The Donald Trump thread part VI - aka "Keep it clean"

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Message 2071028 - Posted: 18 Mar 2021, 5:43:37 UTC

Donald Trump's wealth takes tumble during presidency
Donald Trump's net worth dropped by about $700m to $2.3bn (£1.65bn) during his time as president, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

The Covid-19 pandemic hit his fortunes hard, with Mr Trump's office buildings, branded hotels and resorts losing revenue and falling in value.

His fleet of planes and golf courses have also seen drops in their value.

Mr Trump is currently under a criminal investigation into his financial affairs and his family business.
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Message 2071080 - Posted: 18 Mar 2021, 18:09:28 UTC - in response to Message 2071028.  

Note that is even after Donald and Melania gained $2.24 BILLION from the USA administration whilst in the White House!

See: Message 2069401


Those numbers and costs are just incredible. All 'just a game' with other people's lives?

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Message 2071082 - Posted: 18 Mar 2021, 18:19:46 UTC - in response to Message 2071080.  

All 'just a game' with other people's lives?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gamesters_of_Triskelion Yes, the game of profit.
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Message 2071109 - Posted: 18 Mar 2021, 22:15:48 UTC - in response to Message 2071082.  
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All 'just a game' with other people's lives?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gamesters_of_Triskelion Yes, the game of profit.

And for another game of gaming:

What the storming of the US Capitol tells us about {people and} science
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... The trouble with conspiracies is that they’re non-falsifiable, because any evidence against them is dismissed as manufactured by the conspirators. Conspiracies are also comforting, as they tell believers that the truth is not difficult and that they already know what’s really happening. Believe in a conspiracy theory and you don’t need to understand, say, climatology, epidemiology, demographics, physics or voting machine technology.

The third element bolstering grand stories is that they make believers feel spiritually and morally uplifted. Grand stories provide an apparent moral clarity, dividing the world into a [simple easily followed] blameless “us” and a wicked “them”... [And] To keep the group from splintering into sub-tribes with different views and aims, grand stories maintain unity through pageantry and entertainment.

I’ve seen anti-nuclear protests against research reactors that were picnics, with folk singers and dancers...


All an unreal game?

All the more unreal in the worlds of no-morals PR, Marketing, Promotion, and Propaganda? And the targeted population be damned?


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Message 2071148 - Posted: 19 Mar 2021, 4:43:48 UTC - in response to Message 2071109.  

All 'just a game' with other people's lives?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gamesters_of_Triskelion Yes, the game of profit.

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What the storming of the US Capitol tells us about {people and} science
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... The trouble with conspiracies is that they’re non-falsifiable, because any evidence against them is dismissed as manufactured by the conspirators. Conspiracies are also comforting, as they tell believers that the truth is not difficult and that they already know what’s really happening. Believe in a conspiracy theory and you don’t need to understand, say, climatology, epidemiology, demographics, physics or voting machine technology.

The third element bolstering grand stories is that they make believers feel spiritually and morally uplifted. Grand stories provide an apparent moral clarity, dividing the world into a [simple easily followed] blameless “us” and a wicked “them”... [And] To keep the group from splintering into sub-tribes with different views and aims, grand stories maintain unity through pageantry and entertainment.
All an unreal game?
Sounds like a very apt description of religion, be it mainstream or cult. The simple no thought needed explanation. The promise of unimaginable pleasure. The repetition of a mantra. The exclusion of all else. The lye washing of the brain. A conspiracy cabal or even a single secret actor.

The people who fall for these are the people who can't handle the truth.

This night on the restaurant patio a pair of well imbibing GOPer types telling each other how Covid doesn't exist and it is a power grab by the democrats. Saying how the raise in Covid deaths exactly matches the drop in all other deaths*. They feed each other the policy of the conspiracy theory creator. They echo chamber the falsehood. They convince each other they know more than the ignorant masses. Yes it is a religion.

*It doesn't. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2774445
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Message 2071149 - Posted: 19 Mar 2021, 5:58:24 UTC

Religion or cult?

What is the difference?

Both are blood (money) sucking frauds that don't pay taxes while accumulating wealth for themselves from the gullible while themselves committing many crimes (child abuse to name just 1). :-O

I'm sorry if some don't agree with me, but the facts are the facts, and the world would be much better off without either. ;-)
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Message 2071167 - Posted: 19 Mar 2021, 12:12:23 UTC - in response to Message 2071149.  
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... I'm sorry if some don't agree with me, but the facts are the facts, and the world would be much better off without either. ;-)

What?!! We'd be better off without either of "the facts ... the facts"?!

Oh... You mean the either of: "Religion or cult"...


Unfortunately, we will always need some sort of choice of religions for those who 'seek or require guidance' for how to live for themselves.

We just need somewhat less corruption and more mutually beneficial cooperation.

Unfortunately, the facts are usually very different to what those in control of the various religions claim to preach...


Trump's deadly cruel duplicity about COVID is just one of many examples.

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Message 2071247 - Posted: 19 Mar 2021, 23:44:02 UTC
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Message 2071249 - Posted: 20 Mar 2021, 0:20:57 UTC - in response to Message 2071247.  
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King Donald's COVID resort
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... banquet and event services remain open...


What COVID lunatic stupidity is that!???


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Message 2071301 - Posted: 20 Mar 2021, 15:09:18 UTC - in response to Message 2071109.  
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All 'just a game' with other people's lives?

...

And for another game of gaming:

What the storming of the US Capitol tells us about {people and} science
wrote:
... The trouble with conspiracies is that they’re non-falsifiable, because any evidence against them is dismissed as manufactured by the conspirators. Conspiracies are also comforting, as they tell believers that the truth is not difficult and that they already know what’s really happening. Believe in a conspiracy theory and you don’t need to understand, say, climatology, epidemiology, demographics, physics or voting machine technology.

The third element bolstering grand stories is that they make believers feel spiritually and morally uplifted. Grand stories provide an apparent moral clarity, dividing the world into a [simple easily followed] blameless “us” and a wicked “them”... [And] To keep the group from splintering into sub-tribes with different views and aims, grand stories maintain unity through pageantry and entertainment.

I’ve seen anti-nuclear protests against research reactors that were picnics, with folk singers and dancers...


You can't just make up this stuff!

Covid-19 leaflets: How pandemic disinformation went offline
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... one evening when a DVD in an unmarked plastic wallet landed in his hallway.

On the disc was a 45-minute video claiming to expose "the truth" about coronavirus vaccines.

'Appalled'

One section promoted the debunked theory that the vaccine could alter the recipient's genetic code, or DNA. Another discredited idea put forward in the video was that micro-particles within the vaccine are able to collect and transmit biometric data.

"I was appalled at the whole thing," says Mr Crane. "Many of my neighbours are in their 80s, and could easily be discouraged from taking the vaccine if they saw this off-the-wall material." ...


Is this the modern day version of the fruitcakes that used to wander the streets with placards screaming "We're ALL DOOMed. End of The World is Nigh!"?...


All an unreal game?

All the more unreal in the worlds of no-morals PR, Marketing, Promotion, and Propaganda? And the targeted population be damned?

Except... What is the targeting here??


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Message 2071331 - Posted: 20 Mar 2021, 20:34:32 UTC
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Confirmable election fraud?
Republican state Sen. Frank Artiles was arrested on Thursday for allegedly planting a shadow candidate to defeat Democratic incumbent José Javier Rodriguez in state Senate District 37.

Artiles allegedly paid Alex Rodriguez $44,000 to run in the election
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Message 2071518 - Posted: 22 Mar 2021, 13:37:19 UTC
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HE's a comin' baaCK!

He's a comin' for Ya!!!

All give praise and adulation!!!! yEAAAAHHH!

YYyyeeeeeeeeee HHhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!


Donald Trump plans social media comeback...


With what new and old money-grubbin' scams?


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Message 2071524 - Posted: 22 Mar 2021, 13:55:33 UTC - in response to Message 2071518.  

With what new and old money-grubbin' scams?
NEED money for shysters NOW!
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Message 2071545 - Posted: 22 Mar 2021, 20:23:32 UTC
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You know it makes sense to be an anti-Trump atheist, as opposed to an Evangelical Trump supporter, when you see that he is going to need funds for his own social media platform and preachers need funds for their $5,000 sneakers and $3,500 Gucci jackets.

It decreases your weekly spending.

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=85611&postid=2071518#2071518

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/preachers-and-their-5000-sneakers-why-one-man-started-an-instagram-account-showing-churches-wealth/
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Message 2071684 - Posted: 24 Mar 2021, 10:17:24 UTC
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Trump Dumped: Luxury Travel Agency Quietly Drops Former President’s Hotels
Without announcement, Virtuoso Travel no longer carries Trump-branded accommodations.

A major booking agency catering to the luxury travel market has dropped all Trump-branded hotels and resorts from its elite services.

Virtuoso Travel didn’t publicly announce its change in policy, which affects all 10 hotels and resorts operated by the former U.S. president’s company. The change occurred the week of March 8.

“As of March 8, 2021, Trump Hotels are no longer part of the Virtuoso network,” said Misty Ewing Belles, managing director of global public relations for the agency. Belles did not comment on why the decision was reached.

Trump hotels were still listed on the Virtuoso website on March 9, but have since been removed.

“Virtuoso considers many variables when reviewing both existing and new network participation. Out of respect for all involved parties, and as a general policy, we do not share comments regarding our non-renewal and exit decisions,” Belles said.

The decision came 60 days after Americans watched a mob of rioters attack the U.S. Capitol in Washington, with some of them saying Trump inspired them.
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Message 2071889 - Posted: 27 Mar 2021, 0:10:38 UTC - in response to Message 2069844.  

Antifa to attack tomorrow!


Darn, I missed it. I was hanging out with them while counter-protesting Westboro,
Capitalize on this good fortune, one word can bring you round ... changes.
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Message 2071942 - Posted: 27 Mar 2021, 17:00:05 UTC
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And so it begins...

Biden: Georgia voting restriction law is 'atrocity'
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US President Joe Biden has likened a new voting law in the state of Georgia to racist policies of the 20th Century US South, calling it an "atrocity".

The law adds restrictions to voting that Mr Biden said disproportionately targeted black Americans. Republicans say they are streamlining voting procedures and trying to restore confidence in the election system.

The president called the law "Jim Crow in the 21st Century" and "a blatant attack on the Constitution".

Jim Crow refers to the 19th and 20th Century laws that enforced racial segregation in the South...


So, really?...

"Streamline the voting" by first checking/restricting the voters so that the voting will be for one party only?...

I guess that eases the need for doing any counting!


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Message 2071947 - Posted: 27 Mar 2021, 18:25:10 UTC

Time for it to be "The Territory of Georgia"
After all they declared independence and lost so they aren't really a state anymore!
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Message 2071949 - Posted: 27 Mar 2021, 18:48:42 UTC

This all looks like a 'game' of randomly herding pseudo-religious cats!

What next?

Politics??


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Message 2072080 - Posted: 29 Mar 2021, 14:01:23 UTC

What next indeed?

Trump goes gatecrashing weddings!


Trump asks wedding party: 'Do you miss me yet?'
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Donald Trump turned up at a wedding at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida over the weekend and railed against Joe Biden, China and Iran.

The former president hopped on the mic at the ceremony and wasted little time in getting political...

... Mr Trump finished by finally toasting the "great and beautiful couple"...



That's quite a new twist of a campaign trail to trial the old worn out stand-up act as a hired 'Best Man' after-dinner speaker!

Indeed whatever next?!!


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