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Towlie

Towlie's Journal
Towlie's Journal
October 27, 2016

"Deadbeat Donald" - has a nice ring to it!

The Trump Files: Trump's Long History of Getting Sued By His Own Lawyers

"He's a deadbeat."

During his decades in the real estate world, Donald Trump famously shortchanged many small businesses on the money he owed them.

(snip several examples...)

But Trump also tried to underpay the very same lawyers who helped him save money, and some ended up suing their former client.

...

It wasn't just big amounts Trump tried to get out of paying, either. Bill Scherer, a lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, had to sue Trump in 1994 to collect $5,000 in unpaid legal bills from a case Scherer won for the billionaire. The lawyer told Reuters last year he had offered Trump a low rate to "curry favor" with the mogul, but still had to sue. "He's a deadbeat," Scherer told South Florida's Sun-Sentinel newspaper. Trump told Reuters that he couldn't remember Scherer or the case at all.
October 22, 2016

Der Untergang

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/donald-trump-is-in-a-funk-bitter-hoarse-and-pondering-if-i-lose/2016/10/21/d944b518-97a3-11e6-bb29-bf2701dbe0a3_story.html

I hear in Germany they're posting funny German-subtitled Trump videos titled "Trump is informed that..."
October 16, 2016

Perhaps Hillary Clinton would do well to follow Ryan's example: Just Ignore Trump

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/301089-speaker-ryan-tries-new-trump-strategy-ignore-him

Announce at the final debate that since her opponent is no longer relevant, she'll instead talk about what she plans to accomplish as president.
October 12, 2016

Der Untergang

The movie Der Untergang, known as "Downfall" in English, depicts Hitler's final days in his Berlin bunker as he unfairly calls his generals traitors and holds them responsible for his inevitable loss. It's the source of the many hilarious "Hitler is informed that..." YouTube clips with rewritten subtitles.

If you haven't already seen it, now is a great time to watch this movie because of the spooky way it mirrors current events.

October 5, 2016

"In the midst of what seems so unreal, the harsh reality. This is not a dream."

That's a quote from Doctor McCoy in the Star Trek episode, Spectre Of The Gun. I just got my ballot in the mail and that's what popped into my mind as I was reading the choices for president.

October 2, 2016

"The only news here is that the more than 20-year-old alleged tax document was illegally obtained.."

So says the Trump campaign.

If it's an "alleged" document and not real then it wasn't illegally obtained, or indeed obtained at all, it was fabricated.

But if it was illegally obtained then that means it's real and belongs to Trump.

The Trump campaign is trying to have it both ways: It wasn't taken from our candidate and it was illegally taken from our candidate.

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