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    Default What Trump gave up

    Think of the man, the money and the lifestyle. He likely would have worked until he died in his office anyway, but he also had the option of retiring and enjoying all that $$$$$ and living like a king, with a mansion and a yacht!

    Now, he does get ridiculed and all the pic states/implies or whatever, however angle you choose to look at it.

    Fact is, his life will never be the same again, and I would imagine that all presidents know this going into it. He will NEVER be able to spend his wealth in the same manner he could have as a private citizen. He will be way more known everywhere he goes, way more so than he was with his fame prior.

    And then when his presidency is over, the song remains the same. He will still never have complete privacy. Barely able to go out anymore, and when so will always have secret service alone. You become 50/50 at that point, half the nation, give or take, will always not give a shit about you. Wherever he retires to he will live like a king that has problems should he want to leave his castle. I hope he likes shopping on Amazon!

    And then his entire family is changed as a result, some maybe more so than others.

    This is a HUGE responsibility for anyone to undertake. And truly knowing what one already has, and what one will have and then be able to live going forth.

    Me? I wouldn't do it. Too much of everyone in your face and inability to ever really be a private citizen again.

    Now, he didn't give up his life in a direct transaction to be humiliated and slandered at times. He gave it up to run and then hopefully become president of the USA. And then that 50/50 give or take comes along with the position. And he DID state 20 years back that he may run someday, but only if he thought the country was in trouble. The man generally holds true to his word. And the way he comes off as an idiot on twitter most of the time, I truly feel that his running and now presidency, he is truly believing he is doing good by our country.

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    And not just him and his family. Look at Sarah Palin. Libs are a vile group.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Abbey View Post
    And not just him and his family. Look at Sarah Palin. Libs are a vile group.


    You have a knack for understatement, Abbey !!
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    Trump has given up NOTHING.
    He will leave office far wealthier than when he was elected. Trump spends virtually every weekend living the billionaire lifestyle in his Florida resort. His family profits from his presidency by the day.
    Trump is ridiculed because he is a liar and an idiot. Why else would he visit foreign countries in seclusion from the common folks? Obviously the most unpopular president in more than a century.
    I have to wonder how Trump will manage to insult the Queen. You know it's going to happen.

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    Not a surprise that teaching someone that 1+1=2 is nearly impossible for them to grasp.

    Funny stuff, funny days, and they will continue ahead. And in the giving up, Kennedy gave up after a long career, and now we get to once again watch the screaming to the skies in tears.

    But I assure you, that 1+1 does in fact still equal 2.
    I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat…You ask, what is our policy? I say it is to wage war by land, sea, and air. War with all our might and with all the strength God has given us, and to wage war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark and lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy. You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs - Victory in spite of all terrors - Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Abbey View Post
    And not just him and his family. Look at Sarah Palin. Libs are a vile group.
    Vile is a polite way of describing things. They literally cannot handle defeat. They literally cannot handle tolerance, even when they make it a part of their foundation. And getting to watch them respond to Trump in so many ways is a delight.
    I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat…You ask, what is our policy? I say it is to wage war by land, sea, and air. War with all our might and with all the strength God has given us, and to wage war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark and lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy. You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs - Victory in spite of all terrors - Victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimnyc View Post
    Vile is a polite way of describing things. They literally cannot handle defeat. They literally cannot handle tolerance, even when they make it a part of their foundation. And getting to watch them respond to Trump in so many ways is a delight.
    The fact that the single most important issue to them is the right to kill babies and sell their parts is all I ever needed to know about them. It just boggles the mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gabosaurus View Post
    Trump has given up NOTHING.
    He will leave office far wealthier than when he was elected. Trump spends virtually every weekend living the billionaire lifestyle in his Florida resort. His family profits from his presidency by the day.
    Trump is ridiculed because he is a liar and an idiot. Why else would he visit foreign countries in seclusion from the common folks? Obviously the most unpopular president in more than a century.
    I have to wonder how Trump will manage to insult the Queen. You know it's going to happen.
    Would you care to describe just how "far wealthier than when elected"? Have you some kind of
    inside information or data to back that up?

    He can live off his bank deposits all he wants. He refused to take federal salary in the full amount,
    opting for obeying the Federal Law in accepting $1 per year: https://www.countable.us/articles/27...salary-does-go

    So he has investments. Is that a crime and disallowed for a president?

    The rest of your diatribe is speculation. liberals pray for those kinds of things so
    they can fill out their calendars to make sure there is a reason to complain, whine,
    protest, and demonstrate 365 1/4 days a year that a liberal democrat is not the POTUS.
    I have lost my mind. If found, please give it a snack and return it?

    "I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same of others"...John Wayne in "The Shootist"

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