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1988 Oprah asks Trump if he'd ever run for president-Here's his answer!

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posted on Jul, 31 2015 @ 02:35 PM
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a reply to: jonnywhite

The Obamas take million dollar excursions for their monthly vacations.

Trump not relating because he is too rich is not a good enough reason. He's been up and down, I'm sure he knows what it's like to want and to fight for it.




posted on Jul, 31 2015 @ 02:37 PM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

I've heard there are "levels of wealth". At the highest level you have people make calls for you, and you can go/see/do anything you want without waiting. Want to meet with the POTUS? You have someone make a phone call.

It's power that begins to show at that level of wealth, as even multi-millionaires have the same cars and big houses...it's the influence and power you get at the upper most echelons that differentiates you from other, lesser "rich" people.

I hear it's also really lonely too. As most people want your money, so you don't really trust anyone and it's nearly impossible to have "real" connections with anyone.

At least, that's what I've been told.



posted on Jul, 31 2015 @ 02:40 PM
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a reply to: MystikMushroom

The billionaire I know ditches periodically to 3rd world countries and walks around as if just another. I guess to clear his mund and get away from the fake appearances in his regular life.



posted on Jul, 31 2015 @ 02:42 PM
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a reply to: MystikMushroom

Relationships are done on your terms. No one has anything you want that you can't have if you don't choose to have it. So you do everything on your terms, and therefore always have the upper hand. To make that kind of cash you have to have keen insight into rapid changes in your field(s), but also patience to understand that the real money will be made over decades, not years. And once you have 2-3 million in capital, you aren't pressured to make your next paycheck.

And debts become something that is negotiable. You and I...we get a bill, we pay it. But when you are sitting on a billion, you litigate in lieu of payment. If i owe you $100k, but can sue for a cost of $10k (since i have attorney's on retainer) to get a settlement for $60k, then i just saved myself $30k.



posted on Jul, 31 2015 @ 02:43 PM
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originally posted by: SunnyDee
a reply to: greencmp

I won't say he has not practiced this type of capitalism, and I doubt any of us knows that answer off-hand. But what I do see from this man is that he likes to put his name on everything, he is his own man. His attitude does not scream cronyism. I don't see him in the govt's pocket. He's made millions and lost them and made them again. He's no doubt worked the tax system to its highest benefit, but don't we all to the degree available to us?

I just get annoyed with catch phrases being over-used, an no one calling the media out on it.



Like Ralph Nader, Donald Trump is a great public figure, there is no need for either of them to hold office in my opinion.



posted on Jul, 31 2015 @ 03:06 PM
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originally posted by: greencmp

originally posted by: SunnyDee
a reply to: greencmp

I won't say he has not practiced this type of capitalism, and I doubt any of us knows that answer off-hand. But what I do see from this man is that he likes to put his name on everything, he is his own man. His attitude does not scream cronyism. I don't see him in the govt's pocket. He's made millions and lost them and made them again. He's no doubt worked the tax system to its highest benefit, but don't we all to the degree available to us?

I just get annoyed with catch phrases being over-used, an no one calling the media out on it.



Like Ralph Nader, Donald Trump is a great public figure, there is no need for either of them to hold office in my opinion.


I'm obviously off work today, haha!
Hey, He's running, so it's too late for that opinion. I like his no bull attitude. If we could be given a better one, I'd listen. We've been down the socialistic road these last 7 years, and it's done nothing for the middle class that keeps this country from falling apart completely.



posted on Jul, 31 2015 @ 03:07 PM
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originally posted by: SunnyDee

originally posted by: greencmp

originally posted by: SunnyDee
a reply to: greencmp

I won't say he has not practiced this type of capitalism, and I doubt any of us knows that answer off-hand. But what I do see from this man is that he likes to put his name on everything, he is his own man. His attitude does not scream cronyism. I don't see him in the govt's pocket. He's made millions and lost them and made them again. He's no doubt worked the tax system to its highest benefit, but don't we all to the degree available to us?

I just get annoyed with catch phrases being over-used, an no one calling the media out on it.



Like Ralph Nader, Donald Trump is a great public figure, there is no need for either of them to hold office in my opinion.


I'm obviously off work today, haha!
Hey, He's running, so it's too late for that opinion. I like his no bull attitude. If we could be given a better one, I'd listen. We've been down the socialistic road these last 7 years, and it's done nothing for the middle class that keeps this country from falling apart completely.


I agree, the free market is the only solution.



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