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(6,618 posts)
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 04:25 PM Aug 2022

Farewell, Mar-a-Lago

I have it somewhere, but not in front of me, that one of the penalties for spying is forfeiture of the premises where the spying was done. The boxes were in the basement of Trump's home. So, if convicted, he could completely lose his ridiculously elaborate, gold-encrusted home.

We should keep the mansion, disinfect it, and let Miss Ruby and her daughter manage it. They could have some fun running tours to the basement. Later, the daughter can use a room or two to house her campaign for office. IMO, this would be a fitting end result for calling her a cheater at the polls.

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Farewell, Mar-a-Lago (Original Post) EndlessWire Aug 2022 OP
Forfeit ALL of his properties. SWBTATTReg Aug 2022 #1
This!👆 SheltieLover Aug 2022 #3
that's exactly what I want agingdem Aug 2022 #5
I think that Attorney General James is going to make sure he forfeits everything else Walleye Aug 2022 #2
Marlardo is so gauche. LakeArenal Aug 2022 #4
Resembles a gaudy Turkish Harem. ProudMNDemocrat Aug 2022 #7
I'm an architecture fan... WarGamer Aug 2022 #10
Just because it's old doesn't mean it not an over done homage to imperialism. LakeArenal Aug 2022 #12
Do you feel the same way about Versailles? WarGamer Aug 2022 #14
Actually I do. And Vanderbilt Estate the Breakers. LakeArenal Aug 2022 #15
got it... I respect that. WarGamer Aug 2022 #16
Slob-a-Lardo. The Unmitigated Gall Aug 2022 #6
Don't give Trump ANY credit. WarGamer Aug 2022 #11
It looks like Tiffany... sheshe2 Aug 2022 #8
And it should become housing for the unsheltered. CurtEastPoint Aug 2022 #9
Maybe a family planning/ women's health clinic. LakeArenal Aug 2022 #13
The US government didn't want it after it was willed to it in 1973. Way too much of a money pit and ARPad95 Aug 2022 #17
Interesting info. EndlessWire Aug 2022 #18


(7,891 posts)
5. that's exactly what I want
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 04:38 PM
Aug 2022

confiscate everything...properties, investments, bank accounts, art, jewelry..limit his ability to travel...ankle monitor...close down all social media venues..gag him..no speaking to the press...shrink his world to the size of a prison cell


(12,553 posts)
10. I'm an architecture fan...
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 04:58 PM
Aug 2022

When looking at Mar-a-Lago it's 100% necessary to remove the topic of Trump.

Trump had NOTHING to do with the planning, design, architecture or construction.

Built in 1927, it's an AMAZING piece of Florida history and an architectural gem ranked #5 on the list of 100 most notable Florida architectural designs.

Don't like the look or design?

That's the original 1920's influence that is still visible today.

I wish people could separate the current owner from the property...

It's MAGNIFICENT if you appreciate architecture and period interior design.



(28,921 posts)
12. Just because it's old doesn't mean it not an over done homage to imperialism.
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 05:00 PM
Aug 2022

Which suits trump just fine.


(28,921 posts)
15. Actually I do. And Vanderbilt Estate the Breakers.
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 05:05 PM
Aug 2022

Also I truly resented the 24 hour collection of $400,000 to restore Norte Damn while real charity gets zip.

The misspelling was auto corrected but I left it.


(12,553 posts)
11. Don't give Trump ANY credit.
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 04:59 PM
Aug 2022

He just owns it and lives there. The real history of MAL goes back to 1927. And it's magnificent.


(1,671 posts)
17. The US government didn't want it after it was willed to it in 1973. Way too much of a money pit and
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 05:11 PM
Aug 2022

security nightmare. Gave it back to the Post Foundation 8 years later.


Federal government and foundation

Post, who died in 1973, willed the 17-acre (6.9 ha) estate to the United States government as a Winter White House for presidents and visiting foreign dignitaries.[15] Richard Nixon preferred the Florida White House in Key Biscayne, however, and Jimmy Carter was not interested. The federal government soon realized the immense cost of maintenance, and the difficulty maintaining security for diplomats,[16] and returned it to the Post Foundation in 1981. It was then listed for sale for $20 million. Dina Merrill and Post's two other daughters did not maintain the property in the meantime, anticipating a sale,[17] but there was so little interest that its demolition to build smaller homes was approved.[18]


(6,618 posts)
18. Interesting info.
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 05:25 PM
Aug 2022

We want everything the creep has got, including the French fries in his pockets. Everything.

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