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Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:11 PM

OMG, UNBELIEVABLE! 1958 TV Show Predicts Trump And His Wall

Sometimes life is just so strange and uncanny!

This is amazing: In 1958, CBS aired an episode of Trackdown in which a con man attempted to sell a town a “wall” in order to protect them from the fake threat of a meteor shower.

Guess what the con man’s name was? Trump.

The show’s main character (Robert Culp) ultimately exposes Trump as a fraud who was plotting with the town’s sheriff to sell the wall, enrich himself and then get out of town. His final words: “You’re under arrest Trump.”

This is like an episode from Twilight Zone, you can’t get any weirder or more prescient!

Snopes agrees with the authenticity of this:

www.snopes.com/...



https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/1/10/1825132/-OMG-UNBELIEVABLE-1958-TV-Show-Predicts-Trump-And-His-Wall?detail=emaildkre

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Reply OMG, UNBELIEVABLE! 1958 TV Show Predicts Trump And His Wall (Original post)
Bayard Jan 10 OP
greyl Jan 10 #1
mr_lebowski Jan 11 #7
greyl Jan 11 #9
mr_lebowski Jan 11 #10
greyl Jan 11 #11
mr_lebowski Jan 11 #13
greyl Jan 11 #16
Quemado Jan 10 #2
Bradshaw3 Jan 10 #3
Bayard Jan 11 #4
Glimmer of Hope Jan 11 #5
sarcasmo Jan 11 #6
FM123 Jan 11 #8
geralmar Jan 11 #12
andym Jan 11 #14
greyl Jan 11 #15
mucifer Jan 11 #21
Marcuse Jan 11 #17
calimary Jan 11 #18
Pachamama Jan 11 #20
Duppers Jan 11 #19
Bayard Jan 11 #22
durablend Jan 11 #23

Response to Bayard (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:18 PM

1. Way more strange than syncing The Dark Side of the Moon w The Wizard of Oz. nt

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Response to greyl (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:18 AM

7. You must not have been stoned enough, man :) (nt)

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:22 AM

9. Dude, which time? nt

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Response to greyl (Reply #9)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:27 AM

10. I'm not into TIME, man ... (nt)

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:33 AM

11. Reflect on that.

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Response to greyl (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:40 AM

13. You know I do, every day ...

And then I go look for a cash machine ...

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #13)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:57 AM

16. And now back to our irregular programming. nt

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:19 PM

2. Just watched the episode. Wow!!!

Eerily prescient.

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 11:41 PM

3. Oh my fucking god and unbelievable is right!

Are you kidding me? It's not like trump is a common name. Incredible. This has to go viral. Thanks for posting.

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:05 AM

4. I do love that final sentence!

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:11 AM

5. My mind is blown.

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:16 AM

6. Only I know what you need, said every cult leader ever.

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:21 AM

8. so many familiar words

especially "you're a liar Trump"

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:02 AM

14. The actual dialog is PRICELESS

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/trackdown-trump-character-wall/

Narrator: The people were ready to believe. Like sheep they ran to the slaughterhouse. And waiting for them was the high priest of fraud.

Trump: I am the only one. Trust me. I can build a wall around your homes that nothing will penetrate.

Townperson: What do we do? How can we save ourselves?

Trump: You ask how do you build that wall. You ask, and I’m here to tell you.

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Response to andym (Reply #14)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:49 AM

15. Truly. nt

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Response to andym (Reply #14)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 03:22 AM

21. you forgot . "I'll sue you" that was in there, too. That might be in the 22 min version here:

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 02:06 AM

17. Woody Guthrie wrote a song about Old Man Trump around the same time.

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Old Man Trump
Words by Woody Guthrie Adapted by Ryan Harvey, Music by Ryan Harvey

I suppose that Old Man Trump knows just how much racial hate
He stirred up in that bloodpot of human hearts
When he drawed that color line
Here at his Beach Haven family project

Beach Haven ain't my home!
No, I just can't pay this rent!
My money's down the drain,
And my soul is badly bent!
Beach Haven is Trump’s Tower
Where no black folks come to roam,
No, no, Old Man Trump!
Old Beach Haven ain't my home!

I'm calling out my welcome to you and your man both
Welcoming you here to Beach Haven
To love in any way you please and to have some kind of a decent place
To have your kids raised up in.

Beach Haven ain't my home!
No, I just can't pay this rent!
My money's down the drain,
And my soul is badly bent!
Beach Haven is Trump’s Tower
Where no black folks come to roam,
No, no, Old Man Trump!
Old Beach Haven ain't my home!

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #17)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 02:11 AM

18. This is One Amazing Thread.

Bookmarking.

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Response to calimary (Reply #18)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 02:40 AM

20. This was discussed in another thread yesterday...here is more...

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 02:17 AM

19. OMG! WHO was the Nostradamus that foresaw this?

One of the most eerie things I've ever read.

Thanks for this thread!

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 07:32 PM

22. They're getting ready to cover this on Chris Matthews....

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Response to Bayard (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 08:00 PM

23. Watching the whole episode

FRIGHTENING how many parallels there are. And you see how Trump kept raising the price on the fender washer umbrellas?

Sheriff = McConnell ?

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