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Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 2) 393

Documents 6 bankruptcies, and 13 businesses that closed up shop - at the very least suggests he doesn't know what he's doing

While I admit you do have a point but bankruptcies and closing business doesn't necessary mean he doesn't know what he is doing. It could be just the opposite, and show he clearly knows what he is doing.

You have to find out how Trump got into these business and what was happening before hand. Where these business in trouble before he bought them? If so then using the bankruptcy laws to shield himself from debtors while he rearranges the business is a correct and proper business move.

So is knowing when to cut your losses. So closing up show also can show that he knows what he is doing. If the market has changed and there is no hope left, know when to quit is a good thing to know.

Having a business in bankruptcy isn't always a sign that you don't know what you are doing. It could simply mean market forces changed in a way that you didn't see. Or some other crises, that you didn't foresee, have affect your business plans in a manner that you can't adapt to fast enough.

Invoking bankruptcy protection while you change your business around is often used practice. There are a number of highly successful business out there that got a fresh start by going through the bankruptcy process.

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 2) 393

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/taxes/pages-from-trumps-tax-returns-raise-a-decades-worth-of-questions/ar-BByFIXZ/

Here you go. I was referring to the leaking of his 2005 tax returns last week. If you refer to paragraph six, you will see the references to the numbers I was referring too. Specifically, to the over 100M and the over 30M numbers I stated.

So, there you go. You, in a round about way, said I didn't cite my sources and ask me for them. So there you go.

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 2) 393

What I find interesting the reaction of some of the other people in this tread. I asked this one person to cite their sources and people are losing their mind. The snoops article that was linked to had some good points and was a good read.

But I'm still not seeing this 75% failure rate. I'm still interested in this evidence.

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 4, Interesting) 393

Documents 6 bankruptcies, and 13 businesses that closed up shop - at the very least suggests he doesn't know what he's doing

Lets see, in 2005 he paid over 30 million in taxes on a income of over 100 million. He has several properties in down town New York, that is worth several million dollars. You're own link clearly states that bankruptcies are nether a indicator of success or failure. With a income of at least 100M that we know of, and possible billions elsewhere, I believe we can clearly say he knows what he is doing.

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 2) 393

Lets go ahead and cut to the chase. I'm fond of saying site your sources so let me put up before I have to shut up. Here is the exact text of the ACA, complete with subtext, and related bills. Start reading and tell me you understand all this mess.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/111th-congress/house-bill/3590/

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 5, Insightful) 393

He couldn't pour piss out of a boot with the instructions written on the heel.

THIS is the exact reason Trump is sitting in the White house. It will of the reasons he will be sworn in, in 2020 for a second term. You constantly underestimated Trump from the time he threw his hat in the ring all the way up to election night. You where so sure that you had this in the bag you where already celebrating while he was mopping the floor with you.

More over you are letting your hatred and bitterness, this oppose Trump at all cost, blind you to what is coming down the road. Everyday people are getting tired of it. Even people like me who didn't vote for Trump, and who didn't think he would have made a good President, are starting to change our minds.

Americans don't like losers, but we detest sour losers. And that is exactly what you are coming off to be. The oppose Trump at all costs, instead of working with him is going to cost you more than the Whitehouse. When the next elections come around Americans are going to remember this, and are going to start removing the obstacles. Meaning Democrats.

Funny thing is, those of us who don't subscribe to any real political party see this. But democrats don't, Other libertarians in my group, we predicted that Trump would win. We are also predicting he will win in 2020.

Comment Re:Nonsense. (Score 1) 393

The Harry Potter series was actually a good read. The ACA was one of the worse pieces of legislation to ever come out of Washington. Nancy Pelosi herself said we have to pass it to understand it. So clearly, those that passed it didn't under stand it ether.

If the full concept of the ACA was understood when it passed it wouldn't be such a mess. So, no, no one person understands that mess. People may have read it, but they don't understand it.

Comment Re:Uhm... (Score 2, Insightful) 393

Obama "made the effort" to close Gitmo throughout his whole presidency, does he get credit for that?

Obama made no "serous" effort to close Gitmo. If he did, it would be closed. Gitmo is a military base, it is completely under the control of the President. Congress can make bills and approve them requiring it to stay open but Obama could have vetoed them.

Obama used Gitmo as a political tool all through his presidency.

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