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Let’s remember the time Donald Trump cashed a 13¢ check sent to him as a prank

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posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:21 AM
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a reply to: BlueAjah

This took place nearly 30 years ago. If Trump never saw the check, it is because his staff failed him. You yourself acknowledged that they have to balance what comes in with what was expected. They must have smelled a rat, but were afraid to bring it to the attention of their boss, despite knowing that there were journalists dedicated to making him look like a buffoon. They succeeded. Unfortunately, Trump is such a buffoon that his followers no longer see how foolish he looks.




posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:26 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

Good Lord. And shaking my head....

30 years ago, he was still a busy wealthy man, and still had staff, and they still had stamps.
Believe me - I have worked in the business world for over 30 years.

And you are really, seriously, trying to make an issue of a stupid prank from 30 years ago? A bit desperate?



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:28 AM
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I am more concerned about political leaders getting influenced by money, doing inside trading, etc then some person cashing a legitimate check that was a prank.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:35 AM
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a reply to: BlueAjah


And you are really, seriously, trying to make an issue of a stupid prank from 30 years ago? A bit desperate?


I'm not the one making it an issue. I think it's funny. It's Trump's supporters who are desperate. They can't seem to tolerate the thought that Trump can be made a fool of.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:37 AM
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originally posted by: roadgravel
I am more concerned about political leaders getting influenced by money, doing inside trading, etc then some person cashing a legitimate check that was a prank.


Me too. Trump needs to make all of his financial dealings public, even the ones for 13¢.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:38 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

And I see you chose to ignore this post, which shows the STAMPS on the back of the checks:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

It's not funny. It's juvenile.
Trump is not the one looking like a fool in this thread.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:39 AM
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originally posted by: BlueAjah
a reply to: DJW001

And I see you chose to ignore this post, which shows the STAMPS on the back of the checks:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

It's not funny. It's juvenile.
Trump is not the one looking like a fool in this thread.


Can you prove that Trump did not personally stamp that check himself?



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 07:45 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

you know what i bet the OP takes those nickels out of the junk mail that Charities mail out and doesn't even donate to them. sure he knows where it comes from but it's still a nickel.

hell i even take them out.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 08:51 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

No you're trying to make this an issue...otherwise this would be in general chitchat and you wouldnt have such a negative view and tone towards him and those who support him here.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 09:15 AM
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It was considered a prank back then. How times change. Well, maybe Donald Trump needed the money at the time.


Mr. Trump, who has put the Trump Shuttle, his airline, up for sale, has said he wants to raise cash to purchase other assets at distressed prices. Last month, Mr. Trump said he planned to sell the yacht to build a bigger and better one.

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Despite what he said at the time, Trump never built a "bigger and better" yacht.


According to former Trump executive John R. O’Donnell, the real estate mogul sailed on it only once, its maiden voyage from the Azores to the New York harbor.

“It so terrified him when they weighed anchor — the movement convinced him it was sinking — that he would never sleep on it,” wrote O’Donnell in his book Trumped!. “All the time it was docked at the marina, he went on board only to watch boat races or occasionally to entertainment important customers or business associates.”

Still, he wrote, “Donald took pleasure in showing off the boat.”

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Trump has always been a pathological liar. I don't say that as an act of meanness but just to acknowledge a reality about him. Once one understands a pathological liar, one knows just to not believe them. He will say what he feels needs to be said to protect his self-image. He can be a very nice person in fact, but one just can't trust his word. (Although, a pathological liar could be a good salesman.) His word is his reality, and it can change like a chameleon.

If he is afraid of his yacht sinking, I see that as a metaphor to how he views himself. He is afraid of his life sinking. And he will say whatever it takes to remain afloat.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 09:42 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

Good. I would rather have a president who pinches pennies like Ebenezer Scrooge than a incompetent useless piece of garbage who only got into the presidency because of PC for being black, who hemorrhages trillions of dollars every time he picks up a pen to sign something.

Yes. I would say that only the rich bastards who cashed those 13 cent checks in that test, are valid presidential material. Absolutely.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: DJW001
Wow! whats next?, he stole a piece of candy 60 years ago ?



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 10:49 AM
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originally posted by: DJW001

originally posted by: BlueAjah
a reply to: DJW001

And I see you chose to ignore this post, which shows the STAMPS on the back of the checks:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

It's not funny. It's juvenile.
Trump is not the one looking like a fool in this thread.


Can you prove that Trump did not personally stamp that check himself?


Seriously?? I would think he would just sign it easier than using a stamp. Bit even if he didn't dies it really matter??



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 10:54 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

You really think that check went into Trump's hands? I'm sure he had accountants taking care of all his check cashing ordeals...and I would suspect that is precisely what happened...I still despise the guy but this was a lame attempt to discredit him..



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 11:11 AM
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originally posted by: DJW001

originally posted by: BlueAjah
a reply to: DJW001

And I see you chose to ignore this post, which shows the STAMPS on the back of the checks:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

It's not funny. It's juvenile.
Trump is not the one looking like a fool in this thread.


Can you prove that Trump did not personally stamp that check himself?


nothing drives me crazier than daring to have voltaire in your signature while demanding someone prove a negative in a political bicker match.

either you embrace logic or you don't.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 12:22 PM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

“I wholly disapprove of what you say—and will defend to the death your right to say it.” has nothing to do with a statement's logicalness or truth. You defend someone else's right to make the statement.


edit on 5-7-2016 by desert because: better clarification



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 01:11 PM
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I have a check for 6 cents pinned to my cork board, I keep it as a reminder of how broken our system is.
It`s a check from my insurance company, as a rebate or overpayment or something.
I don`t have a local branch of my bank so i would have to pay more for a stamp to mail it to my bank than what the check is worth. The money it cost to mail me the check is more than whats it`s worth so the company lost money just by sending me the check.I`m not going to lose money by sending the check to my bank, apparently I have more sense than a mega multi million dollar insurance company has.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 01:38 PM
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a reply to: Tardacus

The situation is different. You just said you don't have a local branch where you live.....really? YOU have to mail it.



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 01:56 PM
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originally posted by: desert
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

“I wholly disapprove of what you say—and will defend to the death your right to say it.” has nothing to do with a statement's logicalness or truth. You defend someone else's right to make the statement.



the quote is not the man. and the man has everything to do with something "logicalness".



posted on Jul, 5 2016 @ 02:00 PM
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a reply to: DJW001

That does not prove he is a cheapskate, just as any business I run...you get a check, you put it in the bank. Im sure he didn't do it himself, his bookkeepers did.

I am also NOT a Trump supporter but will stick up for the underdog...and don't make fun of his hands!




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