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    (Original post by theconfusedman)
    He inherited a huge amount of wealth and land, not hard to turn that into even more money, especially when it was soaring in value at the time. You forget the many failed business ventures he had. So yes, he is still an idiot.
    Trump inherited somewhere between $40 million and $200 million around about 1972. Let's say it was somewhere in the middle at $120 million. That's a massive amount of money. His net worth today is about $8.8 billion so he's increased his wealth 73 fold (yes, I know I'm not accounting for inflation - I'm just keeping it simple) which isn't fantastic over a 44 plus year period.

    If someone gave me $1000 today do I think I could turn it into $73,000 over the next 44 years? I'd be damned surprised if I couldn't!

    So, fairly mediocre performance overall. But then again, a lot of people inherited similar sums and have sweet FA to show for it. They blew it. So don't knock him.

    I don't think Trump's failed businesses make him an idiot. They make him a savvy and experienced businessman. Most real businessmen that really made it will tell you about their failures as much as their successes; Branson is well known for acknowledging he's had more failures than successes over the years.
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    The real fascists are the left wingers and the wannabe Bolsheviks aka Bernie supporters.

    If you don't agree with the left, they will scream calling everyone Hitler, these people are the worst.

    Most communists who defected from the USSR say Capitalism is a million times better, it's not perfect but better than crazy socialism any day.
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    (Original post by DorianGrayism)
    Hates on Mexicans and Muslims.

    Gets attacked by a White person.

    Continues to hate on Mexicans and Muslims.
    ...so if MLK was attacked in the 60s you'd be telling him to shut up through this frame of thought...?
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    (Original post by Louisb19)
    Why do left wing people always preach hate? ****ing disgusting.
    These regressives are pathetic.

    (Original post by NickLCFC)
    Tweet from the 'attacker' before the rally:

    Confirmed white people hater: https://twitter.com/Younglionking7/s...890097923850240
    Replace "white" with "black" and that becomes racist.

    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    My experience is that generally what the right call 'hate' from the left wing is criticism of things like racism. If arguing against racism is redesignated 'hate', there isn't much hope for any of us and we might as well surrender to Hitlerism again.
    You call that "criticism" of racism?


    Remind me who 'no-platforms'?


    You're the archetypal lunatic leftie that is representative of the downfall of Western civilisation, as far as I'm concerned.


    PS. I'm pro-Bernie.
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    (Original post by sleepyspider)
    I'm more centre, actually.

    You cannot deny that he overshadowed that tiny statement at the end with the mainly negative points, which people will choose to focus on. And they have.
    I don't doubt that people focus and twist things to fit their "everyone is racist" agenda. But that is more of a reflection of their idiocy rather than anything reflection of Trump himself.
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    lool his reaction was funny but there behavior was unacceptable but still its funny lool
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    LOL, that was an assassination attempt? :rofl:
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    Here's a nice list of his more recent racist remarks from the Huff.
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/...b03260bf777e83
    Classic smearing bs.


    I would only class one of those things as racist ("birther" controversy is clearly just because Obama is black).
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    (Original post by NickLCFC)
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    That's a very small bail amount. He must have not had any weapons or knives on him - probably was going to try and tackle Trump off the stage.

    As far as I am aware security services have stopped or reduced open public appearances like Reagan and JFK's assasination attempts. I hope that he does carry a pistol with him though, just in case there is a lapse in SS coverage and someone gets close.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    Trump inherited somewhere between $40 million and $200 million around about 1972. Let's say it was somewhere in the middle at $120 million. That's a massive amount of money. His net worth today is about $8.8 billion so he's increased his wealth 73 fold (yes, I know I'm not accounting for inflation - I'm just keeping it simple) which isn't fantastic over a 44 plus year period.

    If someone gave me $1000 today do I think I could turn it into $73,000 over the next 44 years? I'd be damned surprised if I couldn't!

    So, fairly mediocre performance overall. But then again, a lot of people inherited similar sums and have sweet FA to show for it. They blew it. So don't knock him.

    I don't think Trump's failed businesses make him an idiot. They make him a savvy and experienced businessman. Most real businessmen that really made it will tell you about their failures as much as their successes; Branson is well known for acknowledging he's had more failures than successes over the years.
    Yes as i said, his fortune and wealth he inherited means him being a billionaire isnt a huge accomplishment.

    The nature of his failed businesses does make him an idiot. The utterly ridiculous ideas that had no potential (such as Trump mortgage- Which he launched in 2006 of all years or Trump airlines which launched during high fuel prices). His incompetence and poor decision making skillls does not make him fit for presidency, and an utter idiot.

    Branson had business plans that had potential in the targeted markets and were often praised by consumers, unlike Trump.
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    (Original post by NickLCFC)
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    Damn, you're fast.
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    (Original post by NickLCFC)
    You can't assassinate the Donald.
    Can't stump the Trump
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    Metro Boomin' has confirmed he does not trust Trump... so you know what that means. I'll give it a month.
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    (Original post by luminarychild)
    Money he inherited from daddy and then invested....wow so great

    If he had invested that money in a bank account he would of been waaay richer

    he is a fool who has lost money.
    He inherited between 40-200 million, and now he's worth around 9 billion, I think?
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    (Original post by sleepyspider)
    A quick Google search will help you. Here is a random link that I found within a few seconds.

    http://www.politico.eu/article/15-mo...ration-racism/
    This is why it's hard to trust when someone claims someone is racist.

    1) Not racist
    2) Not racist
    3) Not racist
    4) Not racist
    5) Racist, but also hearsay
    6) Not racist, just wrong
    7) Not racist
    8) Not racist
    9) Not racist
    10) Racist
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    (Original post by Farm_Ecology)
    This is why it's hard to trust when someone claims someone is racist.
    I bet you agree with everything Trump says
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    (Original post by luminarychild)
    I bet you agree with everything Trump says
    I most certainly dont.
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    (Original post by NickLCFC)
    The guy responsible:

    It's interesting doing reading on this guy with Google. He:

    - Has a history of stupid protests including dragging and stepping on an American flags

    - Is a supporter of the BLM idiots

    - Is a Bernie supporter (as per his own Twitter)

    Here is he is in this video, looking like your archetypal social justice warrior::



    Following the attack, a friend of his from one of his protest groups posted to glorify what he did and said they must continue to not "allow Trump to run for president".

    Much tolerant. So peace. Such democracy.
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    lol this Trump guy has got White Americans in a trance
 
 
 
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