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Sun Aug 26, 2018, 05:15 PM

The Trump Crime Family



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All that has changed, of course, since we now have a veritable “crime family” living in the White House. Now, we are all confronted by a crime family, the Trumps, who literally occupy the highest echelons of government. Worse, they are also backed by a syndicate, called “The Republican Party,” who support the Trump Crime Family at every turn.

Actually, that last little simile may not be entirely accurate. The GOP may be more like the police department, who is supposed to enforce the law and put them in jail, but instead looks the other way because they’re getting something they want in return. It is the job of Congress to keep the “president” in check, as a co-equal branch, but in the hands of Republicans, they simply sit on their hands and do nothing. Oh, sure, once in a while a smattering of them complain a little at times, but not a single one of them actually does anything.

Consider; upon taking office, the current occupant of the White House was/is legally required to divest of his personal business holdings. The purpose for that should be obvious; if a “president” is still conducting personal business while leading the federal government, there will always be a temptation to take actions that benefit him, rather than the country. Also, if he has to deal with companies or individuals with whom he does business, he is less likely to put the country first and enforce the law. We all know it is easier to be compromised by people who know us and do business with us, and allowing foreign governments that much leverage is an unwise thing to do because most will take advantage of that.

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Another thing to consider; although Trump is not taking his $400,000 per year salary, claiming he doesn’t need it; we would be better off as taxpayers if he took the salary and was forced to reimburse the Treasury for the constant trips to Trump-owned properties, all of which essentially put tax money straight into his pocket. I’m not just talking about taking Air Force out every weekend, although that is expensive. No, it’s the other stuff. Every time he goes, he takes an entourage of aides and, of course, a dozen or two Secret Service agents. Everyone in his group is paying for rooms at his hotels, paying for food at his restaurants and possibly greens fees to play on his golf courses. Not only that, but he’s also making more money on memberships, based on his status as “president.” We all know he raised the cost of an annual membership to Mar-a-Lago from $100,000 per year to $200,000 per year. That resort has 500 members, so he is making an extra $50 million per year from “being president.” Sure, it’s proof that rich people are stupid as shit, but it also means he is personally profiting from the presidency. And in case you’re wondering, about 425 people with more money than.brains pay upwards of $300,000 per years for a membership to Bedminster, his “summer retreat,” although finding exact numbers for Bedminster is a little more difficult than Mar-a-Lago. By most estimates, Trump’s weekly vacations to his own resorts have cost taxpayers at least $20 million so far, although some estimates have it far higher. Talk about an “imperial presidency.”

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Of course is just part of a pattern; entitled rich boys and girls who feel entitled and have a mindset that makes them believe they can use the federal government the same way they used their former companies. If they want something, they believe they can just send one of their employees to go get it for them, or expense it out. The conspicuous corruption that runs rampant throughout the Trump Regime is disgusting, yet the only people who can do something about it right now are just ignoring it. Not only that, but most of the press treats it only as something slightly abnormal. It’s almost as if these divas paying for their excesses with public money is only slightly unusual. First, we had Dick Cheney and George W. Bush handing no-bid Iraq contracts to crony companies and that was really bad, but they at least tried to hide it and excuse it. At least Dick Cheney did put his assets in a blind trust. These days, the Trump Regime doesn’t even hide it. They openly violate federal law and the Emoluments Clause and show even less respect for the law than Bush or Cheney.


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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 05:33 PM

1. It really burns me that he is making so much money off this. And that he is costing ME so much

money.

I really hope the hammer comes down on him soon.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 06:01 PM

3. yep...

we are also going to be left with the US Treasury dry as a bone. he and his crime family are going to leave us with nothing.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 06:00 PM

2. Everybody think RICO Act!!!

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 06:42 PM

4. And conviction in state courts! . . . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #4)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 06:51 PM

5. Yup!

And one of the awesome things about this kind of conviction is that it also seizes assets. Trillions cold be confiscated. Along with the pure joy of watching a perp parade for the ages.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #5)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 06:54 PM

6. State crimes can't be pardoned. Does a pardon of a Fed RICO conviction rollback seized assets?

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #6)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 06:58 PM

7. I wonder about that part

but I do anticipate that the power to pardon will not be in the cheato's possession for long. Maybe he will be dethroned by the charges as I expect him to be included in that dragnet as well as the VP.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 08:46 PM

8. I so hate this disgusting crime riddled family.

The arrogance and sheer boldness of their thievery is absolutely sickening.

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