Sunday, September 11, 2016

Donald Trump lied about using $150,000 t0 help small businesses impacted by the attack on 9-11. Well of course he did.

Courtesy of the Independent:  

Presidential candidate Donald Trump allegedly used $150,000 of government funds after 9/11 for cleaning and repair costs rather than helping local small businesses. 

he Republican said several times during the presidential campaign trail that he was awarded the sum for helping others after terrorists took down the Twin Towers in Manhattan, but according to an investigation by the New York Post, he claimed the taxpayers' money for “rent loss”, clean-up and repair costs for his nearby skyscraper on Wall Street. 

The discovery was made through documents obtained from the Empire State Development Corporation, which carried out the recovery program after 9/11. 

Officials told the newspaper that if Mr Trump had asked for the cash to be reimbursed for his charity work with small businesses, the claim would have been rejected. 

“He’s clearly wrong. I saw him say that and he’s obviously wrong,” said David Catalfamo, a senior adviser to former New York City governor George Pataki.

Okay I am having another one of those episodes where I can't figure out if being an unscrupulous bottom feeder taking advantage of a national catastrophe makes Trump more, or less attractive to his base?

Which also makes me wonder how they feel about the fact that he also asked for, and received, donations to his "charity" which he then turned around and donated under his own name: 

Instead, Trump had found a way to give away somebody else’s money and claim the credit for himself. Trump had earlier gone to a charity in New Jersey — the Charles Evans Foundation, named for a deceased businessman — and asked for a donation. 

Trump said he was raising money for the Palm Beach Police Foundation. 

The Evans Foundation said yes. In 2009 and 2010, it gave a total of $150,000 to the Donald J. Trump Foundation, a small charity that the Republican presidential nominee founded in 1987. 

Then, Trump’s foundation turned around and made donations to the police group in South Florida. In those years, the Trump Foundation’s gifts totaled $150,000. 

Trump had effectively turned the Evans Foundation’s gifts into his own gifts, without adding any money of his own.

In fact all of the money the Trump Foundation has donated since 2008 has been other people's money, and none of it his own.

Not only did he not give any of his own money to the police foundation, but when he received an award for his philanthropy, he rented the space to hold the ceremony to the police foundation for $276,463.

So instead of really giving ANY he actually made over a quarter million dollars and got paid for it.

Oh, and he also used $20,000 of the money donated to the Trump Foundation to buy himself this awesome painting of his favorite subject.

You know I can never take a long or hot enough shower to wash away the slime that seems to cover me after I write about this POS.

Ick!

So please, please, please, please make sure you vote for Hillary Clinton in November.

73 comments:

  1. Anonymous11:17 AM

    Donald is so full of love - for himself. It is amazing he has any left over for Ivanka. She must remind him of himself. I saw this photo, with tiny hands, in another blog. He is so full of himself, it disgusts me.

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    1. Anonymous2:27 PM

      I'll wager he disgusts her too! She obviously married him for the money! Cannot imagine sex with him! OMG! He's so appalling visually and in his personality!

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    2. Anonymous3:11 PM

      Ivanka is his daughter.

      He married Ivana, Marla and Melania.

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    3. Anonymous3:21 PM

      http://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/is-ivanka-for-real/?ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000016&section=politics

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  2. Anonymous11:37 AM

    A glimpse of what he sees when he looks in the mirror. His fingers aren't that long.

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    1. Anonymous2:05 AM

      Hah! That's what I thought.

      dowl

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  3. Anonymous11:44 AM

    I was curious about that painting of Trump. I'm sure this is how he sees himself instead of the dumpy hateful orange oompah loompah the rest of us see. The painting doesn't look anything like him obviously.

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    1. Tennis anyone?
      Lumpy can't even play beach volleyball!

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-beach-volleyball_us_57aa9b7ee4b0ba7ed23e283c

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    2. Anonymous12:14 PM

      How long has he been that fat?

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    3. Anonymous2:24 PM

      He's gained a substantial amount of weight since he started his campaign!

      Compare photos from a year ago to today! His chin is gone - neck and chin are one and his face is rounder/fatter and he's appearing as one piece of mass blubber! Very, very unappealing to say the least!

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    4. Anonymous3:14 PM

      That's like Trump 50 years ago.

      But I bet when he looks in the mirror, that's what he sees.

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  4. Ugh! Gag!
    That artist should have stuck to commercial illustration.

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    1. Cracklin Charlie1:41 PM

      It's not even finished. And ugly, also, too.

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  5. Anonymous12:04 PM

    I wonder if Hillary has vertigo.

    It'd be nice if a third party candidate could gain steam.

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    1. Anonymous1:12 PM

      GO jump off a short pier.

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    2. Anonymous3:50 PM

      Yea right, which one? The "What is Aleppo?" or the felon?

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  6. Anonymous12:06 PM

    Even though Hillary has ruined lives and done abysmal things I'd never wish her ill. Everyone has a right to redeem themselves and be forgiven.

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    1. Anonymous12:26 PM

      Poppycock^ You poor delusional idiot.

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    2. Anonymous12:27 PM

      Could you please give some specific examples with references? (Fox, Breitbart etc don't count) I'm truly curious.

      As a woman of the same age, and somewhat successful in my field, I'm familiar with the kind or rumors and backbiting that happen when a woman is successful, especially in a "man's world".

      So put up or shut up.

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    3. Anonymous1:13 PM

      Misogynist alert!

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    4. Anonymous1:14 PM

      12:06
      "Even though Sarah has ruined lives and done cannibalistic deeds I'd never wish her anything but ill. Everyone has a right to redeem themselves and be forgiven if they are human but not a grizzly Grisly."

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    5. Anonymous3:01 PM

      Yeah, right, ruined lives. what did she do? Put "survey markers" over a photo of a competitor?

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  7. Anonymous12:06 PM

    As 3,000 People Were Dying, Trump Bragged About How 9/11 Attacks Were Good For Him

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/09/11/15-years-ago-donald-trump-bragged-building-tallest.html

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    1. Anonymous2:21 PM

      And, that he had the tallest building in New York after the towers went down! Such a guy! Barf!

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  8. Anonymous12:08 PM

    Security and Intelligence Officials Slam Trump’s Classified Briefing Reveal

    ...One of the former CIA officers who had the pleasure of delivering daily intelligence briefings to high-ranking members of the George W. Bush administration, David Priess, said “This is unprecedented. We’ve had other presidential candidates mention that they got a briefing and talk in platitudes about it. We’ve never had somebody talk about what happened in a session.”

    Mr. Priess’ statement was backed up by another former high-ranking Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst, Paul Pillar, who said that it was impossible for Trump to have read anything in the spies’ body language “because doing so would have represented an inconceivable violation of training and tradition;” a fact that was backed up by several former U.S. intelligence officials. As Mr. Pillar said,

    “Those selected for this task would have been the most professional of an elite corps of intelligence officers. The last thing they would do is express either verbally or through body-language preferences about candidates or policy.”

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/09/10/security-intelligence-officials-slam-trumps-classified-briefing-reveal.html

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    1. Anonymous12:41 PM

      I predicted Trump would spills something from those security briefings. The man just can't keep his big mouth shut.

      These briefings are a courtesy, not a right. I wouldn't be surprised if Obama cut Trump off and said, you had your briefing. That's it. No more.

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/former-cia-director-trump-can-not-credibly-serve-as-president_us_57d45d03e4b03d2d459ac8ab

      "Michael Morell, the former deputy director of the CIA, and Mike Vickers, the former undersecretary of defense, took Trump to task in a Washington Post editorial published Saturday. Chief among their concerns is Trump’s seemingly unwavering support for Putin, who the two argue has “repeatedly shown himself to be an adversary of the United States.”"

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    2. Anonymous2:19 PM

      President Obama needs to get tough and cut Trump off from any more information.

      I'm sure our wonderful President could care less what would be said about him for doing so. The majority of Americans would support President Obama!

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  9. Anonymous12:12 PM

    "There's an old saying in Tennessee,I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee that says, 'Fool me once, shame on ... shame on you. Fool me... You can't get fooled again!"

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  10. Anonymous12:15 PM

    What attracts most voters to Trump, as far as I can tell, is his racist and xenophobic statements. They really don't care if he lies and cheats and is not qualified to be president, as long as he is opposed to people of color, that is all that matters.

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    1. 12:15 -- and who of them is going to read or even hear of any of these proofs of his spectacular lying and despicable actions. If all they watch is FOX, good luck with these facts reaching them.

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    2. Anonymous1:14 PM

      he is the president of the "He man" woman haters club too.

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    3. Anonymous1:15 PM

      What appeals to many of his supporters is that he is as uninformed, stupid, racist and bigoted as they are. They are voting for themselves. He tells them it is OK to be uninformed, stupid, racist and bigoted

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    4. Anonymous2:20 AM

      @1:15 PM
      You are absolutely correct. Thank you.

      dowl

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  11. Anonymous12:16 PM

    Obama Is Finally Getting The Credit He Deserves As Approval Rating Nears 60%

    With only months remaining in his second term, President Barack Obama's job approval has reached its highest level since July 2009 as the American people are giving him credit for a presidency well done.

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/09/11/obama-finally-credit-deserves-approval-rating-nears-60.html

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    1. He continues to make Trump look dirty, sniveling, duplicitous and corrupt. It just does seem to bother millions and millions of Americans. It is all very surreal.

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    2. Anonymous2:15 PM

      Love, love, love President Obama and his beautiful family. So proud I voted for him both times and that he is finally getting the recognition he deserves!

      It must be bugging the Hell out of The Donald and idiot Palin! And, there isn't a thing they can do about it!

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  12. Anonymous12:19 PM

    This is the kind of stuff the media has to continually hammer on every time Trump says he's fit to be President by virtue of being an astute businessman.

    This and the Bondi illegal campaign stuff, the Crist, the Trump U New York atty general stuff. All of it.

    There is so much negative crap regarding Trump being unfit to be dog catcher it is hard to focus or remember it all. It needs to be compiled, linked and organized into a narrative. Then repeated every time a new transgression is added.

    It needs to be piled high and deep and repeated ad nauseum so that no one can deny what and who Donald Trump is. Then if they still insist on supporting him, they are a true Deplorable.

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    1. Again, as above, how will they hear or read or see these pile of shitty things he's produced?

      Independents and some third party voters may: we can only hope.

      Hillary's supposed or real health issues are a huge (sorry) threat to her candidacy, but apparently not for one-angry-twitter-fit-away-from-an-embolism Trump.

      It is a horrible thought that neither of them will make it to the election: then what? some "moderate" like Paul Ryan (!) runs to get written in and every g-d Repub will vote.

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    2. Anonymous2:10 PM

      http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/09/donald-trump-scandals/474726/

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    3. Anonymous6:28 PM

      It's the Independents and Third Party voters that need to see it.

      The Deplorables are a lost cause and waste of time.

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  13. Anonymous12:22 PM

    The Pam Bondi case shows Trump is more hustler than businessman

    IF DONALD TRUMP were treated like an ordinary presidential candidate, the speculations swirling around an illegal donation his charitable foundation gave to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) might dog his campaign from now until Election Day. The situation smells of influence-buying. Even if one takes Ms. Bondi’s explanations seriously, the facts already on the record are damning.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-pam-bondi-case-shows-trump-is-more-hustler-than-businessman/2016/09/08/f160c22a-7540-11e6-8149-b8d05321db62_story.html

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  14. Anonymous12:27 PM

    Trump is so vile and despicable that if he were portrayed as a Sci Fi villain he would be rejected as too unbelievable.There are no depths to how low he will stoop.
    My friend works at a clinic of Psychiatrists and Psychologists and they all agree that he is a Narcissist Patholigical liar for certain,but overall he is Bat Shit craZy.Plus he is amoral.

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  15. Anonymous12:30 PM

    Trump Used His Companies To Mask Political Donations To Another Florida Attorney General

    Three of Trump’s companies each contributed the maximum to Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist in his 2006 campaign for governor.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-charlie-crist-donations_us_57d36bd5e4b06a74c9f4e9e4?section=&

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  16. Anonymous12:31 PM

    I fully believe that he really believes that he looks like the man in the painting.

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  17. Anonymous12:31 PM

    Listen ya'll, when I get depressed about this election I check out Propane Jane @docrocktex26. It's POC who are going to save us white folks. I may be an old white woman, but I have grandchildren and nieces and nephews who are a beautiful rainbow- black, Asian, Native- and their world is what's at stake. POC aren't going to listen to me, but hopefully the Janes of the country will get that earthquake started, get them to vote in record numbers.

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  18. Anonymous12:32 PM


    Here Are The Ways Donald Trump Has Insulted Americans More Than Hillary Clinton

    There are worse names to call voters than “deplorables.”

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-insulted-americans-more-than-clinton_us_57d4873ce4b06a74c9f50c1e?section=&

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    1. Anonymous1:16 PM

      She has not insulted Americans. She has told the truth about 'Murcans.

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  19. Anonymous1:13 PM

    SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

    We know a billionaire who lies, cons, swindles, tricks and would do whatever he can do to get what he wants. Is the billionaire capable of doing anything and money is no object?

    Let's just say is Donald Trump or anybody working for him or anybody who has a big interest in seeing and insuring Donald Trump becomes POTUS capable of secretly hiring somebody within the Clinton circle or where she eats into putting a foreign substance into Secretary Clinton's drink or food to incapacitate her?

    Just thinking out loud.


    “"The beauty of me is that I’m very rich"
    -Donald Trump

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    1. Anonymous1:42 PM

      I think that is entirely possible, after all he has been saying she isn't well.

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    2. Anonymous2:09 PM

      I'm sure that Clinton's food is under great scrutiny with all the death wishes that have gone her way (and threats - i.e. Republican Convention)!

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  20. Anonymous1:19 PM

    If Donald Trump is capable of using his companies to make illegal donations to politicians, is he capable of using his companies to subsidize SARAHPAC?

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    1. Anonymous1:38 PM

      Donald Trump would do no such thing and would not cheat the system.
      - Lou Sarah

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    2. Anonymous1:54 PM

      They were close to each other. I mean Sarah has posted lots of pictures of Donald and Sarah in his apartment or eating out. I believe she even brought Willow with her one of the times and another time she brought her sister. I don't think we have ever seen a picture of Todd, Sarah and Donald socializing in his apartment or eating out. I don't remember Sarah posting a picture of Sarah, Donald and Melania together?

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    3. Anonymous1:59 PM

      Sarah did use up some of her SarahPac money to follow Trump around the country or make special stops at the Trump Tower.

      Todd remember this, what's in it for us?

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    4. Anonymous6:32 PM

      Why would he?

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  21. Anonymous1:46 PM

    Some would say that a child-molester is the lowest form of humanity. We have already explored that characteristic of Donald Trump.

    https://malialitman.com/2016/09/11/donald-trump-is-the-lowest-form-of-humanity/

    Ahhhh three lovely pictures of daddy loving his daughter. Wait a second, what's with the daughter's legs in daddy's crotch? Two pictures? Not cool to some voters.

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    1. Anonymous2:26 PM

      Are you sure those girls in the pictures is his daughter? The bottom girl could be a young woman he just picked up.

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    2. Anonymous9:29 PM

      All three pictures are actually his daughter, Ivanka tRump.

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  22. Anonymous2:05 PM

    http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/09/donald-trump-scandals/474726/

    Many more here^

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  23. Anonymous2:06 PM

    Donald Trump is pure scum upon our country.

    And, he thinks he is qualified to be POTUS! Give me a fucking break! I wish someone would deck the fat ass into oblivion!

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  24. Anonymous2:22 PM

    Anonymous1:13 PM
    SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

    Are you saying Donald Trump is also capable of using his companies to make excessive donations to Florida's attorney general campaigns for favors? Didn't Florida AG Bondi refused to take Trump University to court on behalf of some of her constituents? Nothing to see here, his donations to her was just a coincidence.

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  25. Anonymous2:38 PM

    That has got to be the most dreadful portrait of modern times!
    Beaglemom

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    1. Anonymous2:57 PM

      That portrait looks like a man who would have cruised the men's room in New York's Central Park in the '40s.

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  26. Anonymous2:59 PM

    That portrait is creepy. But the artist got the small hands right, small soft, dainty. I can't imagine a more worthless person. his spouse rubs caviar lotion all over that kid, poor thing. Suppose a lot of male nails get buffed and lacquered there to. Probably eyelashes curled on all the men in the family.

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    1. Anonymous6:36 PM

      Notice how one is hidden in his pocket and the other is in an "unfinished" portion of the painting? Intentionally unfinished.

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  27. Anonymous3:48 PM

    No wonder he keeps yakking about the Clinton Foundation, to deflect from his foundation.

    He is the master of projection and gives a new meaning to the word corrupt. He is going to have to plagiarize Nixon's " I am not a Crook" speech.

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    1. Anonymous6:37 PM

      So true.

      So true in fact, that whatever Hillary is accused of, should immediately be investigated in regards to Trump.

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  28. Anonymous4:13 PM

    Humility is a quality I admire in a man. Donald Trump is no man and lacks, among other things, humility.

    Who poses for a portrait with different color hair while checking if he's got his balls where they belong?

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  29. Anonymous8:09 PM

    Fat Fuck Crispy Creamer going down>
    http://www.rawstory.com/2016/09/judge-orders-chris-christies-personal-emails-to-be-searched/

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  30. Anonymous9:24 PM

    So laughable. See the way he's decked out? He so desperately wants to be part of the Hamptons crowd....tennis and mint juleps at the club. He horrified those types. Waaaay too loud & boorish.

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  31. Anonymous4:22 AM

    From what i can see in old pics, he never had that physique. https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiN39PG6InPAhUE5yYKHSaEA7QQjRwIBw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fr%2Fphotoshopbattles%2Fcomments%2F3nmups%2Fpsbattle_young_donald_trump%2F&psig=AFQjCNGBJLsh__LHoKFgJvbxOW27k7EeZw&ust=1473769255132246

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  32. Anonymous5:22 AM

    He brags about being rich, but is he really? Rich people do not have to brag, their class and way of life shows it. tRump has all that gold painted furniture which is so tacky. He is a wannabe millionaire who is up to his bushy eyebrows in debt. He fooled Maleria into thinking she found the goose that layed the golden egg, see how happy she looks? (miserable, cold and calculating)

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  33. Anonymous6:35 AM

    Note: @Fahrenthold is the WaPo reporter doing the reporting on the foundation. Follow his timeline. The painting you posted is not the one bought for 20K of the foundation's $. He's still looking for that one. - sjp

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