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Trump /Fox News – ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Media-attention mogul and real estate tycoon Donald Trump joined the hosts at Fox & Friends to offer more of his thoughtful perspective on the Occupy Wall Street movement. “I think they’re very well-dressed,” he quipped, marveling one of the protesters “beautiful suits.”

“Nobody knows why they’re protesting, but they’re having a good time,” he insisted.

Host Gretchen Carlson wondered whether “we’re all supposed to assume they’re unemployed,” to which Trump replied, “They don’t look unemployed. Some of them really don’t look unemployed. And their parents look like they really probably work on Wall Street.”

http://thinkprogress.org/media/2011/10/05/336319/trump-on-occupy-wall-street-movement-nobody-knows-why-theyre-protesting/

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ARROGANCE: an attitude of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or in presumptuous claims or assumptions

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October 6, 2011 Posted by | GOP morons, Occupy Wall Street, Trump | , , , , , | Leave a comment

So, does that mean Jesus is no longer taking their calls?

Via: Politico

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And outside the Capitol, the top Republican leaders, including Chief Deputy  Whip Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) engaged in a PR campaign to win over conservative  interest groups and opinion-makers.

The Republican leadership trio has privately reached out to conservative TV  personalities like Sean Hannity and Brit Hume, and Wall Street Journal editorial  page editor Paul Gigot, National Review’s Kate O’Beirne, Stephen Hayes of The  Weekly Standard, David Brooks of The New York Times, George Will, Laura  Ingraham, Mark Levin, and groups such as The Heritage Foundation, among others,  have all heard from Republican leadership. And even former House Majority Leader  Dick Armey (R-Texas), the chairman of FreedomWorks and a tea party favorite, got  a call from GOP leaders.

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0711/59995_Page2.html#ixzz1TGOyyNDt

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July 27, 2011 Posted by | 2012, Bachmann, Barbour, Boehner, Brewer, Cain, deficit reduction, Fox news, Gingrich, GOP morons, Huckabee, Inhofe, Kyl, McCain, Pawlenty, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum, Scott Walker, teabaggers, Trump | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Krugman – ‘Getting to Crazy’

Via: NYT

There aren’t many positive aspects to the looming possibility of a U.S. debt default. But there has been, I have to admit, an element of comic relief – of the black-humor variety – in the spectacle of so many people who have been in denial suddenly waking up and smelling the crazy.

A number of commentators seem shocked at how unreasonable Republicans are being. “Has the G.O.P. gone insane?” they ask.

Why, yes, it has.

But this isn’t something that just happened, it’s the culmination of a process that has been going on for decades. Anyone surprised by the extremism and irresponsibility now on display either hasn’t been paying attention, or has been deliberately turning a blind eye.

And may I say to those suddenly agonizing over the mental health of one of our two major parties: People like YOU bear some responsibility for that party’s current state.

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Here’s the point: those within the G.O.P. who had misgivings about the embrace of tax-cut fanaticism might have made a stronger stand if there had been any indication that such fanaticism came with a price, if outsiders had been willing to condemn those who took irresponsible positions.

But there has been no such price. Mr. Bush squandered the surplus of the late Clinton years, yet prominent pundits pretend that the two parties share equal blame for our debt problems.

Paul Ryan, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, proposed a supposed deficit-reduction plan that included huge tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, then received an award for fiscal responsibility.

So there has been no pressure on the G.O.P. to show any kind of responsibility, or even rationality – and sure enough, it has gone off the deep end.

If you’re surprised, that means that YOU were part of the problem.

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You can read the whole column, HERE:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/15/opinion/15krugman.html?src=me&ref=general

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July 16, 2011 Posted by | 2012, Bachmann, Barbour, Boehner, Brewer, Cain, Cantor, Gingrich, GOP morons, Graham, Huckabee, Inhofe, Jones, Kyl, McCain, Palin, Pawlenty, Perry, Rick Scott, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum, Scott Walker, Tancredo, teabaggers, Trump | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

the Trumps

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June 18, 2011 Posted by | Trump | , , , | Leave a comment

Trump eats pizza with a ‘plastic’ fork

Via: Huffington Post:

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TRUMP and PALIN:

And Trump really rolled out the red carpet for Palin, taking her and her family out for a slice of pizza at Famous Famiglia’s in Times Square, whose are has recently been described as “a slice that tastes like a manila folder with Ragu slathered all over it.”

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Jon Stewart:

“Based on how you eat pizza, Donald, I want to see your long form birth certificate. I don’t think you were really born in New York.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/02/jon-stewart-blasts-trump-palin-pizza_n_870118.html

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Trump’s reply:

“A lot of people are asking why am I using plastic forks and knives that the pizza parlor gave. Well, I don’t walk around with forks and knives, and frankly, it was very comfortable.

Plus, this way you can take the top of the pizza off so you’re not just eating the crust. I like to not eat the crust so we can keep the weight down at least as good as possible.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/02/donald-trump-pizza-video_n_870519.html

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personal thought:

‘As good as possible’?

Golly, can’t help thinking he spent too much time with Palin.

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June 3, 2011 Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Palin, Trump | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Many Republicans NOT impressed with 2012 field

Via: Washington Post

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Nearly four in ten Republicans and those who lean toward Republicans said they were unhappy with their current choices in the presidential field, according to a new Washington Post/Pew Research Center poll, data that will fuel speculation about possible late entrants into the race.

Asked to choose a single word to describe the Republican slate of candidates, fully 37 percent of self identified Republicans and Republican leaners chose a word with a negative connotation — with “not impressed/unimpressed” the most commonly mentioned phrase.

Among all respondents, 44 percent offered a negative one-word assessment of the Republican field including, not suprisingly, 52 percent of Democrats.

More potentially problematic for Republicans hoping to unseat President Obama next November was the fact that 48 percent of INDEPENDENTS described the GOP candidates negatively while just 10 percent offered a positive one-word description.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/many-republicans-not-impressed-with-2012-field/2011/06/01/AGdcNRGH_blog.html

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personal thought:

I think the GOP primaries/caucauses/debates will be very ‘nasty’ this go around.

I also think the teabaggers will be unhappy with the GOP choice, and will field their own candidate; which will lead to the eventual nominee being, ‘up shit-creek, …”

I least, I can hope so, right?

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June 3, 2011 Posted by | 2012, Bachmann, Cain, Gingrich, GOP morons, Palin, Pawlenty, Rand Paul, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum, teabaggers, Trump | , , , , | Leave a comment

Trump: Ryan Plan a ‘Death Wish’

Via: Frum Forum

Donald Trump warned that a controversial budget proposal introduced by Rep. Paul Ryan  (R-Wis.) could prove to be a “DEATH WISH” for Republicans in the next  election cycle on Wednesday morning during an appearance on “Fox & Friends.”

“I’m looking at the Republicans and seeing things that are like they  have a death wish,” said Trump in speaking out on the plan, which  includes contentious reforms to entitlement programs. “Whether its the  Ryan plan, which is a death wish, for him to have brought this plan out  at this time, why doesn’t allow Obama, you know these are not good  business people or these are not good chess players, why doesn’t he  allow Obama come out first, why does he have to come out with a plan?”

Trump added that he considers the House Budget Committee Chairman “a  nice guy,” but that’s “irrelevant” in the context of the larger  political discussion. He pointed to the outcome of a special election for New York’s 26th district congressional seat last week to make his  point. Democrat Kathy Hochul pulled off an upset victory over Republican  Jane Corwin in the race.

“This plan caused a loss in an area that never loses for a  Republican, you know that, in upstate New York,” Trump said. “An  impossible loss.”

http://www.frumforum.com/trump-ryan-plan-a-death-wish

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personal thought:

Seldom, if ever, do I think Trump is correct; but this time, he’s DEAD ON.

luv it!

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June 2, 2011 Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Trump | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trump collapses in Republican primary poll

Via: Huffington Post

Donald Trump’s brief flirtation with the lead in Republican primary polls may be over, according to a new poll released Tuesday.

The survey, conducted by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling, found Trump garnering only 8 percent of potential Republican primary voters, down from 26 percent who said they would support him if he ran in PPP’s previous survey.

That plunge in support was enough to drop him from a solid first place to a tie for fifth place.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/10/trump-collapses-in-republ_n_859985.html

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Stephen Colbert: “But guys like us, we don’t pay attention to the polls. We know that polls are just a collection of statistics that reflect what people are thinking in “reality.” And reality has a well-known liberal bias.”
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May 11, 2011 Posted by | 2012, Trump | , , , | Leave a comment

‘Driving Miss Trump’

“I am the least racist person there is.” – Trump

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related:

https://seattle98.wordpress.com/2011/04/28/trump-unable-to-produce-certificate/

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May 10, 2011 Posted by | Trump | , , , , | Leave a comment

Trump or Palin? – Palin or Trump? – Trump or Palin?

TRUMP- Via: L.A. Times

Donald Trump recently reeled off an impressive list of Chinese books that he has read over the years that has helped him understand the nation and people that he does business with.

“I’ve read hundreds of  books about China over the decades,” Trump told Xinhua, the official news agency of the People’s Republic of  China.

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Asked to name any of his favorite tomes on China, Trump reportedly listed the following 20 books right off the top of his head.

the ‘List of 20’, here:

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2011/05/donald-trump-i-understand-the-chinese-mind.html

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PALIN – Via Daily Mail

Who do you think is the most influential journalist today?

It’s a question that Sarah Palin should have been well prepared to answer in light of that 2008 interview with Katie Couric in which she seemed unable to name a single publication she reads
regularly.

But when quizzed by an NBC reporter during the White House Correspondents Dinner at the weekend the former Republican vice presidential candidate froze.

‘Oh my goodness, that’s a great question,’ she said before turning to husband Todd with pleading eyes.

He couldn’t answer either.

The former Alaska governor was then forced to turn back to the camera and say: ‘Um, gosh, that’s a great question, I have to think about it, OK?’ before adding: ‘Because there are so many.’

As she walked away from the reporter she bumped into Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren and promptly turned back to the camera to shout: ‘Greta Van Susteren is the most influential journalist.’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1383285/Oops-did-Sarah-Palin-fails-influential-journalists-working-today-said-Katie-Couric.html

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Palin footnote:

University of Hawaii – Hilo

– Hawaii Pacific University – Honolulu

– North Idaho Community College – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

University of Idaho – Moscow

Matanuska-Susitna College – Palmer, Alaska

University of Idaho – Moscow

– bachelor’s degree in commuications with an emphasis in JOURNALISM

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May 4, 2011 Posted by | GOP morons, Palin, Trump, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 1 Comment