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Madam45for2923's Journal
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October 5, 2016


MEDIA WE NEED YOUR HELP WITH THIS! ~Needs to be asked in every interview/debate!

All Presidential candidates have been transparent with the American people in this regard for the last 40 years+ since President Nixon! We cannot afford to lose this area of accountability. There is a lot to learn from a person's taxes. This is to the benefit of the electorate!

Also, someone please ask to see the IRS AUDIT REQUEST LETTER!!!!!!!!

I think he's just not gonna release them!!
October 5, 2016

Win a debate = Stay calm while you lie, lie & lie! EASY PEASY!

Now go out and debate people! Maybe use technique when you call for Democrats and when you go canvassing! Invent whatever you want to say, just be caml about it! Tah dah!

October 5, 2016

Mike Pence To America: Trump Never Said Those Things He Said. Huffington Post

FARMVILLE, Va. ― Donald Trump’s running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R), spent much of the first and only vice presidential debate Tuesday night doing his damnedest to get Americans to forget all of the offensive things Trump has said.

Pence repeatedly tried to skirt around statements Trump actually said — or simply shook his head and ignored the question.

“I’m happy to defend [Trump],” Pence said.

But Pence rarely actually defended Trump. Instead, he dodged or outright denied his running mate’s statements. Some examples:


When Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Hillary Clinton’s running mate, accused Trump of praising Russian president Vladimir Putin as a “great leader,” Pence denied it and called Putin a “small and bullying leader.” But Trump has repeatedly praised Putin.

When Kaine said that Trump recently claimed Putin was not going into Ukraine, Pence denied it. But Trump did say, “He’s not going into Ukraine, OK, just so you understand. He’s not going to go into Ukraine, all right? You can mark it down. You can put it down. You can take it anywhere you want.” Putin took the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014.

Pence himself also recently said, “I think it’s inarguable that Vladimir Putin has been a stronger leader in his country than Barack Obama has been in this country.”


When Kaine challenged Pence to defend Trump’s comment that more nations should get nuclear weapons, Pence said “he never said that.” But Trump did.


When Kaine pointed out that Trump had once promised to release his tax returns, Pence replied, “He said he will do it.” Trump has repeatedly said he can’t release his returns because he is being audited by the IRS. (The IRS has said nothing prevents him from releasing them.) There is absolutely no evidence that Trump will actually release his returns. His son, Donald Trump Jr., has admitted that there’s a more political reason the campaign is not releasing the returns: It would be a distraction and create too many “questions.”


Kaine said Trump wants to have a “deportation force”: “They want to go house to house, school to school, business to business, and kick out 16 million people.” Pence called Kaine’s statement “nonsense.” Last year, Trump himself used the term “deportation force” in an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”: “You’re going to have a deportation force, and you’re going to do it humanely. And you’re going to bring the country – and frankly, the people, because you have some excellent wonderful people, some fantastic people that have been here for a long period of time.”


Pence tried to defend Trump’s comments about Mexicans after Kaine pointed out that the GOP presidential candidate has called immigrants from the country “rapists.”

“He also said, ‘many of them are good people,’” Pence replied.

Trump’s actual quote last year was: “When Mexico sends its people they’re not sending their best. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists, and some, I assume, are good people.”


When Kaine said that Trump had said women should be punished for abortion, Pence said, “Donald Trump and I would never support legislation that punished women who made the heartbreaking choice to end a pregnancy.” But Trump did say that women who have abortions should be punished.


Immediately after the debate, GOP operatives piled into the spin room and dismissed the idea that Pence had dodged any topic.

more plus video: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/pence-kaine-debate-vice-president_us_57f3b692e4b0d0e1a9a9a98b
October 4, 2016

Trumpís Abuse of Trump Foundation ó Criminal Tax Implications?

Much attention is being paid to how Donald Trump could have amassed a $900 million NOL in the mid 90s. I remain laser-focused on the Donald J. Trump Foundation. For this blog post I ask the question: could Mr. Trump’s misuse of the private foundation that he leads result in criminal sanctions under tax law?

I think there is enough evidence to open a criminal investigation into his activities. Nevertheless, a criminal prosecution is highly unlikely for both political reasons and issues of proof (ignorance of the law is a defense). Still, I think the IRS has a duty to open an investigation under the egregious set of facts I lay out.

Here is the important thing to keep in mind as you consider the arguments I lay out in this post: Donald Trump does not own the Foundation and its property does not belong to him. It does not matter from whom the money came. He is the president of a nonprofit organization that is entrusted with money to be used for charitable purposes that benefit the public.

When I first wrote about the Foundation we knew that in 2013 it had improperly paid $25,000 to Pam Bondi’s political campaign for AG of Florida. I noted then the potential application of tax criminal law because there was a false statement on the Foundation’s Form 990PF, (the Foundation claimed the money went to a KS charity “Justice for All”) but said it was highly unlikely under the circumstances that the IRS would invoke criminal sanctions in a single situation.

Today, we know a lot more about Foundation’s highly questionable transactions largely due to the intrepid work of Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold. For instance: the Foundation purchased expensive portraits of Trump and sent those to Trump’s private clubs; it has paid money to settle Trump Organization private lawsuits; it has acted as the receiver of what appears to be Trump income, but counted it as a donation from the payors.

In this post, I first discuss the criminal statutes most likely to apply and then consider the broad themes of violations upon which a case might be built. At the end of the piece, in an appendix, I list all the questionable acts by year with links to sources to show the quantity and quality of the violations.

Continues: https://surlysubgroup.com/2016/10/03/trumps-abuse-of-trump-foundation-criminal-tax-implications/
October 4, 2016

Two ads! What Donald Trump's tax returns reveal & Luisa, hija, empresaria e inmigrante

What Donald Trump's tax returns reveal | The Briefing

Luisa, hija, empresaria e inmigrante | Hillary Clinton

October 4, 2016

6 Tuesdays including today! Vote early if you can! Vote wearing a Power Pantsuit!

Early Voting by State:

States with early voting
As of September 2016, the following 34 states (plus the District of Columbia) permitted no-excuse early voting in some form:[1]

District of Columbia
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
North Dakota
South Dakota
West Virginia

States with in-person absentee voting
In some states, a voter may be able to vote early if he or she provides some reason for being unable to vote on Election Day. This practice is known as in-person absentee voting. As of September 2016, the following five states permitted in-person absentee voting:

Note: The reasons a voter may give for voting in-person absentee vary significantly from state to state. For example, the South Carolina State Election Commission lists 16 separate criteria qualifying an individual to vote absentee. Meanwhile, the Missouri Secretary of State lists six. For more information, consult the relevant state election agency or local election official.

Kentucky (see here for details about absentee voting requirements)[2]
Mississippi(see here for details about absentee voting requirements)[3]
Missouri (see here for details about absentee voting requirements)[4]
New York (see here for details about absentee voting requirements)[5]
South Carolina (see here for details about absentee voting requirements)[6]
Virginia (see here for details about absentee voting requirements)[7]

States without early voting or in-person absentee voting
As of September 2016, the following eight states did not permit early voting or in-person absentee voting:[1]

New Hampshire
Rhode Island

States with all-mail voting
As of September 2016, the remaining three states (Colorado, Oregon, and Washington) used all-mail voting systems, thereby eliminating the need for early voting.

Registration Deadlines:

October 3, 2016

Art of the Steal: This is How Trump Lost $916M and Avoided Tax / David Cay Johnston

Art of the Steal: This is How Trump Lost $916M and Avoided Tax
This is how Donald Trump’s accountants and lawyers most likely used the tax code to avoid paying income tax for almost two decades.

David Cay Johnston

10.03.16 11:41 AM ET

The big New York Times scoop that Donald Trump used $916 million of tax losses to enjoy many income tax-free years raised a question the newspaper didn’t try to answer: How did Trump do it?
Trump, the only major-party presidential nominee in four decades to keep all his tax returns secret, insists “there’s nothing to learn from them.”

Yet in one day I figured out how Trump’s advisers almost certainly arranged the massive tax losses, skipped out on a massive income-tax bill, and then fashioned a loophole with more valuable tax benefits than the already liberal tax breaks Congress gives big real-estate owners while sticking others with the bill.

Trump dumped the real costs of all this on investors who saw gold in his brand name, but who lost everything even as he was paid tens of millions of tax-free dollars.

All this came from subtle clues on the front pages of Trump’s 1995 Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York state income-tax returns. Which sums were on which lines in each state pointed to how Trump must have organized his affairs. Two of the most respected tax professors in America agree with my analysis. Edward Kleinbard of the University of Southern California and Martin J. McMahon Jr. of the University of Florida refined my view.

Trump’s gambit is easy to explain in plain English, but for tax wonks the short version is this: Trump combined tax benefits under Section 1231 of the Internal Revenue Code with the exception provisions in Section 108.

Goes on in link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/03/art-of-the-steal-this-is-how-trump-lost-916m-and-avoided-tax.html?via=desktop&source=twitter

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