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Wed Sep 16, 2015, 05:08 PM

 

Media Covers Trumpís Fake Veteranís Speech and Endorsement: Doesnít Realize it was a Fraud

Donald Trump stood on the U.S.S. Iowa yesterday giving a speech billed by Corporate Media as a pro-military message in support of veterans. Corporate Media even announced that the groupís sponsor Veterans for a Strong America endorsed him.

There is a big problem. Veterans for a Strong America is a fake organization. It has one member, itís creator Joel Arends, an attorney from South Dakota. It has $30 in cash on hand, and $318 in debts. Trump claimed at the event that the organization has hundreds of thousands of members, but it appears to be only one person, Arends, its founder. Itís not a Veteranís organization. Itís a Super PAC fundraising business.

Paul Rieckhoff, the founder and CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, tweeted after the event, ďJust learned Trump did an event today announcing heís been endorsed by a vets group that nobodyís ever heard of. w/out a real vets platform. Are they a 501c3/c19? Have they ever testified on the hill? Do they have any real programs? What have they done? These are questions to ask.Ē

For more on this story, click Veterans for a Strong America: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
http://heavy.com/news/2015/09/veterans-for-a-strong-america-endorses-donald-trump-endorsement-pac-maddow-joel-arends-charity-donations-members-battleship-video-uss-iowa/

Watch Rachel Maddow discuss this fake organization:

http://ringoffireradio.com/2015/09/corp-media-covers-trumps-fake-veterans-speech-and-endorsement-doesnt-realize-it-was-a-fraud/

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Reply Media Covers Trumpís Fake Veteranís Speech and Endorsement: Doesnít Realize it was a Fraud (Original post)
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TwilightGardener Sep 2015 #1
Siwsan Sep 2015 #2
spanone Sep 2015 #3
NuclearDem Sep 2015 #4
Bucky Sep 2015 #5

Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 05:10 PM

1. You can't shame someone who's shameless--that's both tRump and the media who cover

him obsessively.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 05:10 PM

2. This kind of stunt really royally pisses me off

And not just as a veteran. I'm so sick and tired of all of the nonsense these people pull, and even sicker of the people who fall for it.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 05:12 PM

3. i don't think they care if it's a fraud. the media loves trump

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 05:15 PM

4. After this and the vile shit Trump said about POWs

 

it should be perfectly clear that Trump doesn't give two shits about veterans.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2015, 05:16 PM

5. I'm going to tune into Fox News and see how they cover this story

no, really....

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