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Judge directs internal Trump University documents to be released

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Doesn't matter to the true believers.

"He tells it like it is" - He doesn't, since fact check after fact check finds almost nothing the man says is true.

"He'll be tough on Americas enemies" - He's a man child that melts down at the slightest provocation.

"He's a successful businessman" - Multiple bankruptcies due to companies he managed ending up under mountains of debt.

Just a couple of examples of the cognitive dissonance that will continue to pervade the Trump Supporters rotten brains, any negative news that comes from this story will be dismissed.
 

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Now he's claiming there is no drought in CA.
 

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Doesn't matter to the true believers.

"He tells it like it is" - He doesn't, since fact check after fact check finds almost nothing the man says is true.

"He'll be tough on Americas enemies" - He's a man child that melts down at the slightest provocation.

"He's a successful businessman" - Multiple bankruptcies due to companies he managed ending up under mountains of debt.

Just a couple of examples of the cognitive dissonance that will continue to pervade the Trump Supporters rotten brains, any negative news that comes from this story will be dismissed.

How can you run a casino into bankruptcy? Doesn't the arithmetic guarantee the house wins?
He's not a successful businessman, he's a successful investor. He built on his inherited fortune investing in Manhattan real estate.
Trump is looking like he might become the perfect Emperor Who Has No Clothes. Unfortunately for the USA there just might be enough idiots so enamored of celebrity they'll elect this empty-handed ego-maniac.
 

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How can you run a casino into bankruptcy? Doesn't the arithmetic guarantee the house wins?
He's not a successful businessman, he's a successful investor. He built on his inherited fortune investing in Manhattan real estate.
Trump is looking like he might become the perfect Emperor Who Has No Clothes. Unfortunately for the USA there just might be enough idiots so enamored of celebrity they'll elect this empty-handed ego-maniac.

To be fair, just because the gambling makes money does not mean the casino does, as there are many other expenses. I am not defending his business ability, but it is not just possible for a casino to lose money, it is not uncommon.
 

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To be fair, just because the gambling makes money does not mean the casino does, as there are many other expenses. I am not defending his business ability, but it is not just possible for a casino to lose money, it is not uncommon.

Trump claims he will turn America around; why couldn't he work his magic and turn the casino around?
 

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Trump claims he will turn America around; why couldn't he work his magic and turn the casino around?

Well, I do have to hand it to Trump. He IS making America great again......

By destroying the Republican Party. :mrgreen:
 

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Doesn't matter to the true believers.

"He tells it like it is" - He doesn't, since fact check after fact check finds almost nothing the man says is true.

"He'll be tough on Americas enemies" - He's a man child that melts down at the slightest provocation.

"He's a successful businessman" - Multiple bankruptcies due to companies he managed ending up under mountains of debt.

Just a couple of examples of the cognitive dissonance that will continue to pervade the Trump Supporters rotten brains, any negative news that comes from this story will be dismissed.

Not only dismissed, but it'll further contribute to their messianic delusions.

But I disagree with what you perceive as Trump supporters' cognitive dissonance, which suggests an element of perversity in their behavior when, in fact, their thinking is entirely rational - malignant yes, but still rational.

A Trump supporter stands to win no matter what kind of a president Trump turns out to be. On the off chance that Trump delivers on his promises, he wins by having his chances in life improved, his substance increased and his social standing elevated. On the other hand, if Trump turns out to be nothing but a hallow demagogue, he still wins by seeing the objects of his virulent and chronic envy, those that are superior to him in every way possible, dragged to his cesspool of abjection.

Such thinking happens at the subconscious level, and I doubt any of Trump's cretins possesses the cognitive means to decipher his own thinking.
 

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Also, having watched the video in the link, Trump university is a prime example of the reason behind the U.S's tenacious animus towards socialism or any form of distributive justice. If you're a millionaire in the making, why would you support egalitarianism?
 

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I truly believe the Donald could, as he stated, shoot someone and still go up in the polls. This is truly amazing, but I believe it is because of the several years of right wing brainwashing. At some point in the general election, surely, it has to stop. Right?
 

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Just a couple of examples of the cognitive dissonance

Correction:

Trump supporters demonstrate a lack of cognitive dissonance. Like most people, you're using the term backwards!
 

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I truly believe the Donald could, as he stated, shoot someone and still go up in the polls. This is truly amazing, but I believe it is because of the several years of right wing brainwashing. At some point in the general election, surely, it has to stop. Right?

I don't think cults work that way.
 

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How can you run a casino into bankruptcy? Doesn't the arithmetic guarantee the house wins?
He's not a successful businessman, he's a successful investor. He built on his inherited fortune investing in Manhattan real estate.
Trump is looking like he might become the perfect Emperor Who Has No Clothes. Unfortunately for the USA there just might be enough idiots so enamored of celebrity they'll elect this empty-handed ego-maniac.

Ummm....to be fair, there have been other casinos that have gone into bankruptcy

Caesars: A private equity gamble in Vegas gone wrong - Fortune
 

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Doesn't matter to the true believers.

"He tells it like it is" - He doesn't, since fact check after fact check finds almost nothing the man says is true.

"He'll be tough on Americas enemies" - He's a man child that melts down at the slightest provocation.

"He's a successful businessman" - Multiple bankruptcies due to companies he managed ending up under mountains of debt.

Just a couple of examples of the cognitive dissonance that will continue to pervade the Trump Supporters rotten brains, any negative news that comes from this story will be dismissed.

Too funny to hear a Clinton supporter talk about the 'cognitive dissonance' and 'rotten brains' of others.
 

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I truly believe the Donald could, as he stated, shoot someone and still go up in the polls. This is truly amazing, but I believe it is because of the several years of right wing brainwashing.

Describe this 'brainwashing.'
 

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Unfortunately for the USA there just might be enough idiots so enamored of celebrity they'll elect this empty-handed ego-maniac.

Agreed. That's how Obama got in.
 

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Agreed. That's how Obama got in.

What was Obama celebrated for? I personally never heard of him before he ran for the nomination.
 

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Doesn't matter to the true believers.

"He tells it like it is" - He doesn't, since fact check after fact check finds almost nothing the man says is true.

"He'll be tough on Americas enemies" - He's a man child that melts down at the slightest provocation.

"He's a successful businessman" - Multiple bankruptcies due to companies he managed ending up under mountains of debt.

Just a couple of examples of the cognitive dissonance that will continue to pervade the Trump Supporters rotten brains, any negative news that comes from this story will be dismissed.

And the Hillary, as the chosen one will, will certainly not bring in anymore scandals to the White House. She has already demonstrated on what, 22 separate occasions, that she isn't involved in cover ups, pay offs, bribing, and out right power hungry politics. Not at all.
 

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Yeah, probably. On the surface it just sounds humourous.
Trump made a lot of money off real estate investments but it's funny how that makes people say he's a successful businessman, ignoring four profound business failures. He's running on celebrity, not ability.

Real estate is business?
 

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What was Obama celebrated for? I personally never heard of him before he ran for the nomination.

I was referring more to his 'empty handed ego.' I suppose his celebrity is similar to the Kardashians or Paris Hilton--no one ever heard of them, then suddenly they were celebrities for no apparent reason.
 

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Yeah, probably. On the surface it just sounds humourous.
Trump made a lot of money off real estate investments but it's funny how that makes people say he's a successful businessman, ignoring four profound business failures. He's running on celebrity, not ability.

Four business bankruptcies out of 490+ businesses. That is no way he isn't successful, especially considering the up and down periods that real estate goes through.

Is he a azzhat some times...yup. A braggadocio....yup.

Trump University is another story.
 

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And the Hillary, as the chosen one will, will certainly not bring in anymore scandals to the White House. She has already demonstrated on what, 22 separate occasions, that she isn't involved in cover ups, pay offs, bribing, and out right power hungry politics. Not at all.

They know Hillary is garbage. Her campaign slogan is simply 'vote for me because my opponent is worse.' She has never laid out a vision of her own. Her campaign is about entitlement, corruption and gender pandering. That's it.
 
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