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But, yeah. He knows nothing about hotels, golf, casinos or making money.
Trump is a moron fixated by fabric swatches.
Trump, the billion-dollar loser I was his ghostwriter and saw it happen
Yahoo.com, May 9, 2019
I tend to see my time with him the first part of it, anyway, before things started going bad in a hurry as his King Midas period. I never said this to him; if I had, he probably would have thought I was suggesting he enter the muffler business. But there was a stretch of months when everything he touched turned into a deal. The banks seemed to accept the version of him depicted in his first book, The Art of the Deal, which we now know from his previous ghostwriter, Tony Schwartz, was entirely invented. They believed it over what they saw on his balance sheets or heard coming out of his mouth, and they never said no to his requests for more money. Often they came up with things he could say yes to before he could think of them himself. As a result, a failing real estate developer who had little idea of what he was doing and less interest in doing it once hed held the all-important press conference wound up owning three New Jersey hotel-casinos, the Plaza Hotel, the Eastern Airlines Shuttle and a 281-foot yacht.
A real go-getter, right? But Trumps portfolio did not jibe with what I saw each day which to a surprisingly large extent was him looking at fabric swatches. Indeed, flipping through fabric swatches seemed at times to be his main occupation. Some days he would do it for hours, then take me in what he always called his French military helicopter to Atlantic City where he looked at more fabric swatches or sometimes small samples of wood paneling. It was true that the carpets and drapes at his properties needed to be refreshed frequently, and the seats on the renamed Trump Shuttle required occasional reupholstering. But the main thing about fabric swatches was that they were within his comfort zone whereas, for example, the management of hotels and airlines clearly wasnt. One of his aides once told me that every room at the Plaza could be filled at the rack rate (list price) every night, and the revenue still wouldnt cover the monthly payment of the loan hed taken out to buy the place. In other words, hed made a ridiculous deal. Neither he nor the banks had done the math beforehand. Or perhaps Trump knew it because someone had told him, but didnt want to think about it. The one thing he is above-average at is compartmentalization.
And the unstable Moron cant find a book if hes in a library.
The people of Prague are intelligent, cultured, and welcoming. They are unique in attitude and worldview. Home town of one Franz Kafka. And they love Frank Zappa.
CIA feared Drumpf would reveal the Agents existence to Putin and compromise a vital mission vacuuming all he or she could from Putins literal desktop.
He berated Mueller, the former head of the FBI, for stating that President Donald Trump was not fully exonerated in his eponymous report on his findings of the nearly two-year-long investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the possibility of obstruction of justice by the President.
In other words: The guy in charge of the intelligence needed to protect the United States from its enemies stands with a traitor.
Its a great game, yup.
All this is just more willful ignorance contained within his usual fog of lies. But it was his description of the grief of families meeting the bodies of their dead at Dover Air Force Base that was most illustrative of his abject disdain for human life. They scream, like Ive never seen anything before. Theyll break through military barriers. Theyll run to the coffin and jump on top of the coffin. Crying mothers and wives. Crying desperately.
His actions are starting to make sense.
What is it about right-wing leaders embracing death by pandemic? If Trump was the only leader in the world doing this, it might make it easier to figure out. But wealthy oligarchs who have taken over countries around the world are doing the same thing.
by Thom Hartmann
CommonDreams, June 25, 2020
Why did he spend two months denying the obvious fact that this virus was coming to the United States and was deadly, leaving us utterly unprepared?
Why does he refuse to set a good example for Americans by wearing a face mask? Is he more concerned about smearing his makeup than the death of 200,000 Americans?
Why did he order his goons to intercept shipments of personal protective equipment and ventilators going to blue states? Where is all that equipment that he hijacked, and does he plan to offer it exclusively to red state governors? Is all this death just about politics?
Why is he shutting down testing sites in multiple states next week after bragging in his Tulsa rally that he told his people to slow down the testing?
Is it possible hes trying to let things get so bad that a vaccine in the fall will be seen as an effective October Surprise? Is that why the vaccine companies have gotten billions of federal dollars in what Trump calls Operation Warp Speed while rural hospitals across the country continue to close?
I think the fascists and oligarchs want to get rid of us because the Spaceship Earth theyve despoiled is running out of air, water, food and all the rest they now want to hoard. What do you think?
FTR: June is National Reunification Month.
Child welfare specialists say the children are traumatized for life, the longer the separation, the worse the trauma.
Our country is engaged in mass child abuse, a crime against humanity.
When William Barr was nominated by George Bush Sr. to be attorney general in 1991, I got a jolt of post-traumatic stress. The announcement flashed me back to personal victimization by Barr that I had not thought of for 25 years. Could it be, I wondered, that the sociopath from my childhood is really about to become the highest legal official in the land?
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