On Trump's wealth
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Apr 21, 2018 - 12:52am
On Trump's wealth

In May 1984, an official from the Trump Organisation called to John Greenberg to tell him how rich Donald Trump was. Greenberg was reporting for Forbes 400, the magazine's annual ranking of America's richest people, for the third year. In the previous edition, he'd valued Trump's holdings at a comparatively insignificant US$200 million. This time, the aide urged him me on the phone, I needed to understand just how loaded Trump really was.   The official was John Barron - a name we now know as an alter ego of Trump himself. When Greenberg recently rediscovered and listened, for first time since that year, to the tapes he made of this and other phone calls, he was amazed that he didn't see through the ruse: Although Trump altered some cadences and affected a slightly stronger New York accent, it was clearly him.   "Barron" told Gr…

The state has no right to be in my confidential se…

"A pro-LGBTQ bill is quickly making its way through the California state assembly after it was approved on the floor Thursday. The bill now goes to the state Senate for a vote.   If passed, Assembly Bill 2943 could ultimately threaten free speech and freedom of religion for Christians.   I…

Apr 21, 2018 - 12:48am

MONEY TO BLOW!   1million 400 thousand dollars for ONE cruse missile and we sent 105 cruse missiles into Syria to destroy three supposedly chemical sites.   $1,400,000.00 times 105 = 147million dollars divided by 3 = $49,000,000. per target area.   And because 42 people in Syria were…

Apr 20, 2018 - 7:56pm
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Vintage Book Review: Emphyrio by Jack Vance

Author's note: I was inspired by a Dave Volek book review. Science fiction does not fare as well as it should, here, but I would be remiss if I did not share Jack Vance's amazing storytelling with you.   Jack Vance was awarded the Grandmaster of Science Fiction and Fantasy, which puts him…

Apr 20, 2018 - 2:33pm
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Pole Shift Evidence Suggests Next Cataclysm is Due…

Pole shift - it isn't the typical political type of story on Writer Beat but since I just had an article on the subject come out yesterday, as follow-up to the book I finished a few days earlier on the same subject - I guess this is as good a time as any to see if anyone here is interested...  …

Apr 20, 2018 - 12:08pm
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It's the USA that's holding Israel back

Israel can protect itself. The only thing holding Israel back is the USA. Israel would have made sure that Iran never developed nukes, but the US told Israel to stand down.   If Iran ever bombed Israel Russia would respond by doing absolutely nothing. Russia couldn't even handle the Taliban let…

Apr 20, 2018 - 9:32am
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Who benefits from the missile attack on Syria.

Who benefits from the missile attack on Syria ?. Well first we have to reason why Assad who has already all but won the war would launch a CW attack on civilians, and the answer is that he would`nt, unless he is totally deranged; and the news and slowly emerging truth now coming out of Douma from We…

Apr 20, 2018 - 5:45am
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The value of navel lint, or: Girl Scouts cause an…

I had a business plan all ready to go when we published The No-Campfire Girls, and it was, if I do say so myself, fool-proof:   First, we tell everyone half the proceeds to go a good and worthy cause, and that much of the other half go toward advertising that good and worthy cause.   Secon…

Apr 20, 2018 - 5:26am
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What Struggling To Buy Diapers Means For Low-Incom…

In my city, many stores lock up baby formula behind glass cases. Some decades ago a mother my age (whom I know personally) resorted to shoplifting disposable diapers out of the local supermarket. I'm sure that picture hasn't changed. I think of these things every time I hear some self-described 'pro…

Apr 19, 2018 - 9:47pm
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Why do we need to bring the Illegals out of the sh…

Answer that for me. I could care less what employers are paying the cockroaches.   My kids have more common sense in their pinky than liberals have ever had. We gave Guatemala 100 MILLION last year for what??? Right now, 1500 or so from down south are approaching our border and liberals believe…

Apr 19, 2018 - 4:52pm
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Feral Baby Incinerators

  Here you are those of you who believe in the supremacy of the state here's your handy work! Don't it make you proud! YOU did that!   Twenty-five years ago today Feral Baby Incinerators with the help of F-Troop (apt name for those ATF mutherfuckers) along with the military burned to deat…

Apr 19, 2018 - 2:47pm
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Let's Put all the Democrats in Jail

Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, has been regarded as the architect of the welfare state in America. His New Deal has been criticized by the politically right as a one-way ticket to socialism. Welfare, in their minds, has taken the drive out of the American people. Why…

Apr 19, 2018 - 1:55pm
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The Liberals should be celebrating Trump's tariffs

The Tampa Bay Times announced that it would cut about 50 jobs after new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration dramatically increased the cost of newsprint.   The liberals should be celebrating. The newspaper business is dead anyways and why should we waste paper like that on a daily basis…

Apr 19, 2018 - 9:01am
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Its funny that there are still people around that do not believe 9-11 was an inside job.   I will gives some facts surrounding 9-11, particular facts that make the official version, as given on the Set very impossible.   (1) Explosions were both video taped and witnessed at the base of the…

Apr 19, 2018 - 5:02am
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Progressive orthodoxy and Starbucks

Well, Starbucks, this is what one reverend referred to as the chickens coming home to roost. When you appease groups of people that vilify your motives as Starbucks has done (literally endorsing the leftist trope that capitalism is evil, that racism is rampant in their entire workfo…

Apr 18, 2018 - 7:57pm
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On California's desire to secede

I thought we had fought a war over the "right to secede". I am all for California not being a part of the United States, but the voters will have to decide. It is California and New York that are bleating over the last election not being won by "majority rule". I would vote for one of the countries …

Apr 18, 2018 - 7:53pm
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Unholy Alliance – the US Military-Industrial…

  Empires have fallen throughout history due to unholy alliances.  In the USA, we will look at one of these alliances since January 17, 1961.  This is the date of the farewell speech of President Dwight Eisenhower.  This is where he warned of the unholy alliance of the milita…

Apr 18, 2018 - 7:44pm
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  I know, there's a lot of discussion going around here about the "holocaust". And when people think about a holocaust, we automatically think about a genocide. But wait....holocaust = Jews, Genocide = whoever. That's called "framing". You take one specific word and put such a weight on that i…

Apr 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
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Fisk, False flags and Fake News

War Reporter Robert Fisk Reports From Syrian 'Chemical Attack' Site, Concludes "They Were Not Gassed" The first report of the famous and respected foreign affairs journalist Robert Fisk has given us a which runs contrary to almost every claim made by US, UK and NATO propaganda machines concerning t…

Apr 18, 2018 - 4:23pm
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Protecting the Eighth

I learned something today that I didn't know.  The U.S. Constitution is remiss where the Constitution of another great nation is not.  Unfortunately, I only learned of this because that something good (found in that Constitution) is being attacked and may be destroyed by the secular left. …

Apr 18, 2018 - 3:42pm
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I prefer intelligent women who reason.(A responce)

Whilst I agree that there are stupid women, there is an equal amount of stupid men. I have met women with the qualities you describe, being more in tune with men, and I can see the attraction. However it is a short step from that type of character to become fully male like, and wanting women as a ma…

Apr 18, 2018 - 9:03am
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On trespassing and the Starbucks controversy

Starbucks says it will close its 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States for one afternoon to educate employees about racial bias. The announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week. The store manager called…

Apr 18, 2018 - 5:04am
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I have always lived in tomorrow and been haunted by yesterday. Tomorrow was always the reason for today, and yesterday was always seen as failure. The overwhelming success was in the Cerabellum, while the failure was up front, in the cerebrum, and in my dreams.   But in my twilight, all I have …

Apr 17, 2018 - 10:55pm
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  • - by EXPAT