened.
He doesn't ever need to have the Nuke Codes.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:10 PM

9. down goes Donald!

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Response to napkinz (Reply #9)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:14 PM

13. Hehehehehehe - I love that

Can't see it enough

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Response to malaise (Reply #13)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:15 PM

16. can't wait for the real thing in November

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:11 PM

10. It will be online, so maybe it will come out tonight.

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Response to GreatCaesarsGhost (Reply #10)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:14 PM

14. Yep - she said that

Can't wait

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:11 PM

11. THIS?? From DailyNewsBin? Re Medical Records

http://www.dailynewsbin.com/news/newsweek-writer-claims-donald-trump-was-institutionalized-for-nervous-breakdown-in-1990/26029/

I don't know how reliable DNBin is but this is all I could find.

Snip

"In any case it’s still not clear what Kurt Eichenwald’s upcoming Newsweek cover story is actually about, though we’ll find out when it’s released tomorrow. As for his apparent claim that Trump was institutionalized, which again he has provided no evidence of, this story is still developing."

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Response to misterhighwasted (Reply #11)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:15 PM

15. I got the impression it was more about business

We'll see

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Response to malaise (Reply #15)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:31 PM

19. I actually hope it IS more about his shifty business dealings

The nervous breakdown thing was 26 yrs ago & he could spin his way out of it easily enough as to not lose a lot of votes.

I want something bigger and proof of his illegal bribes or international Russian mob connections. Money laundering etc
The fact that NY 's Schneiderman is moving forward on bribery investigations is the direction I am hoping this Newsweek Story leads.

Maybe its the Rape ordeal?

Who knows with Trump. He has a lot of secrets.

He'd have been better off had he never ran for Pres & put himself on the line for such scrutiny. A low profile is sometimes wise.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:17 PM

17. Oh, pleeeze, oh, pleeeze, oh pleeeezee..

Oh pleeeeeeeeeze

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:33 PM

20. Didn't he talk trash about Heidi Cruz's nervous breakdown?

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:34 PM

21. It sounded pretty bombshellish to me, too

Made me want to hear more.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:35 PM

22. A Tweet (with a video clip) from the Maddow show

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Response to blogslut (Reply #22)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:37 PM

23. Nice

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:41 PM

24. She read a portion of it that her staff obtained

"....If Donald Trump is elected president, will he and his family permanently sever all connections to the Trump Organization, a sprawling business empire that has spread a secretive financial web across the world? Or will Trump instead choose to be the most conflicted president in American history, one whose business interests will constantly jeopardize the security of the United States."

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:44 PM

25. Further reading from the text...

"A close examination by Newsweek of the Trump Organization, including confidential interviews with business executives and some of its partners, reveals an enterprise with deep ties to global financiers, foreign politicians and even criminals, although there is no evidence the Trump organization has engaged in any illegal activities."

This and my previous posting were typed from what Rachel showed on the tv screen.

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Response to eleny (Reply #25)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:48 PM

29. So dirty...

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Response to eleny (Reply #25)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:21 PM

34. Trump0 Taj Mahal did not pay a $10 million penalty for jaywalking!

Trump Taj Mahal Settles Over Anti-Money-Laundering Violations
Casino To Give $10 Million Unsecured Claim To Treasury Department


By Peg Brickley
Updated Feb. 11, 2015 3:13 p.m. ET

Atlantic City, N.J.’s embattled Trump Taj Mahal casino has agreed to a settlement of federal findings that it violated anti-money-laundering requirements.

The Treasury Department’s financial crimes enforcement regulators in December told Trump Taj Mahal Associates LLC it had violated the Bank Secrecy Act’s “program, reporting and record-keeping requirements,” according to papers filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del.

Trump Entertainment Resorts, the casino unit’s parent company, noted in a statement that the civil consent order was reported in the Chapter 11 plan voting materials that have been approved for creditor balloting. The company detailed the settlement Tuesday in a motion seeking approval from a bankruptcy judge. Trump Taj Mahal has agreed to consent to the assessment of a $10 million civil penalty, and admits violations of the anti-money-laundering program requirements.

Many of the violations cited by regulators for the years 2010 through 2012 were previously pointed out to Trump Taj Mahal, according to findings that were filed with the proposed settlement agreement.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-taj-mahal-settles-over-anti-money-laundering-violations-1423669834

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:46 PM

26. So many possibilities! All excite me.

Weeeeeeeeeeeeee!

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:47 PM

27. ...

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:48 PM

30. It's his business entanglements

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Response to redstateblues (Reply #30)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:34 PM

36. Am thinking the same. Dirty money,

global reach.

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Response to redstateblues (Reply #30)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 02:40 PM

67. And they will hurt him as much

 

as Cheney's Halliburton connections- not at all. The media will largely ignore it, and his voters won't care anyway

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 09:48 PM

31. Maybe it's the nervous breakdown thing. If it is I hope

 

they don't imply that it's something to be ashamed of.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:09 PM

33. This better be good. nt

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:32 PM

35. Wonder if the Trump braintrust

-- such as it is, ladies and gentlemen -- has convened a late-night meeting to discuss the ramifications of the Newsweek story.

I wonder:

Who is leading the meeting;
Whether Trump is present or en route to Flint;
If Trump -- if he is en route to Flint -- knows the meeting has been called; and
Whether any or all the Trump team had any inkling of the information in tomorrow's story before Rachel presented it tonight.

Inquiring minds want to know.

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Response to saltpoint (Reply #35)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:40 PM

38. "Trump braintrust"?

They will deny, deny, deny.

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Response to Koinos (Reply #38)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:44 PM

40. Yep. There's gonna be some serious twisting

turning diving ducking and more twisting on this one, I have a feeling.

I'll wait until the official story is released, but I like the early vibe that Trump's lofty "Art of the Deal" persona may be besmirched by his dirty investments abroad. We'll see what rolls down the hillside, but I do like the idea of his entire campaign crew playing defense for the next couple weeks.

It might spice up a couple of the upcoming debate questions as well.

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Response to saltpoint (Reply #35)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:54 PM

41. 'brain' and 'trust': two words I don't normally associate with Trump. nt

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Response to GoDawgs (Reply #41)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:55 PM

42. LOL! Too true. eom

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Response to saltpoint (Reply #35)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:06 PM

44. And with the Colin Powell email revelations of tonight - it's already a rotten week

I wonder, too. I wonder if he wishes he's the one who got pneumonia.

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Response to eleny (Reply #44)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:09 PM

45. Agree, eleny. Colin Powell's remark on Trump --

I didn't expect it. But by god I'll take it. There's kind of a cumulative effect sometimes when enough people say in public, "Hey, this guy's off his damn rocker, he can't be trusted with actual power."

Which definitely seems to be the case with Trump. What are your thoughts on Pence, since he's enjoined to the Trump cause? Because Pence really gives me a bad case of the creeps.

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Response to saltpoint (Reply #45)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:35 PM

49. I see Pence as dangerous to our liberties

It pisses me off that Trump is open about how he wants to do the ceremonial part of the presidency and let Pence make the decisions. What the hell! If this is indeed T's plan then Pence should be under a microscope. But he's being treated with kid gloves. I hope Lawrence O'D and Joy Reed put a laser light on his record and make a general stink about him.

As for taking CP's emails for a cumulative effect. You betcha. And add to that the announcement by the NY State's attorney general. This is a pile it on day. The T campaign answered that news by going after the AG calling him a hack. If he's a hack he's a hack with a big hammer. What a day, what a day.

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Response to eleny (Reply #49)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:37 PM

50. Damn, that was very nicely put.

Zing.

Yes. It has been a day -- a really good one for us. Not such a good one at all for the Deplorables.

LOL! Maybe it's about time the Trump blimp was brought earthward. I've had about enough of his 'Build the Wall' bigotry.

And we agree a thousand percent on his buddy Mr. Pence.

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Response to saltpoint (Reply #50)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:45 PM

52. "the Trump blimp"

talk about zingers!

and just think - to top off the week hrc will be back on the campaign trail on thursday with all this fresh meat news to talk about. she must be chomping at the bit. meantime obama was out there today in campaign form. he could have dropped the mic several times.

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Response to eleny (Reply #52)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:48 PM

53. I'll second that thought on HRC. She deserves the

days to rest, but I agree -- she's probably waiting to get back into the thick of it.

President Obama looked awfully happy today, didn't he? Totally at ease and relaxed. And hey -- how 'bout them approval ratings?!

Trump has his work cut out for him, and his job is made harder because he's such an unstable fraud of a candidate. He's got all this money and all these shady deals going and there he is in some town in Iowa pretending to champion everyday working folk. Yuck to his campaign and yuck to his vice presidential nominee too.

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Response to eleny (Reply #49)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:59 PM

55. well remember Kasich....that was the deal he was offered if he would take the VP.

He'd basically be the pres while trumpy did the outreach and fun stuff.....like trumpy would need to be active in his businesses and couldn't be bothered with the everyday pressy stuff.

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #55)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 12:20 AM

59. "active in his businesses"

what the heck?
no matter how many david cay johnson interviews i watch i keep forgetting how much trump doesn't know.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:40 PM

39. Whatever this turns out to be, the most notable point about this political season...

 

...is that no one in the RNC thought it a good idea to vet Trump before allowing him to destroy the party.

Reince Preibus, like GOP congressmen, thinks his sole 'job' is to collect a steady paycheck.
[hr][font color="blue"][center]“If you're not committed to anything, you're just taking up space.”
Gregory Peck, Mirage (1965)
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Response to randome (Reply #39)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 10:57 PM

43. Good point. Reince is still getting paid,

no matter how many white supremacist groups endorse the Trump-Pence ticket.

It's unpredictable except in its ugliness. The GOP in modern elections has run lousy candidates, but they have definitely outdone themselves this time.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:15 PM

46. malaise, sorry if this is

off-topic, but have they ever found Melania?

Didn't she go missing some while back? Did she ever call in as to her whereabouts, or is she still just aimlessly drifting across the country, bus station to bus station, or what?

Maybe she's plagiarizing new material for her next public speech...

Or maybe she got wind of the Newsweek report and got the hell out of there before it went viral. She's a woman of mystery, that Melania.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:18 PM

47. Some more already hitting tonight.

 

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:40 PM

51. Mental breakdown and

hospitalization possibly including convulsive electric shock therapy.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:56 PM

54. after reading rachel's screenshots I recall that Mr Nance (ex CIA type guy)

saying something a few months ago just about that, connections we don't know about, that investigations going on about his russian ties, etc....that would be coming out. Maybe this is what he was talking about? again if he came out with taxes, how would he disengage from all these activities and certainly much of his activities would be conflict of interest.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 12:05 AM

56. I remember back in April or May I heard about the ineptness of the GOP candidates for not digging up

the dirt on DD (Deplorable Donald). Someone from the Clinton campaign or the DNC said that they hadn't even released 20% of the scandalous stuff they got on him. I am pretty sure it's going to be a long two months for the amber asshole regardless of what comes out tomorrow.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 12:09 AM

57. i found this....the COVER for Newsweek

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #57)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 10:39 AM

66. Your duct tape version in you sig line seems more appropriate

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 12:13 AM

58. Whenever something is announced as coming "soon" or "tomorrow"

I get a bit skeptical.

I wish it will be true, but I doubt it.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 01:00 AM

60. The question is will the racist deplorables care? God I hope so.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 01:04 AM

61. So that is why he's going on Dr Oz show tomorrow?

Take away attention.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #61)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 01:09 AM

62. i think they are just taping the show tomorrow. it airs thursday

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Response to kentuck (Reply #61)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 10:35 AM

65. That's all farce as well - check the bombshell

http://www.newsweek.com/2016/09/23/donald-trump-foreign-business-deals-national-security-498081.html
<snip>

The Trump Organization is not like the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, the charitable enterprise that has been the subject of intense scrutiny about possible conflicts for the Democratic presidential nominee. There are allegations that Hillary Clinton bestowed benefits on contributors to the foundation in some sort of “pay to play” scandal when she was secretary of state, but that makes no sense because there was no “pay.” Money contributed to the foundation was publicly disclosed and went to charitable efforts, such as fighting neglected tropical diseases that infect as many as a billion people. The financials audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the global independent accounting company, and the foundation’s tax filings show that about 90 percent of the money it raised went to its charitable programs. (Trump surrogates have falsely claimed that it was only 10 percent and that the rest was used as a Clinton “slush fund.”) No member of the Clinton family received any cash from the foundation, nor did it finance any political campaigns. In fact, like the Clintons, almost the entire board of directors works for free.

On the other hand, the Trump family rakes in untold millions of dollars from the Trump Organization every year. Much of that comes from deals with international financiers and developers, many of whom have been tied to controversial and even illegal activities. None of Trump’s overseas contractual business relationships examined by Newsweek were revealed in his campaign’s financial filings with the Federal Election Commission, nor was the amount paid to him by his foreign partners. (The Trump campaign did not respond to a request for the names of all foreign entities in partnership or contractually tied to the Trump Organization.) Trump’s financial filings also indicate he is a shareholder or beneficiary of several overseas entities, including Excel Venture LLC in the French West Indies and Caribusiness Investments SRL, based in the Dominican Republic, one of the world’s tax havens.

Trump’s business conflicts with America’s national security interests cannot be resolved so long as he or any member of his family maintains a financial interest in the Trump Organization during a Trump administration, or even if they leave open the possibility of returning to the company later. The Trump Organization cannot be placed into a blind trust, an arrangement used by many politicians to prevent them from knowing their financial interests; the Trump family is already aware of who their overseas partners are and could easily learn about any new ones.

Many foreign governments retain close ties to and even control of companies in their country, including several that already are partnered with the Trump Organization. Any government wanting to seek future influence with President Trump could do so by arranging for a partnership with the Trump Organization, feeding money directly to the family or simply stashing it away inside the company for their use once Trump is out of the White House. This is why, without a permanent departure of the entire Trump family from their company, the prospect of legal bribery by overseas powers seeking to influence American foreign policy, either through existing or future partnerships, will remain a reality throughout a Trump presidency.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Wed Sep 14, 2016, 03:03 AM

63. His ugly maggot face

On the cover?

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